Cultural Aspects of Food
Academic Credit

This course provides a unique opportunity to explore food and cultures from around the globe. Every day, people throughout the world must procure, select, prepare and consume food to sustain life. The manner in which they do this reflects complex relationships and interactions among the individuals, their culture, and the world in which they live. This course provides an opportunity to explore the relationships between food, history, culture, and traditions through topics such as nutritional needs, food and religion, and food by regions. Contemporary issues will be related to historical approaches in order to facilitate a more complete understanding of international food and nutrition phenomena. The course includes hands-on kitchen laboratories to introduce distinct flavors, preparation methods, and culinary skills including food safety. Come prepared to use all of your senses as you explore cultures, customs, politics, religions, foods, and important cultural literacy considerations that will be important to your future as you become better acquainted with your local and global community. IR

Registration Information: If you are a matriculated student, you must register for credit classes using the Campus Information System (CIS). If you are new to the University, you must first submit an application to the Admissions Office, then register using the Campus Information System (CIS).

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Class Sections For Cultural Aspects of Food (NUIP 3620)

Fall 2022 Section 5

Credit Hours: 3
MTWThF 08/15/22 - 08/19/22
8:00 am-5:00 pm

GC 2675

Price: Tuition + Special Fee: $27.35


Note: This class meets August 15-19 from 8 am- 5 pm (there will be a lunch break). Students are required to attend each class session. In addition to time spent in the classroom, students will also be required to complete additional online lectures. assignments, or exams. Reading and/or assignments may be due prior to the first day of class, please check with instructor or refer to the class syllabus on the class schedule. Please email with questions. To determine the last day to drop this miscellaneous course, see The course fee covers all required textbooks and course materials at a reduced cost. Students may request to opt out here:

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