Plant Sciences (PLSCI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

PLSCI 2990

Intended for students who are new to undergraduate research. Students enrolled in PLSCI 2990 may be reading scientific literature, learning research techniques, or assisting with ongoing research. The ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3968PLSCI 2990  RSC 701

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    • Staff

  • Intended for students who are new to undergraduate research. Students enrolled in PLSCI 2990 may be reading scientific literature, learning research techniques, or assisting with ongoing research. The faculty supervisor determines the work goals and the form of the final report. Students must register using special studies form, available online at http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study, and get approval from faculty member who will supervise research and assign grade.

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18632PLSCI 2990  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Bergstrom, G

PLSCI 3940

Community engagement can provide exciting and unique learning opportunities, but the skills necessary for a positive experience are different from those of a traditional classroom. This course will provide ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

PLSCI 4460

How do plants respond to antagonists, such as herbivores and pathogens? What are the checks and balances that keep mutualist organisms in their tight interactions? How are symbioses organized on molecular, ... view course details

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    Combined with: BIOEE 4460BIONB 4460

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

PLSCI 4461

Laboratory course covering topics presented in BIOEE 4460/BIONB 4460/PLSCI 4460. view course details

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    Combined with: BIOEE 4461BIONB 4461

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

PLSCI 4900

This course is designed to guide Plant Sciences majors in developing career goals around an out-of-classroom experience, in reflecting on that experience, and in recording that experience in the student's ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 16406PLSCI 4900  IND 601

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    • Staff

  • Contact Leah Cook (lcc2@cornell.edu) to enroll.

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18571PLSCI 4900  IND 602

    • TBA
    • De Jong, W

PLSCI 4925

The purpose of this course is to demonstrate that Plant Sciences students will have met all learning outcomes in the major prior to graduation by documenting relevant in-class and co-curricular activities. ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 16635PLSCI 4925  IND 601

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    • Staff

  • Contact Leah Cook (lcc2) to enroll.

PLSCI 4950

Students in the Plant Sciences major are required to complete a research experience, extramural internship or extension experience. It is critical for students to be able to explain their work to both ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

PLSCI 4960

In this experiential learning opportunity, students participate in a plant science-related work and learning experience equivalent to a minimum of six weeks of full-time effort. Specific learning goals ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 16823PLSCI 4960  IND 601

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    • Pritts, M

  • Permission of instructor required. Students must register using the CALS Special Studies form available online. Details are outlined in a learning agreement. All PLSCI 4960 internship courses must adhere to the CALS guidelines at cals.cornell.edu/academics/student-research/internship.

PLSCI 4970

An opportunity for undergraduate individual study of a special topic in plant sciences under the direction of a faculty member. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18618PLSCI 4970  IND 603

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    • Gan, S

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  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18633PLSCI 4970  IND 604

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    • Staff

PLSCI 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students teaching experience through actual involvement in planning and teaching plant sciences courses under the supervision of SIPS faculty members. May include ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18652PLSCI 4980  TA 654

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    • Owens, T

PLSCI 4990

Affords opportunities for students to carry out independent research under appropriate supervision. Each student is expected to review pertinent literature, prepare a project outline, conduct the research, ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18637PLSCI 4990  RSC 737

    • TBA
    • Perry, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18723PLSCI 4990  RSC 738

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    • Nixon, K