Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Jun 12, 2024  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOG 4990 - Independent Undergraduate Research in Biology

Fall, spring, summer. 1-8 credits, variable. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: one semester BIOG 2990  or equivalent or permission of instructor and Office of Undergraduate Biology. 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. 


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.  Applications available online at Research supervisors must approve by the Add Deadline, two weeks after the start of classes.  Each student must submit a project description as part of the application. Any Cornell faculty member whose research field is biological in nature may serve as supervisor for this course.  Non-Cornell supervisors are not acceptable.

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