Semester Grad Courses, Other Depts (Graduate Level)

Courses in Other Departments (Graduate Level)

Below is an unofficial list of courses in other departments commonly taken by Plant Pathology graduate students.

Subject to change.  Semester class number (4 digit).  Quarter class number (3 digit).

> Explanation of semester numbering system (pdf)


AEE 8735 - College Teaching in Agriculture, 2 credits
Quarter AEE 735
Theory, principles, and procedures associated with effective teaching in agricultural and extension education at the secondary, technical, and post-secondary levels.  Prereq: Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 735.  Spring.

BIOCHEM 5701 - DNA Transactions and Gene Regulation, 4 credits
Quarter BIOCHEM 702
Understanding mechanisms of DNA replication, DNA repair and recombination, transcription, translation, regulation of gene expression, and the experimental approaches to these topics. Prereq: 4511 (511) or equiv, and MolGen 4500 (500) or 5606 (606); and Sr or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 702 or MolGen 5701 (701). Cross-listed in MolGen.  Combined BIOCHEM 702: Molecular Genetics: Regulation and Gene Expression and MOLGEN  701: Molecular  Genetics: DNA Transactions.

BIOCHEM 4511 - Introduction to Biological Chemistry, 4 credits
Quarter BIOCHEM 511
An introductory course in biochemistry dealing with the molecular basis of structure, metabolism, genetic replication, transcription, and translation in plants, animals, and microorganisms. Prereq: Chem 1220 (123) or 1250 (125), and 2510 (252) or 2310 (231), and one semester of Biological Sciences; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 511. This course is available for EM credit.

BIOCHEM 6706 - Advanced Biological Chemistry Lab, 4 credits
Quarter BIOCHEM 706
Advanced laboratory integrating recombinant DNA technology including cloning and mutagenesis with protein expression, purification, and characterization. Prereq: 4511 (511) and 5621 (521) or equiv, or permission of instructor. Spring.

BIOCHEM 708 - Protein and Enzyme Laboratory
No semester equivalent listed.

BIOCHEM 6761 - Advanced Biochemistry: Macromolecular Structure and Function, 3 credits
Quarter BIOCHEM 761
An advanced treatment of the physical and chemical properties, biological function, and structural biology of proteins and nucleic acids. Prereq: 5615 (615) and Chem 2520 (253), 2550 (255), and 4210 (521); or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 761 and 766, Chem 6761 (761 and 766), or MolBioC 6761 (761 and 766). Cross-listed in Chemistry and MolBioC. Combined BIOCHEM 761: Advanced Biochemistry Proteins and BIOCHEM: 766: Advanced Biochemistry: Nucleic Acids.

EDU PL 7404 - College Teaching, 3 credits
Quarter EDUPL 851
Designed as initial preparation for instruction at the college level; focuses on the genetic skills, strategies, and issues common to university teaching. Open to grad students committed to teaching in any area or discipline at the college level. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 851. This course is graded S/U.

EDU PL 8552 - The Impact of College on Students, 3 credits
Quarter EDUPL 912
Analysis of the philosophical assumptions and statistical evidence about the impact of college on students. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 912.

EDUTL 5901 and EDUTL 5902 (Semester)
General English as a Second Language series (quarter) will be Academic Writing in English as a Second Language (semeseter).  (EDUTL 106, 107, 108 (108.02 Grads) = EDUTL 506, 507 and 508, quarters). > More information on class placement

MOLGEN 5632 - Insect Molecular Genetics
ENTOMOL 632
Structure, genetics, and methodology of insect genes and genomes. Prereq: 4500 (500) or 4606 (606). Not open to students with credit for 632 or Entomol 632.

ENTMLGY 5500 - Biological Control of Arthropod Pests. 3 credits
ENTOMOL 650
Covers philosophy, science, and application of biological control. Biology, mass-production, formulation, and application of various parasites, predators, and pathogens of pests will be discussed. Prereq of a general entomology course.

ENTMLGY 5800 - Pesticide Science, 3 credits
Exploration of pesticide toxicology and practical use; modes of action in target organisms, regulations, application methods, environmental fate, resistance management, and use in integrated pest management programs.

ENTMLGY 7930 -  Scientific Writing & Grant Proposal Development, 2 credits
For graduate students who wish to develop and improve their written skills for communicating with technical and nontechnical audiences.  Autumn

ENTMLGY 7910 - The Nature and Practice of Science, 2 credits
Quarter ENTOMOL 790
Analysis and application of logic underlying scientific reasoning, theory, hypothesis, and their integration with experimental design, discovery, ethics, and science as a human endeavor.  Prereq: Not open to students with credit for Entomol 790.  Spring.

ENR 5270 - Soil Fertility, 3 credits
Quarter ENR 580
Principles of soil fertility, plant nutrition, and nutrient management; environmental considerations and low input concepts in soil fertility.  Prereq: 3000 (300.01); or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 580. Spring.

ENR 5271 - Soils of Forest Ecosystems, 3 credits
Quarter ENR 630
Characteristics and processes of soils in natural and managed forests; interactions of forest communities and soils; mgmt of soils in forest ecosystems. Designed for all students & practicing professionals in forestry & soil science.   Au Sem. Prereq: 3000 (300.01); or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 630.  Spring.

ENR 6610 - Soil and Environmental Biochemistry, 2 credits
Quarter ENR 761
Soil biochemical techniques, elemental transformations, biologically active compounds, pesticide metabolism, and fate of genetic materials in soils.   Prereq: 3000.01 (300.01), Chem 231, or Biochem 511; or grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 761. Spring.

HCS 5621 - Physiology of Cultivated Plants,  3 credits
A study of basic physiological processes in plants and how they impact crop production and productivity. Autumn

HCS 5194 Group Studies. 3 credits
For Autumn 2013, Introduction to Experimental Design (David Barker, instructor) will offer this course as HCS 5194..

HCS 7625 - Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, 3 credits.
Introduction to the principles of plant breeding and biotechnology. Prereq: Undergraduate plant breeding or genetics course, or permission of instructor.

HCS 8887 - Experimental Design, 4 credits
Quarter HCS 887
Intended to develop student's ability to use appropriate and robust statistical techniques of experimental design in research, with an emphasis on approaches for biological and agricultural sciences. Prereq: MolGen 5650 (650); and Stat 5301 or 5299. Spring.

MOLGEN 4606: Molecular Genetics, 4 credits
A comprehensive genetics course for majors covering transmission and molecular genetics; DNA replication, repair and mutation; transcription and translation; analysis and manipulation of genes at the molecular level. Prereq: Biology 1113 (113), 1113H (115H), 1114 (114), 1114H (116H), or Chem 1210 (121) or equiv, or permission of instructor.

MOLGEN 5623: Genetics and Genomics, 2 credits
Quarter PLNTBIO 623
A survey and discussion of genomic studies applied to fungal, animal, or plants systems. Prereq: 4500 (500), 4606 (606), 5607 (607), or 5608 (608), or Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for PlntBio 623. Spring.

MOLGEN 5630 - Plant Physiology, 3 credits
Quarter PLNTBIO 630
Advanced study of plant physiology; regulation of plant growth and development, hormones, and stress physiology.
Prereq: 3300, 4500 (500), 4606 (606), PlntBio 300, HCS 300, Biology 1114 (114), 1114H (116H), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for PlntBio 630 or 631.  Combined PLNTBIO 630 and 631: Plant Physiology.  Spring.

MOLGEN 5643: Plant Anatomy, (3 cr)
The structure, function, and development of cells, tissues, and organs of vascular plants. Prereq: 3300, Biology 1114 (114), 1114H (116H), or PlntBio 300, and 10 cr hrs in Life Sciences; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for PlntBio 643

MOLGEN 5701 - DNA Transactions and Gene Regulation, 4 credits
Quarter MOLGEN 701 and BIOCHEM 702
Understanding mechanisms of DNA replication, DNA repair and recombination, transcription, translation, regulation of gene expression, and the experimental approaches to these topics. Prereq: 4500 (500), 4606 (606), Biochem 4511 (511), or equiv, and Sr standing; or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for Biochem 5701 (701) or 702. Cross-listed in Biochem.  Autumn.

PLNTBIO 622 - Plant Molecular Biology.  No semester equivalent.

PLNTBIO 722- Plant Transgenic Systems.  No semester equivalent.

STAT 5301 - Intermediate Data Analysis I
Quarter STAT 528 and 529
The first course in a two-semester non-calculus sequence in data analysis covering descriptive statistics, design of experiments, probability, statistical inference, one-sample t, goodness of fit, two sample problem, and one-way ANOVA. Prereq: Math 1075 (104) or equiv, or Math Placement Level of R, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 5301 (528 and 529). GE data anly course.