The Food Studies minor at Illinois State helps you understand the biological, cultural, environmental, philosophical, and political aspects of food and food systems. This interdisciplinary field prepares you for food-related jobs in education, health sciences, government, the non-profit and advocacy sectors, and the food industry.
Point of Pride
Food Studies gives you the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of courses. From agriculture to nutrition, this minor is tailored to each student to provide a unique experience for everyone. Learn about the food industry from every angle possible.
Why study Food Studies?
Food Studies offers courses in nine different disciplines from across campus, including Anthropology; Agriculture; Economics; Geography; Health Science, Marketing, Nutrition, Philosophy, and Politics and Government. It is student-centered and flexible allowing you to compose your own plan of study along with a supervised research project or internship.
How to Apply
Minors can only be declared by current Illinois State students. Current students can use the Apply to Your Program tool on My.IllinoisState.edu.
Applications for the Food Studies minor are always being accepted.