Recipe for change: Food Studies programs at Syracuse
Food Studies is one of the fastest-growing fields of study in North America. It has expanded to become a broad academic discipline, encompassing the study of food delivery systems, social stability, human rights, public health, human and landscape sustainability, and urban/regional design and planning.
As a food studies student at Syracuse, your classroom might be in our experiential food laboratory one week, and the next week you’ll learn by doing at a local Community Supported Agriculture farm. Coursework and research opportunities will provide exposure to the urban design construction of food deserts, the complexity of domestic and foreign food aid, international food policy and local food governance systems, and much more.
Falk’s Food Studies programs include:
- A bachelor of science degree that takes a multilevel, holistic approach to food studies, examining it from production through consumption.
- An undergraduate minor that offers unique and marketable complements to another major.
- A master of science degree that emphasizes a foundation in the political economy of food systems.
- A graduate-level Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) for an enhanced employment profile in food-related fields.
You’ll gain marketable skills through courses, research opportunities with faculty, and internships that prepare you for a wide range of careers in areas including program evaluation, policy analysis, research, marketing, community outreach and project management, among others.
Falk College has embraced the multidisciplinary field of food studies because of its unlimited potential to change the world. The change you want to see in the world starts with you—and it starts today.
- Learn more about our Food Studies programs
- Explore Food Studies course offerings
- Identify career options in food studies
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Dedication ceremony for Susan R. Klenk Learning Café, Kitchens September 16 Falk College today announced the opening of the Susan R. Klenk Learning Café and kitchens, a new hands-on learning laboratory to prepare students with traditional and emerging professional competencies for careers in food, nutrition, dietetics, and public health. A dedication ... Read more
Falk College hosts food systems consultant and speaker, Dr. Kate Clancy, September 22 The Falk College Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition will host food systems consultant and speaker Kate Clancy, Ph. D., Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in Falk Room 100 for her lecture, “Looking at Food Security ... Read more
BrainFeeders student organization brings CSA, fresh produce to campus this Fall For the second year in a row, BrainFeeders, a student organization in Falk College’s Food Studies program, is partnering with Common Threads CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) to bring fresh produce to campus. All Syracuse University and ESF faculty, staff and ... Read more