Appendix A - Courses

University Courses

UNIV*6000 The Structure and Function of Muscle U [0.50]
An interdisciplinary course covering basic aspects of muscle from a range of viewpoints: structure, metabolism, protein content, energetics, mechanics, biological adaptations, growth and development. The course is designed for graduate students from a wide range of specific disciplines and will provide a broad background to muscle biology as well as more detailed insights into specific aspects of each area covered.
UNIV*6010 Regulation in Muscle Metabolism U [0.50]
An interdisciplinary course emphasizing the regulation of muscle metabolism in vivo. The course focuses on the integration of metabolic fuel utilization to meet cellular energy demands under a variety of conditions in the whole animal. Topics include: sources of energy demand, integration of energy supply to meet energy demands, and regulation of cell growth, maintenance and adaptation.
UNIV*6030 Seminars and Analysis in Animal Behaviour and Welfare F-W [0.50]
This seminar-based course offers an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of broad topics in animal welfare and human-animal relationships. Students analyze topics presented by visiting guest lecturers using perspectives from various disciplines such animal science, philosophy, history, psychology, ethics, and biology.
UNIV*6040 Selected Topics in Critical Studies in Improvisation S [0.50]
Intended for students who have an interest in musical improvisation, this interdisciplinary course provides a forum to investigate the possibility of improvised artistic practices to inform community-building models and to shape public debate and policy decisions regarding the role of the arts in society.
UNIV*6050 The Integration of Science and Business in Agrifood Systems F-W [1.00]
Designed specifically for students enrolled in OMAFRA/UoG HQP Scholarship program but open to all students. To provide market-readiness for students as they enter business, government or academia. Teaching modules will cover business developments, intellectual property, patent and licence protection as well as societal issues impacting agriculture.
Restriction(s): Limited of 36 students. Priority to HQP Scholarship Program students.
UNIV*6060 Mechanisms of Tissue and Cellular Mechanotransduction in Health and Disease F [0.50]
This course explores fundamental mechanisms and signalling pathways that dynamically regulate cell and tissues responses to physical forces in health and disease. It is relevant to a wide range of areas of study, from biomechanics and tissue engineering to gastro-intestinal health, food and nutrition.
Restriction(s): Instructor's signature required
UNIV*6500 International Study Option U [0.00]
A period of study in another country as part of a graduate program at the University of Guelph. Details may be obtained from the Office of Graduate Studies.
UNIV*6600 Animal Care Short Course F,W,S [0.00]
The course includes on-line training modules covering the following topics: Legislation, Regulation & Guidelines, Ethological Considerations in Animal Management, Ethics in Animal Experimentation, Research Issues, The Three Rs of Humane Animal Experimentation, Occupational Health and Safety when Working with Animals, Euthanasia, Recognition and Alleviation of Pain and Distress in Animals. Graduate students using or caring for live animals or assisting in teaching courses involving live vertebrate animals also must attend the Animal Care Services species-specific Workshops as part of the Animal User Training Program.
UNIV*6710 Commercialization of Innovation F [0.50]
This course is designed to help participants better understand the process, the analytical tools that can assist the process and how best to prepare technologies to survive commercialization. The course includes elements of entrepreneurship, relationship building, organizational change, as well as project and personnel management.
UNIV*6800 University Teaching: Theory and Practice F [0.50]
Participants will critically examine aspects of teaching in higher education and develop teaching skills such as lecturing, demonstrating, leading discussions, and problem solving. Satisfactory (SAT) or unsatisfactory (UNS) will be used to evaluate the student's performance in this course.
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1