Plant Breeding (PLBRG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

PLBRG 2010

Introduction to plant breeding; offers a sense of the importance of the field, tracing its evolution from the prescientific days of crop domestication to modern applications of biotechnology. Offers examples ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PLBRG 2990

Intended for students who are new to undergraduate research. Students may be reading scientific literature, learning research techniques, or assisting with ongoing research. Students must identify a faculty ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1190PLBRG 2990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • McCouch, S

  • Enrollment preference given to: students who are new to undergraduate research.

PLBRG 4030

Genetic enhancement of crop value to humans began with domestication and continues with farmers' variety development and scientifically trained plant breeders' applications of Mendelian, quantitative, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1191PLBRG 4030  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 2810, PLBR 2250, or other standard genetics course and course in crops or horticulture.

PLBRG 4060

Field trips to plant breeding programs involve discussion of breeding methods used, overall goals, selection and screening techniques, and variety and germplasm release. Additional labs include selection ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

PLBRG 4070

Introduction to biofortification of crop plants for enhancing their nutritional quality and health-promoting properties. The course discusses strategies and breeding methods to modify the contents ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3894PLBRG 4070  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: one majors-level biology course or permission of instructors.

PLBRG 4080

Course objective: Prepare students to design effective and sustainable breeding programs and to implement modern selection tools.  Course topics:  view course details

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    Seven Week - Second.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 15604PLBRG 4080  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: Courses in statistics, genetics, plant breeding, and quantitative genetics or permission of instructor.

PLBRG 4960

On-the-job learning experience under the supervision of professionals in a cooperating organization. A learning contract is written between the faculty supervisor and student, stating the conditions of ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1192PLBRG 4960  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: minimum GPA of 3.0 in plant breeding courses. Enrollment limited to: juniors or seniors in plant breeding. Enrollment during pre-enrollment period of semester before internship is required. Students from all colleges must submit an independent study form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). A minimum 60 on-the-job hours per credit granted.

PLBRG 4970

Independent study for undergraduates. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

PLBRG 4980

Undergraduate teaching assistance in a plant breeding course. Teaching experience may include leading a discussion section, preparing and teaching laboratories, and tutoring. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

PLBRG 4990

Undergraduate research projects in plant breeding. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18714PLBRG 4990  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Perry, K

PLBRG 5990

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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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3600PLBRG 5990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Brutnell, T

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3601PLBRG 5990  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Buckler, E

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3602PLBRG 5990  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • De Jong, W

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3603PLBRG 5990  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Li, L

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3604PLBRG 5990  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • McCouch, S

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3605PLBRG 5990  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Mutschler-Chu, M

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3606PLBRG 5990  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Nelson, R

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3607PLBRG 5990  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Pawlowski, W

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3608PLBRG 5990  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Smith, M

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3609PLBRG 5990  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Sorrells, M

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3610PLBRG 5990  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Viands, D

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3682PLBRG 5990  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Hoekenga, O

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3988PLBRG 5990  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Coffman, R

  • Enrollment limited to: M.P.S. candidates in Field of Plant Breeding.

PLBRG 6100

In-depth, practical exposure to applied crop breeding. Students participate in the department's maize, small grains, potato, pepper, squash, forage, tomato, and onion breeding programs to gain hands-on ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3599PLBRG 6100  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • De Jong, W

  • Prerequsite: PLBR 4030. Permission of instructor is required.

PLBRG 6220

Plant Breeding and Genetics Seminar Series. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

PLBRG 6940

The department teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester, and are advertised by the department before the semester starts. Courses offered under the number will be approved ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Genotypes to Phenotypes:Quantitative Genetic Model

  • 18450PLBRG 6940  LEC 001

    • MEmerson Hall 133
    • Jannink, J

      McCouch, S

      Monteverde, E

      Robbins, K

PLBRG 7900

Thesis research for PhD candidates only before "A" exam has been passed. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1410PLBRG 7900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Sorrells, M

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1591PLBRG 7900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Buckler, E

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor. .

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1592PLBRG 7900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Brutnell, T

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1593PLBRG 7900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Li, L

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1594PLBRG 7900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • De Jong, W

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1595PLBRG 7900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Nelson, R

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1596PLBRG 7900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Pawlowski, W

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1597PLBRG 7900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Smith, M

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1598PLBRG 7900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • McCouch, S

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1599PLBRG 7900  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Earle, E

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor. .

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1600PLBRG 7900  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Tanksley, S

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1601PLBRG 7900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Mutschler-Chu, M

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1602PLBRG 7900  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Doyle, J

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2060PLBRG 7900  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Weber, C

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3683PLBRG 7900  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Griffiths, P

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3709PLBRG 7900  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Bridgen, M

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3716PLBRG 7900  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Reisch, B

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3981PLBRG 7900  RSC 718

    • TBA
    • Mazourek, M

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4000PLBRG 7900  RSC 719

    • TBA
    • Smart, L

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4610PLBRG 7900  RSC 720

    • TBA
    • Viands, D

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4611PLBRG 7900  RSC 721

    • TBA
    • Gore, M

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4621PLBRG 7900  RSC 722

    • TBA
    • Jannink, J

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4652PLBRG 7900  RSC 723

    • TBA
    • Brown, S

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18503PLBRG 7900  RSC 724

    • TBA
    • Jander, G

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have not passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

PLBRG 8900

Thesis research for master's candidates. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1411PLBRG 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Sorrells, M

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1603PLBRG 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Buckler, E

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1604PLBRG 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Li, L

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1605PLBRG 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • De Jong, W

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1606PLBRG 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Nelson, R

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1607PLBRG 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Pawlowski, W

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1608PLBRG 8900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Smith, M

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1609PLBRG 8900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • McCouch, S

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1610PLBRG 8900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Mutschler-Chu, M

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1611PLBRG 8900  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Doyle, J

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3710PLBRG 8900  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3717PLBRG 8900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Reisch, B

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3979PLBRG 8900  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Mazourek, M

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4001PLBRG 8900  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Smart, L

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4869PLBRG 8900  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Gore, M

  • Enrollment limited to: master's candidates. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

PLBRG 9900

Thesis research for PhD candidates after "A" exam has been passed. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1412PLBRG 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Sorrells, M

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1612PLBRG 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Buckler, E

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1613PLBRG 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Li, L

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1614PLBRG 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • De Jong, W

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1615PLBRG 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Nelson, R

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1616PLBRG 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Pawlowski, W

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1617PLBRG 9900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Smith, M

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1618PLBRG 9900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • McCouch, S

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1619PLBRG 9900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Mutschler-Chu, M

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1620PLBRG 9900  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Doyle, J

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3711PLBRG 9900  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Bridgen, M

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3718PLBRG 9900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Reisch, B

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3953PLBRG 9900  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Weber, C

  • Enrollment limited to: doctoral students who have passed A exam. Please register under the section associated with your faculty advisor.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3980PLBRG 9900  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Mazourek, M

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4002PLBRG 9900  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Smart, L

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4201PLBRG 9900  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Griffiths, P

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4237PLBRG 9900  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Giovannoni, J

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat