Graduate College - GC

The information below lists courses approved in this subject area effective Spring 2015. Not all courses will necessarily be offered these terms. Please consult the Schedule of Classes for a listing of courses offered for a specific term.

500-level courses require graduate standing.

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401 Scientific Integrity and Responsible Research
1 hours. Designed to meet NIH requirements for formal training in the responsible conduct of research. Ethical and legal issues in the conduct of research; University of Illinois at Chicago research standards, regulations, and procedures. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Meets during the Fall term on the West side of campus. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.

470 Essentials for Animal Research
1 hours. Will acquaint the students with the regulations, sources of information, humane principles and ethical considerations involving the appropriate use of animals for research and teaching purposes. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only.

471 Experimental Animal Techniques
2 hours. Noninvasive and invasive techniques commonly used in laboratory animals are performed with emphasis placed upon the proper use of anesthetic, analgesics and aseptic techniques. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Animals used in instruction. Prerequisite(s): GC 470.

473 Seminar in Comparative Medicine
1 TO 2 hours. Selected fields of interest and research in comparative medicine will be presented in the areas of comparative biology, model development and experimental techniques. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Prerequisite(s): GC 471 or consent of the instructor.

491 Graduate Study Abroad
0 TO 16 hours. Lectures, seminars, and independent travel/study abroad in conjunction with an approved graduate program. May be repeated to a maximum of 32 hours. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing and approval of the Graduate College.

495 Graduate Summer Interdisciplinary Seminars
3 hours. These summer seminars provide unique opportunities for students and faculty to explore new and interdisciplinary fields of inquiry in intense periods of mutual inquiry outside the regular curriculum. Topics vary. May be repeated. Students may register for more than one section per term. Students must check with program director to apply credit toward degree. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing and consent of the instructor.

500 Chicago Metropolitan Exchange Program
0 TO 16 hours. Holding course for UIC doctoral students and students under a training grant with one of the partner institutions (University of Chicago and Northwestern University) taking approved coursework through the Chicago Metropolitan Exchange Program. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Admission to a doctoral program or under a training grant held jointly by the partner institution and UIC, and approval of the Graduate College.

593 Foundations of College Teaching
3 hours. Relates evidence based best practices for teaching at institutions of higher education and provides a professional preparation program for aspiring college instructors. Must be a graduate degree-seeking student in good standing. Should have a Teaching Assistantship appointment in the current academic year.

594 Practicum in College Teaching
3 hours. Provides opportunities for qualified individuals to gain teaching experience, document practice and grow professionally in a supervised program fostering reflection, self-evaluation, assessment, and material revision. Prerequisite(s): GC 593. Recommended background: One year of teaching experience in higher education.

Information provided by the Office of Programs and Academic Assessment.

This listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract. Every attempt is made to provide the most current and correct information. Courses listed here are subject to change without advance notice. Courses are not necessarily offered every term or year. Individual departments or units should be consulted for information regarding frequency of course offerings.