2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
    Sep 28, 2020  
2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CULN 420 - Food and Culture

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): CULN 280 , BKNG 280  or REST 280  and CULN 350  or REST 310  

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course is designed to broaden students’ body of knowledge in the area of food and culture and how the two blend together to form characteristics of different geographical areas and groups of people. The course explores food and culture throughout history from prehistoric times through ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome down to the present day. Students will follow the progression of food and food technology.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Discuss current food and culture topics and effects on our industry, including ethical responsibility
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of early civilizations cultural development
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of ancient foods, ingredients, meals and beverages
  4. Demonstrate knowledge on the development of various cuisines and their influences