Biology: General Courses (BIOG)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

BIOG 1035

This course reviews material presented in BIOMG 1350 and provides problem-solving strategies and additional practice with material. BioG 1035 support is recommended for students who want to maximize their ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18244BIOG 1035  DIS 201

  • Corequisite: BIOMG 1350.

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18245BIOG 1035  DIS 202

  • Corequisite: BIOMG 1350.

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

  •  4389BIOG 1045  LEC 001

BIOG 1140

The course offers an introduction to biology at the cell and molecular levels, including cell function, energetics, Mendelian genetics, molecular genetics, DNA technology and evolution. The emphasis is ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3763BIOG 1140  LEC 001

  •  3807BIOG 1140  DIS 201

  •  3808BIOG 1140  DIS 202

  •  3809BIOG 1140  DIS 203

  •  3810BIOG 1140  DIS 204

  •  3811BIOG 1140  DIS 205

  •  3812BIOG 1140  DIS 206

  •  3821BIOG 1140  DIS 207

  •  3822BIOG 1140  DIS 208

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 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Investigating Animal Behavior

  • 17786BIOG 1250  SEM 102

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit 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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3738BIOG 1440  LEC 001

  • Biological Sciences majors must take this course for a letter grade. If enrollment in lecture and sections for BioG 1440 is closed/full, you can attend the first lecture and the discussion section of your choice during the first week of classes in August. There you will have the opportunity to fill out a form requesting to add the course. Students will be notified if space becomes available.

  •  3792BIOG 1440  DIS 201

  •  3793BIOG 1440  DIS 202

  •  3794BIOG 1440  DIS 203

  •  3795BIOG 1440  DIS 204

  •  3796BIOG 1440  DIS 205

  •  3797BIOG 1440  DIS 206

  •  3798BIOG 1440  DIS 207

  •  3799BIOG 1440  DIS 208

  •  3800BIOG 1440  DIS 209

  •  3801BIOG 1440  DIS 210

  •  3802BIOG 1440  DIS 211

  •  3803BIOG 1440  DIS 212

  •  3804BIOG 1440  DIS 213

  •  3805BIOG 1440  DIS 214

  •  4002BIOG 1440  DIS 215

  •  4003BIOG 1440  DIS 216

  •  4182BIOG 1440  DIS 217

  •  4183BIOG 1440  DIS 218

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

  • No admittance after first week.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4374BIOG 1445  LEC 002

  • 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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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3737BIOG 1500  LEC 001

  • 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.

  •  3740BIOG 1500  LAB 401

  • First lab will be 8/22/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3741BIOG 1500  LAB 402

  • First lab will be 8/22/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3742BIOG 1500  LAB 403

  • First lab will be 8/22/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3743BIOG 1500  LAB 404

  • First lab will be 8/22/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3744BIOG 1500  LAB 405

  • First lab will be 8/22/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3745BIOG 1500  LAB 406

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3746BIOG 1500  LAB 407

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3747BIOG 1500  LAB 408

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3748BIOG 1500  LAB 409

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3749BIOG 1500  LAB 410

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3750BIOG 1500  LAB 411

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3751BIOG 1500  LAB 412

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3752BIOG 1500  LAB 413

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3753BIOG 1500  LAB 414

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3754BIOG 1500  LAB 415

  • First lab will be 8/23/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3755BIOG 1500  LAB 416

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3756BIOG 1500  LAB 417

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3757BIOG 1500  LAB 418

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3758BIOG 1500  LAB 419

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3759BIOG 1500  LAB 420

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3760BIOG 1500  LAB 421

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  3761BIOG 1500  LAB 422

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4352BIOG 1500  LAB 423

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

  •  4353BIOG 1500  LAB 424

  • First lab will be 8/24/17. If you are 10 minutes late, you will forfeit your spot.

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

  • 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

  •  2232BIOG 2990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at https://dust.cals.cornell.edu/IntroResearch.aspx.

BIOG 3500

Do you want to use digital platforms to reach your audience and communicate science beyond conference seminars, posters and journal articles? You need a science communication strategy! Sharing scientific ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17464BIOG 3500  LEC 001

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

  •  2233BIOG 4990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at http://biology.cornell.edu/research/opportunities.