Biometry & Statistics (BTRY)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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BTRY 3020

Applies linear statistical methods to quantitative problems addressed in biological and environmental research. Methods include linear regression, inference, model assumption evaluation, the likelihood ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: NTRES 4130STSCI 3200

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1473BTRY 3020  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3010 or 6010.

  •  1474BTRY 3020  LAB 401

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  •  1475BTRY 3020  LAB 402

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  •  4832BTRY 3020  LAB 403

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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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  •  4527BTRY 3080  LEC 001

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  •  4528BTRY 3080  DIS 201

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BTRY 3520

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to statistical computing. The class will cover the basics of programming; numerical methods for optimization and linear algebra and their ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 3520

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4231BTRY 3520  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3080 or Math 4710, enrollment in MATH 2220 and MATH 2240 or equivalents.

  •  4232BTRY 3520  LAB 401

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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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: STSCI 4090

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1479BTRY 4090  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 or equivalent and at least one introductory statistics course.

  •  1480BTRY 4090  DIS 201

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BTRY 4100

Theory and application of classical and modern multivariate methods to data arising in biology, sociology, economics, engineering and other fields.  Topics include MANOVA, principal components, factor ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRST 4100STSCI 4100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4252BTRY 4100  LEC 001

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

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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  •  4253BTRY 4110  LEC 001

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

BTRY 4140

Applications of experimental design including split plots, incomplete blocks, and fractional factorials. Stresses use of the computer for both design and analysis, with emphasis on solving real ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRST 4140STSCI 4140

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4750BTRY 4140  LEC 001

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BTRY 4381

A higher level programming course using Perl 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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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 6381

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4462BTRY 4381  LEC 001

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

  •  4463BTRY 4381  LAB 401

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BTRY 4940

Course of lectures 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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  •   Combined with: BTRY 6940

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Coalescent Theory

  •  1481BTRY 4940  LEC 001

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  • Introduction to quantitative molecular population genetics through a coalescent theory derived framework.

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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  •   Combined with: BTRY 7950

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4530BTRY 4950  LEC 001

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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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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1482BTRY 4970  IND 601

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  • 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 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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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1491BTRY 4980  IND 601

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  • 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 4990

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1500BTRY 4990  IND 601

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  • Prerequisite: statistics and biometry undergraduates; permission of faculty member directing research. Students must register using independent study form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study).

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4967BTRY 4990  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Bien, J

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BTRY 5080

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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  •  4525BTRY 5080  LEC 001

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  •  4526BTRY 5080  DIS 201

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BTRY 6020

Continuation of BTRY 6010. Emphasizes the use of multiple regression analysis, analysis of variance, and related techniques to analyze data in a variety of situations. Topics include an introduction to ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1509BTRY 6020  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BTRY 6010 or equivalent. Enrollment limited to: graduate students or permission of instructor.

  •  1510BTRY 6020  LAB 401

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  •  1511BTRY 6020  LAB 402

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BTRY 6381

A higher level programming course using Perl 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
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 4381

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4464BTRY 6381  LEC 001

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

  •  4465BTRY 6381  LAB 401

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BTRY 6940

Course of lectures 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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  •   Combined with: BTRY 4940

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Coalescent Theory

  • 18179BTRY 6940  LEC 001

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  • Introduction to quantitative molecular population genetics through a coalescent theory derived framework.

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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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1517BTRY 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1518BTRY 6970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1519BTRY 6970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1520BTRY 6970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1521BTRY 6970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1522BTRY 6970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1523BTRY 6970  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1524BTRY 6970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Sign into your faculty advisor section.

BTRY 7210

Weekly seminar series on recent advances in quantitative genomics. A selection of the latest papers in the field is read and discussed. Methods are stressed, but biological results and their significance ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  4880BTRY 7210  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BTRY 4830/6830 or permission of instructor.

BTRY 7900

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1525BTRY 7900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1526BTRY 7900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1527BTRY 7900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1528BTRY 7900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1529BTRY 7900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1531BTRY 7900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1532BTRY 7900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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

BTRY 7950

Participation in the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit: faculty-supervised statistical consulting with researchers from other disciplines. Discussion sessions are held for joint consideration of literature ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BTRY 4950

  • 2-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3802BTRY 7950  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite or Co-requisite: BTRY 6020 and 4090.

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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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1533BTRY 7980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1534BTRY 7980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1535BTRY 7980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1536BTRY 7980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1537BTRY 7980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1538BTRY 7980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1539BTRY 7980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

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Syllabi: none
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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1540BTRY 7980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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  • 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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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1541BTRY 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1542BTRY 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1543BTRY 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1544BTRY 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1545BTRY 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1546BTRY 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Siepel, A

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1547BTRY 8900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1548BTRY 8900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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

BTRY 9900

No description available. view course details

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1549BTRY 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1550BTRY 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1551BTRY 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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  • Permission of advisor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1552BTRY 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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  • Permission of advisor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1553BTRY 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1554BTRY 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1555BTRY 9900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Strawderman, R

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  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/UnSat

  •  1556BTRY 9900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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  • Permission of advisor is required.