University of Guelph 2003-2004 Diploma Program Calendar

XII--Course Descriptions, Degree Level Electives

Agriculture and Horticulture Programs

As well, the programs in Agriculture and Horticulture at Guelph include one undergraduate degree level elective course. The description for this course is as follows:

ENVB*2040 Biology of Plant Pests X(-) 0.50

An interdisciplinary course on the nature and importance of diseases, weeds, insects and abiotic stresses on plant productivity and quality. A case history approach will be used to illustrate the biology of plant pests, the principles of pest population management, and related topics.

Prerequisite(s): BOT*1150.

Food and Nutrition Management Program

The Food and Nutrition Management program includes two elective courses which are offered at the undergraduate degree level. The descriptions for these courses are as follows:

FOOD*2010 Principles of Food Science X(-) 0.50

Principles involved in the processing, handling and storage of foods. Relationship of science and technology to food processing. (Offered through distance education format only.)

Restriction(s): FOOD*2150, NUTR*2150

FOOD*2400 Introduction to Food Chemistry X(-) 0.50

An introduction to the chemistry and biochemistry of the major components of foods: lipids, proteins, carbohydrates and water/ice. In addition, an overview of some of the reactions and changes in food components which occur during processing, handling and storage will be presented. This course may not be taken for credit by students in specialized honours Food Science. (Offered through distance education format only.)

Prerequisite(s): CHEM*1040

Restriction(s): FOOD*3100

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Last revised: 14 May 2003

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