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Food Studies Minor



Welcome to Food Studies
Food Studies minor uses “food”—its production, preparation, sharing, consumption, and disposal—as a lens for understanding individual, socio-cultural, and global issues. The study of food’s role in multiple complex aspects of life builds bridges across all areas of the academy, including: Arts, Anthropology, Environment and Sustainability, Folklore and Mythology, Geography, History, Humanities, Law, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, and other fields.

Through interdisciplinary courses and a capstone experience, students in the Food Studies minor will acquire a unique understanding of Food Studies and emerge with a new intellectual framework for understanding this expanding area of study.

News & Events
UCLA Magazine: A Minor Revolution
UCLA Newsroom: Interdisciplinary minors energize learning & enhance job prospects

Please review the calendar below for additional information regarding upcoming Food Studies related activities, deadlines, information sessions, and events. Click on a calendar item for additional details—please note that some calendar items will only pertain to students enrolled in the Food Studies Minor