BIOG 4990

BIOG 4990

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

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. 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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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14688BIOG 4990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form on-line at https://biology.cornell.edu/research/research-credit-biog-29904990/.