Agriculture & Life Sciences (ALS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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ALS 2000

This course is for students who are interested in becoming leaders for sustainability while on campus and throughout their lives. It is open to all levels. Students will focus primarily on sustainability ... view course details

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

  •  4923ALS 2100  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Baker, J

  • This is a Cornell-China College Program-Spring 2017 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

  • 15364ALS 2200  SEM 101

    • WKennedy Hall 213
    • Jan 25 - Mar 17, 2017
    • 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

This course is designed to equip CALS Global Fellows with the tools and knowledge to be prepared, effective, and cross-culturally competent during their summer internship placement abroad (and beyond). ... view course details

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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

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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

ALS 3601

The combination of seminar and international service-learning course provides a unique opportunity to connect classroom instruction with experiential learning while gaining a broad understanding of the ... view course details

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    Seven Week - First.  Choose one lecture and one field studies. Combined with: ASIAN 3361

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  • 16413ALS 3601  LEC 001

  • Students enrolling in ALS 3601/ASIAN 3361 are required to enroll in ALS 3600/ASIAN 3360 in the previous Fall semester. Students will receive an "R" grade for the Fall course and an official letter grade for the Spring course.

  • 16414ALS 3601  FLD 801

  • Taught in Vietnam. Students will be traveling on January 2, 2017 and on January 19, 2017.

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

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

ALS 4970

Independent study for undergraduate students. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18754ALS 4970  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jackson, S

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5200ALS 4970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Nixon, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18512ALS 4970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • McComas, K

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18662ALS 4970  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Lovette, I

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

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18511ALS 4980  TA 652

    • TBA
    • DeRosa, J

ALS 4990

Independent research for undergraduate students. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3005ALS 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

  •  3778ALS 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

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

  •  1666ALS 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.

  •  3138ALS 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.

  •  3139ALS 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.

  • 17822ALS 5780  LEC 004

  • 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.

  • 18588ALS 5780  LEC 005

  • 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.

ALS 6014

This seven-week course uses theater techniques to help graduate students enhance their classroom teaching and public speaking in both formal and informal environments. Using the storytelling ... view course details

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    Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

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

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  • 2 Credits Graded

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

  •  3582ALS 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.)