Food Studies - MINOR

The College of Arts & Sciences offers minors that enhance and strengthen the qualifications of graduates. They are intended to give students opportunities to develop expertise in an area that complements their major program. Real-world applications are embedded in the minors.  

This interdisciplinary minor encourages students to explore the significance of food in history, religion, philosophy, literature, politics and more while also developing skills in food writing and presentation. Through diversified coursework, students synthesize and apply theories and concepts from many disciplines of food studies, deepening their understanding of food history and culture and enhancing their major field of studies in the process.

Food Studies


ENG3030Introduction to Food Writing3
ENG3210Food Media Presentation Skills3
LIT3015Food In Film And Literature3
or LIT3018 Honors Seminar: Food in Film and Literature
PSCI3300Politics of Food, Human Security and Social Justice3
SOC3020Culture and Food3
Total Credits15.0