The micro-credential in sustainable food systems prepares students entering into food system-related careers to better understand sustainable systems utilized in production, distribution, processing, sales, and waste reduction.
Environmental Science and Policy Non-Majors:
ES 200: Introduction to Environmental Science
Environmental Science and Policy Majors:
ES 101: Introduction to Environmental Science: Earth Science
ES 102: Introduction to Environmental Science: Biological Science
ES 103: Introduction to Environmental Science Social Science
SOAN 425: Food, Power, and Agriculture
ES 199: Sustainable Food Systems: The Harvest
ES 199: Sustainable Food Systems: The Farm
ES 199 Sustainable Food Systems: The Planting
Students will be required to earn a minimum of a C- in all courses taken in advancement of the micro-credential.
Upon completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:
Develop hands-on sustainable food production skills through farm-based instruction and apprenticeship.
Recognize and analyze trends in sustainable food system design including direct marketing, shipping efficiencies, waste reductions, and employer equity.
Establish connections between earth systems, biological systems, and social systems in the emergence of food system function.
Organize and implement local food system programs designed to improve sustainability.