2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 17, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DIET 1175 - Food, Nutrition, and Culture


Prerequisite: fluent in Microsoft Office and have web access. This course introduces the student to the study of food and culture of diverse groups in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. It examines how ethnic foods and dietary practices may affect the nutritional status of a population. It explores intercultural communication strategies and studies the history, religion, family structure, and traditional health practices to illuminate the cultural context from which ethnic cuisine emerges, evolves, and influences North American fare. 3 credits