May 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANT 368 - Anthropology of Food (3 cr.)


The course is centered on the factors that determine our choice of diet. Students will examine the history of human’s relationship to food from the discovery of fire to corporate marketing and U.S. government food policy. Students will study the history and nature of the U.S. agricultural system, the meaning that food has in our lives and its religious and ceremonial significance.  We will examine the global expansion of industrial food production and its effects on health, well-being, and food justice.
Liberal arts
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or POI.
General Education Category: Global Issues
Cardinal Core Curriculum Category: U.S. Identities
Semester(s) Offered: Fall, Spring



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