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Food Studies Program

Food Studies Minor Requirements

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To fulfill the Food Studies minor, students must complete four food-related classes and one independent study project for a total of twenty (20) credit hours, including the required nexus course, Food and Culture, plus one food-related course from Arts or Humanities, one course from the Natural Sciences and one course from the Social Sciences. Classes may be selected from the list below; although more courses are being developed. Students do have the option to take approved food-related courses at other area institutions. All courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or better

Select Courses
• CHE 159 Food Chemistry
• ANT 344 Food and Culture (required)
• ANT 330 Food and the City
• BIO 329 Nutrition and Cancer
• SOC 230 Poverty and Social Justice
• HIS 362 Caribbean Economic History: Food and Sustainability
• BIO 482/CHE 411 Food Toxicology
• Independent Study*

*Directed Studies with individual faculty, depending on department