FDSC 2500

FDSC 2500

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course explores kosher and halal food practices as a way to understand how the global food industry accommodates diverse and competing religious, cultural, and scientific approaches to food. The essential online component of the course introduces Jewish and Islamic religious law and modern religious food supervision. From diverse presenters, you'll learn about how we celebrate and struggle with food through various religious traditions, conflicting scientific claims, secular public policy choices, and cultural and spiritual practices. We'll discuss how food and eating are used for inclusion as well as exclusion by individuals, families, and groups in private and public settings where food is handled and consumed.            

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (D-AG)

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 2501

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3741 FDSC 2500   LEC 001