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Should I apply for Global and Public Health Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences or the College of Human Ecology?

Students should consider the college-specific mission, requirements, and the family of majors offered as this will inform the educational approach and will help students determine which college will be the best fit. Learn more about each college by reviewing their website and viewing their [virtual information sessio…

Should I apply for Nutritional Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences or the College of Human Ecology?

Students should consider the college-specific mission, requirements, and the family of majors offered as this will inform the educational approach and will help students determine which college will be the best fit. If your interest in nutritional sciences is focused on areas such as the global food crisis, public po…

Does Cornell have a biology program?

Students with an interest in biology have many exciting choices at Cornell. Four of the undergraduate colleges ([College of Agriculture and Life Sciences][1], [College of Arts and Sciences][2], [College of Engineering][3], and the [College of Human Ecology][4]), offer biology programs. For more information, please vi…

What is the difference between studying Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences?

The Biological Sciences major is exactly the same regardless of which College you attend: the [course requirements][1] are identical, as are the [14 concentration options][2] within the major, the professors, classes, rigor, and research opportunities. The difference is in the requirements outside of the major as each…

Does Cornell offer a journalism program?

Cornell offers a communication major, but not a journalism major per se. The communication major is offered in the [College of Agriculture and Life Sciences][1], and includes courses such as: * Communicating for Impact: Developing Strategic Communication from Op-ed to Video * Writing and Editing for Magazines and…

What should I do if I completed college credits in high school, and will CALS accept these transfer credits?

Please visit our website for detailed information about [Credit Earned While in High School][1]. [1]: https://cals.cornell.edu/undergraduate-students/student-services/academic-resources/non-cornell-credit/college-credit-earned-while-high-school

What courses are required to be able to transfer into CALS?

To prepare for studying within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, each academic major has key foundation courses that competitive transfer candidates need to complete or have in progress at the time of their application. View the required coursework on the [Transfer Applicant][1] webpage. [1]: http://ad…

What are the required courses for first year applicants to CALS?

[First Year Admission requirements][1] vary by major and can be found on our website. [1]: https://cals.cornell.edu/education/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/first-year-applicants

Does CALS offer admissions interviews?

In the interest of fairness and equity, interviews are not part of the CALS Admissions process. First-year applicants may be contacted by a Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network (CAAAN) volunteer to schedule an informational contact meeting. CAAAN contact meetings are not interviews, but rather informal conver…

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