BIOG 4990

BIOG 4990

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

For students with previous undergraduate experience conducting biological research at Cornell. Students enrolled for this credit should be doing independent work on their own project.  Applications available online at Research supervisors must approve by the Add Deadline, two weeks after the start of classes.  Each student must submit a project description as part of the application. Any Cornell faculty member whose research field is biological in nature may serve as supervisor for this course.  Non-Cornell supervisors are not acceptable.

When Offered Fall, spring, summer.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: one semester BIOG 2990 or equivalent or permission of instructor and Office of Undergraduate Biology.

Course Attribute (CU-UGR)

Comments Arts students may not register for more than 6 credits per semester with one supervisor or 8 credits per semester with more than one supervisor. Students in CALS may use up to 15 credits of independent study (BIOG 4990, BIOG 4980) toward graduation. 

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2233 BIOG 4990   RSC 701

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  • Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at