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 2023-2024 academic year can be found below. To apply, please submit the Food Studies Minor Application form by the appropriate deadline.

Fall 2023 October 20, 2023
Winter 2024 January 26, 2024
Spring 2024 April 19, 2024
Summer 2024 July 12, 2024

Food Studies Minor Application

Students will be notified of the results by email within 10-15 business days of submission.  Please note that by declaring the minor, a student will be expected to graduate within their time to degree.  Time to degree is defined as enrollment through Spring or Summer of a student’s fourth year (for first year admits) or Fall of their third year (for transfer admits). If there are concerns as to whether or not a student will be able to graduate within time to degree, they may be asked to meet with their College/School advisor to confirm their program plan and/or submit a Time to Degree petition.