Appendix A - Courses

Food Safety and Quality Assurance

FSQA*6000 Food Safety and Quality Assurance Seminar U [0.50]
Provides experiential training in forms of communication that are likely to be required in professional or academic careers in food science and technology.
Restriction(s): Credit many only be obtained for one of FSQA*6000 or FOOD*6300.
FSQA*6100 Food Law and Policy F [0.50]
The fundamentals of food policy development and Canadian and international food law are learned and practiced through online presentations, independent study and online interactions with other students and industry professionals.
Restriction(s): Offered by distance education only.
FSQA*6150 Food Quality Assurance Management W [0.50]
Examination and review of principles and concept of quality assurance and their application to consumer products and services. Topics include applied aspects of total-quality management principles.
FSQA*6200 Food Safety Systems Management W [0.50]
Food safety systems are studied in four modules. (1) A brief review of plant hygiene and HACCP principles. Students with insufficient background will do supplemental study in these areas; (2) HACCP implementation and verification; (3) HACCP-based food safety programs in Canada; and (4) International Food Safety Management Systems.
Restriction(s): Offered by distance education only.
FSQA*6500 Food Safety and Quality Assurance Research Project U [1.00]
An original research project related to food safety and quality assurance which includes the preparation of a written report suitable for publication and an oral presentation of the findings to the graduate faculty.
FSQA*6600 Principles of Food Safety and Quality Assurance S [0.50]
An integrated approach to factors affecting food safety and quality including microbial and chemical contamination is provided. Major food-borne disease outbreaks are studied as examples. Modern methods of quality management to minimize contamination of processed foods is discussed.
Restriction(s): Offered by distance education only.
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1