Plant Sciences (PLSCI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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

  •  3547PLSCI 2990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • 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

  •  4695PLSCI 2990  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

  •  4350PLSCI 3940  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: Distribution-level biology course.

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

  •  4463PLSCI 4460  LEC 001

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

  •  4466PLSCI 4461  LAB 401

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

  •  4478PLSCI 4900  IND 601

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    • Staff

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

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4682PLSCI 4900  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

  •  4499PLSCI 4925  IND 601

    • TBA
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  • Contact Leah Cook (lcc2) to enroll.

PLSCI 4940

The School of Integrative Plant Science teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings may vary by semester and will be advertised before the semester begins. Courses offered under the number will ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one field studies.

  • 2 Credits Opt NoAud

  • Topic: Nicaragua: Coffee, Cacao, and Climate Change

  • 16791PLSCI 4940  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Cook, L

      Pritts, M

  • Application and interview required. Contact lcc2 for information on how to apply. Mandatory trip to Nicaragua over Spring Break. Course fee TBD.

  • Topic: Nicaragua: Coffee, Cacao, and Climate Change

  • 16793PLSCI 4940  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Mar 31 - Apr 6, 2018
    • Staff

  • Application and interview required. Contact lcc2 for information on how to apply. Mandatory trip to Nicaragua over Spring Break. Students leaving Ithaca March 30, 2018 and returning April 7, 2018. Course fee TBD.

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  •   Seven Week - First.  Choose one lecture and one field studies.

  • 2 Credits Opt NoAud

  • Topic: Molecular Diagnostics II

  • 16788PLSCI 4940  LEC 002

  • Prerequisite: PLSCI 4940 Topic: Molecular Diagnostics I and at least one Spanish language course (SPAN 1501 or SPAN 3020). Mandatory trip to Latin America. Students leaving Ithaca January 2, 2018 and returning on January 16, 2018. Course fees $2900.

  • Topic: Molecular Diagnostics II

  • 16790PLSCI 4940  FLD 802

    • TBA
    • Jan 3 - Jan 15, 2018
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: PLSCI 4940 Topic: Molecular Diagnostics I and at least one Spanish language course (SPAN 1501 or SPAN 3020). Mandatory trip to Latin America. Students leaving Ithaca January 2, 2018 and returning on January 16, 2018. Course fees $2900.

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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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4484PLSCI 4950  LEC 001

  • Concurrent enrollment in PLSCI 4925 is prohibited. Participation in end-of-semester symposium required.

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

  •  4527PLSCI 4960  IND 601

    • TBA
    • 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

  •  4528PLSCI 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor required. Students must register using the CALS Special Studies form in DUST (available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study), which must be signed by faculty member who will supervise study and assign grade.

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4693PLSCI 4970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Gan, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4696PLSCI 4970  IND 604

    • TBA
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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

  •  4530PLSCI 4980  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: previous enrollment in course to be taught or equivalent, and written permission of instructor. Students must register using the CALS Special Studies form, available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study.

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

  •  3465PLSCI 4990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisites: GPA of at least 3.2. Permission of instructor required. Students must register using CALS Special Studies form available online. http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#special-studies.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4697PLSCI 4990  RSC 737

    • TBA
    • Perry, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4729PLSCI 4990  RSC 738

    • TBA
    • Nixon, K