Food and Culture

HUM-128 : Food and Culture

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Humanities
Subject:
Humanities
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course examines the effect that food acquisition and production has had on the development of civilization. Topics include ancient to modern methods of food-gathering and preparation, as well as technological developments. These topics will be examined for their relationships to the anthropological and sociological evolutions as affected by the diets throughout the history of humanity. Different cultures will be explored in an effort to better understand their origins and how they evolved.