Biometry & Statistics (BTRY)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

BTRY 3010

In this course, students develop statistical methods and apply them to problems encountered in the biological and environmental sciences. Methods include data visualization, population parameter estimation, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2719BTRY 3010  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Entner, J

  • Prerequisites: one semester of calculus.

  •  2720BTRY 3010  LAB 401

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Entner, J

  •  2721BTRY 3010  LAB 402

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Entner, J

  •  2722BTRY 3010  LAB 403

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Entner, J

  •  2723BTRY 3010  LAB 404

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Entner, J

  •  2724BTRY 3010  LAB 405

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Entner, J

  •  2731BTRY 3010  LAB 406

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Entner, J

BTRY 3080

This course provides an introduction to probability and parametric inference. Topics include: random variables, standard distributions, the law of large numbers, the central limit theorem, likelihood-based ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ILRST 3080STSCI 3080

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2410BTRY 3080  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bunea, F

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3010, Calculus II, Multivariable calculus, or the equivalent.

  •  2411BTRY 3080  DIS 201

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bunea, F

  •  2438BTRY 3080  DIS 202

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bunea, F

BTRY 3100

Theory and application of statistical sampling, especially in regard to sample design, cost, estimation of population quantities, and error estimation. Assessment of nonsampling errors. Discussion ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRST 3100STSCI 3100

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1270BTRY 3100  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Diciccio, T

  • Prerequisite: two semesters of statistics.

BTRY 4030

The focus of this course is the theory and application of the general linear model expressed in its matrix form. Topics will include: least squares estimation, multiple linear regression, coding for categorical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 4030STSCI 5030

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2416BTRY 4030  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Guinness, J

  • A two-semester sequence on statistical methods (e.g. BTRY 3010-BTRY 3020), a course on probability and distribution theory (e.g. BTRY 3080 or Math 4710), multivariable calculus, and linear/matrix algebra.

  •  2541BTRY 4030  LAB 401

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Guinness, J

  •  2606BTRY 4030  LAB 402

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Guinness, J

  •  2847BTRY 4030  LAB 403

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Guinness, J

  •  2848BTRY 4030  LAB 404

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Guinness, J

BTRY 4090

Introduction to classical theory of parametric statistical inference that builds on the material covered in BTRY 3080. Topics include sampling distributions, principles of data reduction, likelihood, parameter ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: STSCI 4090

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3311BTRY 4090  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Wegkamp, M

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3080 or MATH 4710 or equivalent and at least one introductory statistics course.

  •  3312BTRY 4090  DIS 201

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Wegkamp, M

BTRY 4110

Categorical data analysis, including logistic regression, log-linear models, stratified tables, matched pairs analysis, polytomous response, and ordinal data. Applications in biological, biomedical and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ILRST 4110STSCI 4110

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17940BTRY 4110  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Smith, M

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3020, BTRY 6020, or equivalent with BTRY 3080 or MATH 4710 also highly recommended.

BTRY 4381

A biomedical data science course using Python and available bioinformatics tools and techniques for the analysis of molecular biological data, including biosequences, microarrays, and networks.  This course ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 6381

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2911BTRY 4381  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: at least one introductory course in computer programming (any language) and one in statistical methods, or permission of the instructor.

  •  2912BTRY 4381  LAB 401

BTRY 4810

Population genetics is the study of the transmission of genetic variation through time and space. This course explores what the patterns and dynamics of genetic variation in populations can teach us about ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMG 4810

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1045BTRY 4810  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Messer, P

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800, BIOEE 1780, or equivalents.

  • 19714BTRY 4810  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Messer, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online

  •  1046BTRY 4810  DIS 201

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Messer, P

  •  1047BTRY 4810  DIS 202

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Messer, P

BTRY 4840

Computational methods for analyzing genetic and genomic data. Topics include sequence alignment, hidden Markov Models for discovering sequence features, motif finding using Gibbs sampling, phylogenetic ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 6840CS 4775

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2659BTRY 4840  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Williams, A

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3010 and CS 2110 or equivalents.

  •  2660BTRY 4840  DIS 201

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Williams, A

BTRY 4950

This course will give students the opportunity to apply the statistical knowledge gained in their courses to "real-life" problems. Students will be integrated in the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BTRY 7950STSCI 4950

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  2788BTRY 4950  LEC 001

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Basu, S

      Booth, J

      Guinness, J

  • Prerequisite: A one year sequence of an introductory statistics course which covers probability, ANOVA, and linear regression. For example, BTRY 3010 and BTRY 3020, or BTRY 6010 and BTRY 6020.

BTRY 4970

Consists of individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14873BTRY 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • 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.

BTRY 4980

Students assist in teaching a course appropriate to their previous training. Students meet with a discussion or laboratory section and regularly discuss objectives with the course instructor. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14874BTRY 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: https://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/course-enrollment/independent-study/). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15955BTRY 4980  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Smith, M

BTRY 4990

Permits outstanding undergraduates to carry out independent study of suitable problems under appropriate supervision. Students cannot receive both pay and credit for the same hours of work.   view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15788BTRY 4990  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • 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.

BTRY 6010

Develops and uses statistical methods to analyze data arising from a wide variety of applications. Topics include descriptive statistics, point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing, inference for ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ILRST 6100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1017BTRY 6010  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Basu, S

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students or permission of instructor.

  •  1018BTRY 6010  LAB 402

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Basu, S

  •  1019BTRY 6010  LAB 403

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Basu, S

  •  1020BTRY 6010  LAB 404

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Basu, S

  •  2641BTRY 6010  LAB 405

    • TTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Basu, S

BTRY 6381

A biomedical data science course using Python and available bioinformatics tools and techniques for the analysis of molecular biological data, including biosequences, microarrays, and networks.  This course ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 4381

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2907BTRY 6381  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: at least one introductory course in computer programming (any language) and one in statistical methods, or permission of instructor.

  •  2908BTRY 6381  LAB 401

BTRY 6840

Computational methods for analyzing genetic and genomic data. Topics include sequence alignment, hidden Markov Models for discovering sequence features, motif finding using Gibbs sampling, phylogenetic ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 4840CS 4775

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2661BTRY 6840  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Williams, A

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3010, CS 2110 or equivalents.

  •  2662BTRY 6840  DIS 201

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Williams, A

BTRY 6970

Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1227BTRY 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Booth, J

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1658BTRY 6970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hooker, G

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1659BTRY 6970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Mezey, J

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1660BTRY 6970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Yu, H

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1661BTRY 6970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Wells, M

  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

BTRY 7900

Research at the Ph.D. level. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1231BTRY 7900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Booth, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1654BTRY 7900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hooker, G

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1655BTRY 7900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Mezey, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1656BTRY 7900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Keinan, A

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1657BTRY 7900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Wells, M

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

BTRY 7950

By interacting with consultants from the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit (CSCU) and their clients, students will learn to provide statistical consulting to researchers from a variety of disciplines. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BTRY 4950STSCI 4950

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  2787BTRY 7950  LEC 001

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Basu, S

      Booth, J

      Guinness, J

  • Prerequisite: A one year sequence of statistics courses which covers probability, linear and generalized linear models, multilevel/mixed models and some multivariate methods. For example, STSCI 7170 and BTRY 7180.

BTRY 7980

Students assist in teaching a course appropriate to their previous training. Students meet with a discussion section, prepare course materials, and assist in grading. Credit hours are determined in consultation ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1228BTRY 7980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Booth, J

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1650BTRY 7980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hooker, G

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1651BTRY 7980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Mezey, J

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1652BTRY 7980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Keinan, A

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1653BTRY 7980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Wells, M

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2414BTRY 7980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Sullivan, P

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2418BTRY 7980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Yu, H

  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

BTRY 8900

Research at the M.S. level. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1229BTRY 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Booth, J

  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1646BTRY 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hooker, G

  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1647BTRY 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Mezey, J

  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1648BTRY 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Keinan, A

  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1649BTRY 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Wells, M

  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

BTRY 9900

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1230BTRY 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Booth, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1641BTRY 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hooker, G

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1642BTRY 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Mezey, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1643BTRY 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Keinan, A

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1644BTRY 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1645BTRY 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Wells, M

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.