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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Ecology/nature-related courses

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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!

Alaska from Juneau to Ketchikan: The Inlets and Coves of the Inside PassageU.S. (west)
Arctic Svalbard: Expedition to the Land of the Ice BearsEurope
Australia: Magical Land, Seas, and CitiesAustrailia
Baja: An Ecologist's ExplorationLatin America
Belize: Exploring Rainforests, Pyramids, and ReefsLatin America
Cape May: Spring Migration - Birds and Their HabitatsU.S. (east)
Ecuador: Galapagos and the Andean Highlands--A Family-Friendly ExpeditionLatin America
Gorgeous Gorges of the Finger Lakes
Gorgeous Gorges of the Finger LakesIthaca
Gorgeous Gorges of the Finger LakesIthaca
Hawaii's Big Island: Destruction and Creation in ParadiseOceania
Magical Mushrooms and Mischievous MoldsIthaca
One Health in Action: Global Food Systems and Our Well-beingIthaca
Sea of Cortez: Wildlife on land and seaU.S. (west)
Second Nature: Protecting and Fostering Native BiodiversityIthaca
Taking Flight: An Introduction to the World of BirdsIthaca
Tanzania: A Family-Friendly Safari AdventureAfrica
Tanzania: A Great Migration SafariAfrica
The Gulf of Maine: The Isles of ShoalsU.S. (east)
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.

AEM 1500 An Introduction to the Economics of Environmental and Natural ResourcesIthaca
AIS 3100 Haudenosaunee Ecology in the Story of Earth's CreationIthaca
BEE 3299 Sustainable Development: A Web-Based Courseonline
BIOEE 1610 Ecology and the EnvironmentIthaca
BIOEE 2070 EvolutionIthaca
BIOPL 2400 Green World, Blue PlanetIthaca
BIOSM 1500 Investigative Marine Biology Laboratory
BIOSM 1551 Introduction to Oceanography Lab at ShoalsU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1650 Introduction to Marine Mammal Biology
BIOSM 1780 Evolution and Marine Diversity
BIOSM 2770 Introduction to Marine Conservation BiologyU.S. (east)
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.

BIOEE 2640 Tropical Field Ornithology in the Dominican RepublicLatin America
COMM 3090 Experiential Writing in the Yucatan: Environmental and Cultural Communication
PLBIO 2400 Green World/Blue PlanetIthaca
PLSCI 3090 Experiential Writing in the Yucatan: Environmental and Cultural Communication


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Season: summer