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NUTRI 310 Cultural Foods of the World

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: LIBR 318

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course compares various western and non-western culture food customs and patterns including their social, religious, economic and aesthetic significance. The nutritional status of various cultures as it relates to geographic agricultural and socioeconomic factors will be explored. Ethnocentrism, gender-related stereotypes, and racism as they relate to the availability, distribution, and preparation of food throughout the world will also be compared.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: Demonstrate independent learning and effective communication skills