To be admitted to the Food Studies minor, a student must:

  • Have an established UC GPA of a 2.0 or greater;
  • Be in good academic standing, and;
  • Be enrolled in or have completed a course that applies towards the Minor.

For information regarding the minor requirements, click here. To review a list of current course offerings, click here.

The application for the Food Studies Minor will become available at the start of each academic quarter (week 0 or 1) and will be open through Friday of week 3 (11:59pm). Specific application deadlines (the last day to apply) for each academic year for the 2021-2022 academic year can be found below.

Fall 2021 October 15
Winter 2022 January 21
Spring 2022 April 15
Summer 2022 July 8

To apply, please submit the Food Studies Minor Application form by the appropriate deadline

Food Studies Minor Application

Students will be notified of the results by email within 10-15 business days of submission.  Please note that if you have completed over 150 units, you will need additional approval from your Academic Counseling unit to add the Minor. If you are over 150 units, a request for approval will be sent to your Academic Counseling unit on your behalf.