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Course description
  FOOD AND CULTURE

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2020-21

The subject aims to provide students with a theoretical and practical introduction of the basic knowledge necessary to understand the historical, social and cultural aspects of human feeding from an interdisciplinary perspective, and to address the elements that condition food from a relativistic and outside perspective. Ethnocentrisms. In the act of food, the biological human being and the social, cultural and historical human being are closely linked and reciprocally involved.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Specific Competences (CE)

  • E16 : Describe and justify the cultural and social inequalities that may affect eating habits.

 

Specific transversal competences of the degree course :>>Foreign language proficiency

  • CT1 : Read and understand texts in a foreign language.

 

Specific transversal competences of the degree course :>>IT and information competences

  • CT2 : Show computer and information system skills and abilities.

 

Specific transversal competences of the degree course:>>Oral and written communication competences

  • CT3 : Show oral and written communication skills.

 

General Competences of the Degree Course (CG):>>Basic training module

  • 10 : Describe the anthropological foundations of human diet. Describe and justify the cultural and social inequalities that can affect eating habits.
  • 5 : Understand the historical, anthropological and sociological evolution of diet, nutrition and dietetics in the context of sickness and health.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2020-21

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General

Code: 27505
Lecturer responsible:
GARCIA BELMAR, ANTONIO
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 2,00
Practical credits: 0,40
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: CONTEMPORARY HUMANITIES
    Area: SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY
    Theoretical credits: 0,67
    Practical credits: 0,13
  • Dept: COMMUNITY NURSING, PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH
    Area: HISTORY OF SCIENCE
    Theoretical credits: 0,67
    Practical credits: 0,14
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.
  • Dept: SOCIOLOGIA I
    Area: SOCIOLOGY
    Theoretical credits: 0,66
    Practical credits: 0,13

Study programmes where this course is taught