To satisfy the requirements for the Community Food Systems (CFS) Minor, students must complete a total of 5 courses, 3 credits each, for a minimum requirement of 15 credits, AND a community-based practicum:
- Introductory Course
- DSOC 3400: Agriculture, Food, Sustainability and Social Justice (offered annually in the fall)
- Three Elective Courses, at least one from each category – Ethical/Epistemic, Ecological, Agricultural
- Capstone Course - taken in the fall immediately following the completion of your summer or semester-based practicum
- DSOC 4400: Community Food Systems Capstone Course
PLEASE NOTE: Special topic courses or seminar courses cannot be counted toward the credit requirement without prior written approval of the program advisor. Students must take all courses for a letter grade and achieve a final grade of “C” or better.
- Practicum Overview
- Eligibility: To be eligible to apply to participate in a community-based practicum students must be at least a sophomore and have completed the CFS Minor Introductory Course, DSoc 3400:Agriculture, Food, and Society.
- General Timeline (subject to change):
- October - December: Practicum opportunities posted on CFS Website
- December 31: Applications due
- January 31, 2018: Practicum placements announced
- March 5 - May 7: Required practicum orientation course (final 8 weeks of the spring semester)
- June 4 - August 10: Practicum takes place (first week of June - second week of August)
- Practicum Opportunities
- Summer Practicum Opportunities
- Semester-based Practicum Opportunities
- Complete the Seed to Supper two-course sequence: PLHRT 4270 & PLHRT 4271
- Enroll in Cornell in Washington and complete ALS 4100: Community-Based Research in DC and ALS 4200: Immersion and Engagement in DC, two elective courses (for a total of 4 credits) with a sustainable community food systems focus.