Plant Sciences (PLSCI)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

PLSCI 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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3597PLSCI 1115  LEC 001

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18177PLSCI 1115  LEC 002

PLSCI 1150

Plant-based evidence has been an important component in solving crimes for centuries. Modern techniques and facilities have made plant evidence more important and useful than ever, and there are some stunning ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4300PLSCI 1150  LEC 001

  •  4301PLSCI 1150  DIS 201

PLSCI 1420

This course is an overview of basic plant structure and function. We will survey the basic cell types, tissues and organs that make up the plant body as related to the physiology (functions) of a plant. ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4251PLSCI 1420  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Silva, T

  •  4252PLSCI 1420  LAB 401

  •  4253PLSCI 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3241PLSCI 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4389PLSCI 2990  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Staff

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4394PLSCI 2990  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Staff

PLSCI 3940

Community engagement provides exciting opportunitiesfor students to learn about the needs of our communities. This course will expose students to the history and importance of public engagement, at Cornell ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCI 5940

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3676PLSCI 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 14631PLSCI 4302  LEC 001

    • W
    • Jan 21 - Mar 10, 2020
    • 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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOEE 4460BIONB 4460

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3752PLSCI 4460  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Kessler, A

      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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOEE 4461BIONB 4461

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  3755PLSCI 4461  LAB 401

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOEE 4461BIONB 4461

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  4234PLSCI 4461  LAB 402

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3873PLSCI 4900  IND 602

    • TBA
    • De Jong, W

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4053PLSCI 4900  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4397PLSCI 4900  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Viands, D

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4398PLSCI 4900  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18125PLSCI 4900  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Catala, C

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  3774PLSCI 4925  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  3775PLSCI 4925  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  3776PLSCI 4925  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Scanlon, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  3777PLSCI 4925  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Nixon, K

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  3778PLSCI 4925  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Viands, D

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 18350PLSCI 4925  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Specht, C

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 18351PLSCI 4925  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Mattson, N

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 18352PLSCI 4925  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Kao-Kniffin, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 18353PLSCI 4925  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Smart, C

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Opt NoAud

  • Topic: Plant Viruses and Disease

  • 16777PLSCI 4940  LEC 001

    • T
    • Perry, K

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • Topic: Interpretive Exhibit Planning

  • 18359PLSCI 4940  LEC 002

    • TR
    • Fiorello, S

      Skelly, S

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  3764PLSCI 4950  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Scanlon, M

      Smart, C

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3784PLSCI 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.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-3 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4422PLSCI 4960  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Mattson, N

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  3785PLSCI 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4428PLSCI 4970  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Mazourek, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4432PLSCI 4970  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Rossi, F

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4439PLSCI 4970  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Hodge, K

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4385PLSCI 4980  TA 659

    • TBA
    • Silva, T

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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Opt NoAud

  •  4440PLSCI 4980  TA 661

    • TBA
    • Cox, K

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3163PLSCI 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Project Session Full. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4438PLSCI 4990  RSC 752

    • TBA
    • Wayne, R

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4170PLSCI 5900  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Van Wijk, K

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4171PLSCI 5900  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Sun, Y

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4172PLSCI 5900  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Mattson, N

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4173PLSCI 5900  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Watkins, C

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4174PLSCI 5900  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4175PLSCI 5900  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Rakow, D

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4176PLSCI 5900  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18292PLSCI 5900  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

PLSCI 5940

Community engagement provides exciting opportunitiesfor students to learn about the needs of our communities. This course will expose students to the history and importance of public engagement, at Cornell ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PLSCI 3940

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4184PLSCI 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4178PLSCI 7980  TA 652

    • TBA
    • Vanden Heuvel, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4179PLSCI 7980  TA 653

    • TBA
    • Mazourek, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4180PLSCI 7980  TA 654

    • TBA
    • Bassuk, N

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4181PLSCI 7980  TA 655

    • TBA
    • Pritts, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4182PLSCI 7980  TA 656

    • TBA
    • Rossi, F

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4183PLSCI 7980  TA 657

    • TBA
    • Eames-Sheavly, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4269PLSCI 7980  TA 658

    • TBA
    • Peck, G

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4270PLSCI 7980  TA 659

    • TBA
    • Cheng, L

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4271PLSCI 7980  TA 660

    • TBA
    • Pawlowska, T

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4272PLSCI 7980  TA 661

    • TBA
    • Griffiths, P

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4273PLSCI 7980  TA 662

    • TBA
    • Miller, W

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits S/U NoAud

  •  4351PLSCI 7980  TA 663

    • TBA
    • Hodge, K