Term: Spring 2018
Subject: Food Systems
Explores food production systems looking at social, economical, environmental dimensions; draws from multiple disciplines such as economics, sociology, agronomy, biology, geography, and history; critically explore scales of agriculture from very small-scale to very large. Prerequisite: CDAE 002 or CDAE 004 or NFS 073. Cross-listed with: CDAE 108.
Explores the multifaceted and evolving intersection of food systems, dietary quality, food availability and human health outcomes. Investigates how political, economic, social and cultural drivers in the food system influence human health outcomes. Prerequisite: NFS 043 or NFS 073. Cross-listed with: NFS 114.
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Utilizes common economic tools, ideas and application to analyze issues concerning the sustainability of food systems, using a combination of readings, lectures and discussions. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Cross-listed with: CDAE 321.
This course provides an overview of qualitative research methods and an opportunity to apply such research methods for topics focusing on food systems and health.
This course examines key questions being asked about our contemporary food system by examining natural and life sciences scholarship and the applications for public policy.
This seminar will prepare students to successfully navigate the graduate school experience.
This seminar will prepare students to successfully navigate the dissertation process. The course serves as a PhD competency.
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.
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.
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.
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Research requirement (up to 30 research credits) for Food Systems PhD students.