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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Winter Session 2020 will run from December 26, 2019 to January 18, 2020, with three-week on-campus classes beginning on January 2, 2020. We will update the Winter Session site in September. If you would like to receive an email when this happens, please join our email list. In the meantime, you may want to browse through the site to get an idea of what we offer.

Ecology/nature-related courses

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 and Guatemala: Natural Wonders and Maya TraditionsLatin America
Cape May: Spring Migration - Birds and Their HabitatsU.S. (east)
Ecuador: Galapagos and the Andean Highlands--A Family-Friendly Expedition
Gorgeous Gorges of the Finger Lakes
Gorgeous Gorges of the Finger LakesIthaca
Hawaii's Big Island: Destruction and Creation in ParadiseOceania
Magical Mushrooms and Mischievous MoldsIthaca
Mauritius and Madagascar: Asia Meets Africa
New Zealand: From Auckland to Milford Sound by SeaOceaniaoff campus
One Health in Action: Global Food Systems and Our Well-beingIthaca
Taking Flight: An Introduction to the World of BirdsIthaca
Tanzania: A Great Migration Safari
Tucson, Arizona: Springtime in the Desert--Wildlife, Ecology, and PetroglyphsU.S. (west)

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 Futures
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
BIOEE 1610: Introductory Biology: Ecology and the Environment
BIOEE 2070: Evolution
BIOSM 1500: Investigative Marine Biology Laboratory
BIOSM 1551 Introduction to Oceanography Lab at ShoalsU.S. (east)
BIOSM 1620: Marine Environmental Science
BIOSM 1640: Introduction to the Biology of Sharks, Skates, & Rays
BIOSM 1650: Introduction to Marine Mammal Biology
BIOSM 1780: Evolution and Marine Diversity
BIOSM 2300: Examining Marine Climate Change
BIOSM 2500: Coastal Habitat Field Res Methods
BIOSM 2770 Introduction to Marine Conservation BiologyU.S. (east)
BIOSM 2800: Sustainable Fisheries
BIOSM 3330: Marine Parasitology and Disease
BIOSM 3500: Science Communication in Coastal and Marine Environments: Digital Platforms & Public Engagement
BIOSM 3650: Underwater Research
BIOSM 3740: Field Ornithology
BIOSM 4450: Forensic Science Wildlife
BIOSM 4650: The Biology, Evolution, and Conservation of Sharks and Their Allies
BIOSM 4720: Genetics of Marine Diversity
BIOSM 4990: Research in Biology
COGST 1500: Introduction to Environmental Psychology
DEA 1500: Introduction to Environmental Psychology
EAS 1108: Earth in the News
EAS 1150: Severe Weather Phenomena
EAS 3390 Younger Dryas Tree-Ring Field Research at Bell Creek in Upstate New York
Marine Science - Shoals Marine LaboratoryU.S. (east)
NTRES 2470: Green Cities: Creating the Living City
PADM 1734: Disasters
PLBIO 2400: Green World/Blue Planetonline
SPAN 2097: Monologue:Being in the World
VETCS 1200: Conservation Medicine: A Veterinary Perspective

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 Planet
PLSCI 3090: Experiential Writing in the Yucatan: Environmental and Cultural Communication


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