Putting Food in Perspective
Our interdisciplinary minor in Food Studies provides you the opportunity to examine food choices and issues from multiple perspectives. Learn about subjects in meat technology, global foods, and nutrition and how they are applicable in everyday life.
If you are a current undergraduate student pursuing any major at A&M-Commerce, you can easily add this minor to your course of study.
The program consists of up to 18 semester credit hours depending on what area you are interested in, with most of the courses at the junior or senior level (300/400).
This course examines the theory and practice of slaughtering, processing, curing, and storing meat from domestic animals. Wholesale and retail cuts.
This course examines the basic facts and principles of human nutrition are presented. Study includes the physiological and psychological factors of food intake and utilization with emphasis on nutrition education for dietary improvements of groups and individuals.
This course examines the role of food in shaping world history from ancient times through the modern era. Focused attention is given to crucial transitions in food history such as the agricultural revolution, the Columbian Exchange, and globalization.
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