Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Humanities

Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Humanities

Food Studies

York College offers a Minor in Food Studies.

The interdisciplinary Food Studies Minor (11-12 credits) integrates humanities and sciences, providing students with a diverse and comprehensive examination of the food realm. Pursuing a minor in Food Studies equips students with an extensive educational background, enabling them to tackle urgent global issues concerning food, health, culture, and sustainability.

Career Opportunities: A minor in Food Studies can complement a wide range of academic majors, opening doors to diverse career opportunities across various industries. Graduates can explore roles in dynamic fields such as food journalism, culinary arts, food policy advocacy, sustainable agriculture, public health, nutrition education, food marketing, and hospitality management. The program's interdisciplinary approach fosters the development of transferable skills highly sought after by employers, ensuring graduates are well-prepared for success in their chosen paths.

Contact: For any inquiries regarding the program, please contact Professor Samuel Ghelli.