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

  •  1429BTRY 3020  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3010 or 6010.

  •  1430BTRY 3020  LAB 401

  •  1431BTRY 3020  LAB 402

  •  4001BTRY 3020  LAB 403

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: STSCI 3080

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3842BTRY 3080  LEC 001

  •  3843BTRY 3080  DIS 201

BTRY 3090

This course will cover financial mathematics and financial instruments relevant to exam FM offered by the Society of Actuaries. Topics on the present and accumulated value of future cash flows will be ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18182BTRY 3090  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 or permission from the instructor.

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

  •  3632BTRY 3520  LEC 001

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

  •  3633BTRY 3520  LAB 401

  • 18454BTRY 3520  LAB 402

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

  •  1435BTRY 4090  LEC 001

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

  •  1436BTRY 4090  DIS 201

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

  •  3649BTRY 4100  LEC 001

  • 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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  •   Combined with: ILRST 4110STSCI 4110

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3650BTRY 4110  LEC 001

  • 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

  •  3954BTRY 4140  LEC 001

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

  •  3797BTRY 4381  LEC 001

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

  •  3798BTRY 4381  LAB 401

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

BTRY 4820

Statistical methods of genomic data, emphasizing coalescent theory and molecular population genetics and genomics. Topics include derivation of coalescent theory, tests of natural selection, population ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 6820

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17219BTRY 4820  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: Math 1110 or equivalent. At least one previous course in statistical methods and at least one involving programming, or permission of instructor.

BTRY 4830

A rigorous treatment of analysis techniques used to understand complex genetic systems. This course covers both the fundamentals and advances in statistical methodology used to analyze disease ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 6830

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17654BTRY 4830  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 and introductory statistics or equivalent.

  • 17655BTRY 4830  LAB 401

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

  •  3844BTRY 4950  LEC 001

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

  •  1438BTRY 4970  IND 601

  • 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

  •  1447BTRY 4980  IND 601

  • 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

Permits outstanding undergraduates to carry out independent study of suitable problems under appropriate supervision. Students cannot receive both pay and credit for the same hours of work.   view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1456BTRY 4990  IND 601

  • 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

  •  4090BTRY 4990  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Bien, J

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 Stdnt Opt

  •  1465BTRY 6020  LEC 001

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

  •  1466BTRY 6020  LAB 401

  •  1467BTRY 6020  LAB 402

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

  •  3799BTRY 6381  LEC 001

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

  •  3800BTRY 6381  LAB 401

BTRY 6820

Statistical methods of genomic data, emphasizing coalescent theory and molecular population genetics and genomics. Topics include derivation of coalescent theory, tests of natural selection, population ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 4820

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17588BTRY 6820  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: Math 1110 or equivalent. At least one previous course in statistical methods and at least one involving programming, or permission of instructor.

BTRY 6830

A rigorous treatment of analysis techniques used to understand complex genetic systems. This course covers both the fundamentals and advances in statistical methodology used to analyze disease ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BTRY 4830

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17651BTRY 6830  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 and introductory statistics or equivalent.

  • 17652BTRY 6830  LAB 401

BTRY 6890

Graduate seminar on current topics in population genetics. Readings are chosen primarily from current scientific literature. Participation in discussion and presentation of at least one paper required ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18482BTRY 6890  SEM 101

  • Prerequisite: BTRY/BIOMG 4810 or permission of instructor.

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

  •  1468BTRY 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1469BTRY 6970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1470BTRY 6970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1471BTRY 6970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1472BTRY 6970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1473BTRY 6970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1474BTRY 6970  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1475BTRY 6970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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

BTRY 7180

A theoretical development of generalized linear models and related topics including categorical data problems, generalized additive models, and generalized linear mixed models. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17916BTRY 7180  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 6020, BTRY 4090 or MATH 4720 or equivalent. Primarily for Ph.D. students in statistics.

BTRY 7200

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

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18126BTRY 7200  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 4840/BTRY 6840 or permission of instructor.

    Weekly seminar series on recent advances in statistical and computational genetics.

BTRY 7900

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1476BTRY 7900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1477BTRY 7900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1478BTRY 7900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1479BTRY 7900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1480BTRY 7900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1482BTRY 7900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1483BTRY 7900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • 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

  •  3251BTRY 7950  LEC 001

  • 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

  •  1484BTRY 7980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

  • 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

  •  1485BTRY 7980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

  • 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

  •  1486BTRY 7980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • 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

  •  1487BTRY 7980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • 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

  •  1488BTRY 7980  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

  • 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

  •  1489BTRY 7980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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

  •  1490BTRY 7980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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

  •  1491BTRY 7980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • 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

  •  1492BTRY 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

  • 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

  •  1493BTRY 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

  • 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

  •  1494BTRY 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • 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

  •  1495BTRY 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • 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

  •  1496BTRY 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1497BTRY 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Siepel, A

  • 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

  •  1498BTRY 8900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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

  •  1499BTRY 8900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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

BTRY 9900

Thesis research for Ph.D. candidates after "A" exam has been passed. view course details

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1500BTRY 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1501BTRY 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1502BTRY 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1503BTRY 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1504BTRY 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1505BTRY 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1506BTRY 9900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1507BTRY 9900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • Permission of advisor is required.