Biology: General Courses (BIOG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

BIOG 1045

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

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4728BIOG 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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3982BIOG 1140  LEC 001

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  •  4028BIOG 1140  DIS 201

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  •  4029BIOG 1140  DIS 202

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  •  4045BIOG 1140  DIS 207

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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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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3609BIOG 1200  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Gilbert, C

      McCaffrey, 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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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Become a Wikipedian in Bio

  •  4527BIOG 1250  SEM 101

    • FMann Library 103
    • Sep 4 - Oct 23, 2015
    • Pacion, K

      Sarvary, M

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Insects in Science Fiction and Pop Culture

  • 18468BIOG 1250  SEM 102

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Cancer & Genomic Stability

  • 18469BIOG 1250  SEM 103

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Natural Scnce Illustration Sem

  • 19171BIOG 1250  SEM 105

    • TBA
    • Oct 12 - Dec 4, 2015
    • Lovette, I

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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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3955BIOG 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.

  •  4012BIOG 1440  DIS 201

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  •  4013BIOG 1440  DIS 202

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  •  4015BIOG 1440  DIS 204

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  •  4016BIOG 1440  DIS 205

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  •  4017BIOG 1440  DIS 206

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  •  4018BIOG 1440  DIS 207

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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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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4708BIOG 1445  LEC 001

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  • Course will change to instructor consent and require a permission code to enroll on Thursday, August 27. No admittance after first week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4709BIOG 1445  LEC 002

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  • Alternate section for those with T 9:05-9:55am class 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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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3954BIOG 1500  LEC 001

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

  •  3957BIOG 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.

  •  3958BIOG 1500  LAB 402

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  •  3959BIOG 1500  LAB 403

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  •  3960BIOG 1500  LAB 404

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  •  3961BIOG 1500  LAB 405

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  •  3962BIOG 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.

  •  3963BIOG 1500  LAB 407

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  •  3964BIOG 1500  LAB 408

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  •  3965BIOG 1500  LAB 409

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  •  3966BIOG 1500  LAB 410

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  •  3967BIOG 1500  LAB 411

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  •  3968BIOG 1500  LAB 412

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  •  3969BIOG 1500  LAB 413

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  •  3970BIOG 1500  LAB 414

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  •  3971BIOG 1500  LAB 415

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  •  3972BIOG 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.

  •  3973BIOG 1500  LAB 417

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  •  3974BIOG 1500  LAB 418

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  •  3975BIOG 1500  LAB 419

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  •  3976BIOG 1500  LAB 420

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  •  3977BIOG 1500  LAB 421

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  •  3978BIOG 1500  LAB 422

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  •  4669BIOG 1500  LAB 423

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  •  4670BIOG 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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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: BIONB 2210-Intro to Behavior

  •  1525BIOG 2000  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Reeve, H

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5114BIOG 2000  LEC 005

    • TBA
    • Shaw, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Special Study

  •  5200BIOG 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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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3592BIOG 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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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2348BIOG 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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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1486BIOG 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 4981

Course offers training and experience for undergraduate study group leaders (SGLs) in the biology core courses. SGLs will meet weekly for training in collaborative, student-centered, active learning methods, ... view course details

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  • 1-2 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18759BIOG 4981  TA 650

    • TBA
    • MacNeill, A

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  • Study group leaders must have taken and demonstrated excellence in the associated biology course. Email Allen MacNeill (adm6@cornell.edu) for enrollment information.

BIOG 4982

Course offers training and experience as undergraduate senior study group leaders (senior SGLs) in the biology core courses. Senior SGLs will meet weekly for training in collaborative, student-centered, ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18760BIOG 4982  TA 650

    • TBA
    • MacNeill, A

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  • Senior study group leaders must have served at least one semester as a study group leader for the associated biology course. Email Allen MacNeill (adm6@cornell.edu) for enrollment information.

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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  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2349BIOG 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.