INTER 115 Bite Me Consumption and Sustainability in the US • 11 Cr.
Drive-thru or dining room table? Factory-processed or home-grown? Broccoli, barley, beans or edible food-like substances? What?s cheap about cheap food? Is all food equal? What is real? Do you eat for nutrients, taste or cost? The focus of this course is the impacts of lifestyle choices in regard to food. We will examine our behaviors, choices, and responsibilities and consequences of our actions to our communities, nation and the entire globe by investigating ecosystem interconnections. Through our readings and discussions, we will evaluate diverse opinions and values in order to scrutinize our own personal beliefs. Minimum prerequisite: placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or ENGL 092 or 093 with a C- or better. English course placement depends on level of prerequisites met.