Agriculture & Life Sciences (ALS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

ALS 2000

This course is directed at first and second-year students who are interested in becoming leaders for sustainability on campus. Students will identify and examine critical issues that affect the Cornell ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4313ALS 2000  LEC 001

  • 18180ALS 2000  DIS 201

ALS 2100

What do effective leaders do? How do they think? How do they overcome challenges? How does your personality affect your ability to lead, and how can you use aspects of your personality to help others and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16708ALS 2100  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Baker, J

  • This is a Cornell-China College Program-Spring 2016 Semester providing on-line course to Chinese high school and college-level students.

ALS 2200

Course will provide opportunities for students to identify and develop the professional skills employers and graduate and professional schools seek in college graduates. Students will engage in self-assessment ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 18181ALS 2200  SEM 101

    • WWarren Hall 113
    • Jan 27 - Mar 18, 2016
    • DeRosa, J

      Gillespie, L

      Viands, D

  • This class is targeted to freshman and sophomore level students and is open to CALS students only. For enrollment information please email Jennifer DeRosa at jd242@cornell.edu

ALS 2300

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

ALS 3100

This course frames leadership as a particular way of approaching life, one that is essential to career success as well as fulfillment in life itself. The course begins with the inner work of a leader's ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3933ALS 3100  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: Junior or senior.

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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3988ALS 3100  LEC 002

  • Prerequisite: Junior or senior.

ALS 3200

This pre-fieldwork course examines leadership and global service-learning (GSL) themes and provides students a forum for critical reflection on community-driven service, intercultural learning, power and ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: ILRIC 3200

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14960ALS 3200  LEC 001

  • Pre-requisite: Students must undertake study abroad, fieldwork, research, internship or community engaged service-learning (in the US or in another country) by the end of the calendar year or have permission of instructor.

ALS 3920

This course is part of the Human Ecology Capital Semester Program. Students live and work in Albany as legislative aids to a NYS Senator or Assembly Member, take a course in NYS Government, and participate ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HE 3920

  • 12 Credits Graded

  •  3157ALS 3920  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Canfield, R

ALS 4960

All 4960 internship courses must adhere to the CALS guidelines at cals.cornell.edu/academics/student-research/internship. Students planning internships related to the discipline of a department are encouraged ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3137ALS 4960  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Not open to students who have earned internship credits elsewhere or in previous semesters. Students 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.

ALS 4970

Independent study for undergraduate students. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4070ALS 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • 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.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18982ALS 4970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Nixon, K

ALS 4980

Students learn and experience assisting in a course under the direction of a course instructor. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

ALS 4990

Independent research for undergraduate students. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3079ALS 4990  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students must register using independent study form (available in 140 Roberts Hall).

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3889ALS 4990  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Giles, J

ALS 5100

Formal training and practice of skills required for leading people in an academic or business environment. Skills include coaching, feedback, managing conflict, fostering teamwork, creating vision, and ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  2669ALS 5100  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

ALS 5780

Designed for international teaching assistants. This course focuses on oral communication, cross-cultural classroom dynamics, and teaching techniques. Through small group seminars, conferences with instructors, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1708ALS 5780  LEC 001

  • Open to Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Priority given based on immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bimonthly meeting (time TBA) with instructor required.

  •  3215ALS 5780  LEC 002

  • Open to Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Priority given based on immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bimonthly meeting (time TBA) with instructor required.

  •  3216ALS 5780  LEC 003

  • Open to Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Priority given based on immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bimonthly meeting (time TBA) with instructor required.

  •  3217ALS 5780  DIS 201

  • (Meets 2/22, 3/14, 4/11)

  •  3218ALS 5780  DIS 202

  • (Meets 2/23, 3/15, 4/12)

  •  3219ALS 5780  DIS 203

  • (Meets 2/25, 3/17, 4/14)

  •  3220ALS 5780  DIS 204

  • (Meets 2/26, 3/18, 4/15)

  •  3221ALS 5780  DIS 205

  • (Meets 2/29, 3/21, 4/18)

  •  3222ALS 5780  DIS 206

  • (Meets 2/30, 3/22, 4/19)

  •  3223ALS 5780  DIS 207

  • (Meets 3/1, 3/23, 4/20)

  •  3224ALS 5780  DIS 208

  • (Meets 3/2, 3/24, 4/21)

  •  3655ALS 5780  DIS 209

  • (Meets 3/2, 3/24, 4/21)

  •  3962ALS 5780  DIS 210

  • (Meets 3/3, 3/25, 4/22)

  •  3963ALS 5780  DIS 211

  • (Meets 3/3, 3/25, 4/22)

ALS 6015

The course will assist graduate students prepare for a faculty position in higher education. Course assignments and activities cover effective teaching and professional development. Students will complete ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3331ALS 6015  LEC 001

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3845ALS 6015  LEC 002

ALS 6016

Course will expose students to the literature on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL). Within this academic conversation about the scholarship of teaching and learning and teaching as research, ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3676ALS 6016  SEM 101

    • M
    • Pettit, T

      Williams, K

  • Prerequisite: ALS 6015, (students participating in CTE collaborative programming (i.e. CIRTL, Teagle and future faculty programs in City and Regional Sciences and Biological and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Research and Teaching Fellowship Program) may be required to enroll in this course in order to complete their program requirements. This course is part of the fulfillment of the CTE Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Graduate Research and Teaching Fellowship Program. It will also be part of CIRTL offerings and is being considered for requirements for an additional group of Teagle grant participants.)