Biology: General Courses (BIOG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

BIOG 1045

Supplemental support for students who want to enhance their learning skills and maximize their understanding of BIOG 1445 - Introduction to Comparative Physiology, Individualized Instruction. Weekly meetings ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  5085BIOG 1045  LEC 001

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BIOG 1140

The course offers an introduction to biology at the cellular and molecular levels of biology that cover the chemical and cellular basis of life, including functional aspects of physiology, development, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4135BIOG 1140  LEC 001

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BIOG 1200

This course is designed to help freshman biology majors make the transition to Cornell's science courses, give exposure to career options in research and medicine, provide opportunities to meet and network ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  3734BIOG 1200  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • McCaffrey, J

      Sparks, J

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    Enrollment limited to: members of the Biology Scholars Program.

BIOG 1250

A first-year seminar designed for students with a strong interest in research. Students will interact with faculty while learning to read and evaluate scientific publications on current biological topics. ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  • Topic: Disturbance ecology

  •  4745BIOG 1250  SEM 101

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BIOG 1440

An introductory physiology course intended for freshman and sophomore biology majors. The course integrates physiology from the cell to the organism with comparisons among animals, plants and microbes. ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4108BIOG 1440  LEC 001

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    Biological Science majors are required to take this course for a letter grade. Students enroll through the lecture then choose their discussion section. 1st Day of lecture this course will change to instructor consent and require a permission code to enroll.

  •  4166BIOG 1440  DIS 201

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BIOG 1445

Designed primarily for freshman and sophomore biology majors who desire an introduction to concepts of physiology. The course focuses on the understanding of how different biological organisms (animals, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5053BIOG 1445  LEC 001

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    Course will change to instructor consent and require a permission code to enroll on Thursday, August 28. No admittance after first week.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5054BIOG 1445  LEC 002

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    Alternate section for those with T 9:05-9:55am conflict. Contact course at biog1445@cornell.edu for consent to enroll. No admittance after first week.

BIOG 1500

Designed for biology majors to provide lab experience with emphasis on processes of scientific investigations and to promote communication, literacy and collaboration in science. Students gain expertise ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4107BIOG 1500  LEC 001

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    Biological Sciences majors are required to take this course for a letter grade.

  •  4110BIOG 1500  LAB 401

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    First lab will be 8/26/14. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4111BIOG 1500  LAB 402

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    First lab will be 8/26/14. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4112BIOG 1500  LAB 403

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    First lab will be 8/26/14. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4113BIOG 1500  LAB 404

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    First lab will be 8/26/14. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4114BIOG 1500  LAB 405

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    First lab will be 8/26/14. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4115BIOG 1500  LAB 406

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    First lab will be 8/27/14. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4116BIOG 1500  LAB 407

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  •  4117BIOG 1500  LAB 408

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  •  4118BIOG 1500  LAB 409

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  •  4119BIOG 1500  LAB 410

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  •  4120BIOG 1500  LAB 411

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  •  4121BIOG 1500  LAB 412

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  •  4122BIOG 1500  LAB 413

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  •  4123BIOG 1500  LAB 414

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  •  4124BIOG 1500  LAB 415

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  •  4125BIOG 1500  LAB 416

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    First lab will be 8/28/14. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4126BIOG 1500  LAB 417

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  •  4127BIOG 1500  LAB 418

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  •  4128BIOG 1500  LAB 419

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  •  4129BIOG 1500  LAB 420

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  •  4130BIOG 1500  LAB 421

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  •  4131BIOG 1500  LAB 422

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  •  4956BIOG 1500  LAB 423

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    First lab will be 8/28/14. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4957BIOG 1500  LAB 424

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    First lab will be 8/28/14. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

BIOG 2000

Registration device for students who want to take only a portion of a regular biological sciences course-for example, only the lectures or only the laboratory in a course that includes both. Only students ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18200BIOG 2000  LEC 005

    • TBA
    • Shaw, K

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Special Study

  • 18560BIOG 2000  LEC 006

    • TBA
    • McCobb, D

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BIOG 2200

The first half of the semester will focus on interpreting and evaluating scientific literature. Students will do group presentations on a primary research or review paper. The second half will cover careers ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  3711BIOG 2200  SEM 101

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    Enrollment limited to: members of the biology scholars program.

BIOG 2990

Intended for students who are new to undergraduate research. Students enrolled in BIOG 2990 may be reading scientific literature, learning research techniques, or assisting with ongoing research. The faculty ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2419BIOG 2990  RSC 701

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    Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at http://biology.cornell.edu/forms-and-docs.

BIOG 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students teaching experience through actual involvement in planning and assisting in biology courses. This experience may include supervised participation in a ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1542BIOG 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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    Prerequisite: previous enrollment in course to be taught or equivalent. Arts students may not count this course toward graduation but may, upon petition (one time only) to their class dean, carry fewer than 12 other credits and remain in good standing. This would affect Dean's List eligibility but not eligibility for graduating with distinction. Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

BIOG 4990

For students with previous undergraduate experience conducting biological research. Students enrolled for this credit continue to be supervised, as in 2990, but work more independently, often on their ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2420BIOG 4990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

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    Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at http://biology.cornell.edu/forms-and-docs.