Dec 11, 2019  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 295-03 - Special Topic: Nutritional Anthropology

4 credits (Fall)
This course explores issues related to food in a range of mainstream and traditional human cultures. It explores how food consumption, food availability, and food nutritional content impacts human biology. It also examines how food taboos, and how the use of wild and domesticated foods help to create cultural identities. It provides a basic understanding of how complex food/nutrition factors related to physical, social, and psychosocial environments affect social constructs related to cultural expectations surrounding food and nutrition.

Prerequisite: ANT 104 .
Instructor: Hilton