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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

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Cornell's Adult University

Adult and youth programs--travel around the world or have an education vacation on the beautiful Cornell campus--led by some of our most distinguished faculty!

Ecuador: Galapagos and the Andean Highlands--A Family-Friendly ExpeditionLatin America
Gorgeous Gorges of the Finger LakesIthaca
Tanzania: A Great Migration SafariAfrica
Tucson, Arizona: Springtime in the Desert--Wildlife, Ecology, and Petroglyphs

Summer College for High School Students

Offers talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors the opportunity to experience the excitement of college life, take university courses, work with renowned faculty, earn college credit, explore majors and careers, and make friends from around the world.

Creating Green Cities and Sustainable FuturesIthaca
DisastersIthaca
Veterinary Medicine: Conservation MedicineIthaca

Summer Session

Study with renowned faculty, earn credits, gain valuable skills, and complete requirements--on campus, online, or around the world.

BEE 3299 Sustainable Development: A Web-Based Courseonline
BIOEE 1610 Ecology and the EnvironmentIthaca
BIOEE 2070 EvolutionIthaca
BIOSM 1500 Investigative Marine Biology Laboratory
BIOSM 1650 Introduction to Marine Mammal Biology
BIOSM 1780 Evolution and Marine Diversity
BIOSM 2800 Sustainable Fisheries
BIOSM 3740 Field Ornithology
BIOSM 4450 Forensic Science Wildlife
BIOSM 4990 Research in Biology
COGST 1500 Introduction to Human Environmental RelationsIthaca
DEA 1500 Introduction to Human Environment RelationsIthaca
EAS 1108 Earth in the NewsIthaca
EAS 1150 Severe Weather PhenomenaIthaca
Marine Science - Shoals Marine LaboratoryU.S. (east)
NTRES 2470 Green Cities: Creating the Living CityIthaca
NTRES 4940 Creating Green Cities and Sustainable FuturesIthaca
PADM 1734 Disasters
PLBIO 2400 Green World/Blue PlanetIthaca
Satellite Remote Sensing Training for Biological OceanographersIthaca
VETCS 1200 Conservation Medicine: A Veterinary PerspectiveIthaca

Winter Session

Earn up to four credits in just three weeks--either on campus or online, reduce your course load, benefit from small classes, and immerse yourself in a subject. You can also work closely with your professor and receive more individualized attention.

PLBIO 2400 Green World/Blue PlanetIthaca


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