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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!

What Your Genes Can Tell You and Why It Matters

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.

Biological Research and the Health ProfessionsIthaca
Research Apprenticeship in Biological Sciences (RABS) Ithaca
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.

ALS 1140 Explorations in Bio ResearchIthaca
ANTHR 1300 Human Evolution: Genes, Behavior, and the Fossil Recordonline
ANTHR 3305 Anthropology of Parentingonline
BEE 3310 Bio-Fluid MechanicsIthaca
BEE 3500 Biological and Bioenvironmental Transport ProcessesIthaca
BIOEE 2070 EvolutionIthaca
BIOG 1009 Prefreshman Summer Program in BiologyIthaca
BIOG 1440 Introduction to Comparative PhysiologyIthaca
BIOG 1500 Investigative Biology LaboratoryIthaca
BIOG 2000 Special Studies in BiologyIthaca
BIOG 3500 Introduction to Applied Science Communication
BIOMG 1350 Principles of Cell and Developmental BiologyIthaca
BIOMG 2800 Lectures in Genetics and GenomicsIthaca
BIOMG 2801 Laboratory in Genetics and GenomicsIthaca
BIOMG 3330 Principles of Biochemistry: Proteins, Metabolism, & Molecular BiologyIthaca
BIOMI 2600 Microbiology of Human Contagious Diseases
BIOMI 2900 General Microbiology LecturesIthaca
BIONB 2210 Neurobiology and Behavior I: Introduction to BehaviorIthaca
BIONB 2220 Neurobiology and Behavior II: Introduction to NeuroscienceIthaca
BIOSM 1500 Investigative Marine Biology Laboratory
BIOSM 1610 Ecology and Marine EnvironmentU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1650 Introduction to Marine Mammal Biology
BIOSM 1780 Evolution and Marine Diversity
BIOSM 2800 Sustainable Fisheries
BIOSM 3210 Anatomy and Function of Marine Vertebrates
BIOSM 3650 Underwater Research
BIOSM 3740 Field Ornithology
BIOSM 4450 Forensic Science Wildlife
BIOSM 4990 Research in Biology
BSOC 2071 Introduction to the History of Medicine
CHEME 5540 Introduction to Molecular Simulation
COGST 2230 Introduction to BiopsychologyIthaca
Cornell Institute for Biology TeachersIthaca
HD 1170 Adolescence and Emerging AdulthoodIthaca
HIST 2710 Introduction to the History of Medicine
HIST 2820 Science in Western Civilization
Marine Science - Shoals Marine LaboratoryU.S. (east)
PLBIO 2400 Green World/Blue PlanetIthaca
PLBIO 2450 Plant BiologyIthaca
PSYCH 2230 Introduction to BiopsychologyIthaca
Satellite Remote Sensing Training for Biological OceanographersIthaca
STS 2071 Introduction to the History of Medicine
STS 2871 EvolutionIthaca
UNIV 3090 Academic Support - Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

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.

ANTHR 1300 Human Evolution: Genes, Behavior, and the Fossil Recordonline
EAS 1109 Dinosaurs!online


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