The minor in Food Studies allows students to supplement their main area of study with a theoretical and practical understanding of food systems and food systems design. The minor builds basic understanding of culinary, political, social, managerial and agricultural issues in relation to food and urban sustainability.
Students interested in a minor can simulate a worksheet that accounts for courses already completed and in progress using the "What If" feature in Degree Works.
Course availability may vary from semester to semester. Some courses may be in development and offered at a later time. Students seeking to pursue alternative coursework to fulfill the minor should consult with their advisors.
Minors are available to undergraduate students across The New School except those students at Lang and the Bachelors Program for Adults and Transfer Students who are completing a self-designed BA or BS in Liberal Arts, who are not permitted to declare minors. For students at Lang or the Bachelors Program for Adults and Transfer Students interested in pursuing a deeper study of this subject area, opportunities are available through the self-designed major in Liberal Arts. To explore this, contact an academic advisor or read more information about self-designed options for Lang or the Bachelors Program for Adults and Transfer Students.
A student who has completed this minor should be able to demonstrate:
Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all courses taken for the minor.
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