Graduate College - GC
The information below lists courses approved in this subject area effective Fall 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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Essentials for Animal Research
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.
Experimental Animal Techniques
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.
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.
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.
Graduate Summer Interdisciplinary Seminars
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.
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.
Scientific Integrity and Responsible Research
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. Previously listed as GC 401. Meets during the Fall term on the West side of campus. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.
Communication and Teaching Methods for International Teaching Assistants
Basic communication and presentation skills for international teaching assistants in the culture of the American college classroom. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. No graduation credit. Previously listed as ESL 401. Taught in English. One additional hour each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): Graduate or professional standing. Incoming International TAs with a TOEFL iBT speaking score of below 23 and a listening score below 22 or a conditional oral language proficiency status and consent of instructor.
Oral Communication and Interaction Skills for International Teaching Assistants
Primarily focuses on discussion, interaction and production skills for international teaching assistants as they relate to instruction in the American College classroom. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. No graduation credit. Taught in English. One additional hour each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor; graduate or professional standing. Incoming International TAs with a TOEFL iBT/IELTS speaking score of below 26/8.0 and a listening score below 24/7.5 or a Conditional Oral Language Proficiency Status and consent of instructor. Recommended background: GC 510.
Foundations of College Teaching
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.
Practicum in College Teaching
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.