Ecogastronomy (ECOG)


Course numbers with the # symbol included (e.g. #400) have not been taught in the last 3 years.

ECOG 401 - Introduction to Ecogastronomy

Credits: 0 or 4

This interdisciplinary course introduces students to the principles and practices of EcoGastronomy. It provides students with a foundation for understanding the connections among food production, ecology, ethics, cuisine, nutrition and health within the framework of sustainability. The course includes guest lectures, class discussion, film reviews, activities, and food tastings.

Attributes: Environment,TechSociety(Disc)

Grade Mode: Letter Grading

ECOG 695 - Independent Analysis

Credits: 1-4

Study and research project for students to advance knowledge in EcoGastronomy fields.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

Grade Mode: Letter Grading

ECOG 696 - Supervised Student Teaching Experience

Credits: 4

Participants are expected to perform such functions as attending classes, leading discussion groups, assisting faculty, presenting information in undergraduate courses that they have successfully completed, holding office hours, grading papers and exams. Enrollment is limited to juniors and seniors who have had above average GPAs.

Prerequisite(s): ECOG 401 with a minimum grade of C-.

Grade Mode: Credit/Fail Grading

ECOG 701 - EcoGastronomy Capstone

Credits: 2-4

This is a one to two-semester course in which students will synthesize their EcoGastronomy experience with their undergraduate education, including their primary major, and will explore an integrated outlook on their professional future. Filed trips, guest lecturers, experimental activities, and related readings and research will provide the foundation for the completion of a portfolio. A research paper is presented at the Undergraduate Research Conference in the spring.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite(s): ECOG 401 with a minimum grade of C-.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. May be repeated up to 1 time.

Grade Mode: Letter Grading