LFS Course Directory

Summer 2017

AANB530A Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

AANB549A Master's Thesis - MASTERS THESIS Sections

AANB549B Master's Thesis - MASTERS THESIS Sections

AANB649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Summer 2017

APBI100 Soil and the Global Environment Sections

Soil as the base of the Earths ecosystem pyramid. The interconnection between soil, climate change and human activity, the carbon cycle, water resources, food security, food safety, and biofuel production. Strategies for sustaining soil resources.

APBI200 Introduction to Soil Science Sections

Physical, chemical and biological properties of soils; soil formation, classification, use and conservation. There are no prerequisites for this course, but background in Biology 12, Chemistry 12, and Physics 12 (or first-year university-level) is strongly advised.

APBI314 Animals and Society Sections

Contemporary use of animals for food production, companionship, recreation and science; social and ethical issues concerning human impacts on animals; animals in human culture; protection of animals by society and the law.

APBI315 Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Animal Use Sections

Scientific assessment of animal well-being, ethical concepts applied to animal use, and animal welfare issues arising in agriculture, biomedical research and other areas. Credit will be granted for only one of APBI 315, ANSC 515, or AANB 515.

APBI365 Summer Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Sections

Based at the UBC Farm. Application required. Fees will be assessed to meet expenses.

APBI428 Integrated Pest Management Sections

Development and implementation of multi-disciplinary pest management programs in agricultural crops.

APBI490 Topics in Applied Biology Sections

Analysis and interpretation of current issues in applied biology. Prior to registration, students should consult with Student Services in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems.

APBI496A Applied Animal Biology Practicum - APBI PRACTICUM Sections

Application of principles and concepts of Applied Animal Biology to experiential learning in the fields of wild, companion, lab, and farm animal welfare and management.

APBI496B Applied Animal Biology Practicum - APBI PRACTICUM Sections

Application of principles and concepts of Applied Animal Biology to experiential learning in the fields of wild, companion, lab, and farm animal welfare and management.

APBI497A Directed Studies - DIR STUDIES Sections

APBI497B Directed Studies - DIR STUDIES Sections

APBI497C Directed Studies - DIR STUDIES Sections

APBI497E Directed Studies - DIR STUDIES Sections

APBI498 Undergraduate Essay Sections

Preparation of a comprehensive and analytical review of an approved topic under the supervision of a faculty member. Consultation with a program adviser is required.

APBI499 Undergraduate Thesis Sections

Design and execution of an experimental/analytical research project leading to the preparation of a thesis.

Summer 2017

FNH200 Exploring Our Food Sections

Chemical and physical properties of foods; issues pertaining to safety, nutritive value and consumer acceptability; government regulations pertaining to food safety, quality and additives; preservation techniques and transformation of agricultural commodities to food products; foods of the future.

FNH250 Nutrition Concepts and Controversies Sections

Fundamental concepts and principles of human nutrition applied to current nutrition issues.

FNH330 Introduction to Wine Science 1 Sections

Principles of viticulture, enology, and wine microbiology and chemistry; marketing, regulation and classification of wines from selected regions of the world; social, economic and health aspects of wine consumption; wine appreciation.

FNH355 International Nutrition Sections

Conceptualization and scientific analyses of global problems in food and nutrition; complexities of food habits and malnutrition in various cultures around the world.

FNH381 Professional Dietetic Practice II Sections

Themes include: nutrition communications, professional practice, and dietetic practice environments. Restricted to students in the Dietetics Major.

FNH460 International Nutrition Field Studies Sections

Theoretical and practical application of international nutrition and food security knowledge and skills. International field placement for a minimum of 12 weeks with pre-departure sessions. Restricted to students in International Nutrition Major or by permission of instructor.

FNH480 Professional Dietetic Practice III Sections

Themes include practice-based research, clinical practice readiness, and orientation to internship.

FNH483 Dietetic Internship III Sections

Full-time internship placements within British Columbia health authorities. Pass/Fail.

FNH497B Directed Studies in Food, Nutrition and Health - DST FOOD,NTR HLT Sections

FNH497C Directed Studies in Food, Nutrition and Health - DST FOOD,NTR HLT Sections

FNH497E Directed Studies in Food, Nutrition and Health - DST FOOD,NTR HLT Sections

FNH499 Undergraduate Thesis Sections

Design and execution of an experimental/analytical research project leading to preparation of a thesis.

Summer 2017

FOOD530B Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

FOOD530D Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

FOOD531 Master of Food Science Practicum Project Sections

Honours/Pass/Fail.

FOOD549 Master's Thesis Sections

FOOD649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Summer 2017

FRE547 Graduating Project Sections

Summer 2017

GRS397B Regional Directed Field Studies - REG DIR FLD STUD Sections

Participating students may be assessed a fee.

GRS497B Regional Directed Field Studies - REG DIR FLD STUD Sections

Participating students may be assessed a fee.

GRS497E Regional Directed Field Studies - REG DIR FLD STUD Sections

Participating students may be assessed a fee.

Summer 2017

HUNU547A Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

In special cases, directed studies on certain aspects of nutrition may be arranged for graduate students in attendance.

HUNU547B Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

In special cases, directed studies on certain aspects of nutrition may be arranged for graduate students in attendance.

HUNU549 M.Sc. Thesis Sections

HUNU649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Summer 2017

LFS150 Scholarly Writing and Argumentation in Land and Food Systems Sections

Communicating concepts of food systems and links to human and environmental health through writing, elements of argumentation, evaluating evidence, and searching for and citing references to back up claims; small-class experience. Enrolment limited to LFS students with first year status and a Language Proficiency Index (LPI) of 4 or equivalent.

LFS302A International Field Studies - INTERNL FLD STD Sections

Field studies carried out abroad under staff direction. Participating students are assessed a fee.

LFS302B International Field Studies - INTERNL FLD STD Sections

Field studies carried out abroad under staff direction. Participating students are assessed a fee.

LFS398 Co-operative Work Placement I Sections

Work experience in relevant private and/or public sector settings. Work terms are normally four months long. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Land and Food Systems. Pass/Fail.

LFS399 Co-operative Work Placement II Sections

Work experience in relevant private and/or public sector settings. Work terms are normally four months long. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Land and Food Systems. Pass/Fail.

LFS496A Career Development Internship - CAREER INTERN Sections

Technical work experience appropriate to students' career goals. Enrolment subject to competition and availability of work placements.

LFS496B Career Development Internship - CAREER INTERN Sections

Technical work experience appropriate to students' career goals. Enrolment subject to competition and availability of work placements.

LFS498 Co-operative Work Placement III Sections

Work experience in relevant private and/or public sector settings. Work terms are normally four months long. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Land and Food Systems. Pass/Fail.

LFS499 Co-operative Work Placement IV Sections

Work experience in relevant private and/or public sector settings. Work terms are normally four months long. Restricted to students admitted to the Co-op Program in Land and Food Systems. Pass/Fail.

LFS530A Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

LFS530B Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

LFS549 Master's Thesis Sections

LFS649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

Summer 2017

SOIL530A Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

SOIL530B Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

SOIL530C Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

SOIL530D Directed Studies - DIRECTED STUDIES Sections

SOIL548 Major Project Sections

Professional paper on topics focusing on emerging issues in water and land resources.

SOIL549 Master's Thesis Sections

SOIL649 Doctoral Dissertation Sections

AANB: Applied Animal Biology   APBI: Applied Biology   FNH: Food, Nutrition and Health   FOOD: Food Sciences   FRE: Food and Resource Economics   GRS: Global Resource Systems   HUNU: Human Nutrition   LFS: Land & Food Systems   PLNT: Plant Science   SOIL: Soil Science
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