Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016

Certificates

Food Studies

12-18 Credit Hours

College of Arts & Sciences

http://humanities.usf.edu/undergraduate/food/

Certificate Description

Offered through the Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies, the Certificate in Food Studies is designed for majors in any field who wish to gain an interdisciplinary knowledge of the social, cultural, anthropological, historical, and philosophical study of the production, consumption, and representations of food. Food Studies is a growing field that offers students the opportunity to be genuinely interdisciplinary in their methodological approach, while studying a subject that is of tremendous social, personal, ethical, environmental and global significance.

Total Certificate Hours - 12-18 Hours

Core Courses - 3 Hours

  • HUM 2930 Selected Topics: Food, Culture & Society

Elective Courses - 9 Hours

Group I – Cultural Contexts and Identities:

Students will take one course chosen from the following list:

  • HUM 4930 Selected Topics in Humanities: Food in Film
  • HUM 4930 Selected Topics in Humanities: Food in Western Culture
  • HUM 4930 Selected Topics in Humanities: Food in Theory

Group II – Global Ecology & Sustainability:

Students will take one course chosen from the following list:

  • AMS 4804 Major Ideas in America
  • ANT 4403 Environmental Anthropology
  • REL 4936 Selected Topics: Religion and Food
  • SYA 4930 Topics in Sociology: Sustainable Consumption

Group III – Health, Diet, and Cuisine:

Students will take one course chosen from the following list:

  • ANT 4930 Special Topics in Anthropology: Ancient Diets
  • ANT 4930 Special Topics in Anthropology: Nutritional Anthropology
  • WST 4930 Selected Topics: Food and Gender

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