INTS 375: Special Topics

INTS 375-004: Food Systems & Policy
(Spring 2016)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM R

Robinson Hall A249

Section Information for Spring 2016

This course will investigate the role individuals, corporations, and federal, state, and local government agencies play in creating contemporary food policy. It will explore how these stakeholders as well as sociological and economic factors influence the way Americans eat. Students will develop an understanding of food policy through the investigation of US agriculture, food production and the environment, food and beverage processing, food safety, food labeling, food retail, dietary guidance, food marketing, and federal food assistance programs. The role of food policy in creating a more sustainable food system will also be investigated and explored.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-18

Studies topics of special interest to undergraduates. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 18 credits.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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