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

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

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

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

  •  4197IARD 4000  LEC 001

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

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 developing countires. ... view course details

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    Combined with: FDSC 4020

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  1345IARD 4020  LEC 001

    • FEmerson Hall 135
    • Parra, P

      Pritts, M

      Raman, K

      Rizvi, S

      Tucker, T

  • 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: PLSCS 4030

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

IARD 4140

This course investigates the diverse tropical cropping systems in various parts of the World including the biophysical attributes where these systems are utilized by farmers. It looks at the crops and ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PLSCS 4140

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1417IARD 4140  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: interest in agriculture and tropical cropping systems.

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 S/U NoAud

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

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

  •  4496IARD 4980  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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.

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5161IARD 4980  TA 653

    • TBA
    • Lassoie, J

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

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

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

  •  1163IARD 5980  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Kyle, S

  • 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

  •  1164IARD 5990  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Kyle, S

  • 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

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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    Combined with: AEM 6960NTRES 6960PLSCS 6960

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

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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    Combined with: IARD 6990

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

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

  •  4725IARD 6980  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Staff

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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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    Combined with: IARD 6970

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat