Agriculture & Life Sciences (ALS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

ALS 1200

In 1987, a weekday edition of the New York Times contained more information than the average person was likely to encounter in a lifetime in seventeenth-century England. Now more than 30 years later, it ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 17948ALS 1200  LEC 001

    • F
    • Shea, A

ALS 1700

Designed especially for new students, this course aids in transition to CALS and Cornell to improve academic success. Information and skills leading to increased engagement, help seeking behavior, support ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14541ALS 1700  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Jan 21 - Mar 10, 2020
    • Ryan, L

      Thompson, C

      Viands, D

ALS 2200

Course will provide opportunities for students to identify and develop the professional skills employers and graduate and professional schools seek in college graduates. Students will engage in self-assessment ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14462ALS 2200  SEM 101

    • M
    • Mar 11 - May 5, 2020
    • DeRosa, J

      Gillespie, L

      Viands, D

  • This class is targeted to freshman, sophomore and junior level students and is open to CALS students only. For enrollment information please email Jennifer DeRosa at jd242@cornell.edu.

ALS 2300

This course is designed to equip CALS Global Fellows with the tools and knowledge to be prepared, effective, and cross-culturally competent during their summer internship placement abroad (and beyond). ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1 Credit Multi-Term

  • 14685ALS 2300  LEC 001

    • W
    • Mar 11 - May 5, 2020
    • Tarter, C

      Viands, D

  • Multi-semester course. Students must enroll in both ALS 2300 and ALS 2301 to receive a final grade. Students must be accepted into the CALS Global Fellows Program to participate. Application can be found here: https://cals.cornell.edu/academics/international/programs/global-fellows-program/apply.

ALS 2400

This course provides tutors with an opportunity to reflect on and refine their own tutoring practice, in the context of literature and theory about peer teaching and learning in an inclusive environment. ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Opt NoAud

  •  4298ALS 2400  SEM 101

    • F
    • Bokaer-Smith, J

      Southard, L

  • This course is intended for students who are concurrently engaged as peer tutors at Cornell. Open to LSC tutors. Other tutors may enroll with permission of instructor.

ALS 3920

This course is part of the Human Ecology Capital Semester Program. Students live and work in Albany as legislative aids to a NYS Senator or Assembly Member, take a course in NYS Government, and participate ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HE 3920

  • 12 Credits Graded

  •  2566ALS 3920  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Canfield, R

ALS 4100

In this experiential, community-based research course, Cornell in Washington program participants will design, implement, evaluate, and reflect on a semester-long community engaged research and service-learning ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one field studies.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4309ALS 4100  SEM 101

  • Taught in Washington, DC.

  •  4310ALS 4100  FLD 801

  • Taught in Washington, DC.

ALS 4200

In this community engaged course, Cornell in Washington program participants will explore and deepen their understanding of their experiences living and working in D.C. The course will ground students' ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  •  4311ALS 4200  LEC 001

  • Taught in Washington, DC.

ALS 4330

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 15 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18297ALS 4330  FLD 801

  • Taught in Uppsala, Sweden. Part of the CALS Exchange Program.

ALS 4960

All 4960 internship courses must adhere to the CALS guidelines at cals.cornell.edu/academics/student-research/internship. Students planning internships related to the discipline of a department are encouraged ... view course details

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  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2550ALS 4960  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Not open to students who have earned internship credits elsewhere or in previous semesters. Students 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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  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4378ALS 4960  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Staff

ALS 4970

Independent study for undergraduate students. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3226ALS 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alling, S

  • Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4316ALS 4970  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Aymer, V

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4424ALS 4970  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Pawlowska, T

ALS 4980

Students learn and experience assisting in a course under the direction of a course instructor. view course details

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  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

ALS 4990

Independent research for undergraduate students. view course details

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  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2499ALS 4990  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Students must register using independent study form (available in 140 Roberts Hall).

ALS 5211

This course will provide CALS professional master's students with career readiness, an integral part of achieving success upon degree completion. Career readiness can be defined as the attainment ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 14625ALS 5211  LEC 001

    • R
    • Jan 21 - Mar 10, 2020
    • Grey, C

      Micale, J

      Viands, D

  • Open to CALS MPS students. Non-CALS MPS graduate students may register with permission of instructor.

ALS 5780

Designed for international teaching assistants. This course focuses on oral communication, cross-cultural classroom dynamics, and teaching techniques. Through small group seminars, conferences with instructors, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1368ALS 5780  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Kenyon, K

  • Open to Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Priority given based on immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bimonthly meeting (time TBA) with instructor required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2609ALS 5780  LEC 002

    • MW
    • Kenyon, K

  • Open to Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Priority given based on immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bimonthly meeting (time TBA) with instructor required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2610ALS 5780  LEC 003

    • TR
    • Kenyon, K

  • Open to Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Priority given based on immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bimonthly meeting (time TBA) with instructor required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4350ALS 5780  LEC 006

    • MW
    • Kenyon, K

  • Open to Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Priority given based on immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bimonthly meeting (time TBA) with instructor required.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4373ALS 5780  LEC 007

    • TR
    • Kenyon, K

  • Open to Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Priority given based on immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bimonthly meeting (time TBA) with instructor required.

ALS 5900

The MPS project is a degree requirement which showcases a student's knowledge on a particular topic in their field of study. This project may be an action program, the development of a plan to address ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-5 Credits Graded

  • 18435ALS 5900  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment Limited to CALS MPS students.

ALS 5910

The MPS project is a degree requirement which showcases a student's knowledge on a particular topic in their field of study. The student will analyze and summarize the results of their work conducted during ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 18436ALS 5910  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment Limited to CALS MPS students.

ALS 6015

The course will assist graduate students prepare for a faculty position in higher education. Course assignments and activities cover effective teaching and professional development. Students will complete ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  2699ALS 6015  LEC 001

    • W
    • Samuel, D