International Agriculture & Rural Development (IARD)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

IARD 2020

Designed to enable students to gain an understanding of major issues in international agricultural development. The course provides an overview of world poverty and hunger and of varying perspectives on ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: DSOC 2020

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1204IARD 2020  LEC 001

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IARD 4000

The purpose of this course is to leave Cornell students from any major with a deep and quantitative understanding of the agricultural systems that feed the world today, others that fed the world during ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ANSC 4000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4480IARD 4000  LEC 001

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  • Recommended prerequisite: at least one course in biology, in agriculture or in economics.

  •  4481IARD 4000  LAB 401

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IARD 4011

Partners students with community practitioners in a rural region of Ecuador and prepares them for a service trip to Ecuador during Winter break. The class will expose students to a community that has rejected ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: LATA 4011

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17050IARD 4011  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: Junior, Senior or Graduate students. International Experience and some conversational Spanish preferred.

  • 17051IARD 4011  LAB 401

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IARD 4020

Acquaint students with the major issues and problems in international agriculture and rural development and to demonstrate how problems in development are being addressed in India and Thailand. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: FDSC 4020

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  1411IARD 4020  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment preference given to: juniors and seniors.

IARD 4030

Half the world's arable land is farmed by traditional farmers who have produced food and fiber for millennia with few outside inputs. Many of these practices are forgotten but some are still used by farmers ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CSS 4030

  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  1491IARD 4030  LEC 001

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IARD 4050

Covers statutory protection (copyright, trademarks, patents, plant variety protection), contracts (from material transfer to licensing), management of IP (e.g., freedom-to-operate, valuation, genetic resources, ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: PLBR 4050

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16793IARD 4050  LEC 001

    • TRWarren Hall 113
    • Aug 26 - Oct 23, 2014
    • Cahoon, R

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IARD 4140

This course is divided into 4 sections. The first part looks at characterization of natural, physical and social resources including climate, water, soil and socio-economic factors and their importance ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: CSS 4140

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1495IARD 4140  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: interest in agriculture and tropical cropping systems.

  •  1496IARD 4140  LAB 401

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IARD 4303

Biotechnology is a broad term for the tools used to alter living organisms for human purposes. Genetic engineering (recombinant DNA technology) is one class of methods used in biotechnology. Private sector ... view course details

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  • 15859IARD 4303  LEC 001

    • TREmerson Hall 135
    • Davidson Evanega, S

      Davies, P

      Herring, R

      Hobbs, P

      Thies, J

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  • 15860IARD 4303  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Davidson Evanega, S

      Davies, P

      Herring, R

      Hobbs, P

      Thies, J

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  • 15861IARD 4303  DIS 202

    • TBA
    • Davidson Evanega, S

      Davies, P

      Herring, R

      Hobbs, P

      Thies, J

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  • 17996IARD 4303  DIS 203

    • TBA
    • Davidson Evanega, S

      Davies, P

      Herring, R

      Hobbs, P

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IARD 4960

International internship, supervised by a faculty member who is directly involved in determining both the course content and in evaluating a student's work. The student researches and initiates an appropriate ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit SX/UX(SUX)

  •  1514IARD 4960  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • See CALS internship policies and submit approved submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#special-studies). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

IARD 4970

Allows students the opportunity to investigate special interests that are not treated in regularly scheduled courses. The student develops a plan of study to pursue under the direction of a faculty ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1515IARD 4970  IND 601

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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.

IARD 4980

This course enables undergraduate students to get valuable teaching experience in any one of the IARD courses for credit. view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4883IARD 4980  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Previous enrollment in the course to be taught or other appropriate previous training and experience. 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.

IARD 5970

Allows M.P.S. students the opportunity to investigate special interests that are not treated in regularly scheduled courses. The student develops a plan of study to pursue under the direction of a faculty ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4547IARD 5970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Hobbs, P

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4598IARD 5970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Pinstrup-Andersen, P

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4786IARD 5970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Nelson, R

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5186IARD 5970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Gomez, M

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IARD 5980

A problem-solving project entailing either fieldwork and/or library work for MPS students. The aim of the project is to give students supervised experience in dealing intellectually and analytically with ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1205IARD 5980  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Kyle, S

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  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in field of international development (ID). 6 credits may be applied toward M.P.S. degree.

IARD 5990

A problem-solving project entailing either fieldwork and/or library work for MPS students. The aim of the project is to give students supervised experience in dealing intellectually and analytically with ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1206IARD 5990  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Kyle, S

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  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in field of international agriculture and rural development (IARD). Maximum of 6 credits may be applied toward M.P.S. degree requirements.

IARD 6010

Designed to provide students with an opportunity to observe the rich living cultures, environments, ecologies, rural and urban communities, and development issues in tropical southern Mexico. Also designed ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATA 6010

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4655IARD 6010  LEC 001

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IARD 6960

A variety of speakers present seminars on international development topics relating to sustainable development throughout the world. Students attend each seminar and submit a five-page essay at the end ... view course details

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  •  1454IARD 6960  SEM 101

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IARD 6970

A seminar for M.P.S. students to discuss important issues in international development and to prepare themselves to write their project papers. Specific content varies. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: IARD 6990

  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  1207IARD 6970  SEM 101

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  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. students.

IARD 6980

This course enables MPS students to get valuable teaching experience in any one of the IARD courses for credit. view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16664IARD 6980  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Sign into your faculty member's section.

IARD 6990

Provides students with the opportunity to develop and present their special projects. Also serves as a forum for discussion of current issues in low-income agricultural and rural development, with particular ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: IARD 6970

  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  1208IARD 6990  SEM 101

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  • Enrollment limited to and required for: M.P.S. IARD students or permission of instructor.