The Politics of Food

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Course No: POLI.3320-011; SIS Class Nbr: 1187; SIS Term: 3040
Course Status: Open

Course Description

The course will examine current debates in food politics over: regulatory politics and the appropriate reach of the state in food labeling, safety, and oversight; genetically modified food, organic and sustainable agriculture, the effects of economic globalization of the food supply chain and the future of the world food system.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Core Codes: AMST, ENSC
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Christopher Wilkinson
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W | 6:30 PM-9:20 PM EDT
  • Summer 2021: May 17 to Jun 28
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for Virtual And On-Campus Courses

Unless otherwise noted above

  • Summer Start I M/W classes begin on Monday May 17 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 21, June 4 and June 18 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start I T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, May 18 and include 2 FRIDAYS: May 28 and June 11 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II M/W classes begin on Wednesday, July 7 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 9 and July 23 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, July 6 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 16 and July 30 at the regularly scheduled hours.

Related Programs: B.L.A. in Liberal Arts, B.L.A. in Liberal Arts, B.L.A. in Liberal Arts

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