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Course ID:HORT 2000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Horticulture Science Perspectives of Sustainable Plant Production
Course
Description:
Study of the biological, cultural, and environmental factors which influence the sustainable production of plants for human use.
Athena Title:Sustainable Plant Production
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 2000L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Horticulture Science Perspectives of Sustainable Plant Production Laboratory
Course
Description:
Hands-on lab compliment to Horticulture Science Perspectives of Sustainable Plant Production. Study of the biological, cultural, and environmental factors which influence the sustainable production of plants for human use.
Athena Title:Sustainable Plant Prod Lab
Pre or Corequisite:HORT 2000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 2100. 1 hour.
Course Title:Horticultural Professionalism
Course
Description:
Professional behavior, resume writing, interviewing, and student oral presentations on horticultural topics.
Athena Title:HORTICULTURE PROF
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HORT 4000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Vegetable Crops
Course
Description:
Botany, general culture, and use of major vegetable crops.
Athena Title:INTRO VEG CROPS
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or PBIO 1210-1210L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Fruit Crops
Course
Description:
Botanical description, geographic distribution, general culture, and culinary uses of the world's major fruit crops.
Athena Title:INTRO FRUIT CROPS
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or (PBIO 1210 and PBIO 1210L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(AGED) 3030-3030L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Floral Design and Management
Course
Description:
An introduction to floral design and management, including the principles and elements of design. Students apply the principles of design and management through laboratory activities. Students explore industry scope and potential. The principles of biology will be applied in the preservation and quality characteristics of floral products.
Athena Title:FLORAL DESIGN & MGT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH(HORT)(FDST) 3050. 4 hours.
Course Title:Viticulture and Enology in the Mediterranean Region
Course
Description:
An introduction to the historical and cultural significance of wine production, botany and general culture of grapevines, winemaking and enology, wine appreciation, and the health risks and benefits associated with wine consumption.
Athena Title:VITIC ENOL MEDITERR
Nontraditional Format:The course will be taught at the University of Georgia's Studies Abroad site in Cortona, Italy. Traditional lectures will be supplemented with presentations during tours of local vineyards and wine industry facilities. Required readings and other assignments will further supplement classroom instruction. Contact hours will be approximately 50 (5 hrs/day X 10 days).
Prerequisite:HORT 2000 or (BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or PBIO 1210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3130. 1 hour.
Course Title:Interior Plant Identification
Course
Description:
Identification and use of interior plants.
Athena Title:INTERIOR PLNT ID
Nontraditional Format:Class will be taught in tandem with HORT 3500-3500L. HORT 3500-3500L is taught for the first eight weeks in the fall. HORT 3130 will be taught in the last seven weeks of the fall semester in the same time slot as HORT 3500-3500L.
Prerequisite:HORT 2000 or (BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or PBIO 1210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3140. 3 hours.
Course Title:Interior Plantscapes
Course
Description:
Students will learn about growth, installation, care, and use of indoor plants in relation to interior architecture design. They will also learn the names and architectural uses of approximately 150 tropical plants currently used by horticulturists and architects.
Athena Title:INT PLANTSCAPES
Prerequisite:HORT 2000 or (BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or PBIO 1210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Organic Gardening
Course
Description:
History and principles of organic production and issues of sustainability in growing horticultural crops, with an emphasis on science-based practices. Students will participate in experiential and service-learning gardening activities outside of class.
Athena Title:ORGANIC GARDENING
Prerequisite:BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1104 or BIOL 1107 o BIOL 1108 or PBIO(BIOL) 1210 or PBIO(BIOL) 1220 or HORT 2000 or CRSS 2010-2010L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3300E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Organic Gardening
Course
Description:
History and principles of organic food production and issues of sustainability in growing horticultural crops, with an emphasis on science-based practices for the gardener and small farmer.
Athena Title:Organic Gardening
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HORT 3300
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1103E or BIOL 1103H or BIOL 1104 or BIOL 1104H or BIOL 1107 or BIOL 1107H or BIOL 1107E or BIOL 1108 or BIOL 1108H or PBIO 1210 or PBIO 1220 or HORT 2000 or CRSS 2010-2010L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(ANTH)(PBIO) 3440E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants
Course
Description:
Historical and contemporary significance of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants in human culture and commerce; chemical and biological characteristics; commercial production techniques; application in modern and traditional medical systems.
Athena Title:HERB&MEDICINAL PLTS
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(ANTH)(PBIO) 3440. 3 hours.
Course Title:Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants
Course
Description:
Historical and contemporary significance of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants in human culture and commerce; chemical and biological characteristics; commercial production techniques; application in modern and traditional medical systems.
Athena Title:HERB&MEDICINAL PLTS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(LAND) 3450. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Residential Design
Course
Description:
Use and selection of plants for environmental design.
Athena Title:RESI DESIGN
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3450S. 3 hours. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Residential Landscape Construction
Course
Description:
Non-plant or "hardscape" elements of residential landscape design and installation. Students learn about current standards and practices through field trips and hands-on activities.
Athena Title:RES LAND CONSTR
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning component will be up to 25% of overall instruction time.
Prerequisite:HORT 2000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3460-3460L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Residential Landscape Design II
Course
Description:
The basic concepts and principles of residential landscape design. Encourages students to develop creative solutions and express those ideas verbally, on paper, and in graphic form. Emphasis is on functional and practical design solutions to common homeowner situations.
Athena Title:RES DES II
Prerequisite:HORT 2000 and HORT(LAND) 3450
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3500-3500L. 2 hours. 2 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Herbaceous Perennials I
Course
Description:
Identification and environmental needs of herbaceous perennials.
Athena Title:HERBACEOUS PEREN I
Nontraditional Format:Class taught for first half of fall semester. Students will spend time on their own visiting gardens to study plants.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3510-3510L. 2 hours. 2 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Herbaceous Perennials II
Course
Description:
Identification and environmental needs of herbaceous ornamental perennials.
Athena Title:HERBACEOUS PEREN II
Nontraditional Format:Course will be taught during last seven weeks of spring semester. Students will visit gardens on their own time to learn plants.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3620-3620L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Plant Propagation
Course
Description:
Principles and practices for increasing plant numbers with emphasis on the anatomical and physiological basis for various methods.
Athena Title:PLNT PROPAGATION
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or (PBIO 1210 and PBIO 1210L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3630-3630L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Nursery Management
Course
Description:
Locating, operating, and managing retail and wholesale nurseries.
Athena Title:NURSERY MGT
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or (PBIO 1210 and PBIO 1210L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3650-3650L. 1 hour. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Inheritance of Plant Traits
Course
Description:
An introduction to the inheritance of important horticultural and agronomic traits, the genetic composition of cultivars, and accessions and seed propagation.
Athena Title:PLANT TRAITS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in or GENE 3200, BIOL 3200
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or (BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1107L or (PBIO 1210 and PBIO 1210L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3720. 4 hours. 2 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Woody Landscape Plant Identification and Use
Course
Description:
Identification and use of woody plants in the landscape.
Athena Title:WDY LAND PLANT ID
Prerequisite:HORT 2000 or (BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or PBIO 1210
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3900. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Horticultural Study Tour
Course
Description:
An introduction to gardens, horticultural industries, and plant materials of other parts of the world.
Athena Title:HORT STUDY TOUR
Nontraditional Format:Tours will last approximately two weeks. Presentations during tours of gardens and horticultural industries will be supplemented with traditional lectures. Contact hours will be approximately 50 (5 hrs/day X 10 days).
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 3910. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Horticulture Internship
Course
Description:
Practical work experience in the operations and management of horticultural enterprises.
Athena Title:HORTICULTURE INTERN
Nontraditional Format:At least twenty hours of work per week for ten weeks.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HORT 3920. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 9 hours lab per week.
Course Title:UGArden Internship
Course
Description:
Participation in the management and operation of a small-scale, sustainable horticulture farm in a structured learning environment.
Athena Title:UGArden Internship
Nontraditional Format:Students are required to work at least 9 hours a week at UGArden student farm in addition to attending a weekly discussion meeting.
Prerequisite:HORT 3300 or HORT 4030S/6030S or HORT(CRSS)(ENTO)(PATH) 4125/6125 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HORT 4010/6010-4010L/6010L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Vegetable Culture
Course
Description:
Topics covered include organic vegetable production, hydroponic vegetable production, and traditional farm production of vegetables. Laboratory exercises will cover production systems, including fertilizer and irrigation application systems. Rules related to pesticide free vegetable production will also be covered in the lecture portion of the course.
Athena Title:VEGETABLE CULTURE
Prerequisite:HORT 3010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4020/6020-4020L/6020L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Fruit Production
Course
Description:
Culture and management of fruit crops, including site selection, cultivar and rootstock selection, pruning and training, propagation, integrated pest management, physiology of flowering and fruiting, harvest and postharvest procedures. Laboratory provides hands-on experience pruning, training, and budding trees, and using/calibrating equipment needed for managing orchards.
Athena Title:FRUIT PRODUCTION
Prerequisite:HORT 3020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4030S/6030S. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Sustainable Community Food Production
Course
Description:
Different dimensions of urban food systems (fruits, vegetables, herbs) from a production perspective. Discussion will include food security, environmental considerations, health and social aspects, and economic implications. A review of current research, field trips to local urban farms, guest speakers and hands-on, service-learning activities working with local community garden projects.
Athena Title:SUST COMM FOOD PROD
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the projects(s) and may spend time outside of the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 50-75% of overall instructional time.
Prerequisite:CRSS 2010-2010L or HORT 2000 or BIOL 1107-1107L or PBIO(BIOL) 1210 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(AGED) 4040/6040. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Floriculture for Educators
Course
Description:
Student teachers will develop technical skills and increase knowledge of floriculture industry. Industry standards, certification, record keeping, student advisement, and supervision of experience projects will be discussed.
Athena Title:FLORAL ED
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HORT 4050/6050 or HORT 4060/6060
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or PBIO 1210 or HORT 2000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4050/6050. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Greenhouse Management I
Course
Description:
Principles and practices of the production of greenhouse pot plants, bedding plants, and cut flowers. Emphasis placed on production practices, environmental and operational management, and cost estimation.
Athena Title:GREENHOUSE MGT I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HORT(AGED) 4040/6040
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or (PBIO 1210 and PBIO 1210L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4060/6060. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Greenhouse Management II
Course
Description:
Study of commercial greenhouse crop production practices with special emphasis on pot plant production techniques, plant nutrition, fertilizers, and use of growth regulators. Student will be responsible for the culture of a greenhouse crop.
Athena Title:GREENHOUSE MGT II
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or PBIO 1210-1210L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4070/6070. 1-5 hours.
Course Title:Special Problems in Horticulture I
Course
Description:
Research on special problem under direction of faculty.
Athena Title:SPEC PROB HORT I
Nontraditional Format:As arranged under the direction of faculty.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4080/6080. 1-5 hours.
Course Title:Special Problems in Horticulture II
Course
Description:
Advanced research on problem of special interest under direction of faculty.
Athena Title:SPEC PROB HORT II
Nontraditional Format:As arranged under the direction of faculty.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4090. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Horticulture
Course
Description:
Landscape installation and maintenance.
Athena Title:LANCSCAPE HORT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4091. 3 hours.
Course Title:Professional Horticulture Practices
Course
Description:
Overview of professional horticultural practices such as crop planning, bidding, contract supervision, budgeting, and record keeping.
Athena Title:PROF HORT PRAC
Prerequisite:HORT 2000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4095/6095. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:GPS/GIS Applications for Landscape Managers
Course
Description:
The latest techniques and methodology in Global Positioning and Geographic Information systems (GPS/GIS) and data collection and analysis. Students will participate in projects beneficial to the community.
Athena Title:GPS/GIS LAND MANAG
Nontraditional Format:Students will spend considerable time outside the regular class period. Typically, the class will meet in the classroom for the first several weeks, and then work in the field for much of the remainder of the semester. Homework will consist of on-line tutorials and take-home exercises. At the core of this course is the process of learning the latest techniques and methodology in GPS/GIS data collection and analysis, while participating in projects beneficial to the community. Students will work in teams of 2-4 on several community inventory projects under direction of the instructor.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:PBIO 1210 or BIOL 1107-1107L
Graduate Prerequisite:Graduate student standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4095S/6095S. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:GPS/GIS Applications for Landscape Managers
Course
Description:
The latest techniques and methodology in Global Positioning and Geographic Information Systems (GPS/GIS). Data collection and analysis as well as relevant on-line data and mapping resources are also covered. Students will participate in projects beneficial to the local community.
Athena Title:GPS/GIS LAND MANAG
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the project(s) and may spend time outside of the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 25-50% of overall instructional time.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:HORT 2000 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4096. 1 hour.
Course Title:Organic Agriculture Seminar
Course
Description:
Seminars will be presented by outside speakers such as organic farmers and organic industry representatives, as well as students and faculty associated with the Certificate Program in Organic Agriculture.
Athena Title:Organic Agriculture Seminar
Nontraditional Format:Final course in the Certificate Program in Organic Agriculture. Students in the certificate program must enroll during the semester of program completion.
Pre or Corequisite:AESC 4095 or AESC 4950 or HORT 3910
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4110/6110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Plant Nutrition
Course
Description:
Mineral nutrition of higher green plants.
Athena Title:PLANT NUTRITION
Prerequisite:CRSS 3050-3050L or CRSS(FORS) 3060-3060L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBGG(CRSS)(HORT) 4140/6140. 3 hours.
Course Title:Plant Breeding
Course
Description:
Fundamental principles and theories utilized in the science of plant breeding and cultivar development and the role breeding plays in crop improvement.
Athena Title:PLANT BREEDING
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CRSS 4040/6040
Prerequisite:HORT 3620-3620L or GENE(BIOL) 3200 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4210/6210. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Postharvest Biology of Horticultural and Agronomic Crops
Course
Description:
Catabolic and anabolic metabolism, and anatomical and pathological responses of harvested fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, cut flowers, and intact plants. Transportation, refrigeration, controlled atmospheric storage, drying, and packaging of harvested products.
Athena Title:POSTHARVEST BIOL
Prerequisite:[(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or (PBIO 1210 and PBIO 1210L)] and CHEM 1211
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CRSS(HORT) 4400/6400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agro-Ecology
Course
Description:
The scientific study of the interactions of organisms in an agricultural ecosystem. Emphasis will be placed on how understanding these interactions can promote agricultural sustainability.
Athena Title:AGRO-ECOLOGY
Prerequisite:BIOL 1107-1107L or CRSS 2010-2010L or permission of major
Corequisite:CRSS(HORT) 4400L/6400L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CRSS(HORT) 4400L/6400L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Agro-Ecology Laboratory
Course
Description:
The scientific study of the interactions of organisms in an agricultural ecosystem. Emphasis will be placed on how understanding these interactions can promote agricultural sustainability.
Athena Title:AGRO-ECOLOGY LAB
Corequisite:CRSS(HORT) 4400/6400
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(CRSS) 4430/6430. 3 hours.
Course Title:Plant Physiology
Course
Description:
Basic principles of plant physiology, including water relations, solute transport and phloem transport, photosynthesis and respiration, phytohormone biology, plant genomes, regulation of plant gene expression, and plant growth and development.
Athena Title:PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PBIO 3830-3830L
Prerequisite:(CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L) and [(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or (BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or BIOL 1108-1108L or (PBIO(BIOL) 1210 and PBIO(BIOL) 1210L) or (PBIO(BIOL) 1220 and PBIO(BIOL) 1220L)]
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(CRSS) 4440/6440-4440L/6440L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Environmental Physiology
Course
Description:
Effects of environmental factors on growth and physiology of horticultural plants and modification of the plant's environment to improve crop production.
Athena Title:ENV PHYSIOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in BTNY 3830-3830L or BTNY 8890-8890L, PBIO 8890-8890L or CRSS 3300 or PBIO 3830-3830L
Prerequisite:(CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L and BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L and BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or (BIOL 1107-1107L and BIOL 1108-1108L) or (PBIO 1210 and PBIO 1210L and PBIO 1220 and PBIO 1220L)
Pre or Corequisite:HORT(CRSS) 4430/6430
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CRSS(HORT)(ECOL) 4590/6590. 3 hours.
Course Title:Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
Course
Description:
Soil conditions affecting availability of plant nutrients; methods of determining soil fertility and insufficiency of plant nutrients in soils, and interpretation of chemical and biological measurements as related to fertility maintenance and good soil management.
Athena Title:SOIL FERT PLANT NUT
Prerequisite:CRSS(FANR) 3060-3060L and CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CRSS(HORT) 4590L/6590L. 1 hour. 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition Laboratory
Course
Description:
Methods of determining soil fertility and insufficiency of plant nutrients in soils.
Athena Title:SOIL FERT NUT LAB
Prerequisite:CRSS(FANR) 3060-3060L and CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L
Corequisite:CRSS(HORT) 4590/6590
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(CRSS) 4800/6800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agricultural Biotechnology
Course
Description:
Structure/manipulation of DNA and inheritance of genes, the current impact of biotechnology on crop production and animal agriculture. Regulatory, intellectual property, environmental, and market issues specific to transgenic crops.
Athena Title:AGRIC BIOTECH
Nontraditional Format:This course will be offered only on the Tifton campus.
Prerequisite:BIOL 1107-1107L and CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CRSS(HORT)(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG) 4930/6930. 3 hours.
Course Title:Agroecology of Tropical America
Course
Description:
Crops and cropping systems in tropical America; influences of geography, climate, and socioeconomic factors, as well as the impact of agriculture, on the ecosystems of the region.
Athena Title:AGROECOLOGY TROP AM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 4990/6990. 1 hour.
Course Title:Environmental Issues in Horticulture
Course
Description:
Environmental issues of concern to the horticulture industry. Discussion topics include water quality, water conservation practices, pesticides and pest management practices, solid waste disposal and usage, the role of agriculture in global climate change.
Athena Title:ENV ISSUES HORT
Prerequisite:HORT 2000
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 7000. 1-18 hours. Repeatable for maximum 120 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Master's Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HORT 7300. 1-10 hours. Repeatable for maximum 20 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HORT 8000. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 2 hours credit.
Course Title:Horticultural Seminar
Course
Description:
Papers on selected topics to be presented by advanced students, faculty members, and guest speakers.
Athena Title:HORT SEMINAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HORT 8080. 1-10 hours.
Course Title:Horticulture Research
Course
Description:
This course is designed for graduate students who wish to carry out advanced research not covered in their thesis topic under the supervision of a faculty member.
Athena Title:HORT RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:As arranged under the supervision of a faculty member.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PBGG(HORT) 8102. 1 hour.
Course Title:Breeding Ornamental Plants
Course
Description:
Concepts and methods of improving ornamentals, particularly woody and asexually propagated ornamentals. Topics include breeding methods, pollination biology, barriers to obtaining seed set in intra- and interspecific pollenations and methods to overcome these barriers, genetic variation, polyploidy, and inheritance of foliar variegation.
Athena Title:BREED ORNAMENTALS
Nontraditional Format:Course meets for three hours of lecture per week during second five weeks of the semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 8104. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Plant Physiology
Course
Description:
Plant physiological processes that control how plants grow and respond to environmental cues. This course will look at how processes at the molecular, cellular, and leaf level interact to affect growth, with a focus on photosynthesis, nitrogen metabolism, and hormone physiology.
Athena Title:Advanced Plant Physiology
Nontraditional Format:Course will be taught in traditional format.
Prerequisite:BCMB 6000 or HORT(CRSS) 4430/6430 or HORT(CRSS) 4440/6440-4440L-6440L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 8105. 1 hour.
Course Title:Cold Hardiness of Plants
Course
Description:
Concepts and principles of freeze injury and techniques to determine cold hardiness in ornamental plants. Topics include stress concepts, freezing process, freezing injury, freeze resistance, molecular basis for freeze resistance, and theories of freezing resistance.
Athena Title:COLD HARDY PLTS
Nontraditional Format:Course meets for three hours of lecture per week during second five weeks of the semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 8107. 1 hour.
Course Title:Physiology of Vegetable Crops
Course
Description:
Review of physiological principles and processes essential to vegetable production. Emphasis on the effects of environmental and cultural factors.
Athena Title:VEG CROP PHYS
Nontraditional Format:Course meets for three hours of lecture per week during last five weeks of the semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 8108. 1 hour. 1 hours lecture and 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Research Techniques in Horticulture
Course
Description:
Analytical methods used to collect research data on horticultural crops will be explored. Instructors will demonstrate and present the theory of data acquisition using different pieces of scientific equipment. Students will obtain hands-on experience.
Athena Title:RES TECH HORT
Nontraditional Format:Course meets for six hours of lab and one hour of lecture per week during second five weeks of the semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 8110. 1 hour.
Course Title:The Scientific Method and Approach to Conducting Horticultural Research
Course
Description:
An in-depth look at how research is approached, conducted, and carried out in traditional horticultural programs. Topics will include preparation, the hypothesis, reason, design, observation, and data interpretation.
Athena Title:Scien Method and Hort Research
Nontraditional Format:Course meets for three hours of lecture per week during first five weeks of the semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 8130. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Plant Nutrition
Course
Description:
Nutrient uptake by plants; short and long distance transport of nutrients; nitrogen fixation and metabolism; functions of essential nutrients in the plant; beneficial nutrients; plant nutrition, yield, and quality; nutrition, diseases and pests; plant and soil analysis.
Athena Title:ADV PLT NUTRITION
Prerequisite:[CRSS(HORT) 4590/6590 and HORT(CRSS) 4440/6440-4440L/6440L] or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBGG(CRSS)(HORT) 8140. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Plant Breeding
Course
Description:
An in-depth assessment of plant breeding methodologies and their genetic basis. Emphasis on the integration of traditional methodologies with modern genetic and genomic technologies.
Athena Title:ADV PLANT BREEDING
Prerequisite:CRSS(HORT) 4140/6140
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 8150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Plant Growth and Development
Course
Description:
Plant growth and development emphasizing factors pertinent to economic plants. The physiological processes of growth, juvenility, maturity, leaf and shoot growth patterns, floral initiation and development, embryogenesis, fruitset, dormancy, and senescence. The effects of environment on plant growth and development.
Athena Title:PLT GROWTH DEVELOP
Prerequisite:PBIO 3830-3830L or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 8160. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Measurement and Control in Plant and Soil Science
Course
Description:
Measuring and controlling environmental parameters, with an emphasis on dataloggers and sensor theory. Measurement theory, common error sources, and appropriate use of equipment will be discussed. The theory behind measurements will be applied during the lab component.
Athena Title:ENVIRON MEAS & CONT
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT(ECOL)(PBGG) 8390. 3 hours.
Course Title:Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources
Course
Description:
The importance of plant diversity and the ways it is conserved and utilized, including ex situ conservation, molecular tools, and the use of genetic resources in agriculture, conservation, and the pharmaceutical industry.
Athena Title:CONS PLANT GEN RES
Prerequisite:GENE(BIOL) 3000 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBGG(CRSS)(HORT) 8860. 1 hour.
Course Title:Plant Breeding Genetics and Genomics Communication Seminar
Course
Description:
Instruction and practice in oral scientific presentations as they relate to the field of plant breeding, genetics, or genomics, with emphasis on effective communications and presentation techniques for general audiences. A literature search and a formal seminar on the subject are required, along with analyses of other seminars presented.
Athena Title:PBGG COMM SEMINAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBGG(CRSS)(HORT) 8870. 3 hours.
Course Title:Translational Genomics
Course
Description:
Strategies and tools for the application of genomic information to the development of crops with improved traits.
Athena Title:TRANSLATNL GENOMICS
Prerequisite:One graduate-level course in genetics or breeding or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBGG(CRSS)(HORT) 8900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Emerging Topics in Plant Breeding Genetics and Genomics
Course
Description:
Emerging topics and methods in Plant Breeding, Genetics and genomics with an emphasis in the newest discoveries, as well as new approaches to genome analysis or new technological applications to plant breeding, and other timely topics.
Athena Title:PBGG EMERGING TOPIC
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HORT 9000. 1-18 hours. Repeatable for maximum 216 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DOCTORAL RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:HORT 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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