Horticulture Sciences (PLHRT)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

PLHRT 1102

The objective is to instill in students a lifelong appreciation for how gardening can enhance individual well-being through aesthetics, culinary experiences, and mastery of techniques. Emphasizes hands-on ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3962PLHRT 1102  LEC 001

  • Not intended for grad students, Ag Sciences or Plant Sciences majors. Limited spots for seniors--contact Leah (lcc2) for code to enroll. Students who do not attend the first class or provide prior notice to instructor of their absence from first class will be dropped from the instructor's roster.

PLHRT 1115

An introductory course that examines plant diversity, function, and adaptation. Topics include an introduction to plant community structure, relationships between plants and other organisms, how plants ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3876PLHRT 1115  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Bauerle, T

PLHRT 1250

Students interested in growing their own vegetables will learn the techniques to produce a healthy and productive organic vegetable garden. Students will learn how to build healthy soils, plan and plant ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

PLHRT 2020

The class is intended to provide insight and exposure to the unique challenges associated with the changing dynamics and markets of fresh produce. It is targeted at students with an interest in plants ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17456PLHRT 2020  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Griffiths, P

  • This course is suitable for life science and non-life science students.

PLHRT 2150

Few major food, medicinal, ornamental and industrial crops are native to North America. From coffee and tea, to rubber and quinine, this course explores the social, political, and economic factors associated ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3881PLHRT 2150  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Rakow, D

  • Prerequisites: PLBIO 2470, Plants and People, is recommended.

PLHRT 2350

Plants play powerful roles in our lives, providing oxygen, food, shelter, clothing, medicine, material for art, and a connection to the natural world. In recent years people have begun to understand plants ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16394PLHRT 2350  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Skelly, S

PLHRT 3100

Covers basics of establishing a greenhouse operation, growing crops in optimized environments, and serving niche or mass market. Discusses technology basics including structures and equipment, systems ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17887PLHRT 3100  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Miller, W

  • Prerequisite: PLSCI 1101 and any other horticulture course. Junior standing is preferred. Cost of required three-day field trip: approx. $90.

  • 17888PLHRT 3100  LAB 401

    • W
    • Miller, W

PLHRT 3920

Module of PLHRT 4920/LA 4920 covering the identification of approximately 160 evergreen trees and shrubs and deciduous plants using winter identification. Students also assist in the establishment of a ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3964PLHRT 3920  LEC 001

    • R
    • Bassuk, N

  • Prerequisite: passing grade in PLHRT 3910 or PLHRT 4910, or permission of instructor.

  •  3965PLHRT 3920  LAB 401

    • R
    • Bassuk, N

PLHRT 4250

Study of the biological processes controlling physical and chemical changes in harvested yet living horticultural crops or their parts. Discusses the theoretical principles and fundamental processes underlying ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17438PLHRT 4250  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Gan, S

PLHRT 4271

In this spring-semester community facilitation practicum, students will revisit, reflect on and integrate learnings from PLHRT 4270. Students review the facilitator preparation strategy developed in the ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16400PLHRT 4271  LEC 001

    • M
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

  • Prerequisite: PLHRT 4270 or permission of instructor.

PLHRT 4450

The ecology and technology of deciduous tree-fruit production. Topics include basic tree and fruit physiology; orchard renovation and design systems; nutrition, irrigation, and freeze protection practices; ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17442PLHRT 4450  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: College-level general biology.

  • 17443PLHRT 4450  LAB 401

PLHRT 4850

Explores the history of public gardens, types of contemporary public gardens, and the operation of public gardens including botanical gardens and arboreta. Includes separate units on administration and ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one field studies.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4104PLHRT 4850  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Rakow, D

  • Prerequisite: PLHRT 4910 or PLHRT 4920.

  •  4160PLHRT 4850  FLD 801

  • This class includes a two-and-a-half day field trip to multiple botanical gardens and arboretum that will occur April 24-26, 2018. We will be traveling on April 24, 2018 to Philadelphia and returning to Ithaca on April 26, 2018. Approximate cost is $100.

PLHRT 4920

This is the second half of course focusing on the winter identification, uses, and establishment of woody plants in urban and garden settings. Issues of site assessment and soil remediation are emphasized ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  3966PLHRT 4920  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: passing grade in LA/PLHRT 4910. Enrollment is limited to plant sciences or landscape architecture majors or permission of instructors.

  •  3967PLHRT 4920  LAB 401

PLHRT 4931

This course explores the elements of sustainable design, establishment and management of sports, golf and lawn turf. Focus on practical aspects through field tours, hand-on activities and real-world case ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17447PLHRT 4931  LEC 001

    • W
    • Mar 11 - May 7, 2019
    • Rossi, F

  • Prerequisite: PLHRT 4920/LA 4920 recommended but not required.

PLHRT 4940

The Section teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the Section before the semester starts. Courses offered under the number will be approved by the ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one field studies.

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • Topic: Evaluating a Long-Term Garden Program in Belize

  • 17627PLHRT 4940  LEC 001

    • M
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

  • Permission of instructor required. To apply and receive enrollment code, contact Marcia Eames-Sheavly (me14).

  • 17628PLHRT 4940  FLD 801

  • Taught in Belize. Required trip to Belize over spring break. Travel dates are March 30 and April 7, 2019. Student is responsible for RT airfare (~$1300). Travel grants available.

PLHRT 4975

Being an officer of a club is an opportunity to learn about leadership and collaboration, as well as communication and the challenges of balancing diverse responsibilities. Preparation in this arena can ... view course details

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  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3643PLHRT 4975  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

PLHRT 6000

Weekly seminars consisting of graduate student research project reports, faculty research topics, as well as guest speakers from other universities and/or industry. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3655PLHRT 6000  SEM 101

    • M
    • Rakow, D

  • Requirement for: graduate students majoring or minoring in horticulture.

PLHRT 6170

Principles and practical applications of selected laboratory methods in the plant and environmental sciences. Emphasizes enhancement of laboratory technique and problem-solving skills. Discusses suitability ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17448PLHRT 6170  LEC 001

    • F
    • Cheng, L

  • Prerequisite: 1 year of general chemistry, one semester of organic chemistry, plant physiology.

  • 17449PLHRT 6170  LAB 401

    • F
    • Staff

PLHRT 6190

This course explores current topics in the study of root growth, development, function, and survivorship through a mixture of lectures, discussions, and research presentations. Topics incorporate how roots ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 17890PLHRT 6190  LEC 001

    • M
    • Bauerle, T

PLHRT 6940

The Section of Horticulture teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the section before the semester starts. Courses offered under this number will be ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Scientific Writing in Horticulture

  • 14707PLHRT 6940  LEC 001

    • F
    • Miller, W

      Watkins, C

  • Graduate student standing required.

PLHRT 6970

Graduate individual study in horticultural sciences under the direction of one or more faculty members. view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3656PLHRT 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bassuk, N

  • Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3657PLHRT 6970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

  • Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3658PLHRT 6970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Rakow, D

  • Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3659PLHRT 6970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Taylor, A

  • Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3660PLHRT 6970  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Drinkwater, L

  • Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3661PLHRT 6970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Miller, W

  • Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3662PLHRT 6970  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

  • Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3663PLHRT 6970  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Rossi, F

  • Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3664PLHRT 6970  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Skelly, S

  • Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3665PLHRT 6970  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Perry, J

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3666PLHRT 6970  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Mattson, N

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3667PLHRT 6970  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

  • Sign into your faculty advisor section.

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4023PLHRT 6970  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Martinson, T

  • Sign into your faculty advisor section.

PLHRT 8900

Thesis research for master's students. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3684PLHRT 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Drinkwater, L

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3685PLHRT 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Mattson, N

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3686PLHRT 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Wolfe, D

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3687PLHRT 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Miller, W

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3688PLHRT 8900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3689PLHRT 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Robinson, T

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3691PLHRT 8900  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Xu, K

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3692PLHRT 8900  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Rangarajan, A

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3693PLHRT 8900  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Reiners, S

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3694PLHRT 8900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Bauerle, T

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3695PLHRT 8900  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Kao-Kniffin, J

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3696PLHRT 8900  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Bassuk, N

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3697PLHRT 8900  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Rossi, F

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3698PLHRT 8900  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3699PLHRT 8900  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Cheng, L

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3702PLHRT 8900  RSC 720

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3703PLHRT 8900  RSC 721

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3704PLHRT 8900  RSC 722

    • TBA
    • Griffiths, P

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3705PLHRT 8900  RSC 723

    • TBA
    • Watkins, C

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3707PLHRT 8900  RSC 725

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4233PLHRT 8900  RSC 726

    • TBA
    • Peck, G

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16276PLHRT 8900  RSC 727

    • TBA
    • Brown, S

PLHRT 9900

Dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates in the Graduate Field of Horticulture. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3708PLHRT 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Bassuk, N

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3709PLHRT 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Bjorkman, T

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3710PLHRT 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Brown, S

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3711PLHRT 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Cheng, L

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3712PLHRT 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Drinkwater, L

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3713PLHRT 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Reiners, S

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3714PLHRT 9900  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Griffiths, P

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3715PLHRT 9900  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Miller, W

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3718PLHRT 9900  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Bauerle, T

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3719PLHRT 9900  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Rossi, F

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3720PLHRT 9900  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3721PLHRT 9900  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Watkins, C

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3723PLHRT 9900  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Mattson, N

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3724PLHRT 9900  RSC 719

    • TBA
    • Rose, J

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3725PLHRT 9900  RSC 720

    • TBA
    • Xu, K

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3726PLHRT 9900  RSC 721

    • TBA
    • Kao-Kniffin, J

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3728PLHRT 9900  RSC 723

    • TBA
    • Taylor, A

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3732PLHRT 9900  RSC 727

    • TBA
    • Smart, L

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3734PLHRT 9900  RSC 729

    • TBA
    • Reisch, B

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3735PLHRT 9900  RSC 730

    • TBA
    • Robinson, T

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3736PLHRT 9900  RSC 731

    • TBA
    • Rakow, D

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3737PLHRT 9900  RSC 732

    • TBA
    • Wolfe, D

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4012PLHRT 9900  RSC 733

    • TBA
    • Peck, G

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4025PLHRT 9900  RSC 734

    • TBA
    • Weber, C

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4203PLHRT 9900  RSC 735

    • TBA
    • Fazio, G

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16275PLHRT 9900  RSC 736

    • TBA
    • Rangarajan, A