Program Curriculum

Student will have 5 years to complete certificate requirements from time of enrollment.

Student must complete 1 required course and 3 electives with a “C” or better to be awarded the Food Studies Certificate.

Tentative Schedule of Offerings**

Required Course
Course Number
Course Title
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
URBN PL XLC 216Food Studies Graduate Certificate Colloquium
Elective Courses
Course Number
Course Title
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
ANTHRO XL 133FAnthropology of Food
PHYSCI X 451Introduction to Human Nutrition
PUB PLC X 477Food Justice
PUB PLC X 478Sustainable Food and Agriculture

** Please note: Courses, schedules, and certificate requirements are subject to change. Students must complete requirements within five years from the date of establishing candidacy in the certificate. 

Program Information

  • Student Candidacy Expiration: 5 years
  • Application deadline: Rolling addmission
  • Estimated Cost
    • Application & Candidacy Fee: $200.00*
    • Estimated Course Fees: $3,000.00 (approximate, depends on elective section/format)
    • Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $250.00
    • Estimated Total Cost: $3,450.00

Costs are approximate and subject to change without notice. Estimates are based on the candidacy fee, course fees, and estimated textbook fees, but do not include additional expenses such as parking. 

*This program is open admission; students do not need to be enrolled in the certificate to enroll in an individual class. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion.