University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: Food Systems

FS 101 - Food Policy and Politics

Provides a systems perspective on food policies and politics across the food system. Focuses on understanding the food policy process, policymakers, stakeholders, issues, goals and feedbacks between food policy and politics. Prerequisite: NFS 073 or CDAE 002 or CDAE 004. Cross-listed with: NFS 113.

FS 196 - Special Topics

See schedule of courses for specific titles.

FS 345 - Food Systems, Soc & Policy

This course examines key questions being asked about our contemporary food systems by examining social science and humanities scholarship and the applications for public policy.

FS 351 - Professional Development Sem.

This seminar will prepare students to successfully navigate the graduate school experience.

FS 355 - Ethics and the Food System

Focus on certain food ethics issues. The in-depth consideration of these issues will build philosophical skills as well as knowledge as to the interdependence and interconnection of the food system. Prerequisite: Instructor permission only.

FS 390 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

FS 392 - Master's Project Research

Food Systems Professional Track students are required to complete a final project. Students will design a project that must be approved by the Project Faculty Committee.

FS 393 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

FS 395 - Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

FS 491 - Doctoral Dissertation Research

Research requirement (up to 30 research credits) for Food Systems PhD students.