International Agriculture & Rural Development (IARD)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

IARD 4010

Acquaints students with the cultural, historical, socio-political, literary, anthropological, health, agricultural, and development issues in southern Mexico. The lectures/discussions establish the global ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATA 4010

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4237IARD 4010  LEC 001

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  • There is an optional Spanish language discussion section offered for IARD/LATA 4010.

IARD 4800

Modernization has led to development pressures that have increasingly disrupted natural systems leading to widespread concerns about the long-term viability of important environmental and ecosystem services, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: FDSC 4800NTRES 4800

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16186IARD 4800  LEC 001

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  • 16187IARD 4800  DIS 201

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IARD 4850

This senior seminar course is for students who have developed significant international focuses to their undergraduate programs, which include relevant overseas experience(s). Supported by lectures and ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: NTRES 4850SNES 4850

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4478IARD 4850  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to: senior standing in IARD, SNES, or NTRES and International Experience; others by permission of the instructors.

  •  4479IARD 4850  LAB 401

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IARD 4910

Reading and discussion course focusing on the relationship between agricultural sustainability and religious faith, especially the linkage between the motivation to adopt practices of sustainability and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CSS 4910

  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  1661IARD 4910  DIS 201

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  • Recommended prerequisite: Sustainable Agriculture (CSS 1900) or equivalent.

IARD 4940

The department teaches "trial" courses, and special topics not covered in other courses, at the undergraduate level, under this number. Offerings vary by semester and will be advertised by the department. ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • Topic: Mexico Trip Preparation

  •  4783IARD 4940  LEC 001

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  • The department teaches ¿trial¿ courses, and special topics not covered in other courses, at the undergraduate level, under this number. Offerings vary by semester and will be advertised by the department. Courses offered under the number are approved by the department curriculum committee, and the same course is not offered more than twice under this number.

IARD 4960

International internship, supervised by a faculty member who is directly involved in determining both the course content and in evaluating a student's work. The student researches and initiates an appropriate ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  2035IARD 4960  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • See CALS internship policies and submit approved submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#special-studies). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  4924IARD 4960  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Staff

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IARD 4970

Allows students the opportunity to investigate special interests that are not treated in regularly scheduled courses. The student develops a plan of study to pursue under the direction of a faculty ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4964IARD 4970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Bellinder, R

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IARD 4980

This course enables undergraduate students to get valuable teaching experience in any one of the IARD courses for credit. view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4587IARD 4980  TA 651

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  • Previous enrollment in the course to be taught or other appropriate previous training and experience. 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.

IARD 5970

Allows M.P.S. students the opportunity to investigate special interests that are not treated in regularly scheduled courses. The student develops a plan of study to pursue under the direction of a faculty ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3807IARD 5970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Hobbs, P

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  • Sign into your faculty section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3808IARD 5970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Kyle, S

      Uphoff, N

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  • Sign into your faculty section.

IARD 5980

A problem-solving project entailing either fieldwork and/or library work for MPS students. The aim of the project is to give students supervised experience in dealing intellectually and analytically with ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2037IARD 5980  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Kyle, S

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  • Enrollment limited to: candidates in the field of International Development. A maximum of 6 credits may be applied toward MPS degree requirements.

IARD 5990

A problem-solving project entailing either fieldwork and/or library work for MPS students. The aim of the project is to give students supervised experience in dealing intellectually and analytically with ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2038IARD 5990  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Kyle, S

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  • Enrollment limited to: candidates in the field of international agriculture and rural development. A maximum of 6 credits may be applied toward MPS degree requirements.

IARD 6011

This is the second part of the course (IARD 4011 or LATA 4011 is first taken in the fall) taken on return from Ecuador. Partners students with community practitioners in a rural region of Ecuador after ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATA 6011

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15379IARD 6011  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: Junior, Senior or Graduate students. International Experience and some conversational Spanish preferred. Students have to take IARD4011 as a pre-requisite to taking 6011.

IARD 6020

The course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to observe agricultural development in India and to promote interdisciplinary exchange among faculty, staff, students and their ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FDSC 6020

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2039IARD 6020  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Coffman, R

      Davies, P

      Hobbs, P

      Parra, P

      Raman, K

      Rizvi, S

      Tucker, T

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  • Wintersession: Travel to Asia Prerequisite: IARD 4020 and/or permission of instructor.

IARD 6940

The department teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the department before the semester starts. Courses offered under the number will be approved by ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3781IARD 6940  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • The department teaches ¿trial¿ courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the department before the semester starts. Courses offered under the number will be approved by the department curriculum committee, and the same course is not offered more than twice under this number.

IARD 6960

A variety of speakers present seminars on international development topics relating to sustainable development throughout the world. Students attend each seminar and submit a five-page essay at the end ... view course details

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  •  1697IARD 6960  SEM 101

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IARD 6970

A seminar for M.P.S. students to discuss important issues in international development and to prepare themselves to write their project papers. Specific content varies. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  2042IARD 6970  SEM 101

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  • Enrollment limited to and required for: MPS ID students or permission of instructor.

IARD 6980

This course enables MPS students to get valuable teaching experience in any one of the IARD courses for credit. view course details

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4635IARD 6980  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Nelson, R

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  • Students must have the needed experience to help assist with the teaching of the course.

IARD 6990

Provides students with the opportunity to develop and present their special projects. Also serves as a forum for discussion of current issues in low-income agricultural and rural development, with particular ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  •  2043IARD 6990  SEM 101

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  • Enrollment limited to and required for: MPS IARD students or permission of instructor.

IARD 7540

Scarcity of water might be well overtake climate change as the main issue limiting future development. In fact in many water-short areas in the world, such as the Mediterranean, much of Sub-Saharan Africa, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BEE 7540

  • 2-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4537IARD 7540  LEC 001

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IARD 7830

A comparative analysis of extension and research philosophies and educational approaches to sustainable agriculture and natural resource management using case studies from developing countries. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4586IARD 7830  LEC 001

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