University of Vermont

Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences

Food Systems Minor

This interdisciplinary minor in Food Systems gives students the knowledge and skills necessary to understand our complex interdependent food system of food production, processing, distribution and consumption. this is one of the most talked about and in-demand emerging fields and is likely to be key in the coming decade.

Food Systems Minor brochure (pdf)

A minimum of 18 credit hours with at least 9 credits from the following:

  • PSS 021
  • NFS 073
  • PBIO 006
  • CDAE 002

and at least 9 credits from the following:

  • NFS 185 (lecture and lab)
  • NSF 153
  • ASCI 122
  • CDAE 128
  • PSS 154
  • PSS 156
  • ENVS 183
  • CDAE 208/ASCI 230
  • or appropriate ASCI/NFS/CDAE/PSS 195 special topics

Students interested in a Food System Minor need to contact Nutrition and Food Sciences Associate Professor Amy Trubek to plan out the minor.

Last modified October 11 2012 02:09 PM