2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 258 - The Economics and Policy of Food

This course covers the U.S. food system from an applied economic perspective.  The social, environmental, and economic costs and benefits of food production, distribution, and consumption will be examined and policy implications developed.  By doing so, a greater understanding of the positive and negative aspects of the food systems will be developed.  The course will be an eclectic mixture of lectures, guest speakers, documentary screenings, and discussions.

Prerequisites:  ,   and   

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every other year