Biometry & Statistics (BTRY)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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BTRY 3010

In this course, students develop statistical methods and apply them to problems encountered in the biological and environmental sciences. Methods include data visualization, population parameter estimation, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: NTRES 3130STSCI 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1437BTRY 3010  LEC 001

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    Prerequisite: one semester of calculus.

  •  1438BTRY 3010  LAB 401

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  •  1439BTRY 3010  LAB 402

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  •  1440BTRY 3010  LAB 403

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  •  1441BTRY 3010  LAB 404

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  •  1442BTRY 3010  LAB 405

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  •  1443BTRY 3010  LAB 406

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BTRY 3080

This course provides an introduction to probability and parametric inference. Topics include: random variables, standard distributions, the law of large numbers, the central limit theorem, likelihood-based ... view course details

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  •  4441BTRY 3080  LEC 001

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    Prerequisites: BTRY 3010, Calculus II, or the equivalent.

  •  4442BTRY 3080  DIS 201

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  •  4528BTRY 3080  DIS 202

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BTRY 3100

Theory and application of statistical sampling, especially in regard to sample design, cost, estimation of population quantities, and error estimation. Assessment of nonsampling errors. Discussion ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRST 3100STSCI 3100

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1575BTRY 3100  LEC 001

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    Prerequisite: two semesters of statistics.

BTRY 4030

The focus of this course is the theory and application of the general linear model expressed in its matrix form. Topics will include: least squares estimation, multiple linear regression, coding for categorical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 4030

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4475BTRY 4030  LEC 001

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    A two-semester sequence on statistical methods (e.g. BTRY 3010-BTRY 3020), a course on probability and distribution theory (e.g. BTRY 3080 or Math 4710), multivariable calculus, and linear/matrix algebra.

  •  5088BTRY 4030  LAB 401

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  • 18106BTRY 4030  LAB 402

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BTRY 4270

Develops and uses statistical methods appropriate for analyzing right-censored (i.e., incomplete) time-to-event data. Topics covered include nonparametric estimation (e.g., life table methods, Kaplan Meier ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STSCI 4270

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5094BTRY 4270  LEC 001

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    Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 or equivalent preparation; 3 semesters of calculus.

BTRY 4830

A rigorous treatment of analysis techniques used to understand complex genetic systems. This course covers both the fundamentals and advances in statistical methodology used to analyze disease ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 6830

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4646BTRY 4830  LEC 001

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    Prerequisite: BTRY 3080 and Introductory Statistics or equivalent.

  •  4647BTRY 4830  LAB 401

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  • 18357BTRY 4830  LAB 402

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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BTRY 4940

Course of lectures selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4546BTRY 4940  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff

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BTRY 4950

This course will give students the opportunity to apply the statistical knowledge gained in their courses to "real-life" problems. Students will be integrated in the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4734BTRY 4950  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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BTRY 4970

Consists of individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1081BTRY 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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    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.

BTRY 4980

Students assist in teaching a course appropriate to their previous training. Students meet with a discussion or laboratory section and regularly discuss objectives with the course instructor. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1082BTRY 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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    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.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18364BTRY 4980  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Earls, C

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BTRY 4990

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18137BTRY 4990  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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    Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study 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.

BTRY 5080

This course provides an introduction to probability and parametric inference. Topics include: random variables, standard distributions, the law of large numbers, the central limit theorem, likelihood-based ... view course details

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  •  4443BTRY 5080  LEC 001

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    Prerequisites: BTRY 3010, Calculus II, or the equivalent.

  •  4444BTRY 5080  DIS 201

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  •  4526BTRY 5080  DIS 202

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ILRST 5080STSCI 5080

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18339BTRY 5080  LEC 002

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    Lecture 002 is reserved for Statistical Science MPS students only.

  • 18340BTRY 5080  DIS 203

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    Discussion 203 is reserved for Statistical Science MPS students only.

BTRY 6010

Develops and uses statistical methods to analyze data arising from a wide variety of applications. Topics include descriptive statistics, point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing, inference for ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ILRST 6100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1083BTRY 6010  LEC 001

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    Enrollment limited to: graduate students or permission of instructor.

  •  1084BTRY 6010  LAB 402

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  •  1085BTRY 6010  LAB 403

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  •  1086BTRY 6010  LAB 404

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  • 18351BTRY 6010  LAB 405

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    • Bien, J

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BTRY 6520

Modem applications in statistics often require intensive computation and the use of modem statistical learning techniques. This course covers topics in statistical computing, including numerical optimization ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STSCI 6520

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17396BTRY 6520  LEC 001

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    Corequisites: ORIE 6700/Math 6730 (or equivalent) and at least one course in probability, or permission of instructor.

BTRY 6830

A rigorous treatment of analysis techniques used to understand complex genetic systems. This course covers both the fundamentals and advances in statistical methodology used to analyze disease ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 4830

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4648BTRY 6830  LEC 001

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    Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 and Introductory Statistics or equivalent.

  •  4649BTRY 6830  LAB 401

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  • 18358BTRY 6830  LAB 402

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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BTRY 6940

Course of lectures selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: StatMethods Bio Network Discov

  • 18398BTRY 6940  LEC 001

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    The goal of this class is to review the current state of the literature on statistical and computational methods for network and pathway discovery in biological systems.

BTRY 6970

Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1470BTRY 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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    Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2239BTRY 6970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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    Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2240BTRY 6970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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    Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2241BTRY 6970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Instruction Mode:
    Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2242BTRY 6970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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    Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

BTRY 7900

Research at the Ph.D. level. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1474BTRY 7900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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    Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2235BTRY 7900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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    Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2236BTRY 7900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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    Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2237BTRY 7900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Staff

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    Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2238BTRY 7900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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    Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

BTRY 7950

Participation in the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit: faculty-supervised statistical consulting with researchers from other disciplines. Discussion sessions are held for joint consideration of literature ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1092BTRY 7950  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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    Prerequisite or co-requisite: BTRY 6020 and 4090 and permission of instructor.

BTRY 7980

Students assist in teaching a course appropriate to their previous training. Students meet with a discussion section, prepare course materials, and assist in grading. Credit hours are determined in consultation ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1471BTRY 7980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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    Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2231BTRY 7980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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    Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2232BTRY 7980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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    Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2233BTRY 7980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Staff

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    Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2234BTRY 7980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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    Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  4467BTRY 7980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, P

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    Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  4484BTRY 7980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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    Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

BTRY 8900

Research at the M.S. level. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1472BTRY 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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  • Instruction Mode:
    Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2227BTRY 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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  • Instruction Mode:
    Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2228BTRY 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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  • Instruction Mode:
    Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2229BTRY 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Instruction Mode:
    Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2230BTRY 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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    Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

BTRY 9900

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1473BTRY 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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  • Instruction Mode:
    Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2222BTRY 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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  • Instruction Mode:
    Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2223BTRY 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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  • Instruction Mode:
    Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2224BTRY 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Instruction Mode:
    Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2225BTRY 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Strawderman, R

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  • Instruction Mode:
    Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  2226BTRY 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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  • Instruction Mode:
    Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.