Explore the environmental impacts of food production. By studying how different types of diets impact the environment, you will gain an understanding of the reasons why plant-based diets are believed to have protective effects on the planet and climate change.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the environmental impacts of food production
- Recognize the effects of different types of diets on the environment
- Evaluate the impact of plant-based diets on the planet and climate change and explain how they can contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gases
- Outline strategies that encourage dietary change and how these changes impact the adoption of plant-based diets
- This course is intended for adult learners who are at least 18 years of age.
- There are no prerequisites for this course.
- You may take this as an individual course or choose to complete the certificate.
- You can expect to spend 5-6 hours per week to complete the course material, activities, discussions and assignment.
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*It is recommended that you complete Introduction to Plant-Based Diets before selecting other courses in the certificate.
You will be assessed through a project-based assignment.
- Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, College of Applied Human Sciences
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate : Required Courses
*Course details are subject to change.