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ACE 199 SFS - Undergraduate Open Seminar - Sustainable Food Systems

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Experimental course on a special topic in agricultural and consumer economics. Topic may not be repeated except in accordance with the Code. Course Information: Approved for Letter and S/U grading. May be repeated if topics vary, up to 5 hours in the same semester, to a maximum of 12 hours.

Special Instructions:

Sustainable food systems are economically viable, environmentally sound, and socially just. In this course, we will examine the economic, environmental, and social aspects of mainstream food systems. We will then explore the opportunities and challenges for alternative models of food production and consumption. We will use case studies of recent food system sustainability initiatives and success stories and interact with leaders involved in such efforts in multiple food sectors. Students are required to login and use Compass (compass2g.illinois.edu) in order to complete this course. If needed, students may use the lab rooms 22/23 - ACES Lib, Info & Alum Ctr for this course.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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