Sustainable Food Systems Minor

Sustainable Food Systems Minor

Develop your understanding of the connections between food, health, society and the environment, and gain tools to solve complex food systems problems locally and globally, with the UBC Minor in Sustainable Food Systems.

Students completing the minor are immersed in experiential and interdisciplinary learning opportunities, involving several departments and faculties across UBC, as well as off- campus partners.

Program Requirements

This 18-credit minor is available to all Land and Food Systems and Science undergraduate students in their 2nd year or above.

1 Required Course
LFS 350

Land, Food, and Community II: Principles and Practice of Community Food Security

4 Required electives

12 credits. Choose at least one course from each set, for a total of 4 courses.

SET 1 – 11 courses

e.g. BIOL 343 Plants and Peoples, SOCI 423 Sociology of Food

SET 2 – 10 courses

e.g. APBI 360 Agroecology II, FNH 309 Food Process Science

SET 3 – 5 courses

e.g. APBI 414 Animals and Global Issues, FRE 306 Introduction to Global Food Markets

1 Required capstone

Choose one

APBI 465

Capstone in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

LFS 450

Land, Food, and Community III: Leadership in Campus Food System Sustainability

LFS 496

Food Systems Career Development Internship

Apply before March 31.

Questions? Please contact LFS Advising.