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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Winter Session 2017 will run from December 26, 2016, to January 21, 2017, with three-week on-campus classes beginning on January 3, 2017. We will update the Winter Session site in September. If you would like to receive an e-mail notice when this happens, please join our e-mail list. In the meantime, you may want to browse through the site to get an idea of what we offer.

Biology-related courses

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
Body, Mind, and HealthIthaca
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 Processes
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
BIOMG 2800 Lectures in Genetics and GenomicsIthaca
BIOMG 2801 Laboratory in Genetics and GenomicsIthaca
BIOMG 3330 Principles of Biochemistry: Proteins, Metabolism, & Molecular BiologyIthaca
BIOMI 2900 General Microbiology LecturesIthaca
BIOMI 2910 General Microbiology LaboratoryIthaca
BIOMS 1310 Parasites as Literary Protagonists-Mind Control, Emasculation, and Egg Sacksonline
BIOMS 1311 Paleoparasitology of Egypt and North Africaonline
BIOMS 3350 Wildlife ParasitologyIthaca
BIONB 2210 Neurobiology and Behavior I: Introduction to BehaviorIthaca
BIONB 2220 Neurobiology and Behavior II: Introduction to NeuroscienceIthaca
BIOSM 1500 Investigative Marine Biology LaboratoryU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1551 Introduction to Oceanography Lab at ShoalsU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1610 Ecology and Marine EnvironmentU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1620 Marine Environmental ScienceU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1640 Introduction to the Biology of Sharks, Skates, & RaysU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1650 Introduction to Marine Mammal BiologyU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1780 Evolution and Marine DiversityU.S. (east)
BIOSM 2770 Introduction to Marine Conservation BiologyU.S. (east)
BIOSM 3210 Anatomy and Function of Marine VertebratesU.S. (east)
BIOSM 3650 Underwater ResearchU.S. (east)
BIOSM 3830 Field Marine Invertebrate BiologyU.S. (east)
BIOSM 4450 Forensic Science WildlifeU.S. (east)
COGST 2230 Introduction to BiopsychologyIthaca
Cornell Institute for Biology TeachersIthaca
EAS 1540 Introductory OceanographyIthaca
EAS 1551 Introduction to Oceanography Lab at ShoalsU.S. (east)
Marine Science - Shoals Marine LaboratoryU.S. (east)
OverviewIthaca
PLBIO 2400 Green World/Blue PlanetIthaca
PLBIO 2450 Plant BiologyIthaca
PSYCH 2230 Introduction to BiopsychologyIthaca
STS 2871 EvolutionIthaca

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
BIOMS 1310 Parasites as Literary Protagonists-Mind Control, Emasculation, and Egg Sacksonline
EAS 1109 Dinosaurs!online


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