MA in Food Studies

Curriculum Planning: Global

Studying at one of NYU’s global sites will significantly enhance your education by gaining real-life, immersive experiences in an international context. Discover the foodways of France through cheeses of Normandy or confections in Paris. Walk through the markets of Mexico with a bag full of chili-lime seasoned fresh papaya. Trace the colonial roots of Puerto Rico's contemporary food system and learn how entrepreneurs are reshaping it today.

Explore Israel, Cuba, Puerto Rico, China, and others, and reflect on your own culture through a new lens, while incorporating rigorous food studies coursework. We encourage you to take this unique and challenging opportunity and embark on what would certainly be one of the most memorable experiences of your life. 

Full-time Option A (1.5 years) 
Full-time Option A
SemesterCourse #Course NameCredits
Fall (Year One) FOOD-GE 2000 Current Research 1
Fall (Year One) FOOD-GE 2191 Food & Culture 3
Fall (Year One) FOOD-GE 2017 Contemporary Issues in Food Studies 3
Fall (Year One) FOOD-GE 2039 Food Policy & Politics 3
Fall (Year One) Food Studies Elective 3
Total Semester Credits: 13
Spring (Year One) FOOD-GE 2250 Global Food Cultures, January Session
current program offerings
4
Spring (Year One) FOOD-GE 2033 Food Systems 3
Spring (Year One) FOOD-GE 2215 Nutrition in Food Studies 3
Spring (Year One) Food Studies Elective 3
Total Semester Credits: 13
Summer
(Year One)
FOOD-GE 2250 Global Food Cultures
current program offerings
4
Food Studies Elective 2
Total Semester Credits: 6
Fall
(Year Two)
Food Studies Elective   3>
Fall
(Year Two)
Food Studies Elective   2
Fall
(Year Two)
FOOD-GE 2061 Research Applications 3
Total Semester Credits: 8
Full-time Option B (2 years)
Full-time Option B
SemesterCourse #Course NameCredits
Fall (Year One) FOOD-GE 1000 Current Research 1
Fall (Year One) FOOD-GE 2191 Food & Culture 3
Fall (Year One) FOOD-GE 2017 Contemporary Issues in Food Studies 3
Fall
(Year One)
FOOD-GE 2039 Food Policy & Politics 3
Fall
(Year One)
Food Studies Elective 3
Total Semester Credits: 13
Spring (Year One) FOOD-GE 2250 Global Food Cultures, January Intersession
current program offerings
4
Spring (Year One) FOOD-GE 2033 Food Systems 3
Spring (Year One) Food Studies Elective 2
Spring (Year One) FOOD-GE 2215 Nutrition in Food Studies 3
Total Semester Credits: 12
Fall (Year Two) Food Studies Elective 3
Fall (Year Two) Food Studies Elective 3
Fall (Year Two) Food Studies Elective 3
Fall (Year Two) Food Studies Elective 3
Total Semester Credits: 12
Spring (Year Two) FOOD-GE 2061 Research Applications 3
Total Semester Credits: 3
Part-time Option A (2.5 Years)
Part-Time Option A
SemesterCourse #Course NameCredits
Fall
(Year One)
FOOD-GE 2000 Current Research 1
Fall
(Year One)
FOOD-GE 2191 Food & Culture 3
Fall
(Year One)
FOOD-GE 2017 Contemporary Issues in Food Studies 3
Total Semester Credits: 7
Spring (Year One) FOOD-GE 2250 Global Food Cultures, January Intersession
current program offerings
4
Spring (Year One) FOOD-GE 2033 Food Systems 3
Total Semester Credits: 7
Summer (Year One) FOOD-GE 2250 Global Food Cultures
current program offerings
4
Fall
(Year Two)
FOOD-GE 2039 Food Policy & Politics 3
Spring (Year Two) FOOD-GE 2215 Nutrition in Food Studies 3
Spring (Year Two) Food Studies Elective 3
Fall
(Year Three)
Food Studies Elective 3
Fall
(Year Three)
Food Studies Elective 2
Fall
(Year Three)
FOOD-GE 2061 Research Applications 3
Total Semester Credits: 9

 

Part-Time Option B (2 Years)
Part-time Option B Curriculum
SemesterCourse #Course NameCredits
Fall
(Year One)
FOOD-GE 2000 Current Research 1
Fall
(Year One)
FOOD-GE 2191 Food & Culture 3
Fall
(Year One)
FOOD-GE 2017 Contemporary Issues in Food Studies 3
Total Semester Credits: 7
Spring (Year One) FOOD-GE 2250 Global Food Cultures, January Intersession
current program offerings
4
Spring (Year One) FOOD-GE 2033 Food Systems 3
Spring (Year One) Food Studies Elective 3
Total Semester Credits: 10
Summer (Year One) FOOD-GE 2250 Global Food Cultures
current program offerings
4
Total Semester Credits: 6
Fall
(Year Two)
FOOD-GE 2039 Food Policy & Politics 3
Fall
(Year Two)
Food Studies Elective 3
Fall
(Year Two)
Food Studies Elective 2
Total Semester Credits: 8
Spring (Year Two) FOOD-GE 2215 Nutrition in Food Studies 3
Spring (Year Two) FOOD-GE 2250 Global Food Cultures, Spring Break
current program offerings
3
Spring (Year Two) FOOD-GE 2061 Research Applications 3
Total Semester Credits: 9