NUFD 153: Dynamics of Food and Society
This course is designed to give students an opportunity to explore issues of food consumption through a study of: basic nutrition requirements; social/psychological factors influencing food behaviors; food acquisition through history as compared to contemporary situations; the impact on the ecological system in the quest for food; and the social, economical, and political aspects of the world food situation and potential means of alleviating the problems of hunger and nutrient deficiencies. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. Meets the 1983 General Education Requirement (GER) - Contemporary Issues. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. 3 hours lecture.