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BIOG 1009 Prefreshman Summer Program in Biology

Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

PSP Biology for non-majors is a course designed to introduce students to the nature of modern biology as it is taught at Cornell and to prepare them to be successful in introductory biology. Using a combination of classroom techniques, including interactive lecture, study groups, problem-solving sessions, facilitated discussions, and collaborative presentations, the course focuses on selected topics that are normally covered in the introductory non-majors biology courses. In addition, the course seeks to develop in students transferable skills that incorporate successful strategies for the deep learning of modern Biology, such as critical thinking and reading, effective note-taking, and exam preparation. Grading is S-U only.

Open only to those students enrolled in the Prefreshman Summer Program


BIOG 1009 001-LEC On-campus program: Prefreshman Summer Program

Class dates:June 25-August 7, 2018
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:M-F 1 PM - 2:15 PM Uris Hall 204
Instructor:Southard, L. (les3)
Max. enroll:30
Restrictions:Open only to those students enrolled in the Pre-freshman Summer Program.
Notes:Open only to those students enrolled in the Prefreshman Summer Program
To enroll:See Prefreshman Summer Program for enrollment information.

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