Marylhurst’s food systems curriculum examine concepts, perspectives and strategies relevant to social change in the food system. The program integrates lived experience and academic scholarship. Through lenses of class, gender and race-ethnicity, you will analyze how social conditions in the food system developed. You will also study how they are addressed, perceived and portrayed. Students make an impact in their studies by contributing new knowledge to food systems equity and social change through a master’s thesis. This thesis project analyzes problems and proposes solutions.
As a Food Systems and Society graduate from Marylhurst, you will:
Identify and analyze societal factors in and perspectives on food system equity.
Expand critical thinking, collaboration and synthesis skills for engaging social change.
Develop and communicate knowledge about food systems equity and social change.