Food and the Future Environment

Food and the Future Environment

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Quick Facts about Food and the Future Environment

  • Instructor: Marie Louise Ryan
  • Teaching Assistant: Zach Goldberg
  • Course Structure: The course is offered fully online. The course content is broken into 12 interactive lessons with formative and summative assessment that are all available online. 
  • Overview: The Future of Food is an introductory-level science course that emphasizes the challenges facing food systems in the 21st century, and issues of sustainability for agriculture and other food production activities as well as the challenges posed by food insecurity and modern diets to human health and well-being. For Penn State students, GEOG 3 is an integrative studies, inter-domain general education course. Students who started at Penn State prior to summer 2018 can apply these credits to either GS or GN.