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: STSCI 3200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1167BTRY 3020  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3010 or 6010.

  •  1168BTRY 3020  LAB 401

    • T
    • Staff

  •  1169BTRY 3020  LAB 402

    • T
    • Staff

  •  3477BTRY 3020  LAB 403

    • T
    • Staff

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ILRST 3080STSCI 3080

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3367BTRY 3080  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Bunea, F

  •  3368BTRY 3080  DIS 201

    • T
    • Bunea, F

  • 17859BTRY 3080  DIS 202

    • R
    • Bunea, F

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 16794BTRY 3090  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Earls, C

  • Prerequisites: Calculus I or permission from the instructor

  • 16795BTRY 3090  DIS 201

    • M
    • Earls, C

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

  •  1170BTRY 4090  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Wells, M

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

  •  1171BTRY 4090  DIS 201

    • F
    • Wells, M

  • 18034BTRY 4090  DIS 202

    • F
    • Wells, M

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

  •  3203BTRY 4110  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Smith, M

  • 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

  •  3447BTRY 4140  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Bunge, J

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

  •  3339BTRY 4381  LEC 001

    • T
    • Yu, H

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

  •  3340BTRY 4381  LAB 401

    • R
    • Yu, H

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

BTRY 4520

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 4520

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3189BTRY 4520  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Hooker, G

  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3080 or Math 4710, enrollment in MATH 2220 and MATH 2240 or equivalents. Previous programming experience is recommended.

  •  3190BTRY 4520  LAB 401

    • M
    • Hooker, G

  •  4360BTRY 4520  LAB 402

    • W
    • Hooker, G

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 6820

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17371BTRY 4820  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Keinan, A

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

  • 17373BTRY 4820  DIS 201

    • R
    • Keinan, A

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

  •  4312BTRY 4830  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Mezey, J

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 and introductory statistics or equivalent.

  •  4313BTRY 4830  LAB 401

    • F
    • Mezey, J

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

  •  1172BTRY 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.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4642BTRY 4970  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, P

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4715BTRY 4970  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

  •  1181BTRY 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

  •  1190BTRY 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

  •  3543BTRY 4990  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4643BTRY 4990  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, P

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

  •  1199BTRY 6020  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Guinness, J

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

  •  1200BTRY 6020  LAB 401

    • M
    • Guinness, J

  •  1201BTRY 6020  LAB 402

    • T
    • Guinness, J

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

  •  3341BTRY 6381  LEC 001

    • T
    • Yu, H

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

  •  3342BTRY 6381  LAB 401

    • R
    • Yu, H

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 4820

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17385BTRY 6820  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Keinan, A

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

  • 17386BTRY 6820  DIS 201

    • R
    • Keinan, A

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

  •  4310BTRY 6830  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Mezey, J

  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 and introductory statistics or equivalent.

  •  4311BTRY 6830  LAB 401

    • F
    • Mezey, J

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

  •  4361BTRY 6890  SEM 101

    • W
    • Messer, P

  • 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

  •  1202BTRY 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

  •  1203BTRY 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

  •  1204BTRY 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

  •  1205BTRY 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

  •  1206BTRY 6970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

  • 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

  •  1207BTRY 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

  •  1208BTRY 6970  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1209BTRY 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

  • 17864BTRY 7180  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Ning, Y

  • 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

  •  4331BTRY 7200  SEM 101

    • F
    • Williams, A

  • 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

  •  1210BTRY 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

  •  1211BTRY 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

  •  1212BTRY 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

  •  1213BTRY 7900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1214BTRY 7900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1216BTRY 7900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1217BTRY 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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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  2868BTRY 7950  LEC 001

    • R
    • Vermeylen, F

  • 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

  •  1218BTRY 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

  •  1219BTRY 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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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1220BTRY 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

  •  1221BTRY 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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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1222BTRY 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

  •  1223BTRY 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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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1224BTRY 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

  •  1225BTRY 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

  •  1226BTRY 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1227BTRY 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1228BTRY 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1229BTRY 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1230BTRY 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

  •  1231BTRY 8900  RSC 706

    • 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

  •  1232BTRY 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

  •  1233BTRY 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

  •  1234BTRY 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

  •  1235BTRY 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Keinan, A

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1236BTRY 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1237BTRY 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1238BTRY 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1239BTRY 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Permission of advisor is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1240BTRY 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

  •  1241BTRY 9900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

  • Permission of advisor is required.