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You Can Officially Study Tacos In College, So All Is Right In The World


Watching adults desperately scramble to connect to modern youth is one of the most underrated forms of real-life entertainment.

In an unexpected turn of events, staff at the University of Kentucky may have found a way to connect with students without sacrificing any dignity.


According to Eater, the school now offers a class to undergraduates called “Taco Literacy: Public Advocacy and Mexican Food in the US South.”

Yup, University of Kentucky students can now actually text friends,

But, the curriculum is more than corn tortillas and spicy, saucy goodness.

In an interview with Munchies, Steven Alvarez, assistant professor for the school's writing, rhetoric and digital studies department, explained how the class began.

He said,

Preach. The food-centric lesson plan reportedly enabled Alvarez's students to complete their assignments far more willingly.

He added,

Assignments include restaurant reviews, taco tours and even Instagram posts.

Alvarez shared,

Finally, a college class with some meat (and cheese, and tomatoes and lettuce, and beans and guac) to it.

Citations: Get Schooled in Taco Literacy at the University of Kentucky (Eater), You Can Now Study Tacos at the University of Kentucky (Munchies)