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

LA 1410

Introduction to the representation and design of landscapes and to working in a studio setting. Uses freehand drawing, measured drawing, and model making to understand design principles of the landscape ... view course details

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  •   Choose one laboratory and one studio.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1368LA 1410  LAB 401

    • TR
    • Gleason, K

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  •  1367LA 1410  STU 501

    • TR
    • Gleason, K

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LA 2010

Studio course emphasizing the design process and principles involved in organizing and giving form to outdoor space through the use of structures, vehicular and pedestrian circulation systems, earthforms, ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1155LA 2010  STU 501

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  • Enrollment limited to: Landscape Architecture majors. Course fee (drafting equipment, supplies, and other fees): approx. $200; field trip: approx. $250.

LA 2620

Various American Indian civilizations and European cultures have altered the landscape to meet the needs of their cultures. Students learn how to interpret the American Indian and Euro-American landscapes ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARKEO 2620

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17428LA 2620  LEC 001

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LA 3010

The studio engages students in the design process based on a site defined by significant cultural and natural conditions.  The studio focuses on peripheral, yet complex sites of coastal cities, where the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one laboratory and one studio.

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1370LA 3010  LAB 401

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  •  1369LA 3010  STU 501

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LA 3160

This course exposes students to the fundamentals of site grading and its relationship to best environmental practices.  Lectures and short studio projects are provided to students and "worked-through" ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LA 6160

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1156LA 3160  LEC 001

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  •  3601LA 3160  DIS 201

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LA 3170

Every project, as an exercise in space-making, is influenced by the physical and biological properties that make up the project site. Physical and biological properties often structure site conditions, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: LA 5170

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4452LA 3170  LEC 001

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LA 4010

This studio focuses on the integration of theory and practice in landscape architecture at the urban scale. Urban design methods, morphology, and strategies are introduced and design and planning concepts ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one laboratory and one studio.

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1372LA 4010  LAB 401

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  •  1371LA 4010  STU 501

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  • Prerequisite: LA 3010 with grade of C or better.

LA 4030

Working with their advisor, students create a written and visual document that describes the concentration intent. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: LA 6030

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1157LA 4030  DIS 201

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LA 4050

Students will learn method and theory on museum design and curation. The course also provides hands-on experience in designing and building exhibits for State Parks in the Finger Lakes. For the outreach ... view course details

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  •  3980LA 4050  SEM 101

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LA 4100

Designed to develop a working knowledge of various computer software applications with emphasis on Autocad. Explores other applications relative to land-use planning and the profession of landscape ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1158LA 4100  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to: Landscape Architecture students.

LA 4830

Topical lecture series ad seminar with a different subject and method each time it is offered. view course details

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  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4719LA 4830  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

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LA 4910

Focuses on the identification, uses, and establishment of woody plants in urban and garden settings. By understanding the environmental limitations to plant growth, students are able to critically assess ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLHRT 4910

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1277LA 4910  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to: Plant Science and Landscape Architecture majors or permission of instructor. Pre-registration is required.

  •  1278LA 4910  LAB 401

    • TR
    • Bassuk, N

      Trowbridge, P

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LA 4970

Work on special topics by individuals or small groups. view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1374LA 4970  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.

LA 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduates experience through actual involvement in planning and teaching courses under the supervision of department faculty members. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1381LA 4980  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.

LA 4990

Permits outstanding undergraduates to carry out independent research in landscape architecture under academically appropriate faculty supervision. Research goals should include description, prediction, ... view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1159LA 4990  RSC 701

    • 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.

LA 5010

Introduction to landscape architectural design through a series of course modules that engage students in discovering, knowing and engaging the full potential of the landscape medium. In this process-oriented ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1160LA 5010  STU 501

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LA 5050

This course introduces students to landscape architectural representation and teaches conventions such as basic drafting and orthographic drawing (plan, section, axonometric) alongside freehand drawing, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  5078LA 5050  LEC 001

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LA 5090

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

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  • 6 Credits Graded

  •  4568LA 5090  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

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LA 5170

Every project, as an exercise in space-making, is influenced by the physical and biological properties that make up the project site. Physical and biological properties often structure site conditions, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: LA 3170

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4453LA 5170  LEC 001

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LA 5970

Work on special topics by individual or small groups. view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3476LA 5970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3477LA 5970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Miller, M

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3515LA 5970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3516LA 5970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3517LA 5970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Horrigan, P

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3518LA 5970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3519LA 5970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3520LA 5970  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4775LA 5970  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Davis, B

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Please sign into your faculty member's section.

LA 5980

Designed to give qualified students experience through involvement in planning and teaching courses under the supervision of faculty members. The experience may include leading discussion sections, preparing, ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  1161LA 5980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

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  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  1388LA 5980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

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  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3521LA 5980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Miller, M

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  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3522LA 5980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

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  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3523LA 5980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

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  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3524LA 5980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

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  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3525LA 5980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Horrigan, P

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  • Permission of instructor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  3526LA 5980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

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  • Permission of instructor is required.

LA 6010

This studio focuses upon urban, site-scaled projects that consider significant cultural and natural landscapes. Explores theories of landscape restoration, sustainable design, and landscape representation. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1162LA 6010  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students or permission of instructor.

  •  1163LA 6010  LAB 401

    • MWF
    • Trowbridge, P

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LA 6030

Working with their advisor, students create a written and visual paper that documents the concentration intent. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: LA 4030

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1373LA 6030  DIS 201

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LA 6050

Students will learn method and theory on museum design and curation. The course also provides hands-on experience in designing and building exhibits for State Parks in the Finger Lakes. For the outreach ... view course details

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  •  3981LA 6050  SEM 101

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LA 6140

This three-credit course examines Latin American landscape architecture.  Lectures, readings and discussions will highlight projects, practices and theories of Latin American landscape-making and urbanism ... view course details

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  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  •  4905LA 6140  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to: junior, senior, or graduate standing.

LA 6160

This course exposes students to the fundamentals of site grading and its relationship to best environmental practices. Lectures and short studio projects are provided to students and "worked-through" within ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LA 3160

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1164LA 6160  LEC 001

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  •  1165LA 6160  DIS 201

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LA 6900

This course provides to students an introduction to research methods, especially those related to the field of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design.  It builds on the theoretical foundations provided ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17591LA 6900  DIS 201

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LA 6910

Introductory course in the history and theory of planned human intervention in the material environment.  Critical themes, sites, and conditions across time, space, and scale, from the paradise garden ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4856LA 6910  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to: junior, senior, or graduate standing.

LA 6940

Topical subjects in landscape architectural design, theory, history, or technology. Includes group study of topics not considered in other courses. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Design Lab for Northeastern Waters

  • 18869LA 6940  LEC 002

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Thesis Preparation

  •  4529LA 6940  LEC 007

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

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LA 7010

This studio explores the application of urban design and landscape urbanism techniques to the problems and opportunities of contemporary city making. The studio investigates the social, cultural, natural, ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1495LA 7010  STU 501

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

LA 8900

Independent research, under faculty guidance leading to the development of a comprehensive and defensible design or study related to the field of landscape architecture. Work is expected to be completed ... view course details

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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  1389LA 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  4627LA 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Cerra, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  4628LA 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Trowbridge, P

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  4629LA 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Vanucchi, J

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  4630LA 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  4631LA 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Davis, B

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  4632LA 8900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  4633LA 8900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

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Syllabi: none
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  • 4-9 Credits Graded

  •  4634LA 8900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Horrigan, P

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