Food Studies (Minor)

Program Description

In this 16-credit minor, students explore the cultural and sociological aspects of food production and consumption, food science, and food identity.

Open to students across the university. To declare a minor in Food Studies, students must meet with an academic advisor to enroll in restricted courses and discuss course selection.

Minor Declaration

To request declaration of a minor, Steinhardt students should discuss requirements with the minor department’s advising team and complete the Minor Application in Albert. To request declaration of a cross-school minor, Steinhardt students should complete the online Minor Application available in their Albert Student Center. Students may also use the Minor Application in Albert to request cancellation of a Steinhardt or cross-school minor. For questions related to the declaration or cancellation of a minor, students can contact the Steinhardt Advisement and Registration Team at