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Course ID:BIOL 1103. 3 hours.
Course Title:Basic Concepts in Biology
Course
Description:
Science as a process, evolution, energy transfer, genetic continuity, complementarity of structure and function, regulation and homeostasis, interdependence in nature. Topics include chemistry of life, cells, cellular energetics, heredity, molecular genetics, growth and development, evolutionary biology, principles of ecology.
Athena Title:Basic Concepts in Biology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PBIO 1210, BIOL 1103E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1103L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Concepts in Biology Laboratory
Course
Description:
Introduction to cellular structure and function, Mendelian and population genetics, and environmental concepts. Observation and experimental exercises are combined with written assignments to reinforce content.
Athena Title:CONCEPTS IN BIO LAB
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 1107-1107L or BTNY 1210-1210L or PBIO 1210-1210L
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL 1103
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1103E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Concepts in Biology
Course
Description:
Science as a process, evolution, energy transfer, genetic continuity, complementarity of structure and function, regulation and homeostasis, interdependence in nature. Topics include chemistry of life, cells, cellular energetics, heredity, molecular genetics, growth and development, evolutionary biology, principles of ecology.
Athena Title:Concepts in Biology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PBIO 1210, BIOL 1103
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year. Offered every even-numbered year. Offered every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1103H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Biology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Central themes of biology: science as a process, evolution, energy transfer, genetic continuity, complementarity of structure and function, regulation and homeostasis, interdependence in nature. Topics include chemistry of life, cells, cellular energetics, heredity, molecular genetics, growth and development, evolutionary biology, principles of ecology.
Athena Title:Principles of Biology (Honors)
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 1103, BIOL 1103L, BIOL 1103E
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1104H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Organismal Biology (Honors)
Course
Description:
A general biology course focused on organisms. Topics include diversity and phylogeny, structure and function, interaction with the environment, global issues.
Athena Title:Organismal Biology (Honors)
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 1104, BIOL 1104L
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1104L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Organismal Biology Laboratory
Course
Description:
Introduction to diversity of bacteria; protists, fungi, plants, invertebrates; observational and experimental study of aquatic ecosystems; vertebrate physiology.
Athena Title:ORGANISMAL LAB
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BTNY 1220-1220L or BIOL 1108-1108L or PBIO 1220-1220L
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL 1104
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1104. 3 hours.
Course Title:Organismal Biology
Course
Description:
A general biology course focused on organisms, including diversity and phylogeny. The relationship of biological history to geological time, structure and function, interaction with the environment, global issues.
Athena Title:ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BTNY 1220-1220L or BIOL 1108-1108L or PBIO 1220-1220L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1107. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Biology I
Course
Description:
Biological chemistry, cell structure and function, bioenergetics, mitosis and meiosis, genetics, gene expression and regulation, gene technology, population genetics, evolution.
Athena Title:PRINCIPLES OF BIO I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 2107H or BIOL 2107L
Prerequisite:(CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L) or (CHEM 1411 and CHEM 1411L) or (CHEM 1311H and CHEM 1311L)
Corequisite:BIOL 1107L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1107H. 1 hour.
Course Title:Principles of Biology I (Honors)
Course
Description:
Seminars, readings, and discussions of topics related to general biology.
Athena Title:PRINC BIO HONORS
Nontraditional Format:This seminar course meets for 60-90 minutes weekly.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1107E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Biology I
Course
Description:
Cellular and molecular concepts associated with biological organisms, including biological chemistry, cell structure and function, bioenergetics, cell division, genetics, gene expression and regulation, gene technology, population genetics, and evolution.
Athena Title:Principles of Biology I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 1107, BIOL 2107H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:(CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L) or (CHEM 1411 and CHEM 1411L) or (CHEM 1311H and CHEM 1311L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1107L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Principles of Biology I Laboratory
Course
Description:
Introduction to skills, methods, and tools used for biological research concentrating on cellular and molecular approaches.
Athena Title:Principles of Biology I Lab
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 2107H, BIOL 2107L
Prerequisite:(CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L) or (CHEM 1411 and CHEM 1411L) or (CHEM 1311H and CHEM 1311L)
Corequisite:BIOL 1107
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1108L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Principles of Biology II Laboratory
Course
Description:
Aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity presented in lab and through field trips; development of scientific writing skills; student-designed experiments; in-depth exploration of scientific process (asking questions, testing them, data interpretation and analysis, communication of results); writing intensive course.
Athena Title:Principles of Biology II Lab
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 2108H, BIOL 2108L
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1107L) or (BIOL 2107H and BIOL 2107L)
Corequisite:BIOL 1108
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1108H. 1 hour.
Course Title:Principles of Biology II (Honors)
Course
Description:
Seminars, readings, and discussion of topics related to general biology.
Athena Title:PRINC BIO HONORS
Nontraditional Format:This seminar course meets for 60-90 minutes weekly.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1108. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Biology II
Course
Description:
Microbial diversity and physiology; plant and animal diversity, growth, reproduction and physiology; ecology.
Athena Title:PRINCIPLES BIO II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 2108H or BIOL 2108L
Prerequisite:( BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1107L) or (BIOL 2107H and BIOL 2107L)
Corequisite:BIOL 1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 1990. 1 hour.
Course Title:Orientation to Biology Degree Programs
Course
Description:
Introduces students to the Division of Biological Sciences, its departments and the requirements for the biology degree, careers in the biological sciences.
Athena Title:ORIENT BIO PROGRAMS
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ENTO(BIOL) 2010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Insects and the Environment
Course
Description:
Designed to acquaint students with our dependence on and interaction with insects in today's world.
Athena Title:INSECTS/ENVIRONMENT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HONS(BIOL)(CHEM)(GEOL)(PHYS) 2070H. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Honors Science
Course
Description:
Concepts of physics, chemistry, geology, and biology in an integrated fashion. The evolution of the universe from the primordial state to the present time, and considers human interaction with the environment.
Athena Title:HONORS SCIENCE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PHYS 1010 or CHEM 1110
Nontraditional Format:Occasional weekend field trips required.
Prerequisite:(ENGL 1101 or MATH 1101) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HONS(BIOL)(CHEM)(GEOL)(PHYS) 2080H. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Honors Science
Course
Description:
Concepts of physics, chemistry, geology, and biology in an integrated fashion. The evolution of the universe from the primordial state to the present time, and considers human interaction with the environment.
Athena Title:Honors Science
Nontraditional Format:Weekend field trips required.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 2103H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Basic Concepts in Biology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Science as a process, evolution, energy transfer, genetic continuity, complementarity of structure and function, regulation and homeostasis, and interdependence in nature. Topics include chemistry of life, cells, cellular energetics, heredity, molecular genetics, growth and development, evolutionary biology, and principles of ecology.
Athena Title:Basic Concepts in Biology Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1107, BIOL 1107L, BIOL 2107H, BIOL 2107L
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 2107L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Principles of Biology I Laboratory (Honors)
Course
Description:
Introduction to skills, methods, and tools used for biological research concentrating on cellular and molecular approaches.
Athena Title:PRIN BIOL I LAB HON
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107L
Prerequisite:[(CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L) or (CHEM 1411 and CHEM 1411L) or (CHEM 1311H and CHEM 1311L)] and permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL 2107H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 2107H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Biology I (Honors)
Course
Description:
An honors Biology course which covers biological chemistry, metabolism, cell and membrane structure and function, cellular respiration, photosynthesis, cell cycle, meiosis, classical and molecular genetics, DNA technology, evolutionary theory, natural selection, population genetics, speciation.
Athena Title:PRIN BIOL I HON
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107L
Prerequisite:[(CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L) or (CHEM 1311H and CHEM 1311L) or (CHEM 1411 and CHEM 1411L)] and permission of Honors
Corequisite:BIOL 2107L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 2108H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Biology II (Honors)
Course
Description:
Honors course which covers organismal biology. Bacteria, archeae, protista, plantae, fungi and animalia evolution, diversity, growth, reproduction, physiology and ecology.
Athena Title:PRIN BIOL II HON
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 1108 or BIOL 1108L
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1107L) or (BIOL 2107H and BIOL 2107L) and permission of Honors
Corequisite:BIOL 2108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 2108L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Principles of Biology II Laboratory (Honors)
Course
Description:
Aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity presented in lab and through field trips; development of scientific writing skills; student-designed experiments; in-depth exploration of scientific process (asking questions, testing them, data interpretation and analysis, communication of results).
Athena Title:PRIN BIO II LAB HON
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 1108 or BIOL 1108L
Prerequisite:[(BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1107L) or (BIOL 2107H and BIOL 2107L)] and permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL 2108H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 2900. 1 hour.
Course Title:Clinical Applications of Biological Sciences
Course
Description:
This course is intended for students considering careers in medicine. Training for medical specialties, stem cells, eye disease, porphyria, medical malpractice/tort reform, Alzheimer's, end of life issues, obesity, osteopathic medicine, alternative medicine, selected skin diseases and cancers, biomedical ethics, care of elderly patients, and infectious diseases.
Athena Title:CLINICAL APP.BIOSCI
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FRES 1020
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 2990H. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 2 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Modern Biology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Discussion of topics in modern biology with faculty members from the biological sciences. Topics will vary from year to year and several topics will be considered each semester.
Athena Title:SEMINAR IN MOD BIO
Nontraditional Format:This seminar course meets 60-90 minutes weekly.
Prerequisite:[(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or (BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or BIOL 1108-1108L] and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 3110L. 4 hours. 12 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Basic Skills in the Laboratory
Course
Description:
An intensive laboratory course emphasizing acquisition of skills in common use in research laboratories. Techniques range from solution preparation to isolation and analysis of DNA and protein. Includes proper procedures for keeping a laboratory notebook, laboratory safety, and time management.
Athena Title:Basic Skills in the Laboratory
Prerequisite:[(BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1107L) or (BIOL 2107H and BIOL 2107L)] and [(CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L) or (CHEM 1412 and CHEM 1412L)]
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL(FANR) 3460H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Natural History of the South Pacific (Honors)
Course
Description:
The study of natural history on location throughout the South Pacific, with particular emphasis on New Zealand and Australia. During visits to nature reserves and parks, rain forests, coral reefs, coastlines, and mangrove forests, the animal, plant, and insect species will be identified, and the geological setting will be explained. Human migration and exploitation of the environment will also be discussed.
Athena Title:Nat Hist South Pacific Hon
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 3460, FANR 3460
Nontraditional Format:Background lectures, usually at night, on the topics to be studied or the locations to be visited plus daily guided visits to various habitats. Students seeking Honors credit are required to keep a detailed journal with daily observations of what they have learned and sketches of what they have seen. This is a Study Abroad course.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL 1108 or BIOL 1108H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL(FANR) 3460. 3 hours.
Course Title:Natural History of the South Pacific
Course
Description:
The study of natural history on location throughout the South Pacific, with particular emphasis on New Zealand and Australia. During visits to nature reserves and parks, rain forests, coral reefs, coastlines, and mangrove forests, the animal, plant, and insect species will be identified, and the geological setting will be explained. Human migration and exploitation of the environment will also be discussed.
Athena Title:Nat Hist South Pacific
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 3460H, FANR 3460H
Nontraditional Format:Background lectures, usually at night, on the topics to be studied or the locations to be visited plus daily guided visits to various habitats.
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL 1108 or BIOL 1108H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECOL(BIOL) 3510. 3-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 10 hours credit.
Course Title:Ecology Laboratory
Course
Description:
Techniques and methodologies to assess organismal, population, community, or ecosystem interactions.
Athena Title:ECOLOGY LABORATORY
Nontraditional Format:A field course taught for blocks of time off-campus (semester breaks or summer). Additional on-campus lecture hours may be added depending upon the field schedule.
Prerequisite:ECOL(BIOL) 3500-3500L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL(WILD) 3700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Animal Behavior
Course
Description:
Principles of animal behavior, integrating genetic, physiological, developmental, and evolutionary aspects. Topics include communication, reproduction, sociality, foraging, defense, migration, habitat selection, and learning.
Athena Title:ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 3710L. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Animal Behavior Laboratory
Course
Description:
Firsthand experience with diverse living animals illustrates behavior principles and provides experience with methods and techniques of behavior research. Data analysis and written communication of experimental results are important components.
Athena Title:ANIM BEHAV LAB
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL 3700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 3720L. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Field Animal Behavior
Course
Description:
Hands-on field study of animals living in diverse habitats. Illustrates behavior principles and provides experience with methods and techniques used in animal behavior research. Emphasis on data analysis and written communication of results.
Athena Title:FIELD ANIM BEHAV
Nontraditional Format:Taught in Australia.
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 3900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Readings in Biology
Course
Description:
Individual study or readings under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:READINGS IN BIO
Nontraditional Format:Individual study or readings under the direction of a faculty member.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 3900H. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Readings in Biology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study or readings under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:READINGS IN BIO H
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 3900
Nontraditional Format:The hours for this reading course are arranged by the student and the professor.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 3910. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Biology
Course
Description:
Topics will vary by semester and instructor. Faculty will cover or expand upon subjects not normally addressed in other classes. The subject will vary by instructor and semester.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN BIOLOGY
Nontraditional Format:The credit hours are based on the number of contact hours expected each week and correspond to the number of course periods the class meets. Thus a 1-credit course would meet on average for one period a week, a two credit for two, and so on. Grading is left to the discretion of the faculty member but is typically based on a combination of attendance, participation, and both written and presentation assignments.
Prerequisite:BIOL 1107-1107L and BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 3990. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 2 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in the Practice of Medicine
Course
Description:
Topics are selected for each term with input from students enrolled. Topics in the past have included Medical Malpractice, Dementia in the Elderly, Issues on Payment for Health Care in America, Missions of Specific Medical Schools, Osteopathic Medicine, Biomedical Ethical Issues, Care of the Elderly, and other issues pertinent to the individual physician and his/her patients in the United States today.
Athena Title:SEMINAR PRACT MED
Pre or Corequisite:BCMB(BIOL)(CHEM) 3100 or BCMB 4010/6010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:WILD(BIOL) 4050L/6050L. 1 hour. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Mammalogy Laboratory
Course
Description:
Lab emphasizing the identification, taxonomy, and natural history of Southeastern mammals.
Athena Title:MAMMALOGY LAB
Undergraduate Prerequisite:FORS(ECOL) 3580-3580L or (WILD(ECOL) 3580 and WILD(ECOL) 3580L) or permission of school
Graduate Prerequisite:FORS(ECOL) 3580-3580L or (WILD(ECOL) 3580 and WILD(ECOL) 3580L) or permission of school
Undergraduate Corequisite:WILD(BIOL) 4050/6050
Graduate Corequisite:WILD(BIOL) 4050/6050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:WILD(BIOL) 4050/6050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Mammalogy
Course
Description:
Mammalian diversity with emphasis on taxonomic identification, systematics, natural history, and methods of field study.
Athena Title:MAMMALOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ECOL 4030/6030-4030L/6030L or FORS 4050/6050-4050L/6050L
Undergraduate Prerequisite:FORS(ECOL) 3580-3580L or WILD(ECOL) 3580-3580L or permission of school
Graduate Prerequisite:FORS(ECOL) 3580-3580L or WILD(ECOL) 3580-3580L or permission of school
Undergraduate Corequisite:WILD(BIOL) 4050L/6050L
Graduate Corequisite:WILD(BIOL) 4050L/6050L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:POUL(BIOL) 4060/6060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Reproductive Endocrinology
Course
Description:
The principles of reproductive endocrinology will be taught using the bird as a model species. Research findings from humans and farm animal species will also be utilized to provide the most complete and current information on the hormonal control of reproduction. Emphasis will also be placed on follicular development, spermatogenesis, fertilization, endocrine disruptors, sex determination and selection, sexual differentiation, and embryology.
Athena Title:REPRO ENDOCRINOLOGY
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECOL(BIOL) 4150/6150-4150L/6150L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Population Biology of Infectious Diseases
Course
Description:
Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases that affect free-living animals, plants and human populations. Topics include pathogen life history and transmission modes, epidemiology and impacts on hosts, evolution of resistance and virulence, emerging infectious diseases, and the role of parasites in wildlife conservation.
Athena Title:POP BIOL INFECT DIS
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1104 or BIOL 1108-1108L or PBIO 1220) and (STAT 2000 or MATH 2200 or MATH 2250)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ANTH(BIOL)(ECOL)(ENTO)(PBIO) 4260/6260-4260L/6260L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Natural History Collections Management
Course
Description:
Theories, policies, and operational procedures in the management of natural history collections, including higher category classification, identification, field collecting, accessioning, preparation, curation, and data management.
Athena Title:NAT HIST COLL MGMT
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECOL(BIOL)(MARS) 4330/6330-4330L/6330L. 4 hours. 4 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Tropical Marine Invertebrates
Course
Description:
Covers the main invertebrates living in mangroves, seagrasses, or on coral reefs. The course will take place in Key Largo, Florida, and include a trip to the Everglades. Topics include: ecology, physiology, global climate change, evolution, what species made reefs in the past as well as what species will survive the future.
Athena Title:TROP MAR INVERT
Undergraduate Prerequisite:BIOL 1107-1107L and BIOL 1108-1108L and permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:BIOL 1107-1107L and BIOL 1108-1108L and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 4910. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Biology
Course
Description:
Topics will vary by semester and instructor. This course is intended to allow faculty to cover timely, advanced topics of special interest to biology majors, particularly focusing on recent discoveries and technical literature.
Athena Title:ADVANCED TOPICS
Prerequisite:BIOL 1107-1107L and BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 4940. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Biology
Course
Description:
Supervised work experience with public agencies, private industry, mass media, or non-profit organizations in the area of the biological sciences. Examples of work experience include traineeships in scientific investigation, environmental impact assessment, financial analysis, mass media, biotechnology law, and informatics. In addition to an off-campus workplace and supervisor, students must identify a UGA faculty member to serve as an academic interface/coordinator. Students must submit a proposal or other documentation (e.g., letter from supervisor) outlining their duties and responsibilities to the faculty coordinator who must approve it.
Athena Title:BIOLOGY INTERNSHIP
Nontraditional Format:Students will be engaged in supervised work experience with public agencies, private industry, mass media, or non-profit organizations in the area of the biological sciences. After completing the internship students must turn in a final report explaining their experience and results. The internship supervisor must certify that the student completed the internship satisfactorily, and in consultation with the faculty coordinator, agree on a grade.
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1107-1107L or BIOL 2107H-2107L) and (BIOL 1108-1108L or BIOL 2108H-2108L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:BIOL 4960H. 4 hours. 12 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Biology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Laboratory research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in biological sciences. Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper/report is required to receive credit toward the Biology major.
Athena Title:UNDERGRAD RES BIO H
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 4960
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 4960. 4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 12 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Biology
Course
Description:
Laboratory research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in biological sciences. Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper/report is required to receive credit toward the Biology major.
Athena Title:UNGRAD RESEARCH BIO
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 4970H. 4 hours. 12 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Biology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Laboratory research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in Biological Sciences. Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper/report is required.
Athena Title:UNGRAD RES BIO H
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 4970. 4 hours.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Biology
Course
Description:
Biological laboratory research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member.
Athena Title:BIOL LAB RESEARCH
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 4970H
Nontraditional Format:Students will engage in, at a minimum, 150 hours of research and meet with the supervising faculty member on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:BIOL 4960 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 4980. 4 hours.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Biology
Course
Description:
Biological research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member.
Athena Title:BIOL LAB RESEARCH
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 4980H
Nontraditional Format:Students will engage, in at a minimum, 150 hours of research and meet with the supervising faculty member on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:BIOL 4970 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 4980H. 4 hours. 12 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Biology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Laboratory research conducted under the supervision of a faculty member in biological sciences. Arrangements must be made in advance. A final paper/report is required.
Athena Title:UNDERGRAD RES BIO H
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with faculty members on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual research in the major field or in a closely related field.
Athena Title:HONORS THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Ten hours of research per week.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 4990. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biological Research Thesis
Course
Description:
Written thesis describing the student's biological laboratory research and its relationship to the literature in the field. To be completed under the supervision of faculty.
Athena Title:BIOLOGY RES THESIS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BIOL 4990H
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with supervising faculty on a regular basis.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL(CBIO)(VPAT) 5040/7040. 3 hours.
Course Title:Electron Microscopy
Course
Description:
Instrument theory and theory of specimen preparation for both transmission and scanning electron microscopy. Fundamentals of X-ray microanalysis, image processing, and image analysis.
Athena Title:ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
Prerequisite:[(CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L) or (CHEM 1412 and CHEM 1412L)] and PHYS 1112-1112L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL(CBIO) 5050L/7050L. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Electron Microscopy Laboratory
Course
Description:
Operation of both transmission (TEM) and scanning electron microscopes (SEM). Preparation of specimens (ultramicrotomy, critical point drying, negative staining) for examination in both TEM and SEM. Basics of X-ray microanalysis.
Athena Title:ELECTRON MICRO LAB
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL(CBIO)(VPAT) 5040/7040 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH(BIOL)(GENE)(PBIO) 6910. 3 hours.
Course Title:Genetics of Host Plant Resistance to Disease
Course
Description:
Genetic mechanisms and basic biological processes of host plant resistance in crop plants. The course will also cover the structure, function and evolution of disease resistant loci, long-term goals of agriculture for improvement of disease resistance, and purposed methods for crop protection against plant pathogens.
Athena Title:BIO HOST PLANT RES
Prerequisite:PATH 3530-3530L or GENE(BIOL) 3200 or PGEN 3580 or PBIO(CRSS)(BIOL) 4500/6500 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:BIOL 8000. 5-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Tropical Biology
Course
Description:
Biological concepts pertaining to the tropics through intensive field study.
Athena Title:TROPICAL BIOLOGY
Nontraditional Format:This eight-week course meets seven days a week, fourteen hours a day; applications usually required before November 1 or April 1.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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