ANTH-154: Food, Culture, and Economy (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Food, Culture, and Economy
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Explores the interconnectedness of food, culture, and economy as an overlapping set of practices and approaches that transcend geographic boundaries. Examines the relationship between food and group identity, status, culture, gender, religion, politics, economics, class, and power using ethnographic, cross-cultural comparisons. Analyzes food traditions in the context of globalization, and looks at the political, economic, social, and cultural impact of global food system structures on the United States and the rest of the world.

ENG-131 eligible
MTA Categories
  • Category 4: Social Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Social Sciences
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.