Course description

PSP Biology for non-majors is a course designed to introduce students to the nature of modern biology as it is taught at Cornell and to prepare them to be successful in introductory biology. Using a combination of classroom techniques, including interactive lecture, study groups, problem-solving sessions, facilitated discussions, and collaborative presentations, the course focuses on selected topics that are normally covered in the introductory non-majors biology courses. In addition, the course seeks to develop in students transferable skills that incorporate successful strategies for the deep learning of modern Biology, such as critical thinking and reading, effective note-taking, and exam preparation. Grading is S-U only.

Open only to those students enrolled in the Prefreshman Summer Program

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Summer 2023: Ithaca campus

Section ID:BIOG 1009 001-LEC
Program:Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars Program
Session:Summer 6-week
Class dates:June 20-July 28, 2023
Final exam/project due:Tuesday August 01, 1:30 PM - 4 PM / Bradfield Hall 105 (see Final exams)
Time / room:M-F 1 PM - 2:15 PM / Bradfield Hall 105
Mode of instruction:In person
Instructor:Ogata, E. (emo73)
Max. enroll:30
Restrictions:Intended for students participating in the Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars Program.
Notes:Open only to those students enrolled in the Prefreshman Summer Program
To enroll:See Pre-Collegiate Summer Scholars Program for enrollment information.