INTS 370: Sustainable Food Systems

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 6

Examines the evolution of US food systems with particular emphasis on the national capital region. Students place conventional agriculture and food systems in historical context; examine changing representations of food systems in film, literature, and other media; and research alternative systems that emphasize sustainability. Through a combination of classroom work and experiential learning, this course asks students to contemplate how capitalism, industrialization, and environmental ethics shape our land, culture, and society. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Focused Course
Schedule Type: Seminar
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.