IX. Graduate Programs

Food Safety and Quality Assurance


FSQA*6000 Food Safety and Quality Assurance Seminar S,F [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): This course is open only to students in the MSc FSAQ program.
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.
Restriction(s): Offered by distance education only.
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 S,F,W [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,F [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.

Other Graduate Courses Suitable for Credit in this Program

Biomedical Sciences
BIOM*6440 [0.50] Biomedical Toxicology
ENGG*6110 [0.50] Food and Bio-Process Engineering
ENGG*6160 [0.50] Advanced Food Engineering
Food Science
FOOD*6190 [0.50] Advances in Food Science
FOOD*6710 [0.25] Special Topics in Food Chemistry
FOOD*6720 [0.25] Special Topics in Food Microbiology
FOOD*6730 [0.25] Special Topics in Food Physics
FOOD*6740 [0.25] Special Topics in Food Processing
FOOD*6750 [0.25] Special Topics in Food for Health
FOOD*6760 [0.25] Special Topics in Food Quality
Human Heath and Nutritional Sciences
HHNS*6400 [0.50] Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
HHNS*6410 [1.00] Applied Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
PABI*6000 [0.50] Bacterial Pathogenesis
PABI*6550 [0.50] Epidemiology of Zoonoses
Population Medicine
POPM*6200 [0.50] Epidemiology I
POPM*6210 [0.50] Epidemiology II
POPM*6350 [0.50] Safety of Foods of Animal Origins
Plant Agriculture
PLNT*6110 [0.50] Fruit and Vegetable Technology

Undergraduate Courses Suitable for Credit in this Program

Food Science
FOOD*3030 [0.50] Food Chemistry I
FOOD*4120 [0.50] Food Analysis
FOOD*4090 [0.50] Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
NUTR*4510 [0.50] Toxicological Aspects of Nutrition
Population Medicine
POPM*4040 [0.50] Epidemiology of Food-Borne Diseases
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1