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Courses & Careers

Select Food Security Courses

Anthropology 288 – Anthropology of Food

Biochemistry 201 – Nutrition

Biology 155 – Ecology, Evolution, and Diversity

Biology 201 – Field Botany

Biology 307 – Ecology

Biology 315 – Conservation Biology

Chemistry 101 – Nutrition and Food Chemistry

Environmental Science 103 – Introduction to Environmental Science

History 120 – Culture and Cuisine: A Social History of Taste

History 220 – From Apple Pie to Zabaglione: A World History of Food

Integrated Studies 203 – Food

Integrated Studies 414 – Land, Food, and Sustainable Agriculture

Food Security Career Opportunities

  • Agribusiness
  • Anthropologist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Chemist
  • Conservationist
  • Economist
  • Educator
  • Genetic Researcher
  • Health and Medicine
  • NGOs
  • Nutritionist
  • Renewable Energy Engineer
  • Translator
  • Transportation Specialist

Alumni Involved with Food Security

R. David Jones, Ph.D., ’82
Agronomist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

James Mock, Ph.D., ’65
Co-founder, CropVerifeye.com (first field-to-food data and process tracking system)

Danielle Nierenberg ’95
Co-founder, Food Tank

Dennis Plummer ’73
Co-founder and Exec. Vice President, Arvegenix LLC

Robert G. Riley Jr. ’70
President & CEO, Food Energy Co.

Wendell Shauman, Ph.D., ’67
Past Chairman, U.S. Grains Council

R. Eugene Turner, Ph.D. ’67
Aquatic Biologist, Louisiana State University

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