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Program Requirements

A minor in Food Studies involves the successful completion of 18 semester hours (s.h.). At least 9 of those hours must be in residence at Hofstra. Consult with your academic adviser. Courses must come from at least three different academic departments and 12 s.h. must be taken in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Required Course:
FS 01 (IS) - Food Studies

Choose from the following electives:
FS 150 - Independent Readings in Food Studies
FS 190 - Practicum in Food Studies
ANTH 003 - (BH, CC) Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 133 - (CC) Food and Culture
BIO 050 - Biology of Human Nutrition
GS 105 - (CC, IS) The Globalization of Food Cultures
HPR 113 - Food and Culture
HPR 114 - Applied Nutrition, Diet and Exercise
HPR 119 - Introduction to Nutrition Science
HPR 126 - Current Issues and Controversies in Human Nutrition
ITST 144 - (IS) Italian Food Culture
JRNL 071 - Health, Science and Environmental Reporting
PHI 093 - (HP) Philosophy and Ethics of Food
PHI 131 - (HP) Ethics and Animals
SBLY 001 - (IS) Our Sustainable World

For more information on the minor in Food Studies, please contact:

Sharryn M. Kasmir, PhD
Director of the Minor in Food Studies
Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology
Office: 200E Davison Hall
Phone: (516) 463-6955
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