Registration is Open for Summer 2022 Sessions!

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For students interested in fast-tracking their education, SUNY Sullivan’s Summer Sessions are an excellent opportunity to get ahead of the game.

The first Summer 2022 Session begins on May 23 and offers a wide variety of courses, including: Business Mathematics, Microbiology and the History of American Popular Music. We offer classes specifically geared towards Respiratory Care students, with courses such as: Fundamentals of Respiratory Care II and Medical Ethics & Administration.

The second Summer 2022 Session starts on July 5 and includes classes on a wide array of subjects, including: psychology, literature and economics.

Course descriptions and schedules are listed below. All Summer 2022 courses are offered at a 33% discount, with a price of $145 per credit for in-state students and $290 per credit for out-of-state students. There is also a $25 per credit distance learning fee for online courses. Note: other course fees may apply.

Those interested in becoming SUNY Sullivan students and enrolling in one or more Summer Sessions classes should call the Office of Admissions at 845-434-5750, ext. 4287, or email admissions@sunysullivan.edu.

Already applied and need registration help? Click here or visit one of Virtual Registration Sessions, presented Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m.


May Start

Business Mathematics (BUS 1101 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course covers the mathematics used in everyday business and accounting. Among the topics included are: fractions and decimals, the use of algebraic equations, percents and their applications, sales and trade discounts, markup, payroll, checking accounts, simple and compound interest, discounting of notes, present value, taxes, and business statistics. Students who place into and pass Basic Arithmetic DMA 0902 are not required to take Basic Algebra DMA 0995 before enrolling in BUS 1101. A grade of C- or better in BUS 1101 will meet Math Competency.

Business Communications (BUS 1125 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Students learn and improve upon professional communication skills in written, oral, and presentation formats. Special attention is given to digital presentation, web-conferencing, email, and social media. Students also practice traditional elements of business communication such as letters, memos, reports, presentation preparation, and resume/portfolio construction.

Human Resource Management (BUS 1652 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course is an introduction to the psychology, purposes, and objectives of supervising the work of others. Topics to be covered include techniques of supervision, employment interviews, testing and evaluating, classroom training, on-the-job training, labor laws affecting workers, and labor-management relations.

Composition I (ENG 1001 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This is a writing-intensive course in which students draft and revise college-level essays. Students study the conventions of academic prose, examine various methods of organization and development, and learn research skills.

Fundamentals of Speech (ENG 1301 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course provides public speaking training and practice.

The Short Story (ENG 2150 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Students examine the short story as a tradition and as a mode of contemporary fiction. This course has other requirements. 

US History until 1860 (HIS 1227 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course is a study of the development of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to 1860. Students will analyze the European arrival in the Americas, expansion of colonial settlements, the American Revolution, the creation of the U.S. Constitution, Jacksonian democracy, westward expansion, and slavery.

History of American Popular Music (HUM 1214 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Students analyze the development of popular music in America in the context of its role in popular culture and cultural studies.  Musical styles from the early 20th century to the present may be covered.

Elementary Statistics (MAT 1004 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Students learn about probability, frequency distributions, mean and standard deviation, the binomial distribution, the normal distribution, hypothesis testing, samples from a finite population, regression and correlation, confidence intervals, and chi square tests. Prerequisite: DMA 0995 Basic Algebra with a C- or better, or at least one year of NYS high school Regents level mathematics with a 75% or higher on at least one Regents math exam.

Intermediate Algebra (MAT 1005 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Students review basic algebra and learn about polynomials, radicals, and linear inequalities. They learn to graph and work with linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, radical, and exponential functions. PREREQUISITE: DMA 0995 Basic Algebra with a C- or better, or at least one year of NYS high school Regents level mathematics with a 75% or higher on at least one Regents math exam.

General Psychology (PSY 1500 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course serves as a general introduction to the scientific study of psychology. General principles of human behavior and mental processes, as revealed through various psychological scientific methods of inquiry, are explored. This basic introduction to psychological research allows students to critically evaluate the topics found within the broad discipline of psychology. Topics in this introductory survey include biological foundations of behavior, sensation and perception, learning, motivation, cognition, human development, abnormal behavior, personality theory, and social and health issues as studied by psychologists.

Philosophy of Sport (REL 1505 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course covers the basic philosophy, principles, and organization of athletics as integral parts of physical education and general education; state, local and national regulations and policies related to athletics; legal considerations; function and organization of leagues and athletic associations in New York State; personal standards for the responsibilities of the coach as an educational leader; public relations; general safety procedures, general principles of school budgets, records, purchasing and use of facilities. This course is required of all non-physical education certified teachers who coach athletic teams at any level in New York State schools.

Introduction to Biology I (SCI 1050 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

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Students in the course gain an understanding of basic biological processes and principles for non-science majors. Topics covered include the chemical and cellular basis of life, evolution, cellular control systems, genetics and ecology. This course is not open to students who have New York State Regents Biology credit except by permission of the instructor.

Microbiology (SCI 2113 01 CL) 

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

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Students study the biology of microorganisms, with an emphasis on bacteria. Topics include the history of microbiology as well as microbial structure, growth, nutrition, metabolism, and genetics. Students also study human-microbial interactions including important human pathogens, disease transmission and control, immunity, and serology. In the laboratory, students learn basic microscopy skills and proper aseptic techniques to safely handle and culture microorganisms for identification and experimentation. Lab exercises demonstrate growth requirements, differential tests, methods of growth control, quantitative techniques, microbial genetics, and the use of clinical assays. Prerequisite: SCI 1124 with a C or better, OR Advanced Placement Biology with an exam score of 4 or 5, OR permission of the instructor.

Hum Anatomy & Physiology I (SCI 2124 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

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This course is the first part of a two-semester course in the study of the structures of the human body and their functions. In this course students investigate the major systems, organs, cavities, regions, and surface landmarks of the human body. Students examine the anatomy and physiology of the cells, tissues, and membranes of the human body as well as the following body systems in detail: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine. The laboratory portion of this course introduces all of the body systems, their component organs, and their major functions. Students examine chemical principles, cells and their component parts, and the tissues of the body and investigate the anatomy and physiology of the following systems in detail: the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine systems. Lab activities include dissection of animal specimens, preparation and observation of microscope slides, and the study of diagrams, models, and specimens of the human body and its parts. Prerequisites: SCI 1124 with a C or better, OR Advanced Placement Biology with an exam score of 4 or 5, OR permission of the instructor.


Respiratory Care

Fund. of Respiratory Care II (RES 2400 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), On Campus 

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The students learn to assess, intervene, and evaluate patients with impaired respiratory function. It is a continuation of RES 2200 and expands on the practical application of respiratory care procedures. Prerequisite: RES 2200, Fundamentals of Respiratory Care I. Corequisite: RES 2401, Fundamentals of Respiratory Care II Lab.

Fund. Of Respiratory Care II Lab (RES 2401 01 LB) 

0.00 Credit(s), Off Campus 

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Laboratory activities include applications of oxygen therapy, humidity and aerosol therapy, IPPB, chest physiotherapy, prophylactic deep breathing maneuvers, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Prerequisites: RES 2200/1 Fundamentals of Respiratory Care I and Lab. Corequisite: RES 2400 Fundamentals of Respiratory Care II.

Medical Ethics and Administration (RES 2402 01 CL) 

2.00 Credit(s), On Campus 

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Students learn the principles of ethical theory and administrative standards as they apply to healthcare and the management of the respiratory care department. This course has other requirements. 

Diseases of Cardiopulmonary System (RES 2602 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s)

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This course deals with a number of specific pulmonary diseases such as asthma, pulmonary emphysema, adult respiratory distress syndrome, congenital anomalies and others. The short-term and long-term treatment of the condition is covered. Special emphasis is given to the role of the respiratory care practitioner in the management of these conditions. This course has other requirements.


July Start 

Entrepreneurship (BUS 1341 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Students are introduced to the processes for creating a successful business plan. Students will use entrepreneurial discovery processes, assess opportunities for venture creation, explore e-business principles, and develop presentation skills necessary to convince others of the potential success of the business venture.

Financial Accounting (BUS 1416 01 DL)

4.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course covers the role of accounting in the decision-making process and the application of current generally accepted accounting principles for measuring and communicating financial data about a business enterprise to external parties. Topics include preparation and use of financial statements, analysis and recording of business transactions, the accounting cycle for service and merchandising enterprises, accrued and deferred items, organization and financing of corporations, and other theoretical and practical aspects of financial accounting.

Computer Applications (CPT 1207 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Students learn to use productivity software application packages in the Windows operating environment. The applications covered include word processing, spreadsheets, presentation and database software. Prerequisite: Windows Literate

Macroeconomics (ECO 1401 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Students study macroeconomics with the main emphasis on solving the problems of economic growth and stability. The course includes the study of such topics as monetary policy, fiscal policy, employment, inflation, international trade, and current economic problems.

Microeconomics (ECO 1402 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Students study microeconomics with the main emphasis on the economic problems of allocation, distribution, and efficiency in the American economy. The course includes a study of the market system, supply and demand, the price system, the firm, and comparative economic systems. Emphasis is placed on specific segments of the American economy such as consumers, business, labor and agriculture. Environmental topics will include externalities, cap and trade, public goods and common resources.

Composition II (ENG 2005 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course emphasizes analytical skills in both writing and reading. Students write and revise analytical and argumentative essays and a research paper. Prerequisite: ENG 1001 Composition I (or its campus equivalent) with a C or higher or permission of the instructor.

Masterpieces of Literature (ENG 2100 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Selected great works of literature are examined in English through a variety of approaches.This course has other requirements.

Spanish Language and Culture I (FLA 1445 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course provides students with exposure to Spanish culture through the study of language, utilizing popular media and a culture-oriented text. The course covers language structure essential for basic communication in Spanish.

Western Civilization: Since 1648 (HIS 1206 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course is an introductory study of the political, economic, social and cultural development of Western Civilization and its institutions. It covers the material, from the Enlightenment to the present. Particular attention is given to the major revolutions, the rise of modern nation states, and the causes and effects of twentieth century conflicts.

Music Appreciation (HUM 1200 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This is a general course to develop discriminating understanding and enjoyment of music through the study of its various elements, forms and styles.

Elementary Statistics (MAT 1004 02 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Students learn about probability, frequency distributions, mean and standard deviation, the binomial distribution, the normal distribution, hypothesis testing, samples from a finite population, regression and correlation, confidence intervals, and chi square tests. Prerequisite: DMA 0995 Basic Algebra with a C- or better, or at least one year of NYS high school Regents level mathematics with a 75% or higher on at least one Regents math exam.

Developmental Psychology (PSY 2510 01 DL) 

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course explores the scientific inquiry into normal human development, including mental processes and behaviors from conception through the end of life. A life span developmental psychologist’s perspective guides this exploration of issues including the physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and social aspects of human development.

Health Sciences Applied to Coaching (REL 1507 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course covers selected principles of biology, anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, psychology, and sociology related to coaching, human growth and development, training and conditioning of athletes.

Theory & Techniques of Coaching (REL 1509 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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The introductory classroom phase of this course covers the basic concepts common to all sports. A history of inter-school athletics in New York State, objectives, rules, regulations and policies; teaching methods, performance skills; technical information (offense, defense, strategy, etc.); organization and management of practices; special training and conditioning of athletes in the specific sport; care and fitting of equipment; special safety precautions; and officiating methods are included. This course may include an internship in the specific sport under the supervision of a master coach or director of physical education as a substantial portion of the course hours.

Introduction to Biology I (SCI 1050 01 DL)

4.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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This course provides an understanding of basic biological processes and principles for non-science majors. Topics covered include: the scientific method, the chemical and cellular basis of life, mitosis and meiosis, Mendelian genetics, DNA structure and function, and evolution. In the lab, students engage in basic laboratory work in which lecture topics are illustrated.

Human Anatomy & Physiology II (SCI 2126 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

This course has other requirements. 

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 This course is the second part of a two-semester course in the study of the structures of the human body and their functions. Students examine specific and nonspecific defense mechanisms; fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance; and human development and inheritance as well as the anatomy and physiology of the following body systems in detail: cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. In the laboratory portion of this course students examine the anatomy and physiology of the following systems: cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Lab activities include dissection of animal specimens, preparation and observation of microscope slides, and the study of diagrams, models, and specimens of the human body and its parts. Prerequisites: SCI 2124 Human Anatomy & Physiology I or permission of the instructor.