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Cornell University    
  Feb 19, 2018
Courses of Study 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOG 4990 - Independent Undergraduate Research in Biology

Fall, spring, or summer. Variable credit.

Prerequisite: one semester BIOG 2990  or equivalent or permission of instructor and Office of Undergraduate Biology. Note: Arts students may not register for more than 6 credits per semester with one supervisor or 8 credits per semester with more than one supervisor. Students in CALS may use up to 15 credits of independent study (BIOG 4990, BIOG 4980 ) toward graduation. Up to 3 credits of research may be used to complete programs of study in General Biology, Genetics and Development, and Systematics and Biotic Diversity, and 4 credits of research in Neurobiology and Behavior.


For students with previous undergraduate experience conducting biological research at Cornell. Students enrolled for this credit should be doing independent work on their own project. Registration forms are available in OUB and on the web at edu. Add deadline is three days before university deadline. Each student must submit proposed research project description during course registration. Any Cornell faculty member whose research field is biological in nature may serve as supervisor for this course. Non-Cornell supervisors not acceptable.

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