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.
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
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
Capstone in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
Land, Food, and Community III: Leadership in Campus Food System Sustainability
Food Systems Career Development Internship
Apply before March 31, 2019
Questions? Please contact Hannah Wittman, Academic Director, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm.