Restricted Electives

Restricted Electives are courses that are more specific to your degree program and/or career goals. Any course(s) not on these lists that you feel are relevant as Restricted Electives need to be approved by your program advisor.

Students with questions regarding which list to follow can contact LFS Student Services.

Applied Biology Program

Applied Animal Biology Major

  • APBI 260 Agroecology I (6 credits)
  • APBI 311 Comparative Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Osmoregulatory Physiology (3 credits) *This course is credit excluded with BIOL 364*
  • APBI 312 Reproductive and Digestive Physiology (3 credits)
  • APBI 314 Animals and society (3 credits)
  • APBI 315 Animal welfare and the ethics of animal use (3 credits)
  • APBI 316 Equine Biology, Health and Welfare (3 credits)
  • APBI 319 Aquaculture and the Environment (3 credits)
  • APBI 327 Introduction to Entomology (3 credits) (Equivalency: BIOL 327)
  • APBI 360 Agroecology II (3 credits)
  • APBI 361 Key Indicators of Agroecosystem sustainability (3 credits)
  • APBI 398 Research Methods in Applied Animal Biology
  • APBI 410 Applied Animal Health and Physiology (3 credits)
  • APBI 413 Stress and Coping in Animals (3 credits)
  • APBI 414 Animals and Global Issues (3 credits)
  • APBI 415 Applied Animal Behaviour (3 credits)
  • APBI 416 Animal Welfare and Conservation Biology (3 credits)
  • APBI 418 Intensive fish production (3 credits)
  • APBI 419 Fish Diseases (3 credits)
  • APBI 428 Integrated Pest Management (3 credits)
  • APBI 444 Agroforestry (3 credits)
  • APBI 460 Advanced Agroecology (3 credits)
  • APBI 490 Topics in Applied Biology
  • APBI 495 Principles of Wildlife Management in Forests and Agricultural Environments (3 credits)
  • APBI 496 Applied Animal Biology Practicum (3/6 credits) Restricted enrollment.
  • APBI 497 Directed Studies (2 - 6 credits). Restricted Enrollment.
  • APBI 498 Undergraduate Essay
  • APBI 499 Undergraduate Thesis
  • BIOC 402 Proteins: Structure and Function
  • BIOC 403 Enzymology
  • BIOC 410 Nucleic Acids-Structure and Function
  • BIOC 420 Advanced Biochemical Techniques
  • BIOC 421 Recombinant DNA Techniques
  • BIOL 153 Human Biology (7)
  • BIOL 155 Human Biology (6)
  • BIOL 204 Vertebrate structure and function (4 credits)
  • BIOL 205 Comparative Invertebrate Zoology (4 credits)
  • BIOL 230 Fundamentals of Ecology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 234 Fundamentals of Genetics (3 credits)
  • BIOL 260 Fundamentals of Physiology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 306 Advanced Ecology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 310 Introduction to animal behaviour (3 credits)
  • BIOL 325 Introduction to animal mechanics and locomotion (3 credits)
  • BIOL 327 Introduction to Entomology (3 credits) (Equivalency: APBI 327)
  • BIOL 328 Introductory parasitology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 331 Developmental Biology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 335 Molecular genetics (3 credits)
  • BIOL 336 Fundamentals of Evolutionary Biology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 337 Introductory genetics laboratory (3 credits)
  • BIOL 338 Introduction to Genomics. An introduction to genome biology and application of genomics (4 credits)
  • BIOL 363 Laboratory in Animal Physiology (2 credits)
  • BIOL 402 Aquatic Ecology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 404 Ecological Methodology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 411 Insect Ecology
  • BIOL 413 Zoogeography (3 credits)
  • BIOL 416 Principles of Conservation Biology (3credits)
  • BIOL 425 Biomechanics (3 credits)
  • BIOL 427 Ornithology and Herpetology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 441 Cell Biology of Intracellular Trafficking (3 credits)
  • BIOL 445 Darwin's Fishes (3 credits)
  • BIOL 450 Molecular Adaptation of Animals to the Environment (3 credits)
  • BIOL 454 Comparative Animal Physiology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 455 Comparative Neurobiology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 457 Comparative Environmental Physiology (3 credits)
  • BIOL 464 Animal Developmental Genetics. Role of genes in embryonic development. Emphasis on tissue specific expression patterns and the role of genetic networks in establishing cell types (3 credits)
  • CAPS 301 Human Physiology (6 credits)
  • CAPS 390 Introduction to Microscopic Human Anatomy (3 credits)
  • CAPS 391 Introduction to Gross Human Anatomy (3 credits)
  • CLST 301 The Technical Terms of Medicine and Biological Science
  • CONS 486 Fish Conservation and Management (3 credits)
  • CPSC 110 Computation, Programs, and Programming (4)
  • CPSC 301 Computing in the Life Sciences (3 credits)
  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON 310 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • EOSC 315 The Ocean Ecosystem (3 credits)
  • EOSC 470 Biological Oceanography (3 credits)
  • EOSC 475 Marine Microbiology (3 credits)
  • EOSC 478 Introduction to Fisheries Science (3 credits)
  • FNH 350 Fundamentals of Nutrition (3 credits)
  • FRE 295 Managerial Economics
  • FRST 308 Forest Entomology (2 credits)
  • FRST 386 Aquatic Ecosystems and Fish in Forested Watersheds (3 credits)
  • FRST 395 Forest wildlife ecology and management (3 credits)
  • FRST 430 Advanced Biometrics (3 credits)
  • FRST 546 Research Methods and Philosophies in Science (3 credits)
  • ISCI 433 Ethical Issues in Science (3)
  • KIN 151 Biomechanics I (3)
  • KIN 190 Anatomy and Physiology I (3)
  • KIN 191 Anatomy and Physiology II (3)
  • LFS 340 First Nations Health and the Traditional Role of Plants (3 credits)
  • LFS 350 Land, Food & Community II (3 credits)
  • LFS 450 Land, Food & Community III: Food System Sustainability (3 credits)
  • LFS 496B Career development internship (3 credits)
  • MATH 103 Integral Calculus with Applications to Life Sciences (3 credits)
  • MICB 202 Introductory Medical Microbiology and Immunology (3 Credits)
  • MICB 302 Immunology (3 credits) (Pre-reqs: MICB 202, and third-year standing)
  • MICB 306 Molecular Virology
  • MRNE 415 Structure and Function in Marine Animals (3 credits)
  • PHIL 332 (previously PHIL 435) Environmental Ethics (3 credits)
  • PHIL 333 (previously PHIL 433) Bio-Medical Ethics (3 credits)
  • PHYS 118 Electricity, Light and Radiation (3 credits).
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology (3)
  • PSYC 306A Principles in Animal Behaviour (3 credits)
  • PSYC 363 Principles of Animal Learning (3 credits)
source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/LFS:Restricted_Electives/AABI

Applied Plant and Soil Sciences Major

  • APBI 222 Introduction to Horticulture
  • APBI 244 Introduction to Biometeorology
  • APBI 260 Agroecology I
  • APBI 318 Applied Plant Breeding
  • APBI 322 Horticultural Techniques
  • APBI 324 Introduction to Seed Plant Taxonomy (Equivalents: BIOL 324)
  • APBI 327 Introduction to Entomology
  • APBI 328 Weed Science
  • APBI 342/FRST 310 Soil Biology
  • APBI 360 Agroecology II
  • APBI 361 Key Indicators of Agroecosystem Sustainability
  • APBI 401 Soil Processes
  • APBI 402 Sustainable Soil Management
  • APBI 412 Belowground Ecosystems (3 credits)
  • APBI 417 Production and Postharvest Physiology of Vegetable Crops
  • APBI 426/BIOL 421 Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • APBI 428 Integrated Pest Management
  • APBI 442 Grapevine and Berry Crop Biology (3 credits) Pre-reqs: One of APBI 210, BIOL 210 and BIOL 234. (BIOL 260 recommended.)
  • APBI 444/FRST 444 Agroforestry
  • APBI 440 Plant Genomics
  • APBI 460 Advanced Agroecology
  • APBI 490 Topics in Applied Biology
  • APBI 495 Principles of Wildlife Management in Forests and Agricultural Environments
  • APBI 497 Directed Studies
  • BIOL 200 Fundamentals of Cell Biology
  • BIOL 201 Introduction to Biochemistry
  • BIOL 203 Eukaryotic Microbiology
  • BIOL 209 Biodiversity of algae, fungi and bryophytes
  • BIOL 230 Fundamentals of Ecology
  • BIOL 234 Fundamentals of Genetics
  • BIOL 301 Biomathematics
  • BIOL 306 Advanced Ecology
  • BIOL 320 Survey of Algae
  • BIOL 321 Morphology and Evolution of Bryophytes
  • BIOL 323 Structure and Reproduction of Fungi
  • BIOL 324 Introduction to Seed Plant Taxonomy (Equivalents: APBI 324)
  • BIOL 335 Molecular Genetics
  • BIOL 336 Fundamentals of Evolutionary Biology
  • BIOL 337 Introductory Genetics Laboratory
  • BIOL 343 Plants and Peoples
  • BIOL 351 Plant Physiology I
  • BIOL 352 Plant Physiology II: Plant Development
  • BIOL 404 Ecological Methodology
  • BIOL 406 Plant Ecology I
  • BIOL 411 Insect Ecology
  • BIOL 412 Phytogeography
  • BIOL 415 Evolutionary Processes in Plants
  • BIOL 416 Principles of Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 417 Phylogenetic Biology
  • BIOL 418 Evolutionary Ecology
  • BIOL 430 Genome Evolution
  • BIOL 433 Plant Genetics
  • BIOL 436 Integrated Functional Genomics
  • BIOL 440 Plant Genomics
  • BIOL 462 Ecological Plant Biochemistry
  • BIOL 463 Gene Regulation in Development
  • CHEM 205 Physical Chemistry
  • CHEM 233 Organic Chemistry for the Biological Sciences
  • CHEM 235 Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM 301 Aqueous Environmental Chemistry
  • CONS 210 Visualizing Climate Change
  • CONS 302 Issues in Genomics and the Environment
  • EOSC 330 Principles of Geomorphology
  • EXCH 373 Applied Science Exchange
  • EXCH 375 Student Exchange Program, Education
  • EXCH 380 Student Exchange Program, Undergraduate
  • EXCH 381 Study Abroad Program
  • FRST 100 Sustainable Forests
  • FRST 200 Forest Plant Biology I
  • FRST 201 Forest Ecology
  • FRST 202 Forest Ecology (distance education version)
  • FRST 210 Forest Plant Biology II
  • FRST 211 Forest Classification and Silvics
  • FRST 239 Tree and Stand Level Measurements
  • FRST 302 Forest Genetics
  • FRST 303 Principles of Forest Science
  • FRST 304 The Science Underlying Forestry Issues
  • FRST 305 Silviculture
  • FRST 308 Forest Entomology
  • FRST 309 Forest Pathology
  • FRST 311 Plant Physiology I
  • FRST 318 Forest and Conservation Economics
  • FRST 339 Forest Level Measurement and Productivity
  • FRST 385 Watershed Hydrology
  • FRST 386 Aquatic Ecosystems and Fish in Forested Watersheds
  • FRST 395 Forest Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • FRST 399 Introduction to Research Methods
  • FRST 413 Ecological Plant Biochemistry.
  • FRST 421 Quantitative Forest Management
  • FRST 424 Sustainable Forest Management
  • FRST 430 Advanced Biometrics
  • FRST 439 International Forestry
  • FRST 443 Remote Sensing for Ecosystem Management
  • FRST 490 Visual Resource Management
  • FRST 495 Biological Diversity and Forest Management
  • GEOB 102 Our Changing Environment: Climate and Ecosystems
  • GEOB 103 Our Changing Environment: Water and Landscapes (or EOSC 110: The Solid Earth: A Dynamic Planet. Credit may be obtained for only one selection)
  • GEOB 200 Atmospheric Environments
  • GEOB 270 Geographic Information Science
  • GEOB 370 Advanced Geographic Information Science
  • GEOB 407 Vegetation Dynamics: Disturbance, Climate and Human Impacts
  • GEOB 479 Research in Geographic Information Science
  • GEOG 310 Environment and Sustainability
  • GEOG 312 Science and Society
  • GEOG 318 Sustainability in a Changing Environment
  • LFS 302 International Field Studies
  • MATH 103 Integral Calculus with Applications to Life Sciences
  • PHYS 101 Energy and Waves
  • UFOR 403 Ecological Restoration
source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/LFS:Restricted_Electives/APSS

Food and the Environment Major

  • ANTH 210 Eating Culture
  • APBI 210/BIOL 210 Vascular Plants
  • APBI 222 Introduction to Horticulture
  • APBI 244/GEOB 204 Introduction to Biometeorology
  • APBI 290 sec 001 Insects as Food and Feed
  • APBI 311 Animal Physiology I
  • APBI 312 Animal Physiology II
  • APBI 315 Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Animal Use
  • APBI 318 Applied Plant Breeding
  • APBI 322 Horticultural Techniques
  • APBI 324 Introduction to Seed Plant Taxonomy (Equivalents: BIOL 324)
  • APBI 327 Introduction to Entomology (Equivalent: BIOL 327)
  • APBI 328/BIOL 317 Weed Science
  • APBI 342/FRST 310 Soil Biology
  • APBI 351 Plant Physiology
  • APBI 401 Soil Processes
  • APBI 402 Sustainable Soil Management
  • APBI 412 Belowground Ecosystems (3 credits)
  • APBI 414 Animals and Global Issues
  • APBI 417 Vegetable Production and Post-Harvest Physiology
  • APBI 418 Intensive Fish Production
  • APBI 419 Fish Diseases
  • APBI 426 Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • APBI 428 Integrated Pest Management
  • APBI 442 Grapevine and Berry Crop Biology (3 credits)
  • APBI 444/FRST 444 Agroforestry
  • APBI 490 Topics in Applied Biology
  • APBI 495 Principles of Wildlife Management in Forest and Agricultural Environments
  • APBI 497 Directed Studies
  • APBI 498 Undergraduate Essay
  • APBI 499 Undergraduate Thesis
  • BIOL 200 Cell Biology
  • BIOL 204 Vertebrate Structure and Function
  • BIOL 230 Fundamentals of Ecology
  • BIOL 260 Fundamentals of Physiology
  • BIOL 310 Introduction to Animal Behaviour
  • BIOL 324 Introduction to Seed Plant Taxonomy (Equivalents: APBI 324)
  • BIOL 326 Experimental Biology of Invertebrates
  • BIOL 404 Ecological Methodology
  • BIOL 416 Principles of Conservation Biology
  • CHEM 111 Structure, Bonding, and Equilibrium in Chemistry
  • CHEM 121 Structure and Bonding in Chemistry
  • CHEM 123 Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 205 Physical Chemistry
  • CHEM 233 Organic Chemistry for the Biological Sciences
  • CHEM 235 Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CONS 200 Foundations of Conservation
  • CONS 210 Visualizing Climate Change
  • CONS 302 Issues in Genomics and the Environment (3 credits)
  • CONS 330 Conservation Science and Sustainability
  • CONS 340 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems for Forestry and Conservation
  • CONS 370 Aboriginal Forestry
  • CPSC 110 Computation, Programs, and Programming
  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 221 Introduction to Strategic Thinking
  • ECON 234 Wealth and Poverty of Nations
  • ECON 255 Understanding Globalization
  • ECON 335 Fertility, Families and Human Migration
  • ECON 355 Introduction to International Trade
  • ECON 371 Economics of the Environment
  • ENVR 200 Introduction to Environmental Science
  • ENVR 300 Introduction to Research in Environmental Science
  • EOSC 110 The Solid Earth: A Dynamic Planet (or GEOG 103: Our Changing Environment: Water and Landscapes. Credit may be obtained for only one selection)
  • EOSC 111 Laboratory Exploration of Planet Earth
  • EOSC 314 The Ocean Environment
  • EOSC 315 The Ocean Ecosystem
  • EOSC 329 Groundwater Hydrology
  • FNH 200 Exploring Our Food
  • FNH 250 Nutrition Concepts and Controversies
  • FRE 302 Small Business Management in Agri-food Industries
  • FRE 306 Introduction to Global Food Markets
  • FRE 340 International Agricultural Development
  • FRE 374 Land and Resource Economics
  • FRE 385 Quantitative Methods for Business and Resource Management
  • FRE 420 The Economics of International Trade and Environment
  • FRE 460 Economics of Food Consumption
  • FRE 490 Current Issues in Food and Resource Economics
  • FRST 201 Forest Ecology
  • FRST 304 The Science Underlying Forestry Issues
  • FRST 308 Forest Entomology
  • FRST 318 Forest and Conservation Economics
  • FRST 386 Aquatic Ecosystems and Fish in Forested Watersheds
  • FRST 395 Forest Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • FRST 399 Introduction to Research Methods
  • FRST 430 Advanced Biometrics
  • FRST 443 Remote Sensing in Forestry and Agriculture
  • FRST 495 Biological Diversity and Forest Management
  • GEOB 270 Geographic Information Science
  • GEOG 121 Geography, Environment and Globalization
  • GEOG 122 Geography, Modernity and Globalization
  • GEOG 310 Environment and Sustainability
  • GEOG 352 Urbanization in the Global South
  • MATH 101/103/105 Integral Calculus
  • MICB 201 Introductory Environmental Microbiology
  • PHYS 100 Introductory Physics
  • PHYS 101 Energy and Waves
source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/LFS:Restricted_Electives/FENV

Sustainable Agriculture and Environment Major

Note: students are encouraged to take courses across themes. The following categories are merely intended as suggestions for students interested in particular themes.

General Interest

  • GEOB 102 Our Changing Environment: Climate & Ecosystems
  • GEOB 103 or EOSC 110 Changing Environment: Water & Landscapes or The Solid Earth: A Dynamic Planet
  • GEOB 270
  • FRE 302* or ECON 311**

*Prerequisite: one of ECON 101 or ECON 310
**Credit will be given for only one of ECON 311 and ECON 102

Agroecology

  • APBI 361 Key indicators of Agroecosystem Sustainability
  • APBI 428 Integrated Pest Management
  • APBI 444 Agroforestry
  • APBI 495 Principles of Wildlife Management in Forests and Agricultural Environments
  • LFS 450* or ABPI 460* Land Food and Community III or Advanced Agroecology

*If one is not taken as a requirement

Crop Production

  • APBI 222 Introduction to Horticulture
  • APBI 322 Horticultural Techniques
  • APBI 328 Weed Science
  • APBI 417 Production & Postharvest Physiology of Vegetable Crops
  • APBI 442 Grapevine and Berry Crop Biology

Plant Science

  • APBI 318 Applied Plant Breeding
  • APBI 324 Intro to Seed Plant Taxonomy
  • APBI 426 Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • APBI 440 Plant Genomics
  • BIOL 200* or BIOL 201* Fundamentals of Cell Biology or Introduction to Biochemistry
  • BIOL 260 Fundamentals of Physiology
  • BIOL 352 Plant Physiology II: Plant Development
  • CHEM 233 Organic Chemistry for the Biological Sciences
  • CHEM 235 Organic Chemistry Laboratory

*If one is not taken as a requirement

Soil Science

  • APBI 342 Soil Biology
  • APBI 401 Soil Processes
  • APBI 403 Soil sampling, analysis and data interpretation
  • APBI 412 Below ground ecosystems

All Themes

  • APBI 490 Topics in Applied Biology
  • APBI 496 Applied Biology Practicum
  • APBI 497 Directed Studies
  • APBI 498 Undergraduate Essay
source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/LFS:Restricted Electives/SAAE

Food, Nutrition and Health Program

Suggested Restricted Electives for Nutritional Science Major and Suggested Health Electives for Food, Nutrition and Health Major

2nd-year Restricted Electives for the Food, Nutrition and Health Major can be selected from any of the following courses (please make sure you meet the prerequisites for these courses):

  • APBI 260, 265, 290
  • BIOL 204, 205, 230, 233, 234, 260
  • CHEM 211
  • ECON 101 (or ECON 310), ECON 102 (or ECON 311)
  • ENVR 200
  • FMST 210
  • KIN 230, 231, 261, 275, 284
  • MICB 201
  • PSYC 207, 208, 216, 218, 270, 277, 278

Restricted electives for the Nutritional Science major must be selected from courses numbered 300 or above. Students interested in focusing their electives on the areas of Human Nutrition, International Nutrition and Population and Public Health, are recommended to select electives as noted; however, students can use any combination of electives listed below to fulfill their degree requirement.

Health Electives for the Food, Nutrition and Health Major include FNH 370, FNH 371, FNH 402, FNH 477 and courses listed below that are marked with an asterisk (*).

Permission to use courses that are not on this list as a Restricted elective or a Health elective must be obtained from a program advisor.

Human Nutrition

  • Upper level BIOC, BIOL, CAPS, CHEM, MICB, MEDG, PCTH, STAT
  • FNH 402*, FNH 474, FNH 497*, FNH 499*

International Nutrition

  • ANTH, 407, 429
  • ECON 317, 335
  • FNH 301, 302, 309, 313, 355, 402, 413, 473, 497, 499
  • FRE 306, 340, 374
  • GRSJ 305
  • POLI 352, 363, 366, 367, 369
  • PSYC 314*
  • SOCI 301A, 302A, 360B, 361A, 484A
  • SPPH 400

Population and Public Health

  • Upper level PSYC, SPPH, STAT
  • FMST 312, 314, 316, 436
  • FNH 355, 490, 497, 499
  • PSYC 302, 304, 304, 307, 314, 315, 360, 361, 365
  • SOCI 301A, 324, 342, 415A, 420A, 425A, 440A, 444, 479A*

Other courses approved as restricted electives for the Nutritional Science major include:

  • ANTH 425 Nutritional Archaeology
  • ANTH 428 Medicine, Society, and Culture
  • ANTH 429 Global Health in Cross-Cultural Contexts
  • FMST 312 Parent-child Relationships
  • FMST 314 Relationship development
  • FMST 316 Human Sexuality
  • FMST 436 Family Life Education
  • FNH 342 Consumer Aspects of Food
  • FNH 355 International Nutrition
  • FNH 405 Microbiology of Food and Beverage Fermentation
  • FNH 413 Food Safety
  • FNH 471 Human Nutrition Over the Life Span
  • FNH 473 Nutrition Education in the Community
  • GRSJ 310* Issues in Gender and Health
  • HESO 400* Sociocultural Determinants of Health
  • KIN 425* Aging, Health and the Body
  • KIN 464* Health Promotion and Physical Activity
  • KIN 465* Interculturalism, Health and Physical Activity
  • KIN 469* Chronic Health Issues, Physical Activity, and Community Practice
  • LFS 302A/B International Field Studies
  • LFS 340 First Nations Health and the Traditional Role of Plants
  • LFS 400 Digital Communication Topics in Agriculture
  • LFS 450 Land, Food, and Community III
  • LFS 496A/B Career Development Internship
  • PHIL 433 Bio-Medical Ethics
  • POLI 350 Public Policy
  • POLI 364A International Organizations
  • PSYC 314* Health Psychology
  • PSYC 322 Adulthood and Aging
  • SOCI 301A Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment
  • SOCI 324 Sociology of the Life Course
  • SOCI 342 Consumers and Consumption
  • SOCI 415A Theories of Family and Kinship
  • SOCI 420A Sociology of the Environment
  • SOCI 423 Sociology of Food
  • SOCI 425A Urban Sociology
  • SOCI 440A Economic Sociology
  • SOCI 444 Sociology of Aging
  • SOCI 473 Sociology of Mental Illness
  • SOCI 479* Social Determinants of Health
  • SOCI 484* Sociology of Health and Illness
  • SPPH 300* Working in International Health
  • SPPH 400* Health Care Team Development
  • SPPH 401* Health Care Ethics
  • SPPH 402 HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
  • SPPH 404* First Nations Health: Historical and Contemporary Issues
  • SPPH 406 Aging from an Interdisciplinary Perspective
  • SPPH 407 Disability and Justice
  • SPPH 408* Topics in Aboriginal Health: Community-based Learning Experience
  • SPPH 409 International Indigenous Experiences of Colonization
  • SPPH 410* Improving Public Health
  • SPPH 411 Violence Across the Lifespan
source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/LFS:Restricted_Electives/FNH

Food, Nutrition and Health Major

  • ADHE 327 Teaching Adults
  • ADHE 329 Developing Short Courses, Workshops and Seminars
  • APBI 260 Food and Environment I
  • APBI 311 Animal Physiology I
  • APBI 312 Animal Physiology II
  • APBI 314 Animals and Society
  • APBI 315 Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Animal Use
  • APBI 318 Applied Plant Breeding
  • APBI 324 Introduction to Seed Plant Taxonomy
  • APBI 327 Introduction to Entomology
  • APBI 342 Soil Biology
  • APBI 360 Agroecology II
  • APBI 398 Research Methods in Applied Animal Biology
  • APBI 401 Soil Processes
  • APBI 402 Sustainable Soil Management
  • APBI 403 Soil Sampling, Analyses and Data Interpretation
  • APBI 418 Intensive Fish Production
  • APBI 419 Fish Health
  • APBI 426 Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • APBI 428 Integrated Pest Management
  • APBI 440 Plant Genomics
  • APBI 444 Agroforestry
  • APBI 460 Advanced Agroecology
  • APBI 495 Principles of Wildlife Management in Forests and Agricultural Environments
  • BIOC 203 Fundamentals of Biochemistry
  • BIOC 302 General Biochemistry
  • BIOC 402 Proteins: Structure and Function
  • BIOC 403 Enzymology
  • BIOC 410 Nucleic Acids-Structure and Function
  • BIOL 201 Cell Biology II: Introduction to Biochemistry
  • BIOL 301 Biomathematics
  • BIOL 310 Introduction to Animal Behaviour
  • BIOL 320 Survey of Algae
  • BIOL 325 Introduction to Animal Mechanics and Locomotion
  • BIOL 328 Introductory Parasitology
  • BIOL 331 Developmental Biology
  • BIOL 332 Protistology
  • BIOL 335 Molecular Genetics
  • BIOL 336 Fundamentals of Evolutionary Biology
  • BIOL 337 Introductory Genetics Laboratory
  • BIOL 347 Principles and Methodology in Biological Research
  • BIOL 352 Plant Physiology II: Plant Development
  • BIOL 362 Cellular Physiology
  • BIOL 402 Aquatic Ecology
  • BIOL 404 Ecological Methodology
  • BIOL 415 Evolutionary Processes in Plants
  • BIOL 416 Principles of Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 418 Evolutionary Ecology
  • BIOL 430 Genome Evolution
  • BIOL 434 Population Genetics
  • BIOL 441 Cell Biology of Intracellular Trafficking
  • BIOL 450 Molecular Adaptation of Animals to the Environment
  • BIOL 454 Comparative Animal Physiology
  • BIOL 462 Ecological Plant Biochemistry
  • BIOL 463 Gene Regulation in Development
  • CAPS 301 (previously PHYL 301) Human Physiology
  • CAPS 390 Introduction to Microscopic Human Anatomy
  • CAPS 391 Introduction to Gross Human Anatomy
  • CHBE 230 Computational Methods
  • CHBE 241 Material and Energy Balances
  • CHBE 251 Transport Phenomena I
  • CHBE 344 Unit Operations I
  • CHBE 345 Unit Operations II
  • CHEM 205 Physical Chemistry
  • CHEM 211 Introduction to Chemical Analysis
  • CHEM 301 Aqueous Environmental Chemistry
  • CHEM 304 Fundamentals of Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
  • CHEM 305 Biophysical Chemistry
  • CHEM 311 Instrumental Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 312 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy
  • CHEM 313 Advanced Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences
  • CHEM 330 Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 401 Principles of Spectroscopy
  • CHEM 411 Synthesis and Chemistry of Natural Products
  • CNPS 362 Basic Interviewing Skill
  • CNPS 364 Family Education and Consultation
  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 221 Introduction to Strategic Thinking
  • ECON 226 Making Sense of Economic Data
  • ECON 234 Wealth and Poverty of Nations
  • ECON 255 Understanding Globalization
  • ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis I
  • ECON 302 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis I
  • ECON 303 Intermediate Microeconomics II
  • ECON 310 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 311 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 325 Introduction to Empirical Economics
  • ECON 326 Methods of Empirical Research in Economics
  • FMST 210 Family Context of Human Development
  • FMST 312 Parent-child Relationships
  • FMST 314 Relationship development
  • FMST 316 Human Sexuality
  • FNH 300 Principles of Food Engineering
  • FNH 301 Food Chemistry I
  • FNH 302 Food Analysis
  • FNH 303 Food Product Development
  • FNH 309 Food Process Science
  • FNH 313 Microorganisms in Food Systems
  • FNH 330 Introduction to Wine Science 1
  • FNH 355 International Nutrition
  • FNH 370 Nutrition Assessment
  • FNH 371 Human Nutrition Over the Life Span
  • FNH 398 Research Methods in Human Nutrition
  • FNH 402 Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
  • FNH 403 Food Laws, Regulations and Quality Assurance
  • FNH 405 Microbiology of Food and Beverage Fermentation
  • FNH 413 Food Safety
  • FNH 436 Integrated Functional Genomics
  • FNH 455 Applied International Nutrition
  • FNH 472 Maternal and Fetal Nutrition
  • FNH 473 Applied Public Health Nutrition
  • FNH 474 Sport Nutrition
  • FNH 477 Nutrition and Disease Prevention
  • FNH 497A-E Directed Studies in Food, Nutrition and Health
  • FRE 295 Managerial Economics
  • FRE 302 Small Business Management in Agri-food Industries
  • FRE 306 Introduction to Global Food Markets
  • FRE 340 International Agricultural Development
  • FRE 374 Land Economics
  • FRE 385 Quantitative Methods for Business and Resource Management
  • FRE 420 Trade and Domestic Policy in Global Food Markets
  • FRE 490 Current Issues in Food and Resource Economics
  • FRST 430 Advanced Biometrics
  • KIN 190 Anatomy and Physiology I
  • KIN 191 Anatomy and Physiology II
  • KIN 303 High Performance Conditioning in Physical Activity and Sport
  • KIN 351 Biomechanics II Mechanical Properties of Tissues
  • KIN 361 Introduction to Athletic Training
  • KIN 373 Research Methods in Human Kinetics
  • KIN 375 Exercise Physiology II
  • KIN 461 Prevention of Sports Injuries I
  • KIN 464 Health Promotion and Physical Activity
  • KIN 471 Prevention of Sports Injuries II
  • LFS 302A/B International Field Studies
  • LFS 400 Audio Storytelling
  • LFS 450 Land, Food, and Community III: Food System Sustainability
  • LFS 496A/B Career Development Internship
  • MICB 202 Introductory Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • MICB 203 Basic Microbiological Laboratory
  • MICB 300 Microbial Ecology
  • MICB 301 Microbial Ecophysiology
  • MICB 302 Immunology
  • MICB 306 Molecular Virology
  • MICB 308 Paradigms in Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • MICB 325 Analysis of Microbial Genes and Genomes
  • MICB 402 Advanced Immunology
  • MICB 404 Topics in Molecular Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • MICB 405 Bioinformatics
  • MICB 406 Topics in Molecular Virology
  • MICB 407 Viral Infections in Humans
  • MICR 408 Advanced Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • MICB 412 Topics in Immunological Research
  • MICB 418 Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • PHIL 333 Bio-Medical Ethics
  • PHYS 101 Energy and Waves
  • PCTH 325 Rational Basis of Drug Therapy
  • PSYC 300A Abnormal Psychology- ABNORMAL PSYC
  • PSYC 301 Brain Dysfunction and Recovery
  • PSYC 302 Infancy
  • PSYC 304 Brain and Behaviour
  • PSYC 305A Personality Psychology- PERSONALITY PSYC
  • PSYC 306A Principles of Animal Behaviour- PRIN ANIML BEHAV
  • PSYC 307 Culture Psychology
  • PSYC 308A Social Psychology- SOCIAL PSYC
  • PSYC 309A Cognitive Processes-COGNTV PROCESSES
  • PSYC 314 Health Psychology
  • PSYC 315 Childhood and Adolescence
  • PSYC 319 Applied Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 360 Biopsychology
  • PYSC 361 Motivation
  • PYSC 365 Cognitive Neuroscience
  • PSYC 367 Sensory Systems
  • SOCI 200 Sociology of the Family
  • SOCI 240A Introduction to Social Interaction
  • SOCI 301A Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment
  • SOCI 324 Sociology of the Life Course
  • SOCI 342 Consumers and Consumption
  • SOCI 440A Economic Sociology
  • SOCI 360A Sociology and Natural Resources
  • SOCI 415A Theories of Family and Kinship
  • SOCI 425A Urban Sociology
  • SOCI 444 Sociology of Aging
  • SPPH 200 Understanding the Sociocultural Determinants of the Health of Populations
  • SPPH 300 Working in International Health
  • SPPH 400 Statistics for Health Research
  • SPPH 410 Improving Public Health: an Interprofessional Approach to Designing and Implementing Effective Interventions
  • SPPH 411 Violence Across the Lifespan
source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/LFS:Restricted_Electives/FNH_(2017W_or_earlier)

Nutritional Sciences Major

  • ANTH 227 Introduction to Medical Anthropology
  • ANTH 428 Medicine, Technology, Culture and Society
  • ANTH 429 Global Health in Cross-Cultural Contexts
  • ECON 234 Wealth and Poverty of Nations
  • ECON 255 Understanding Globalization
  • FMST 210 Family Context of Human Development
  • FMST 312 Parent-child Relationships
  • FMST 314 Relationship development
  • FMST 316 Human Sexuality
  • FNH 342 Critical Perspectives on Consumer Food Practices
  • FNH 355 International Nutrition
  • FNH 371 Human Nutrition Over the Life Span
  • FNH 405 Microbiology of Food and Beverage Fermentation
  • FNH 413 Food Safety
  • FNH 455 Applied International Nutrition
  • FNH 473 Nutrition Education in the Community
  • HESO 400 Sociocultural Determinants of Health
  • LFS 302A/B International Field Studies
  • LFS 340 First Nations Health and the Traditional Role of Plants (3 credits)
  • LFS 400 Audio Storytelling
  • LFS 450 Land, Food, and Community III
  • LFS 496A/b Career Development Internship
  • PHIL 333 Bio-Medical Ethics
  • POLI 364A International Organizations
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Biological and Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC102 Introduction to Developmental, Social, Personality, and Clinical Psychology
  • PSYC 314 Health Psychology
  • SOCI 200 Sociology of the Family
  • SOCI 240A Introduction to Social Interaction
  • SOCI 301A Sociology of Development and Underdevelopment
  • SOCI 324 Sociology of the Life Course
  • SOCI 342 Consumers and Consumption
  • SOCI 415A Theories of Family and Kinship
  • SOCI 425A Urban Sociology
  • SOCI 440A Economic Sociology
  • SOCI 444 Sociology of Aging
  • SPPH 200 Understanding the Sociocultural Determinants of the Health of Populations
  • SPPH 300 Working in International Health
  • SPPH 400 Statistics for Health Research
  • SPPH 401 Health Care Ethics
  • SPPH 410 Improving Public Health
  • SPPH 411 Violence Across the Lifespan
source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/LFS:Restricted_Electives/NUTR_(2017W_or_earlier)

Food Science Major

  • APBI 311 Animal Physiology I
  • APBI 312 Animal Physiology II
  • APBI 314 Animals and Society
  • APBI 315 Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Animal Use
  • APBI 318 Applied Plant Breeding
  • APBI 324 Introduction to Seed Plant Taxonomy
  • APBI 327 Introduction to Entomology
  • APBI 328 Weed Science
  • APBI 342 Soil Biology
  • APBI 360 Food and Environment II
  • APBI 398 Research Methods in Applied Biology
  • APBI 401 Soil Processes
  • APBI 402 Sustainable Soil Management
  • APBI 403 Field and laboratory methods in soil science
  • APBI 418 Intensive Fish Production
  • APBI 419 Fish Diseases
  • APBI 426 Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • APBI 428 Integrated Pest Management
  • APBI 440 Plant Genomics
  • APBI 444 Agroforestry
  • APBI 460 Advanced Agroecology
  • APBI 495 Principles of Wildlife Management in Forests and Agricultural Environments
  • BIOC 402 Proteins: Structure and Function
  • BIOC 403 Enzymology
  • BIOC 410 Nucleic Acids-Structure and Function
  • BIOC 435 Molecular Biology Research on a Model Eukaryote.
  • BIOL 301 Biomathematics
  • BIOL 335 Molecular Genetics
  • BIOL 336 Evolutionary Genetics
  • BIOL 337 Introductory Genetics Laboratory
  • BIOL 347 Principles and Methodology in Biological Research
  • BIOL 351 Plant Physiology I
  • BIOL 352 Plant Physiology II: Plant Development
  • BIOL 361 Physiology of Sensory, Nervous and Muscular Systems
  • BIOL 362 Cellular Physiology
  • BIOL 431 Advanced Cell Biology
  • BIOL 454 Comparative Animal Physiology
  • BIOL 462 Ecological Plant Biochemistry
  • CAPS 301 Human Physiology
  • CHEM 211 Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 301 Aqueous Environmental Chemistry
  • CHEM 304 Fundamentals of Physical Chemistry
  • CHEM 305 Biophysical Chemistry
  • CHEM 311 Instrumental Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 312 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy
  • CHEM 313 Advanced Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences
  • CHEM 320 Structure of Atoms and Molecules
  • CHEM 330 Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 333 Spectroscopic Techniques in Organic Chemistry
  • CHEM 401 Principles of Spectroscopy
  • CHEM 411 Synthesis and Chemistry of Natural Products
  • ECON 221 Introduction to Strategic Thinking
  • ECON 226 Making Sense of Economic Data
  • ECON 234 Wealth and Poverty of Nations
  • ECON 255 Understanding Globalization
  • ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis I
  • ECON 302 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis I
  • ECON 303 Intermediate Microeconomics II
  • ECON 320 Introduction to Mathematical Economics
  • ECON 325 Introduction to Empirical Economics
  • ECON 326 Methods of Empirical Research in Economics
  • FNH 330 Introduction to Wine Science I
  • FNH 335 Introduction to Wine Science II
  • FNH 342 Consumer Aspects of Food
  • FNH 350 Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • FNH 351 Vitamins, Minerals, and Health
  • FNH 355 World Problems in Nutrition
  • FNH 370 Nutrition Assessment
  • FNH 371 Human Nutrition Over the Life Span
  • FNH 398 Research Methods in Human Nutrition
  • FNH 402 Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
  • FNH 405 Microbiology of Food and Beverage Fermentation
  • FNH 436 Integrated Functional Genomics
  • FNH 451 Nutrient Metabolism and Implications for Health
  • FNH 454 Fish Nutrition
  • FNH 472 Maternal and Fetal Nutrition
  • FNH 473 Nutrition Education in the Community
  • FNH 477 Nutrition and Disease Prevention
  • FNH 490 Topics in Food, Nutrition, and Health
  • FNH 497A Directed Studies in Food, Nutrition and Health – DST FOOD,NTR HLT
  • FNH 497B Directed Studies in Food, Nutrition and Health – DST FOOD,NTR HLT
  • FNH 497E Directed Studies in Food, Nutrition and Health – DST FOOD,NTR HLT
  • FNH 498 Undergraduate Essay
  • FRE 295 Managerial Economics
  • FRE 302 Small Business Management in Agri-food Industries
  • FRE 306 Introduction to Global Food Markets
  • FRE 340 International Agricultural Development
  • FRE 374 Land Economics
  • FRE 385 Quantitative Methods for Business and Resource Management
  • FRE 420 Trade and Domestic Policy in Global Food Markets
  • KIN 353 Human Body Composition
  • KIN 375 Exercise Physiology II
  • KIN 464 Health Promotion and Physical Activity
  • LFS 302A International Field Studies – INTERNL FLD STD
  • LFS 302B International Field Studies – INTERNL FLD STD
  • LFS 340 First Nations Health and the Traditional Role of Plants
  • LFS 400 Digital Communication and Topics in Agriculture
  • LFS 450 Land, Food, and Community III
  • LFS 496A Career Development Internship – CAREER INTERN
  • LFS 496B Career Development Internship – CAREER INTERN
  • MICB 300 Microbial Ecology
  • MICB 302 Immunology
  • MICB 306 Molecular Virology
  • MICB 324 The Molecular Basis of Bacterial Growth Regulation
  • MICB 402 Advanced Immunology
  • MICB 403 Molecular Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • MICB 404 Topics in Molecular Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • MICB 405 Bioinformatics
  • MICB 406 Topics in Molecular Virology
  • MICB 407 Viral Infections in Humans.
  • MICB 409 Microbial Genetics
  • MICB 412 Topics in Immunological Research
  • MICB 418 Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • PCTH 325 Rational Basis of Drug Therapy: Principles and Applications
  • SPPH 200 Understanding the Sociocultural Determinants of the Health of Populations
  • SPPH 300 Working in International Health
  • SPPH 302 Topics in Health Informatics for Health/Life Sciences Students
  • SPPH 381A Selected Topics - PUBLC HLTH ETHCS
  • SPPH 381C Selected Topics - ENVIRNMTL HLTH
  • SPPH 381D Selected Topics - CAN HLTH POLICY
  • SPPH 400 Statistics for Health Research
  • SPPH 410 Improving Public Health: An Interprofessional Approach to Designing and Implementing Effective Interventions
source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/LFS:Restricted_Electives/FOOD

Sustainable Food Systems Minor

Sustainable Food Systems Minor

Students are required to select a total of 12 credits from the list of approved courses below. A minimum of one course from each set must be selected.

Set One

  • APBI 314 Animals and Society
  • APBI 315 Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Animal Use
  • BIOL 343 Plants and Peoples
  • EDCP 329 Agriculture in the Curriculum
  • FNH 342 Critical Perspectives on Consumer Food Practices
  • FNH 355 International Nutrition
  • FNH 455 Applied International Nutrition
  • SOCI 342 Consumers and Consumption
  • SOCI 360A Sociology and Natural Resources - RESOURCES
  • SOCI 423 Sociology of Food
  • GEOG 410 Environment and Society

Set Two

  • APBI 360 Agroecology II
  • APBI 402 Sustainable Soil Management
  • APBI 428 Integrated Pest Management
  • APBI 444 Agroforestry
  • ENVR 430 Ecological Dimensions of Sustainability
  • ENVR 440 Analytical Methods in Sustainability Science
  • FNH 313 Microorganisms in Food Systems
  • FNH 309 Food Process Science
  • GEOG 310 Environment and Sustainability
  • GEOG 318 Sustainability in a Changing Environment

Set Three

  • APBI 361 Key Indicators of Agroecosystem Sustainability
  • APBI 414 Animals and Global Issues
  • FNH 415 Business Concepts in Food, Nutrition, and Health
  • FRE 302 Small Business Management in Agri-food Industries
  • FRE 306 Introduction to Global Food Markets
  • FRE 340 International Agricultural Development
  • FRE 374 Land and Resource Economics
  • FRE 460 Economics of Food Consumption
  • GEOG 311 Urban Environments
source: https://wiki.ubc.ca/LFS:Restricted_Electives/SFS