Biology: General Courses (BIOG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

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

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

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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    Seven Week - First. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Birds Can Tell Us Things and We Should Listen

  • 15615BIOG 1250  SEM 104

    • R
    • Aug 31 - Oct 12, 2017
    • Rohrbaugh, R

  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Johnson Center for Birds and Biodiversity, 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850 (shuttle service to/from campus is available at no charge).

BIOG 1440

An introductory physiology course intended for freshman and sophomore biology majors and other students majoring in life sciences. The course integrates physiology from the cell to the organism with comparisons ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3738BIOG 1440  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Loew, E

      Silva, T

  • Biological Sciences majors must take this course for a letter grade.

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

  •  4373BIOG 1445  LEC 001

    • T
    • Campbell, D

  • No admittance after first week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4374BIOG 1445  LEC 002

    • T
    • Campbell, D

  • 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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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3737BIOG 1500  LEC 001

    • T
    • Sarvary, M

  • Biological Sciences majors are required to take this course for a letter grade. Showing up more than 10 minutes late to the lab portion of this course forfeits your seat in BIOG 1500.

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

  •  1465BIOG 2000  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Reeve, H

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4624BIOG 2000  LEC 005

    • TBA
    • Shaw, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Special Study

  •  4697BIOG 2000  LEC 006

    • TBA
    • McCobb, D

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

  •  3399BIOG 2200  SEM 101

    • W
    • Gilbert, C

      McCaffrey, J

  • Enrollment limited to: members of the biology scholars program.

BIOG 2990

Any Cornell faculty member whose research field is biological in nature may serve as a supervisor for this course.  Non-Cornell supervisors are not acceptable. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

BIOG 3500

No description available. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

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

  •  1427BIOG 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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

  •  4790BIOG 4981  TA 650

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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

  •  4791BIOG 4982  TA 650

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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 at Cornell. Students enrolled for this credit should be doing independent work on their own project.  Applications available ... view course details

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  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt