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 the academic quarter (week 0 or 1) and will be open through Friday of week 3 (11:59 pm, PT). Specific application deadlines (the last day to apply) for each academic year for the 2022-2023 academic year can be found below. To apply, please submit the Food Studies Minor Application form by the appropriate deadline.

Important note: The Food Studies minor will not be accepting applications during the Spring 2022 and Summer 2022 quarters. For students who have not declared the Food Students Minor and intend to graduate in Spring 2022 and Summer 2022, please email foodstudies@college.ucla.edu.

Fall 2022 October 14, 2022
Winter 2023 January 27, 2023
Spring 2023 April 23, 2023
Summer 2023 July 24, 2023


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.