Courses

HR
 

Find a Course

Use the menus below to help you find a course.

By Prefix and Number: PREFIX: NUMBER:
By Prefix:
 
 
HR
Advanced Search

Keyword Search
Online Learning (E)
Service-Learning (S)
Honors (H)
Integrated Language (I)
Writing Intensive (W)
Non-Credit Discussion Group (D)
Lab (Non-Credit and Credit) (L)

Quicklinks

Schedule of Classes
Transfer Equivalency Search
Course Application Deadlines


Syllabus information is only available for a single course. Enter a specific course number or select a specific course ID from the drop down list, to view syllabus information.
       
Course ID:WILD(FISH) 3000. 2 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Fish and Wildlife Management
Course
Description:
Principles governing conservation and management of fish and wildlife. The interrelations of wildlife management and other forest resource uses.
Athena Title:INT FISH WILDL MAN
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 3300
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH 3900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Fisheries Internship
Course
Description:
Students will work with a business, government agency, or other organization to gain professional experience related to aquatic sciences.
Athena Title:Fisheries Internship
Nontraditional Format:Internship. Students may receive 1 hour of credit for every 100 hours of work experience. Only three hours of credit from this course may be used towards graduation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:FISH 4200/6200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Aquatic Biology
Course
Description:
An overview of aquatic environments with an emphasis on human impacts and conservation of water resources. The course will cover the fundamentals of applied aquatic ecology with a survey of biota from headwater streams, lakes, and reservoirs to estuarine systems. The focus of the course will be on environmental monitoring and management of freshwater resources.
Athena Title:AQUATIC BIOLOGY
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH 4200L/6200L. 1 hour. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Aquatic Biology Lab
Course
Description:
An overview of aquatic environments with an emphasis on human impacts and conservation of water resources. The course will cover the fundamentals of applied aquatic ecology with a survey of biota from headwater streams, lakes and reservoirs to estuarine systems.
Athena Title:AQUATIC BIOLOGY LAB
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L
Corequisite:FISH 4200/6200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300/6300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Biology of Fishes
Course
Description:
An integrated approach to fish biology from a physiological and ecological viewpoint. Builds on a general background of fish diversity and environmental adaptations while discussing anatomy, physiology, ecology, behavior, and stress. Review of the fundamentals of fish design and physiological adaptation to environment that contributes to their remarkable success.
Athena Title:ENV BIOL FISH
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300L/6300L. 1 hour. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Environmental Biology of Fishes Laboratory
Course
Description:
Laboratory exercises will emphasize anatomy, systematics, and taxonomy of Georgia fishes. Students will learn how to identify both live and preserved specimens using meristics and morphometrics according to established dichotomous keys for Southeastern United States fishes.
Athena Title:ENV BIOL FISH LAB
Nontraditional Format:Some graded field trips are required.
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L
Corequisite:FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300/6300
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ECOL(FISH)(WASR) 4310/6310-4310L/6310L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Freshwater Ecosystems
Course
Description:
Aquatic ecosystems (lakes and streams) and their biota. Linkages between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.
Athena Title:FRESHWTR ECOSYS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 4310/6310-4310L/6310L
Prerequisite:ECOL(BIOL) 3500-3500L or ECOL 3505H-3505L or FANR 3200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH(ECOL) 4360/6360. 4 hours.
Course Title:Fish Ecology
Course
Description:
Lectures and discussions will be used to provide an interactive exploration of the ecology of fishes. Topics include: foraging, reproduction, habitat selection, niche, competition, and the mechanisms controlling fish biodiversity. Instruction includes both the status of a topic and appropriate research designs. The latter materials will be relevant to most animal taxa.
Athena Title:FISH ECOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 4360/6360
Prerequisite:(ECOL(BIOL) 3500-3500L or FORS 3020-3020L or FANR 3200) and FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300/6300
Pre or Corequisite:ECOL 4050/6050-4050L/6050L or FORS(BIOL) 4050/6050-4050/6050L or WILD(BIOL) 4050/6050-4050L/6050L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:MARS(FISH) 4380/6380-4380L/6380L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Marine Fisheries Biology
Course
Description:
Interaction of oceanographic processes with the life histories and productivity of marine fisheries species, and the human interactions with major marine fisheries.
Athena Title:MAR FISHERIES BIOL
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 4380/6380-4380L/6380L
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH 4500/6500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fish Physiology
Course
Description:
Basic fish physiology with an emphasis on the effects of environmental stresses on physiological functions of fish.
Athena Title:FISH PHYSIOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 4370/6370
Prerequisite:ECOL 3260-3260L or FORS(ECOL) 3580-3580L or WILD(ECOL) 3580-3580L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH 4500L/6500L. 1 hour. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Fish Physiology Lab
Course
Description:
Laboratory techniques for gaining a basic understanding of fish physiology. Students will use a hands-on approach to investigate the theoretical concepts covered in Fish Physiology.
Athena Title:FISH PHYS LAB
Undergraduate Prerequisite:FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300/6300-4300L/6300L
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of school
Undergraduate Corequisite:FISH 4500/6500
Graduate Corequisite:FISH 4500/6500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH(WILD) 4520-4520L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Conservation Decision-Making
Course
Description:
The principles of conservation biology with a focus on the conservation of regional and global biodiversity using rigorous quantitative approaches. It will integrate and build upon material covered in previous courses. Practical aspects of single species, ecosystem, and landscape approaches will be covered.
Athena Title:Conservation Decision-Making
Prerequisite:[(FANR 3200 and FANR 3200L) or ECOL 3500-3500L)] and FANR 3000 and FANR 3000L
Pre or Corequisite:(FANR 3800 and FANR 3800L) or (FANR 4201/6201 and FANR 4201L/6201L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4550/6550-4550L/6550L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Sustainable Aquaculture
Course
Description:
An introduction to culture of aquatic species with an emphasis on propagation of imperiled fish and invertebrates. The fundamentals of aquaculture, including types and components of culture systems, ponds, and enclosures as well as the basics of water quality, aquatic animal health, and conservation genetics in reintroduction programs.
Athena Title:Sustainable Aquaculture
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FISH 5400 or FISH 7400
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108 and BIOL 1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH(EHSC) 4600/6600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ecotoxicology
Course
Description:
An introduction to the effects of contaminants on aquatic organisms and terrestrial wildlife, types of contaminants impacting ecosystems, fate and transport of contaminants in the environment, and the effects of contaminants at various levels of biological organization ranging from biochemical reactions in the cell to the population level.
Athena Title:ECOTOXICOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FISH(EHSC)(ECOL)(ENTO)(VPHY)(PHRM) 8350
Undergraduate Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L and CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L
Graduate Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L and CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH 4650L/6650L. 4 hours. 8 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Georgia Fishes Field Study
Course
Description:
Students will learn fish collection and identification skills for Georgia's freshwater and coastal fishes. Habitats sampled will include beach, estuaries, streams, and reservoirs within the Mountains, Piedmont, and Coastal Plain. Emphasis will be placed upon field techniques, but the course will also include some lab-based instruction and writing assignments.
Athena Title:FISHES FIELD LAB
Nontraditional Format:This is a Maymester field course, with lectures and laboratories scheduled during the entire session. It will meet 7-8 hours/day (+travel time) from Monday-Friday; however, inclement weather and complex scheduling may require moving some activities to the weekends. There will be one hour of lecture/day and 6-7 hours of field work. Students are expected to travel throughout the state and stay in campsites/institutional facilities.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of school
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH 5360/7360. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fisheries Management
Course
Description:
Principles, methods, and techniques used in the management of freshwater and marine fisheries resources. Practical, theoretical, and ethical questions are addressed.
Athena Title:FISHERIES MGT
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 5360/7360 or FISH 5300/7300
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L and FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300/6300
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH 5360L/7360L. 1 hour. 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Fisheries Management Laboratory
Course
Description:
Principles, methods, and techniques used in the identification and sampling of freshwater and marine fisheries. Emphasis is on hands-on experience in both field and laboratory settings.
Athena Title:FISHERIES MGT LAB
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FISH 5300L/7300L or FORS 5360L/7360L
Nontraditional Format:Three overnight field trips will be required.
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L and FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300/6300
Corequisite:FISH 5360/7360
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH 5400/7400-5400L/7400L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Fish Culture
Course
Description:
Biological and abiological aspects of extensive and intensive culture of freshwater fishes. Emphasis is on species and methods utilized in the eastern United States.
Athena Title:FISH CULTURE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 5380/7380-5380L/7380L
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:WILD(FISH) 5750/7750. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Statistical Software for Fish and Wildlife Population Analysis
Course
Description:
Provides an exposure to key software packages used in fish and wildlife population analysis. Topics covered vary by semester, including analysis of mark-recapture, count data, and generalized linear, random effects, and hierarchical models. Course centered on the R programming language and other programs that are freely available via the Internet.
Athena Title:Fish and Wildlife Software
Nontraditional Format:Course will be taught in an intensive, workshop-like environment alternating between lectures, discussion, hands-on computer demonstrations, and closely supervised computer exercises, ideally in which students will bring data from field studies to class for analysis and discussion.
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:STAT 2000
Graduate Pre or Corequisite:STAT 2000
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:WILD(FISH) 5750E/7750E. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Statistical Software for Fish and Wildlife Population Analysis
Course
Description:
Provides an exposure to key software packages used in fish and wildlife population analysis with emphasis on capture-mark- recapture, including generalized linear, random effects, and hierarchical models. Centered on the R programming language and other programs that are freely available via the Internet.
Athena Title:Fish and Wildlife Software
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FANR(COFA)(FISH)(FORS)(GISC)(PRTM)(WASR)(WILD) 5950. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Forestry and Natural Resources
Course
Description:
Special-interest or experimental courses offered on a one-time basis. Course content will vary with each offering.
Athena Title:Special Topics in FANR
Nontraditional Format:Lecture/lab hours will be determined by course instructor as appropriate to topic and credit hours assigned.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH 7980. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 24 hours credit.
Course Title:Fisheries and Aquaculture Problems
Course
Description:
Individual student problems pertaining to fisheries and aquaculture at the masters level.
Athena Title:FISHERIES PROBLEMS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 7981
Nontraditional Format:Formal classes are not held. Faculty members assist students as needed.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:WILD(FISH) 8300. 1-2 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Wildlife and Fisheries Seminar
Course
Description:
Recent advances in wildlife and fisheries research and management.
Athena Title:WILDLIFE SEMINAR
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 8300
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH(EHSC)(ECOL)(ENTO)(VPHY)(PHRM) 8350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology
Course
Description:
An introduction to the toxic effects of contaminants on non- human organisms, types of contaminants impacting ecosystems, fate and transport of contaminants in the environment, effects of contaminants at various levels of biological organization ranging from biochemical reactions in the cell to ecosystem function, and ecological risk assessment.
Athena Title:FUND ECOTOX
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FISH(EHSC)(ECOL)(ENTO)(VPHY)(PHRM) 8350 or ENTO(EHSC) 4060/6060
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L and CHEM 2211
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:WILD(FISH) 8360. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 0.5 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Quantitative Conservation Science
Course
Description:
Concepts and analyses relevant to population assessment and conservation decision making by combining ecological and statistical theories using real-word examples. Topics include linear and nonlinear models, maximum likelihood estimation, model selection, mixed-effects (hierarchical) models, and models as decision-support tools.
Athena Title:QUANT CON SCI
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:WILD(FISH) 8370-8370L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Bayesian Modeling for Conservation Science
Course
Description:
Concepts and practices of Bayesian modeling for problem solving in natural resources management. Comparison to frequentist approaches, with Bayesian analogues presented. Demonstration of usefulness of Bayesian approach to analysis of complex study designs, with emphasis on plant, insect, fish, and wildlife populations.
Athena Title:Bayesian Models for Consrv Sci
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:WILD(FISH) 8390-8390L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Estimation of Fish and Wildlife Population Parameters
Course
Description:
Statistical methods for estimating parameters and testing hypotheses of fish and wildlife populations. Sampling and estimation methods, including line-transect, mark-recapture, removal, catch-effort, tag-recovery, and analysis of failure times.
Athena Title:EST FISH WILDL POP
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 8390-8390L
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH 8400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Fish Ecology and Conservation
Course
Description:
Study of advanced topics in fish ecology and conservation focusing on research skills and linking theory to practice. Course format is lecture, discussion of research papers, and written assignments. Specific topics include competition and niche theory, habitat selection, population and community theory, biodiversity, invasive species, connectivity and fragmentation.
Athena Title:ADV FISH ECOLOGY
Pre or Corequisite:ECOL(BIOL) 3500-3500L or (FANR 3200 and FANR 3200L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC(ECOL)(FISH)(WASR) 8610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Aquatic Toxicology
Course
Description:
Toxicological effects of aquatic pollution focusing on fate and transport of xenobiotics; xenobiotic accumulation, dynamics, and toxicity in aquatic organisms; the analysis and modeling of the effects of aquatic pollution on organisms; and the determination of related risks to aquatic ecosystems and human populations.
Athena Title:AQUATIC TOXICOLOGY
Prerequisite:FISH(EHSC) 4600/6600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH(EHSC) 8630-8630L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Quantitative Ecological Toxicology
Course
Description:
Principles and quantitative methods for the analysis of ecotoxicological data.
Athena Title:QUANT ECOTOXICOLOGY
Prerequisite:(ECOL(BIOL) 3500-3500L or (FANR 3200 and FANR 3200L) and (STAT 4220 or STAT 6220)
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:WILD(FISH)(ECOL) 8680. 3 hours.
Course Title:Animal Biodiversity and Conservation
Course
Description:
Topics include formal logic and conservation biology, habitat selection theory, landscapes and biodiversity, island biogeography and biodiversity, environmental variation, biodiversity, and resource use.
Athena Title:ANIM BIODIV CONS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 8680
Prerequisite:ECOL(BIOL) 3500-3500L or FORS 3020-3020L or FANR 3200-3200L
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH 8980. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 36 hours credit.
Course Title:Fisheries and Aquaculture Problems
Course
Description:
Individual student problems pertaining to fisheries and aquaculture at the doctoral level.
Athena Title:FISHERIES PROBLEMS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS 8981
Nontraditional Format:Formal classes are not held. Faculty assist students as needed.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
HR
 
 
Privacy