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.
Applications for the Food Studies minor are always being accepted.