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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.

Off-campus 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
Chile: Wild Lands of Patagonia: A Family-Friendly ExpeditionLatin America
England: Jane Austen Country and Beyond Europe
France: The Rhone Valley: A Wine and Gastronomic AdventureEurope
New Paltz, New York The 2016 Presidential Election: A Weekend SeminarU.S. (east)
Washington, DC: Inside the Smithsonian with Secretary David SkortonU.S. (east)

Summer Session

Study with renowned faculty, earn credits, gain valuable skills, and complete requirements--on campus, online, or around the world.

ARCH 4101 Design VIIAsia (east)Ithaca
ART 3092 Independent Studio in ArtEurope
Art in the Modern WorldIthaca
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 2500 Coastal Habitat Field Res MethodsU.S. (east)
BIOSM 2770 Introduction to Marine Conservation BiologyU.S. (east)
BIOSM 2800 Sustainable FisheriesU.S. (east)
BIOSM 3210 Anatomy and Function of Marine VertebratesU.S. (east)
BIOSM 3650 Underwater ResearchU.S. (east)
BIOSM 3740 Field OrnithologyU.S. (east)
BIOSM 3830 Field Marine Invertebrate BiologyU.S. (east)
BIOSM 4450 Forensic Science WildlifeU.S. (east)
EAS 1551 Introduction to Oceanography Lab at ShoalsU.S. (east)
ENGL 2810 Creative WritingEurope
ENGL 3820 Narrative WritingEurope
ENGL 3830 Narrative WritingEurope
ENGL 3850 Verse WritingEurope
ENGL 4810 Seminar in WritingEurope
ENGL 4811 Advanced Narrative WritingEurope
ENGL 4950 Independent StudyEurope
ENGL 7950 Group StudyEurope
GOVT 3150 The American Legal System: Its Nature, Functions, and InstitutionsNew York City
GOVT 3323 Modern European PoliticsEurope
HE 4060 Fieldwork in Diversity and Professional PracticeNew York City
HE 4080 Fieldwork in Diversity and Professional PracticeNew York City
HE 4090 Fieldwork in Diversity and Professional PracticeNew York City
Imagining Rome: Art Studio and Creative Writing Workshop in ItalyEurope
Imagining Rome: Creative Writing Workshops in ItalyEurope
NS 4630 Global Health, Development and Policy Issues in TanzaniaAfrica
PAM 3620 Population Dynamics and Policy Debates in Comparative PerspectiveEurope
SPAN 1230 Continuing SpanishEurope
SPAN 2090 Spanish Intermediate Composition and Conversation IEurope
SPAN 2095 Spanish Intermediate Composition and Conversation IIEurope
SPAN 2180 Advanced Spanish Writing WorkshopEurope
SPAN 2230 Perspectives on SpainEurope
Summer Program in TurinEurope

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 OrnithologyLatin America


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