Environment & Sustainability (ENVS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

ENVS 1101

This course examines two fundamental questions about biological, chemical and physical processes that influence the biosphere. First, how do humans obtain knowledge about these environmental processes? ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: NTRES 1101

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18150 ENVS 1101   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Course enrollment is limited to CALS and Arts & Sciences students planning to complete or interested in the Environment & Sustainability major. If you are interested in this course but unable to enroll, please complete the E&S course request form: https://tinyurl.com/escourserequest.

  • 18151 ENVS 1101   DIS 201

    • W Warren Hall 138
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kraft, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18152 ENVS 1101   DIS 202

    • W Fernow Hall G01
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kraft, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18153 ENVS 1101   DIS 203

    • W Fernow Hall G01
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kraft, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18154 ENVS 1101   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18155 ENVS 1101   DIS 205

    • W Fernow Hall G01
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kraft, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18156 ENVS 1101   DIS 206

    • W Kennedy Hall 105
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kraft, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ENVS 2000

This colloquium presents students with diverse approaches at the art-science interface used to interest, educate and motivate people to consider, address and solve environmental and sustainability challenges. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 2000

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  2948 ENVS 2000   SEM 101

    • F Statler Hall 265
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Lehmann, J

      Platt, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Preference is given to CALS and Arts & Sciences students planning to complete the Environment & Sustainability major. If you are interested in this course but unable to enroll, please complete the E&S course request form: https://tinyurl.com/escourserequest.

ENVS 2100

In this course, students are introduced to field identification, natural history, and study of plants, animals, and natural systems. This course emphasizes hands-on interaction with nature, recording of ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: NTRES 2100

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 19297 ENVS 2100   LEC 001

    • T Malott Hall 253
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Goebel, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19298 ENVS 2100   LAB 401

    • TR Rice Hall 301
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Goebel, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19299 ENVS 2100   LAB 402

    • WF Rice Hall 301
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Goebel, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ENVS 2400

Students will learn and practice a variety of methodologies used for studying wild birds including banding, census methods (point counts, transects, spot mapping), and behavioral observations. In a 50-minute ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one field studies. Combined with: NTRES 2400

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19300 ENVS 2400   LEC 001

    • W Fernow Hall G01
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bonter, D

      Kaiser, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19301 ENVS 2400   FLD 801

    • M Other Domestic
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bonter, D

      Kaiser, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ENVS 3020

Taught by an artist and scientist, in this experiential, place-based field course, students will engage in a range of interdisciplinary practices to understand and interpret ecological systems and land ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Seven Week - First.  Choose one lecture, one laboratory, and one field studies. Combined with: NTRES 3020

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18201 ENVS 3020   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Course fee: $50 to cover food for weekend trips. Details will be discussed during the first class.

  • 18202 ENVS 3020   LAB 401

    • F Fernow Hall G24
    • Aug 22 - Oct 7, 2022
    • Davidson, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18203 ENVS 3020   FLD 801

    • FSSu TBA
    • Aug 22 - Oct 7, 2022
    • Davidson, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Preference is given to CALS and Arts & Sciences students planning to complete the Environment & Sustainability major. If you are interested in this course but unable to enroll, please complete the E&S course request form: https://tinyurl.com/escourserequest.

ENVS 4443

This Engaged Cornell course will introduce students to climate change science and policy, with a focus on how science factors into the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  3914 ENVS 4443   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 111
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Chatrchyan, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment is by application, due on May 14, 2021. Apply here: https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6nI5KjBBRe3LUKF

ENVS 4500

Interested in working toward solutions to the climate crisis? In this course, you will choose and implement a climate action from Project Drawdown's (www.drawdown.org) list of 82 climate solutions. You ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NTRES 4500NTRES 6500

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 19824 ENVS 4500   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ENVS 4600

An interactive course designed to provide students with experience applying some of the most important techniques that are used to develop plans to protect and sustain valuable environmental resources, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NTRES 4600NTRES 6350

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 19303 ENVS 4600   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ENVS 4960

In this course, students participate in an experiential learning opportunity relevant to the student's focus of study or career goals in environment and sustainability. An E&S faculty member must serve ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 16006 ENVS 4960   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Students from all colleges enroll in ENVS 4960 through the CALS Special Studies online form (https://dust.cals.cornell.edu/SpecStudiesAfterAdd.aspx) by the fifth week of the semester. Late applications will not be accepted. A Cornell supervisor is required for your internship.

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 20630 ENVS 4960   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

ENVS 4970

Individual studies are arranged under the supervision of one or several E&S faculty members. They provide opportunity to design a course that fills the need of an individual student and addresses pertinent ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20612 ENVS 4970   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kassam, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

ENVS 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students teaching experience through actual involvement in planning and assisting in courses in the Environment & Sustainability curriculum. This experience ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1 Credit Opt NoAud

  • 20205 ENVS 4980   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Prerequisite: previous enrollment in the course to be taught or permission of instructor. Students from ALL Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not enroll in Section 601 through Student Center.
    Arts & Sciences students: this course will still appear on official transcripts and be factored into cumulative GPA (if taken for a letter grade) but does not count towards your 12 credits to be in good academic standing. You may petition (one time only) to your advising dean to 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.

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1 Credit Opt NoAud

  • 20206 ENVS 4980   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Goebel, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Prerequisite: previous enrollment in the course to be taught or permission of instructor. Students from ALL Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not enroll in Section 601 through Student Center.
    Arts & Sciences students: this course will still appear on official transcripts and be factored into cumulative GPA (if taken for a letter grade) but does not count towards your 12 credits to be in good academic standing. You may petition (one time only) to your advising dean to 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.

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1 Credit Opt NoAud

  • 20207 ENVS 4980   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Chatrchyan, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Prerequisite: previous enrollment in the course to be taught or permission of instructor. Students from ALL Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not enroll in Section 601 through Student Center.
    Arts & Sciences students: this course will still appear on official transcripts and be factored into cumulative GPA (if taken for a letter grade) but does not count towards your 12 credits to be in good academic standing. You may petition (one time only) to your advising dean to 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.

ENVS 4990

Undergraduate research projects in environment and sustainability; contingent on student working with a faculty member to supervise their research. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16070 ENVS 4990   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Students from ALL COLLEGES interested in ENVS 4990 must submit a CALS Special Sudies Form (Available online: https://experience.cornell.edu/opportunities/cals-dyson-special-studies-includes-4970-and-4990).You will be put in appropriate section after submitting the form online.

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16073 ENVS 4990   RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Tantillo, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16074 ENVS 4990   RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Blossey, B

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16075 ENVS 4990   RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fahey, T

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16076 ENVS 4990   RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Goodale, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16077 ENVS 4990   RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Fuller, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16078 ENVS 4990   RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Allred, S

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16079 ENVS 4990   RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Rodewald, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16080 ENVS 4990   RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Webster, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16081 ENVS 4990   RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kassam, K

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16082 ENVS 4990   RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Yavitt, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16083 ENVS 4990   RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Klinck, H

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16084 ENVS 4990   RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Howarth, R

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16085 ENVS 4990   RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Agrawal, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16086 ENVS 4990   RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16087 ENVS 4990   RSC 718

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • McIntyre, P

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16088 ENVS 4990   RSC 719

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Helbling, D

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16089 ENVS 4990   RSC 720

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kearns, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16090 ENVS 4990   RSC 721

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kozen, F

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16091 ENVS 4990   RSC 722

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Finin, G

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16092 ENVS 4990   RSC 724

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Smith, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16093 ENVS 4990   RSC 725

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Barrett, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16094 ENVS 4990   RSC 726

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Buck, L

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16095 ENVS 4990   RSC 727

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Wrege, P

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16096 ENVS 4990   RSC 728

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Abruna, H

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16097 ENVS 4990   RSC 729

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Tako, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16098 ENVS 4990   RSC 730

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kaiser, S

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16219 ENVS 4990   RSC 731

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Xu, X

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16226 ENVS 4990   RSC 732

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Schuler, K

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16255 ENVS 4990   RSC 733

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Greene, S

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16256 ENVS 4990   RSC 734

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ezell, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16257 ENVS 4990   RSC 735

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Banerjee, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16258 ENVS 4990   RSC 736

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Schneider, R

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16259 ENVS 4990   RSC 737

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sun, Y

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16268 ENVS 4990   RSC 738

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Thaler, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17068 ENVS 4990   RSC 739

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Rudstam, L

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20552 ENVS 4990   RSC 740

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Wood, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-8 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20569 ENVS 4990   RSC 741

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Afridi, K

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research