Plant Sciences (PLSCI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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PLSCI 1420

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17954PLSCI 1420  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Silva, T

  • 17955PLSCI 1420  LAB 401

  • 17956PLSCI 1420  LAB 402

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

  •  3404PLSCI 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.

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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  •   Combined with: PLSCI 5940

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3992PLSCI 3940  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Buckler, C

  • Prerequisite: Distribution-level biology course.

PLSCI 4302

It is essential for scientists to understand how research can address real-world challenges and visualize all the steps involved. Students will make a synthesis of the techniques learned on campus (PLSCI ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17863PLSCI 4302  LEC 001

    • W
    • Jan 22 - Mar 9, 2019
    • Thompson, J

  • Prerequisites: PLSCI 4300 and PLSCI 4301.

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

  •  4072PLSCI 4460  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Pawlowska, T

      Raguso, R

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

  •  4075PLSCI 4461  LAB 401

    • R
    • Pawlowska, T

      Raguso, R

  • 17691PLSCI 4461  LAB 402

    • M
    • Pawlowska, T

      Raguso, R

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

  •  4082PLSCI 4900  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4490PLSCI 4900  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Mt Pleasant, J

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4497PLSCI 4900  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Niklas, K

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

  •  4094PLSCI 4925  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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 S/U NoAud

  • Topic: Crops, Culture and Climate Change in Cuba

  • 17503PLSCI 4940  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Cook, L

      Pritts, M

  • For application info and enrollment code, contact Leah Cook (lcc2). Required trip to Havana, Cuba over spring break. Travel dates are March 29 and April 5, 2019. Course fee is $2750. Travel grants available.

  • 17504PLSCI 4940  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Mar 29 - Apr 5, 2019
    • Staff

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

  •  4085PLSCI 4950  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Scanlon, M

      Smart, C

  • 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

  •  4112PLSCI 4960  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 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

  •  4113PLSCI 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.

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

  •  4115PLSCI 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

  •  3323PLSCI 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.

PLSCI 5900

Students will engage in a project, either as an individual or as a group, that entails either fieldwork, surveys, or library work. The aim of the project is to give students a supervised experience dealing ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17098PLSCI 5900  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Van Wijk, K

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  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17099PLSCI 5900  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Sun, Y

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  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17100PLSCI 5900  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Mattson, N

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  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17101PLSCI 5900  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Watkins, C

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  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17102PLSCI 5900  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17103PLSCI 5900  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Rakow, D

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  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17104PLSCI 5900  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

PLSCI 5940

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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  •   Combined with: PLSCI 3940

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17114PLSCI 5940  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Buckler, C

PLSCI 7980

Designed to give graduate students teaching experience through involvement in planning and teaching courses under the supervision of SIPS faculty members. May include leading discussion sections; preparing, ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17106PLSCI 7980  TA 652

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17107PLSCI 7980  TA 653

    • TBA
    • Mazourek, M

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  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17108PLSCI 7980  TA 654

    • TBA
    • Bassuk, N

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  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17109PLSCI 7980  TA 655

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

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  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17110PLSCI 7980  TA 656

    • TBA
    • Rossi, F

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  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 17111PLSCI 7980  TA 657

    • TBA
    • Eames-Sheavly, M