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Course ID:PATH 2000H. 2 hours.
Course Title:Social Impact of Plant Diseases (Honors)
Course
Description:
From exploding watermelons to devastating famines, plant diseases have influenced human development. Exploration of the historical, socio-economic impact of plant diseases and their more peculiar effects. Students will be informed of the threats plant pathogens pose to our agricultural resources and introduced to the evolution of the science of plant pathology.
Athena Title:SOC PLT DIS HON
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH(ANTH) 2010. 2 hours.
Course Title:Plants, Pathogens, and People
Course
Description:
From devastating famines to economic catastrophes, plant diseases have influenced societal development. Students will explore the historical socio-economic impacts of plant diseases. Students will be introduced to the evolution of plant pathology as a scientific discipline and informed of the threats that plant pathogens pose to our agricultural resources.
Athena Title:PLANT PATH & PEOPLE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PATH 2000 or PATH 2000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH(ANTH)(PBIO) 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fungi: Friends and Foes
Course
Description:
Impact of fungi on human affairs. Historical and current uses of fungi by humans as well as the roles of fungi in various ecosystems.
Athena Title:Fungi Friends and Foes
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or (BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or BIOL 1108-1108L or (PBIO 1220 and PBIO 1220L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH(HORT)(FDST) 3050. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
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:Viticulture Enology Mediterran
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:CRSS(ENTO)(PATH) 3500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Turfgrass Pest Management
Course
Description:
Identification and control of turfgrass weeds, insects, and diseases. Emphasis will be placed on management strategies that include both chemical and non-chemical approaches to the prevention and control of common turfgrass pests.
Athena Title:TURF PEST MGT
Prerequisite:CRSS 2830 or CRSS 3270
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 3530-3530L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introductory Plant Pathology
Course
Description:
Principles and concepts of plant pathology, including disease development, environmental interactions, microbial biology and life cycles, and disease control strategies. Broad concepts rather than diagnosis and control of specific diseases.
Athena Title:INTRO PLANT PATH
Prerequisite:(PBIO 1210 and PBIO 1210L and PBIO 1220 and PBIO 1220L) or (BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L and BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or (BIOL 1107-1107L and BIOL 1108-1108L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 3830-3830L. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Forest Pathology
Course
Description:
Identification of forest diseases, assessment of their potential impacts, and management strategies.
Athena Title:FOREST PATHOLOGY
Prerequisite:(PBIO 1210 and PBIO 1210L and PBIO 1220 and PBIO 1220L) or (BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L and BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or (BIOL 1107-1107L and BIOL 1108-1108L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 3910. 3 hours.
Course Title:Plant Pathology Internship
Course
Description:
Practical experience on the application of plant pathological principles and procedures learned outside of a formal classroom setting.
Athena Title:PL PATH INTERNSHIP
Nontraditional Format:The student will spend the semester in either a university or industry setting obtaining hands-on experience in plant pathology.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PATH 3990. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Problems in Plant Pathology
Course
Description:
Research or intensive study in a special area of plant pathology, including forest pathology, mycology, nematology, virology, bacteriology, and host-pathogen interactions.
Athena Title:SPECIAL PROBS PAT
Nontraditional Format:The student will spend the semester conducting a special problem 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:PATH 4100/6100. 1-4 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Topics in Plant Pathology
Course
Description:
Topics and methods in plant pathology with different topics offered each semester. Topics may include new areas of research in plant pathology.
Athena Title:PLANT PATH TOPICS
Pre or Corequisite:(PBIO 1210 and PBIO 1210L and PBIO 1220 and PBIO 1220L) or (BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L and BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or (BIOL 1107-1107L and BIOL 1108-1108L) or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 4150. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 2 hours credit.
Course Title:Plant Pathology Undergraduate Seminar
Course
Description:
A weekly seminar covering current research topics in plant pathology.
Athena Title:UNDERGRAD SEMINAR
Pre or Corequisite:PATH 3530-3530L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PATH(PBIO) 4200/6200-4200L/6200L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Mycology
Course
Description:
The biology, ecology, genetics, morphology, and taxonomy of fungi. Groups of organisms traditionally classified with the fungi will also be discussed. Students will learn how to collect, isolate, culture, and identify fungi.
Athena Title:MYCOLOGY
Prerequisite:(PBIO 1210 and PBIO 1210L and PBIO 1220 and PBIO 1220L) or (BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L and BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or (BIOL 1107-1107L and BIOL 1108-1108L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENTO(CRSS)(PATH) 4250/6250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Pesticides and Transgenic Crops
Course
Description:
Practical management and utilization of pesticides in urban and agricultural environments. Subject areas include classification of insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides, etc., their general chemical and toxicological properties, deployment philosophy, hazards and environmental impact, formulation and application, safety and disposal, and management of pesticide resistance.
Athena Title:PEST & TRANS CROPS
Nontraditional Format:Offered in Athens, Tifton, and Griffin.
Prerequisite:CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH(ENTO) 4360/6360. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ornamental Pest Management
Course
Description:
Introduction to pest management on ornamental crops grown in greenhouses and nurseries, with emphasis on insects and diseases. Emphasis on production practices and their influence on pest population development. Scouting, integrated pest management, chemical pesticides, and pest identification will be covered.
Athena Title:Ornamental Pest Management
Nontraditional Format:This course will be in traditional lecture format, with an occasional field trip to visit local nurseries and/or greenhouses.
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:PATH 3530-3530L
Graduate Pre or Corequisite:PATH 3530-3530L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 4400/6400-4400L/6400L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Plant Pathology for Teachers
Course
Description:
Concepts in plant pathology, including plant health management, plant biotechnology, and the life cycles of plant-associated microbes such as fungi, bacteria, viruses, and nematodes, with emphasis on their application for use in pre-college life science curricula.
Athena Title:PL PATH TEACHERS
Undergraduate Prerequisite:[(PBIO1210 and PBIO 1210L) or (BIOL1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL1107-1107L] and [(PBIO1220 and PBIO 1220L) or (BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or BIOL 1108-1108L] or permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:[(PBIO1210 and PBIO 1210L) or (BIOL1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL1107-1107L] and [(PBIO1220 and PBIO 1220L) or (BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or BIOL 1108-1108L] or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBIO(GENE)(PATH)(BINF) 4510/6510. 3 hours.
Course Title:Genome Evolution Across the Tree of Life
Course
Description:
Survey of the wealth of information arising from genomic research conducted on diverse species across the tree of life. Students will explore the evolutionary diversification of genomes in phylogenetically remote organisms and refine critical thinking and technical writing skills through analysis of publications drawn from the recent literature.
Athena Title:Genome Evolution
Prerequisite:GENE(BIOL) 3200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENTO(CRSS)(PATH) 4740/6740. 3 hours.
Course Title:Integrated Pest Management
Course
Description:
The utilization and integration of pest control tactics (cultural methods, biological control, pesticides, host resistance) for management of insects, pathogens, and weeds. The major methodologies for controlling pests are discussed individually and within the context of profitable production of selected commodities followed by discussion of multiple pest management using integrated control techniques. Offered in Athens and Tifton
Athena Title:INTEGRATED PEST MGT
Prerequisite:PATH 3530-3530L or CRSS 4340/6340 or (PBIO 1220 and PBIO 1220L) or (BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or BIOL 1108-1108L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 4960. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Plant Pathology
Course
Description:
Research in an area of plant pathology, including epidemiology, mycology, virology, bacteriology, nematology, forest pathology, and host-pathogen interactions under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:Undergrad Research Plant Path
Nontraditional Format:The student will spend the semester conducting 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:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 6130. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 2 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Plant Protection and Pest Management
Course
Description:
Students will be involved and become familiar with the applied aspects of plant protection and pest management.
Athena Title:CROP PROTECTION
Nontraditional Format:The student will spend the semester in either a university or industry setting obtaining hands-on experience in the applied aspects of plant pathology/pest management.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PATH 6240-6240L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Plant Nematology
Course
Description:
Morphology and biology of plant parasitic nematodes. An introduction to nematology, with an emphasis on nematode morphology, nematode disease of plants, and nematode management.
Athena Title:PLANT NEMATOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PATH 6250-6250L
Prerequisite:PATH 3530-3530L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 6280-6280L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Diagnosis and Management of Plant Diseases
Course
Description:
Development of fundamental and practical knowledge for identification and management of plant diseases.
Athena Title:Diag and Mgmt of Plant Disease
Prerequisite:PATH 3530-3530L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 6290-6290L. 4 hours. 2 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Plant Pathogenic Bacteria
Course
Description:
Phytobacteriology is a principles-driven course on the conceptual framework of phytobacterial disease as well as the research techniques associated with the study of plant pathogenic bacteria.
Athena Title:Plant Pathogenic Bacteria
Prerequisite:PATH 3530-3530L or MIBO 3500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 6350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Plant Virology
Course
Description:
Nature of plant viruses, replication and gene expression, movement and host range, purification, serology, control, and resistance.
Athena Title:PLANT VIROLOGY
Prerequisite:PATH 3530-3530L and PBIO(CRSS)(BIOL) 4500/6500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered 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:PATH 7000. 1-18 hours. Repeatable for maximum 100 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:PATH 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 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:PATH 8000. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 2 hours credit.
Course Title:Field Plant Pathology
Course
Description:
Four day long field trip to various parts of the state to see and collect examples of plant diseases in the field on economically important crops in Georgia.
Athena Title:FIELD PLANT PATH
Nontraditional Format:The student will spend four days in the field examining and collecting diseased plants in various parts of Georgia and surrounding states.
Prerequisite:PATH 3530-3530L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PATH 8150. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Plant Pathology Graduate Seminar
Course
Description:
Presentation of thesis and dissertation results and discussion of papers and research topics in plant pathology.
Athena Title:GRADUATE SEMINAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PATH 8160. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Plant Pathology
Course
Description:
Advanced topics of current interest and importance in plant pathology.
Athena Title:SPECIAL TOP PL PATH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PATH 8170. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 15 hours credit.
Course Title:Plant Pathology Graduate Colloquium
Course
Description:
Student will present his or her graduate research project. Students are required to give one presentation in this course per academic year unless presenting in departmental seminar during the same year.
Athena Title:Plant Path Grad Colloquium
Nontraditional Format:This is a required course for M.S. and Ph.D. students in the Department of Plant Pathology.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PATH 8300. 2 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Clinical Plant Pathology
Course
Description:
Supervised plant disease diagnosis experience within the Extension Plant Pathology Plant Disease Clinics. Students will learn techniques and procedures for diagnosing plant diseases on ornamentals, turf, fruit, vegetables, and field crops. Students will keep a written record of the diseases diagnosed.
Athena Title:CLIN PLT PATH
Nontraditional Format:Students will be expected to work 4 hours-per-week under the supervision of faculty associated with the Extension Plant Pathology Plant Disease Clinics.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:PATH 6280-6280L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 8310-8310L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Epidemiology of Plant Diseases
Course
Description:
Factors altering the course of disease epidemics in plant populations. Techniques for qualitative and quantitative measures of such factors will be emphasized.
Athena Title:EPIDEMIOLOGY PL DIS
Prerequisite:PATH 3530-3530L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 8400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Host-Pathogen Interactions
Course
Description:
Principles of physiology and genetics of parasitism and disease resistance. Emphasis is placed upon how the genetic basis for host-pathogen compatibility and incompatibility is related to structural, physiological, and biochemical responses in diseased plants and to mechanisms of resistance.
Athena Title:HOST-PATH INTERACT
Prerequisite:[PATH 3530-3530L and (BCMB 6000 or PBIO(CRSS)(BIOL) 4500/6500)] or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 8410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Plant Disease Management
Course
Description:
Chemical controls and application methods, biological control and ecology of plant pathogens, host resistance, cultural practices, pesticide resistance, disease forecasting and other decision aids, integrated disease management, and economic aspects of disease management.
Athena Title:ADV PL DIS MAN
Prerequisite:PATH 3530-3530L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 8420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biology of Plant Pathogenic Fungi
Course
Description:
The genetics, physiology, molecular biology, ecology, and taxonomy of important plant pathogenic fungi with emphasis placed on both well-known and emerging pathogens as well as experimental organisms and species that might be potential bioterrorism agents.
Athena Title:BIO PL PATH FUNGI
Prerequisite:PATH(PBIO) 4200/6200-4200L/6200L
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBIO(GENE)(PATH)(BCMB)(MIBO) 8960. 3 hours.
Course Title:Genetics of Yeast and Filamentous Fungi
Course
Description:
Classical genetics and molecular biology of budding yeast, fission yeast, and model filamentous fungi. Includes life cycle, cell cycle, cytoskeleton, mating types, morphogenesis, pathogenesis, mutant screens, and cloning strategies.
Athena Title:GENETICS OF FUNGI
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PATH 9000. 1-18 hours. Repeatable for maximum 100 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:PATH 9300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 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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