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Course descriptions and schedules are listed below. Those interested in becoming SUNY Sullivan students should call the Office of Admissions at 845-434-5750, ext. 4287, or email admissions@sunysullivan.edu.

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Classroom Courses

Drawing I (ART 1001 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students explore and develop basic skills in the following areas: form and proportion, light and shade, perspective, still life, and gesture drawing in various media. Students enhance and develop their ability to render objects dramatically, while developing their own personal style. 

Drawing I (ART 1001 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description:  

Students explore and develop basic skills in the following areas: form and proportion, light and shade, perspective, still life, and gesture drawing in various media. Students enhance and develop their ability to render objects dramatically, while developing their own personal style.

 Typography (ART 1601 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

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Course Description: 

Students are introduced to the study of the style, arrangement, and appearance of design in typography. The course covers a wide range of technical processes and design elements with assignments that define typography’s symbolic and communicative aspects. Both the visual concerns and functional principles are explored through the use of the computer.

Computer Graphics I (ART 1610 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

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Course Description: 

This course serves as an introduction to the use of the computer in the graphic arts. Students learn how to create and modify art using image editing, drawing, and publishing programs. Students also learn the relationships between software programs.

Animation (ART 1620 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules         

Course Description

This is an introductory course applying 3D modeling along with 2D and 3D animation techniques. Students learn methods of creating digital animations using the latest industry standard animation software packages. The process of animation from story development through storyboarding, to final rendering and editing are included. The concepts of timing, key framing, tweening and movement are explored. Emphasis is placed on students developing their own creative visions. Recommended: Computer literate.

Graphic Design Workshop (ART 2311 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

This course has other requirements. Course Requisites

Course Schedules   

Course Description

This course combines studio, computer work with classroom instruction. Components of design theory are incorporated with problem definition to provide students with experience in concepts, execution and presentation of assignments. Students are expected to use creative thinking to solve communication problems. Lecture and visual media provide a broad introduction to professional possibilities. 

Computer Graphics III (ART 2710 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to industry-standard computer programs and techniques used in the production of portable (disk and other portable media) and web-based multimedia. Students learn 2-D and 3-D animation, digital video editing, digital sound editing, interactive design, interactive authoring, and world wide web design.

Business Mathematics (BUS 1101 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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 Mathematics (BUS 1101 03 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

Principles of Marketing (BUS 1301 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description: 

This course is an introduction to the complex marketing process, its functions, institutions and activities. Students complete a comprehensive survey of the marketing mix, consumer behavior, channels of distribution, marketing methods, policies, and organization.

Fundamentals of Accounting (BUS 1402 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

 This course provides an introduction to accounting practice and theory using the model of the sole proprietorship. The accounting process for recording, summarizing and reporting financial data is analyzed. Topics include the preparation and use of financial statements, the accounting cycle for service and merchandising enterprises and the valuation of assets. Students explore the practical aspects of accounting.

Managerial Accounting (BUS 2416 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Location: Main Campus, G Building, 005    

Course Description: 

This course introduces students to managerial accounting as an information system that provides managers with a basis for decision-making. Topics include accounting systems, job and standard costing systems, break even analysis, short and long term decision-making, operating budgets and flexible budgeting. Emphasis is placed on the needs of managers to use internal accounting information to make business decisions. Prerequisite BUS 1402 Fundamentals of Accounting, OR BUS 1416 Financial Accounting.

Intro to Music Studio Production (COM 1600 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

An introduction into the basics of music production and recording, designed especially for students with no background in music, with emphasis on digital multi-tracking Students gain an overall understanding of the principles of studio recording and multi-track recording and mixing. Discussions include microphone selection, multi-track recording, use of analog and digital instruments, and use of Adobe Premiere. Emphasis on troubleshooting, production values, and professionalism.

Introduction to Media Writing (COM 2250 99 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students in this course practice writing and revising for print, electronic, and especially, digital media. The class focuses on aesthetic, ethical, and legal issues as they pertain to genres that may include news, features, advocacy writing, advertising, public relations, and documentaries.

Video Production with Workshop (COM 2401 01 CL)

5.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students examine design and production techniques for the video medium. Class projects place an emphasis on program production for commercial, industrial, and institutional use, along with new applications of video. Students take part in a workshop where they apply techniques derived from the lectures. Instructors act as mentors helping to guide students through their major as well as the College.

Computer Applications (CPT 1207 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description: 

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

Introduction to Computer Science (CPT 1300 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students gain a breadth of knowledge in topics pertaining to the area of computer science and information systems technology. Topics include, but are not limited to: computer history, basic computer concepts, data storage and manipulation, and an introduction to basic logic and computer programming. After completing the course, the student will possess the foundation needed to progress further in the area of computer science or a variety of other disciplines. Students from both computing and non-computing majors are encouraged to take this course. Students must have demonstrated proficiency in Basic Algebra or higher.

Scripting (CPT 1307 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students are introduced to scripting programming languages. Topics include data types, assignment and conditional branching, loops, objects, and basic data structures. No previous programming experience is required; however, basic computer skills are recommended. Co-requisites: MAT 1005 Intermediate Algebra and CPT 1300 Intro to Computer Science.

Web Design and Development (CPT 1408 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the design, creation, and maintenance of web pages and websites. Students learn how to critically evaluate website quality; learn how to create and maintain quality web pages; learn about the importance of accessibility, usability and web design standards; and learn to create and manipulate images. Students will also learn how to use HTML, DHTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL to create an interactive and dynamic data-driven website. Prerequisites: CPT 1300 Introduction to Computer Science, CPT 1301 Logic and Problem Solving with a grade of C or better

Database Management (CPT 2211 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students analyze data and solve real-life business problems using the current relational database management system and structured query language (SQL). Students learn how to create a normalized database schema using data definition language (DDL) and how to manage and query the data using data manipulation language (DML). Students use critical thinking and analysis in hands-on learning applications and create effective solutions to applied real-life business situations. Prerequisites: CPT 1300 Introduction to Computer Science.

 Object-Oriented Programming (CPT 2226 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This is a computer-based course which introduces the student to Object-Oriented Programming. Students implement data abstraction using classes and inheritance, creating reusable objects that are the basis for object-oriented programs. Topics include user-defined data abstraction, data inheritance, algorithm analysis, software engineering and software architecture concepts. This is a project-based course. Prerequisite: CPT1301 Logic and Problem Solving.

Police Operations (CRJ 1107 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students examine the organizational structure and operation of local, state, and federal police departments. This course includes a discussion of the philosophy and laws guiding police policies and procedures and identifies major divisional units and operational components of most police departments.

Introduction to Criminal Justice (CRJ 1115 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course examines the three segments of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Topics include the extent, measurement, and classification of crime; identification of key personnel and procedures within the criminal justice process; and differences between adult and juvenile justice handling. 

Criminal Law & Procedure (CRJ 1320 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description:  

Students examine basic principles of criminal liability and procedural protections provided for defendants by the US Constitution. It explores the purposes of criminal law in America and the methods by which the criminal law is implemented within our society. It includes elements of general criminal liability and defenses, as well as elements of specific major offenses. The application of criminal law to the criminal justice process from investigation through post-conviction remedies is covered. Distinctions between the philosophy and practice of substantive and procedural criminal law for juveniles and for adults are considered.

Introduction to Food and Baking (CUL 1104 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description 

Students are introduced to the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques of basic food preparation and baking. Students learn about ingredients, cooking methods, terminology, equipment, and procedures. The class includes lectures, demonstrations and participation in basic food production (including the preparation of eggs, batters, vegetables, starches, thickening agents, stocks, soups, breads, rolls, pies and cakes). The student must achieve a final grade of C or better to progress to a higher-level CUL course.

Cake Decorating (CUL 1160 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students in this course learn the skills required to prepare cakes in both traditional and contemporary styles. are taught. Instruction is provided in making decorative icing, sugar molds, lattice designs and flowers as well as in making orders, use of decorative writing, color blending and designs. Decorative techniques in the making of cakes for special occasions such as birthdays, weddings, and anniversaries are demonstrated. Students are provided with an introduction to rolled fondant, chocolate fondant, chocolate dough and gum paste flowers. This course has 3 lab hours and equals 4 contact hours.

Beverage Service (CUL 1340 01 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

 Course Description

This course offers students the theory and practice skills needed to prepare and serve various hot and cold beverages in the hospitality industry. This course is also designed to familiarize the student with wines, beers, spirits, coffees, teas and other beverages from a manufacturing, legal service and sales viewpoint.

Sanitation & Safety (CUL 1907 01 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description 

Students examine the proper use of sanitation and safety methods in the hospitality industry. Emphasis is placed on the problems and procedures, techniques and practices in sanitation and safety. This course includes an examination of the sanitary handling of foods in purchasing and storage, preparation and serving.

Restaurant Operations (CUL 2114 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course is designed as an introduction to kitchens and dining rooms found in the hospitality industry. Students practice concepts and skills learned in CUL 2104 Culinary Arts Theory & Development in a restaurant setting and are introduced to dining room and beverage service. Preparation, production and service of complete menus are covered. The course also covers such areas as recipe costing, menu planning and terminology, personnel needs, dining room arrangement and various types of service. Quantity food production and dining room operations are stressed. The dining room, kitchen and bar function as a coordinated unit. Students work all stations in the kitchen, dining room, and beverage service areas on a rotating basis.

Garde Manger (CUL 2140 01 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course is designed as an introduction to cold foods produced in the kitchen. Garde Manger techniques such as appetizers, aspics, pates, chaud-froid, terrines, galantines, cold sauces, relishes, and garnishes are demonstrated and produced. Students learn the proper care and use of tools and correct preparations of products. Prerequisite: CUL 2104 Culinary Arts Theory and Development with a final grade of C or better, or permission of the Director of Culinary Arts.

Bakery Production (CUL 2225 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course is designed for students as an introduction to quality and quantity baking for the hospitality industry. Sweet doughs, assorted breads, cakes, pies, petit fours sec, and various types of glazed Danish as well as assorted French pastries. Bakery sanitation and organization are stressed. Full student participation is required as students are assigned to duties on a rotation basis.

Bread and Roll Production (CUL 2252 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description  

Students in this course learn the skill of making quick breads, yeast raised, sourdough and international breads. Scientific principles such as dough fermentation and formulation as well as various current operational processes in both wholesale and retail establishments are explored. Prerequisite: CUL 1104 Introduction to Food and Baking with a final grade of C or better, or permission of the Director of Culinary Arts.

Basic English with Writing Workshop (DEN 1002 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules:          

Course Description 

This course is designed for students who need work in the basic reading and writing skills. Students review writing skills such as grammar, mechanics, spelling, sentence structure, paragraph development and outlining, and they develop reading skills such as comprehension and vocabulary. Students also take part in a writing workshop, working with two instructors — for one hour a week — to improve critical thinking, reading, study, writing, revision, and time management skills designed, primarily, to prepare them to enroll in a Composition I course. This course is required of students who do not demonstrate the minimum proficiency established for entrance into ENG 1001. This course may not be used to satisfy the English requirement at this College. Students must complete DEN 1002 with a grade of C or better to progress to ENG 1001 Composition I.

Basic English with Writing Workshop (DEN 1002 02 CL)

4.00 Credit(s)

Course Description

This course is designed for students who need work in the basic reading and writing skills. Students review writing skills such as grammar, mechanics, spelling, sentence structure, paragraph development and outlining, and they develop reading skills such as comprehension and vocabulary. Students also take part in a writing workshop, working with two instructors — for one hour a week — to improve critical thinking, reading, study, writing, revision, and time management skills designed, primarily, to prepare them to enroll in a Composition I course. This course is required of students who do not demonstrate the minimum proficiency established for entrance into ENG 1001. This course may not be used to satisfy the English requirement at this College. Students must complete DEN 1002 with a grade of C or better to progress to ENG 1001 Composition I.

Studio (DEN 1004 01 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules:            

Course Description 

Composition I with Studio students meet in a typical Composition I course (3 credits) and also meet separately in a studio course (2 equivalency credits). In Composition Studio, students learn critical thinking, reading, study, writing, revision, and time management skills designed, primarily, to help them produce college-level writing and pass their Composition I course. Students also work closely with instructors, who act as mentors helping to guide them successfully through their first semester of College. The grade students earn for the typical Composition I portion constitutes the grade for the Composition I course and the Studio course. Students who fail or withdraw from Composition I with Studio or Studio must take Developmental English DEN 1000 (or its equivalent) or retake the English Placement exam to determine placement. Corequisite: ENG 1003 Composition I with Studio. 

Studio (DEN 1004 02 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Composition I with Studio students meet in a typical Composition I course (3 credits) and also meet separately in a studio course (2 equivalency credits). In Composition Studio, students learn critical thinking, reading, study, writing, revision, and time management skills designed, primarily, to help them produce college-level writing and pass their Composition I course. Students also work closely with instructors, who act as mentors helping to guide them successfully through their first semester of College. The grade students earn for the typical Composition I portion constitutes the grade for the Composition I course and the Studio course. Students who fail or withdraw from Composition I with Studio or Studio must take Developmental English DEN 1000 (or its equivalent) or retake the English Placement exam to determine placement. Corequisite: ENG 1003 Composition I with Studio.

Studio (DEN 1004 03 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Composition I with Studio students meet in a typical Composition I course (3 credits) and also meet separately in a studio course (2 equivalency credits). In Composition Studio, students learn critical thinking, reading, study, writing, revision, and time management skills designed, primarily, to help them produce college-level writing and pass their Composition I course. Students also work closely with instructors, who act as mentors helping to guide them successfully through their first semester of College. The grade students earn for the typical Composition I portion constitutes the grade for the Composition I course and the Studio course. Students who fail or withdraw from Composition I with Studio or Studio must take Developmental English DEN 1000 (or its equivalent) or retake the English Placement exam to determine placement. Corequisite: ENG 1003 Composition I with Studio.

Studio (DEN 1004 04 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Composition I with Studio students meet in a typical Composition I course (3 credits) and also meet separately in a studio course (2 equivalency credits). In Composition Studio, students learn critical thinking, reading, study, writing, revision, and time management skills designed, primarily, to help them produce college-level writing and pass their Composition I course. Students also work closely with instructors, who act as mentors helping to guide them successfully through their first semester of College. The grade students earn for the typical Composition I portion constitutes the grade for the Composition I course and the Studio course. Students who fail or withdraw from Composition I with Studio or Studio must take Developmental English DEN 1000 (or its equivalent) or retake the English Placement exam to determine placement. Corequisite: ENG 1003 Composition I with Studio.

Review of Basic Arithmetic (DMA 0904 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules:            

Course Description

Students review fractions, decimals, percents, and beginning algebra. Students earning 52-68% on the math competency exam are eligible for this course. Co-requisite: DMA 0995.

Review of Basic Arithmetic (DMA 0904 02 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students review fractions, decimals, percents, and beginning algebra. Students earning 52-68% on the math competency exam are eligible for this course. Co-requisite: DMA 0995.

Review of Basic Algebra (DMA 0905 02 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

DMA 0905 Review of Basic Algebra, 1 equivalent credit Students review operations with real numbers, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear equations, working with polynomials, and applying algebraic techniques to situation problems. Students who earn at least 70% on the basic arithmetic competency exam and between 50% and 69% on the basic algebra competency exam or the DMA 995 Basic Algebra final exam are eligible for this course. Students who take DMA 0905 must earn a C- or better to satisfy math competency. This course does not apply toward the mathematics requirement for any degree at this institution. This course should be taken in the same semester as MAT 1004 or MAT 1005 if the student needs either of these as a requirement for the major. A student may not drop or withdraw from this course while enrolled in MAT 1004 or MAT 1005.

Microeconomics (ECO 1402 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules:          

Course Description

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.

Methods in Elementary Theater Ed (EDU 1400 99 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules:           

Course Description

Develop the teaching artist through understanding and applying the techniques of theater! Students explore an introductory curriculum in theater arts and apply theater arts to classroom management, lesson planning, and classroom evaluation techniques. Acquired knowledge and skills will be valuable to anyone who hopes to work with children in a vibrant, imaginative, and meaningful way, particularly within K-6 public educational settings.

Composition I (ENG 1001 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

Composition I (ENG 1001 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules:           

Course Description

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.

Composition I (ENG 1001 03 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description 

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.

Composition I (ENG 1001 04 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

Composition I (ENG 1001 08 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules       

Course Description

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.

Composition I (ENG 1001 10 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

Composition I with Studio (ENG 1003 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules     

Course Description 

Composition I with Studio students meet in a typical Composition I course (3 credits) and also meet separately in a Studio course (3 equivalency credits). In Writing Studio, students learn critical thinking, reading, study, writing, revision, and time management skills designed, primarily, to help them produce college-level writing and pass their Composition I course. Students also work closely with instructors, who act as mentors helping to guide them successfully through their first semester of College. The grade students earn for the typical Composition I portion constitutes the grade for the Composition I with Studio course and the Writing Studio course. Students who fail or withdraw from Composition I with Studio or Writing Studio must take Developmental English DEN 1000 or retake the English Placement exam to determine placement. Co-requisite: ENG 1003 Composition I with Writing Studio.

Composition I with Studio (ENG 1003 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules         

Course Description

Composition I with Studio students meet in a typical Composition I course (3 credits) and also meet separately in a Studio course (3 equivalency credits). In Writing Studio, students learn critical thinking, reading, study, writing, revision, and time management skills designed, primarily, to help them produce college-level writing and pass their Composition I course. Students also work closely with instructors, who act as mentors helping to guide them successfully through their first semester of College. The grade students earn for the typical Composition I portion constitutes the grade for the Composition I with Studio course and the Writing Studio course. Students who fail or withdraw from Composition I with Studio or Writing Studio must take Developmental English DEN 1000 or retake the English Placement exam to determine placement. Corequisite: ENG 1003 Composition I with Writing Studio.

Composition I with Studio (ENG 1003 03 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description 

Composition I with Studio students meet in a typical Composition I course (3 credits) and also meet separately in a Studio course (3 equivalency credits). In Writing Studio, students learn critical thinking, reading, study, writing, revision, and time management skills designed, primarily, to help them produce college-level writing and pass their Composition I course. Students also work closely with instructors, who act as mentors helping to guide them successfully through their first semester of College. The grade students earn for the typical Composition I portion constitutes the grade for the Composition I with Studio course and the Writing Studio course. Students who fail or withdraw from Composition I with Studio or Writing Studio must take Developmental English DEN 1000 or retake the English Placement exam to determine placement. Corequisite: ENG 1003 Composition I with Writing Studio.

Composition I with Studio (ENG 1003 04 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules         

Course Description 

Composition I with Studio students meet in a typical Composition I course (3 credits) and also meet separately in a Studio course (3 equivalency credits). In Writing Studio, students learn critical thinking, reading, study, writing, revision, and time management skills designed, primarily, to help them produce college-level writing and pass their Composition I course. Students also work closely with instructors, who act as mentors helping to guide them successfully through their first semester of College. The grade students earn for the typical Composition I portion constitutes the grade for the Composition I with Studio course and the Writing Studio course. Students who fail or withdraw from Composition I with Studio or Writing Studio must take Developmental English DEN 1000 or retake the English Placement exam to determine placement. Corequisite: ENG 1003 Composition I with Writing Studio.

Fundamentals of Speech (ENG 1301 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules       

Course Description

This course provides public speaking training and practice.

Fundamentals of Speech (ENG 1301 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description 

This course provides public speaking training and practice. 

Fundamentals of Speech (ENG 1301 04 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules        

Course Description 

 This course provides public speaking training and practice.

Fundamentals of Speech (ENG 1301 05 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course provides public speaking training and practice.

Fundamentals of Speech (ENG 1301 06 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules       

Course Description

This course provides public speaking training and practice.

Fundamentals of Speech (ENG 1301 07 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules    

Course Description 

This course provides public speaking training and practice.

Fundamentals of Speech (ENG 1301 08 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course provides public speaking training and practice. 

Composition II (ENG 2005 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description: 

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.

Composition II (ENG 2005 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules        

Course Description

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. 

Writing as a Way of Healing (ENG 2011 01 XP)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules         

Course Description

Students explore, in theory and practice, the concept that writing can be a restorative tool. Students write and respond to readings on the health and emotional benefits of writing and draft and revise their own work in a variety of genres, including personal narrative, short memoir, and creative writing. 

Modern Drama (ENG 2142 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules       

Course Description

This course examines contemporary playwrights, beginning with Ibsen. 

Introduction to Media Writing (ENG 2250 99 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules 

Course Description

Students in this course practice writing and revising for print, electronic, and especially, digital media. The class focuses on aesthetic, ethical, and legal issues as they pertain to genres that may include news, features, advocacy writing, advertising, public relations, and documentaries.

African-American Literature (ENG 2926 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description

This course focuses on some of the most important works of African-American literature from colonial times to present. The novels, plays, and poetry of African-Americans are read and discussed. Prerequisite: ENG 1001, Composition I.

Spanish Language and Culture I (FLA 1445 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description 

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.

Spanish Language and Culture II (FLA 2445 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

This course is a continuation of HUM 1445/FLA 1445 with greater emphasis on elementary oral and aural skills. 

World Geography (GEO 1700 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description  

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the geographic analysis of various regions of the world. Emphasis is placed upon each region’s major natural environmental features (terrain, climate, natural vegetation, and natural resources) and how these features relate to and influence man’s occupation and culture of the region.

World War II (HIS 1016 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description

This course examines the world at war, 1939-45. Particular attention is given to the causes of the war, the principal battles fought in Europe and in Asia, and the resulting aftermath. Documentary films are incorporated, where appropriate.

Western Civilization: Before 843 (HIS 1204 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules         

Course Description  

This course is an introductory study of the political, economic, social, and cultural development of Western society and its institutions. The period covered will extend from the origin of civilization in the ancient Near East and the Mediterranean world to the rise of Islam and the beginnings of Carolingian Europe.

Western Civilization: 843-1648 (HIS 1205 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description 

 This course is an introductory study of the social, political and cultural development of western civilization from the Treaty of Verdun that divided the Carolingian Empire in 843, through the end of the Thirty Years’ War in 1648.

Western Civilization: 843-1648 (HIS 1205 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description 

This course is an introductory study of the social, political and cultural development of western civilization from the Treaty of Verdun that divided the Carolingian Empire in 843, through the end of the Thirty Years’ War in 1648.

History of Africa (HIS 1223 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description  

This course examines the history of the continent of Africa from the emergence of early humans to the present. Topics include: Prehistory, Nations and Empires of the Classical Age, Encounters with Europe, the Colonial Period, Independence, and the New Nations Coming of Age on a Global Stage. Emphasis is placed on sub-Saharan Africa.

History of Women in America (HIS 1226 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules

Course Description

Students examine women’s experiences in the United States from early American History through the 20th Century. Major topics explored are the early women’s reform movements, the suffrage and birth control movements, women during the Great Depression and World Wars, and the modern feminist movement. Students will also explore general experiences of women in America including their political, social and familial relationships.

US History 1860-1940 (HIS 1228 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course provides a survey of the development of the United States from the Civil War period to 1940. Students will analyze the Civil War, post-Civil War agricultural and industrial revolutions, urbanization, immigration, the emergence of the United States as a world power, World War I, and the Great Depression.

US History since 1940 (HIS 1229 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules       

Course Description

This course surveys and examines selected problems and opportunities facing the United States in the 20th century and early 21st century. Students will analyze significant social, economic, and political changes in contemporary American life since 1940. 

US History since 1940 (HIS 1229 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course surveys and examines selected problems and opportunities facing the United States in the 20th century and early 21st century. Students will analyze significant social, economic, and political changes in contemporary American life since 1940.

History of US Environmental Movement (HIS 1300 99 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules      

Course Description

In this course, students study the history of the U.S. environmental movement. Students examine different approaches to environmental protection and restoration in view of the movement’s historical roots, as well as contemporary debates. Cross-listed as HIS 1300. 

Theory/History of Design and Color (HUM 1002 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students analyze the principles of design and their historical relationship to society, including fashion, industry, architecture, and advertising. This analysis requires the application of historical and theoretical concepts in order to examine and present examples of movement, relationships, tension, order, and rhythm. Students furthermore create visual solutions demonstrating clarity, reason, and drama through conceptual layouts, computer experimentation, and the study of integrated color and typography.

History of American Popular Music (HUM 1214 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

Introduction to Philosophy (HUM 1300 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the concepts and views of ancient and modern philosophies, and the basic problems of philosophy.

Ethics (HUM 1304 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

This course is a study of various historical and contemporary value systems with emphasis on alternative criteria for making decisions in the contemporary conflict of moral values. It is designed to help students develop their own value system and basis for ethical decisions.

Acting I (HUM 1702 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules:            

Course Description

Students analyze method acting as a movement within the history of the modern theater. Students demonstrate the techniques of method acting, especially those of Constantin Stanislavski, and apply these theories to the craft of acting. This application uses acting as a vehicle for learning self expression, focus, discipline, and confidence when performing for an audience. Students learn to overcome the fear of being in front of people by focusing on purpose rather than on one’s self. These objectives are demonstrated by the acting student through pantomime, voice, improvisation, monologues and scene study.

Acting II (HUM 2702 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description 

Acting II builds on the theories introduced in Acting I by enhancing knowledge of character development through techniques by one or more of the following acting influences: Constantin Stanislavski, Michael Chekhov, Uta Hagen and/or The Actor’s Studio.  Students analyze the use of acting techniques and theories developed by the aforementioned acting teachers and the development of modern acting in America.  Students demonstrate an understanding of these techniques and theories through script analysis, audition practice, and performance production.]

Elementary Statistics (MAT 1004 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

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.

Elementary Statistics (MAT 1004 03 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description 

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 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description 

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.

Intermediate Algebra (MAT 1005 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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. 

Elementary Statistics (MAT 1004 03 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules     

Course Description

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 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules      

 Course Description

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.

Intermediate Algebra (MAT 1005 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description 

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.

College Algebra (MAT 1205 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description 

Students learn about polynomials, radicals, trigonometry of right triangles, Laws of Sines and Cosines, and the following types of functions: linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic. Prerequisites: MAT 1005 Intermediate Algebra, or 2 years of NYS high school Regents level math

Precalculus (MAT 1206 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules       

Course Description

This course is intended to form a bridge between the static concepts of algebra and geometry and the dynamic concepts of calculus. Students study basic algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions; functional inverses; graphs; complex numbers; systems of equations; introductory matrix algebra; the binomial theorem; and proof by mathematical induction. Prerequisite: MAT1205 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or three years of NYS Regents level mathematics with an average of C or higher.

Analytical Geometry & Calculus I (MAT 1301 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules       

Course Description

Students learn about geometry of the line, limits, differentiation of algebraic and trigonometric functions, differentials, and indefinite and definite integrals. Prerequisite: MAT 1206 Precalculus or a high school precalculus class.

Linear Algebra (MAT 2203 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

Linear algebra includes the study of geometrical vectors, matrices and simultaneous linear equations, vector spaces, linear transformations, determinants, and inner product spaces with particular emphasis on applications to the social, management, and physical sciences.

Analytical Geometry & Calculus III (MAT 2302 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom. 

Course Schedule          

Course Description

Topics covered in this course include vectors, solid analytical geometry, partial derivatives, and multiple integrals. Prerequisite: MAT 2301

Medical Assisting I (MED 2210 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students learn the basic administrative procedures of medical assisting in the physician’s office. Topics include the use and management of medical office procedures, records, and equipment; related patient care; and professional ethics. 3 Class Hours, 1 Lab Hour.

Medical Assisting I LAB (MED 2211 01 LB)

0.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students practice the application of basic administrative procedures for assisting in the physician’s office. Skills include the use and management of medical office procedures, records, and equipment. Corequisite: MED 2210 Medical Assisting I

Medical Assistant Externship (MED 2250 01 SH)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description

This course provides the student with first-hand experience in the medical setting, and requires application of the skills learned in the Medical Assistant program. Students will complete 135 hours of unpaid time performing administrative and clinical duties in a physician’s office, clinic, or hospital. Supervision and evaluation will be conducted by the office staff, and monitored by the instructor. Prerequisites: MED 2210 Medical Assisting I, MED 1501 Health Care Law and Ethics, and SCI 2128 Human Biology.

Introduction to Human Services (MHA 1510 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description  

The student is exposed to the parameters and historical framework of human services, discussion of the roles of client and worker, social problems of concern within the field, and problem-solving methods, including the professionalization of the human service worker with special emphasis on exploration and values.

Fundamentals of Nursing (NUR 1001 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules:            

Course Description 

NUR 1001 Fundamentals of Nursing – Students explore content related to the nursing process and critical thinking as a foundation to nursing practice. The first part of the course emphasizes the assessment phase of the nursing process using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Watson’s Caring theories. The later part of the course focuses on the remaining steps of the nursing process and established protocols directed primarily toward the older adult in the chronic care setting. Interventions that include therapeutic communication, cultural sensitivity, and caring are emphasized to promote healthful client outcomes and human flourishing. The role of the Associate Degree Nurse, as a provider of care and as a member within the discipline of nursing, is introduced.

CLINICAL for NUR 1001 (NUR 1004 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students explore content related to the nursing process and critical thinking as a foundation to nursing practice. The first part of the course emphasizes the assessment phase of the nursing process using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Watson’s Caring theories. The later part of the course focuses on the remaining steps of the nursing process and established protocols directed primarily toward the older adult in the chronic care setting. Interventions that include therapeutic communication, cultural sensitivity, and caring are emphasized to promote healthful client outcomes and human flourishing. The role of the Associate Degree Nurse, as a provider of care and as a member within the discipline of nursing, is introduced.

LAB for NUR 1001 (NUR 1005 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

The role of the technical nurse in beginning staff positions is discussed along with the historical, cultural and socioeconomic forces which influence nursing practice. Employment opportunities, transition from student to graduate nurse, and legal, ethical and contemporary health care issues are explored.

LAB for NUR 1001 (NUR 1005 02 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules      

Course Description

The role of the technical nurse in beginning staff positions is discussed along with the historical, cultural and socioeconomic forces which influence nursing practice. Employment opportunities, transition from student to graduate nurse, and legal, ethical and contemporary health care issues are explored.

Health Problems in Life Cycles I (NUR 2020 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students learn the content needed to assess the individual for health illness alterations throughout the life cycle. The concept of a nurse as a teacher is further developed. The nursing process provides the framework for practice and the ability to promote client’s adaptation within a therapeutic environment. The role of the associate degree nurse, as a provider of care and member within the discipline of nursing, is further developed. Health alterations in the psychological, respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, and musculoskeletal health are explored in depth. Advanced nursing skills are taught in the campus laboratory. Clinical laboratory experience is provided in the mental health and acute-care settings. Students must have earned a grade of 75% or better in NUR 1010 and a “C” or better in all prerequisites. Pre-requisites: NUR 1010 Commonalities of Nursing, PSY 2510 Developmental Psychology, and SCI 2126 Human Anatomy & Physiology II. Co-requisites: SOC 1600 Introduction to Sociology and SCI 2113 Microbiology

Health Problems in Life Cycles I (NUR 2020 02 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description 

Students learn the content needed to assess the individual for health illness alterations throughout the life cycle. The concept of a nurse as a teacher is further developed. The nursing process provides the framework for practice and the ability to promote client’s adaptation within a therapeutic environment. The role of the associate degree nurse, as a provider of care and member within the discipline of nursing, is further developed. Health alterations in the psychological, respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, and musculoskeletal health are explored in depth. Advanced nursing skills are taught in the campus laboratory. Clinical laboratory experience is provided in the mental health and acute-care settings. Students must have earned a grade of 75% or better in NUR 1010 and a “C” or better in all prerequisites. Pre-requisites: NUR 1010 Commonalities of Nursing, PSY 2510 Developmental Psychology, and SCI 2126 Human Anatomy & Physiology II. Co-requisites: SOC 1600 Introduction to Sociology and SCI 2113 Microbiology

CLINICAL for NUR 2020 (NUR 2023 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This clinical class is part of NUR 2020, Health Problems in Life Cycles I.

LAB for NUR 2020 (NUR 2024 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

This laboratory is part of NUR 2020, Health Problems in Life Cycles I. 

LAB for NUR 2020 (NUR 2024 02 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules         

Course Description 

This laboratory is part of NUR 2020, Health Problems in Life Cycles I.

LAB for NUR 2020 (NUR 2024 03 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description 

This laboratory is part of NUR 2020, Health Problems in Life Cycles I.

Pharm. & The Human Body (NUR 2050 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules       

Course Description 

Students study medications to maintain health or treat disorders in all stages of human development. Origins of medications and commonly used medications are examined as well as how they are changed, produce effects in the body and their compounds excreted. Students examine toxic side effects and adverse reactions to commonly used medications. Students also learn to calculate medication dosages that are titrated to maintain blood pressure, heart rate, and other specific parameters.

Fitness I (PED 1115 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

This is an introductory exercise course involving concepts of physical fitness, principles of muscular and aerobic conditioning, a cursory knowledge of anatomy, and of factors which affect performance, such as stress, tension and relaxation.

Beginning Weight Training (PED 1150 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules        

Course Description

This is an introductory course to physical fitness designed to give students practice in planning and executing a program of exercise to fit their individual capacity and needs. Emphasis is placed on weight lifting, use of weight machines, and cardiovascular activities. 

Beginning Weight Training (PED 1150 02 XP)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description 

This is an introductory course to physical fitness designed to give students practice in planning and executing a program of exercise to fit their individual capacity and needs. Emphasis is placed on weight lifting, use of weight machines, and cardiovascular activities.

Badminton (PED 1204 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This is an introductory course involving skills, skill analysis, strategies, rules, and etiquette involved in the sport of badminton. Singles and doubles games are played with a focus on strategy.

Pickleball (PED 1245 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules        

Course Description

This is a beginning Pickleball course in which students develop basic knowledge and skills to play the sport of Pickleball. Technical skills include forehand and backhand groundstrokes, volleys, serves, lobs, overheads, dinks, and proper footwork. Students also learn the fundamental rules, basic strategies, and court positioning for singles and doubles play. Basic fitness and training principles are discussed as applicable to the sport of Pickleball.

Racquetball (PED 1253 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules       

Course Description 

This is an introductory course developing basic skills, rules, playing strategy and etiquette involved in the game of racquetball. Emphasis is on doubles.

Basketball (PED 1306 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course concerns the basic concepts and skills of the sport as delineated by the National Junior College Athletic Association: Men’s Division. 

Softball (PED 1334 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules

Course Description

This is a course concerning the skills necessary to the game of softball and the rules and strategy.

Soccer (PED 1350 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules      

Course Description

Soccer is an introductory course involving basic soccer concepts, strategies, and rules. Students practice soccer skills of dribbling, ball control, heading, shooting, tackling, and passing. Principles of attack and defense are examined and drilled.

Physical Fitness & Wellness (PED 1601 98 XP)

2.00 Credit(s), Express semester

Course Schedules        

Course Description

This is a course based on learning and practicing personal responsibility for one’s own physical fitness and wellness. Students are guided and motivated to make positive behavior decisions related to cardiovascular exercise, weight control, and stress management. Emphasis is on reducing or eliminating high risk lifestyle behaviors such as smoking, stress, obesity, negative nutrition, and alcohol and drug abuse.

Physical Fitness & Wellness (PED 1601 99 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This is a course based on learning and practicing personal responsibility for one’s own physical fitness and wellness. Students are guided and motivated to make positive behavior decisions related to cardiovascular exercise, weight control, and stress management. Emphasis is on reducing or eliminating high risk lifestyle behaviors such as smoking, stress, obesity, negative nutrition, and alcohol and drug abuse. 

Selected Lifetime Sports (PED 1610 01 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description: 

This is a survey course in which students are introduced to a variety of individual sports selected based on their applicability within a lifelong fitness regimen. Activities in this course include bowling, tennis, golf, and racquetball. 

Project Adventure (PED 1812 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules        

Course Description

This is an introductory physical education course which involves innovative warm-up and conditioning exercises, exotic games, group cooperation, personal and group initiative problems and basic skills. Spotting and trusting activities are used throughout “Project Adventure.” Outcomes are: an increase in the participant’s sense of personal confidence, increased joy in one’s physical self in being with others, increased familiarity and identification with the natural world.

Hatha Yoga (PED 2042 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

This course is the study of the philosophy and practice of yoga with the development of flexibility, strength, and balance through the postures (asanas) and deep breathing.  Included are relaxation techniques and the application of yoga to other physical disciplines for managing stress and enhancing overall body/mind health and well-being.  This is a physically challenging course and may not be suitable for students with certain limitations, such as heart conditions, shunts, severely impaired knees, hips, or shoulders.  There is no requirement for previous yoga experience; however, there will be a physical screening to participate.

Digital Photography I (PHO 1406 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules    

Course Description 

Students practice a “hands-on” approach to the use of light, digital media and equipment to make photographs. The software environment and workflow are explored and utilized to produce end products as prints, web, and print publication.

Digital Photography I (PHO 1406 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules         

Course Description

Students practice a “hands-on” approach to the use of light, digital media and equipment to make photographs. The software environment and workflow are explored and utilized to produce end products as prints, web, and print publication.

General Psychology (PSY 1500 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description

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. 

General Psychology (PSY 1500 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules        

Course Description 

 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.

General Psychology (PSY 1500 03 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

General Psychology (PSY 1500 04 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description 

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.

General Psychology (PSY 1500 05 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

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. 

Statistics for the Social Sciences (PSY 1600 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedule          

Course Description

Students study the processes and applications of statistics in the context of social science research. Topics include the study of fractions, decimals, percentages, proportions, probabilities, and conversions among the preceding functions. Students also study the visual representation of data using various graphing techniques, symbolic variables, working with algebraic equations, solving for unknowns, exponents and square roots, correlations, linear regression, analysis of variance, and chi square analysis. This course is only open to students who have previously demonstrated Math competency. 

PE, Sport, Recreation & Leisure (REL 1003 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description 

This course is designed to introduce the field of physical education, sport, recreation, and leisure studies. Lectures, seminars, and observations focus on philosophical, historical, and current issues and practices. This course also provides laboratory experiences during which students explore career options in the field.

PE, Sport, Recreation & Leisure (REL 1003 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules     

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce the field of physical education, sport, recreation, and leisure studies. Lectures, seminars, and observations focus on philosophical, historical, and current issues and practices. This course also provides laboratory experiences during which students explore career options in the field.

 Theory & Techniques of Coaching (REL 1509 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules      

Course Description 

The introductory classroom phase of this course covers the basic concepts common to all sports. A history of interschool 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. 

Physical Fitness & Wellness (REL 1601 98 XP)

2.00 Credit(s), Express semester

Course Schedules         

Course Description

This course is based on learning and practicing personal responsibility for one’s own physical fitness and wellness. Students are guided and motivated to make positive behavior decisions related to cardiovascular exercise, weight control, and stress management. Emphasis is on reducing or eliminating high risk lifestyle behaviors such as smoking, stress, obesity, negative nutrition, and alcohol and drug abuse.

Physical Fitness & Wellness (REL 1601 99 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course is based on learning and practicing personal responsibility for one’s own physical fitness and wellness. Students are guided and motivated to make positive behavior decisions related to cardiovascular exercise, weight control, and stress management. Emphasis is on reducing or eliminating high risk lifestyle behaviors such as smoking, stress, obesity, negative nutrition, and alcohol and drug abuse.

Advanced First Aid and CPR (REL 1801 01 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules     

Course Description

Students complete the National Safety Council program in Advanced First Aid and American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation). Topics covered include: respiratory emergencies, emergency action principles, diagnostic and vital signs, bleeding control, shock, poisoning, burns, fractures, and the related skills and techniques to administer first aid care in many common accidents and sudden illness situations. This course may lead to certification in National Safety Council Advanced First Aid and American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider.  

Advanced First Aid and CPR (REL 1801 02 CL)

2.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description:

Students complete the National Safety Council program in Advanced First Aid and American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation). Topics covered include: respiratory emergencies, emergency action principles, diagnostic and vital signs, bleeding control, shock, poisoning, burns, fractures, and the related skills and techniques to administer first aid care in many common accidents and sudden illness situations. This course may lead to certification in National Safety Council Advanced First Aid and American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider.

Therapeutic Recreation (REL 2104 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules    

Course Description

 This is an introductory course in which students study philosophical, theoretical, and historical foundations of programs where special problems and needs exist. The role of physical education, sport and recreation as a treatment, rehabilitation, and therapeutic modality is studied in settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, special schools, correctional facilities, and other institutional and community programs. Students who earned SCCC credit for REL 2103 should not also take this course.

Sport & Event Practicum (REL 2202 01 HB)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description  

This course provides an introduction to game and event administration. This course requires a minimum of 50 hours of on-site sport administration assisting in the planning, organizing and implementation of Sullivan County Community College intercollegiate athletics or other pre-approved events.  

Mechanical Ventilation (RES 2404 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules       

Course Description

This course is designed to familiarize the respiratory care student with all forms of advanced life support systems.  Main topics include: Classification and operation of a variety of mechanical ventilators, clinical maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical ventilators, and clinical management of patients receiving advanced life support to include ventilator commitment and weaning procedures.  A letter grade of “C” or better is required for graduation.  Open only to matriculated Respiratory Care students. 

Clinical Rotation I (RES 2600 01 HP)

12.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description 

Clinical courses are taught on a rotational basis.  The first rotation includes the following four modules: Clinical Therapeutics for Respiratory Care, Introduction to Critical Care, Neonatal & Pediatric Respiratory Care, and Clinical Management of Cardiovascular Diseases.  The sequence of courses will vary for each student.

Nutrition Lab (SCI 1025 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules  

Course Description

Students will perform exercises that complement the material studied in lecture. Topics include: data analysis, food chemistry, food microbiology, the physical properties of food, and healthy menu planning. This course meets GE 2 when taken with SCI 1024 Nutrition. Prerequisite or co-requisite: SCI 1024 Nutrition. 

Introduction to Biology I (SCI 1050 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

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.  

Introduction to Biology I (SCI 1050 02 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules     

Course Description 

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. 

Introduction to Biology I (SCI 1050 03 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

Introduction to Biology I (SCI 1050 04 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules        

Course Description 

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.

Introduction to Biology I (SCI 1050 05 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules      

Course Description

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.

Principles of Biology I (SCI 1124 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules 

Course Description

This course provides an intensive study of the fundamental principles of biology, emphasizing structure, function, processes and interaction. Topics include: chemical relationships, cell biology, reproduction, respiration, molecular and classical genetics, and evolution. Laboratory exercises are designed to exemplify aspects of lecture topics. These include examination of cells, tissue types, mitotic and meiotic stages, measurement of photosynthesis and respiration, and other topics. This course is designed both for students who intend to specialize in science and for those who want to obtain a thorough knowledge of biology as part of their general education. It is intended for students who successfully completed high school Regents Biology. This course is not open to students taking Developmental English, DMA 0902, or DMA 0904. With SCI 2152 Principles of Biology II, this course provides a solid foundation for upper division courses in biology. Prerequisites: Students must have demonstrated proficiency in Basic Arithmetic (DMA 0902) or higher; and completed High School Biology/Living Environment with a grade of 70% or higher, or SCI 1050/1051 Introduction to Biology with a C or better; or permission of instructor.

Principles of Biology I (SCI 1124 02 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules         

Course Description

This course provides an intensive study of the fundamental principles of biology, emphasizing structure, function, processes and interaction. Topics include: chemical relationships, cell biology, reproduction, respiration, molecular and classical genetics, and evolution. Laboratory exercises are designed to exemplify aspects of lecture topics. These include examination of cells, tissue types, mitotic and meiotic stages, measurement of photosynthesis and respiration, and other topics. This course is designed both for students who intend to specialize in science and for those who want to obtain a thorough knowledge of biology as part of their general education. It is intended for students who successfully completed high school Regents Biology. This course is not open to students taking Developmental English, DMA 0902, or DMA 0904. With SCI 2152 Principles of Biology II, this course provides a solid foundation for upper division courses in biology. Prerequisites: Students must have demonstrated proficiency in Basic Arithmetic (DMA 0902) or higher; and completed High School Biology/Living Environment with a grade of 70% or higher, or SCI 1050/1051 Introduction to Biology with a C or better; or permission of instructor.

Principles of Biology I (SCI 1124 03 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules      

Course Description 

This course provides an intensive study of the fundamental principles of biology, emphasizing structure, function, processes and interaction. Topics include: chemical relationships, cell biology, reproduction, respiration, molecular and classical genetics, and evolution. Laboratory exercises are designed to exemplify aspects of lecture topics. These include examination of cells, tissue types, mitotic and meiotic stages, measurement of photosynthesis and respiration, and other topics. This course is designed both for students who intend to specialize in science and for those who want to obtain a thorough knowledge of biology as part of their general education. It is intended for students who successfully completed high school Regents Biology. This course is not open to students taking Developmental English, DMA 0902, or DMA 0904. With SCI 2152 Principles of Biology II, this course provides a solid foundation for upper division courses in biology. Prerequisites: Students must have demonstrated proficiency in Basic Arithmetic (DMA 0902) or higher; and completed High School Biology/Living Environment with a grade of 70% or higher, or SCI 1050/1051 Introduction to Biology with a C or better; or permission of instructor.

Principles of Biology I (SCI 1124 04 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules         

Course Description

This course provides an intensive study of the fundamental principles of biology, emphasizing structure, function, processes and interaction. Topics include: chemical relationships, cell biology, reproduction, respiration, molecular and classical genetics, and evolution. Laboratory exercises are designed to exemplify aspects of lecture topics. These include examination of cells, tissue types, mitotic and meiotic stages, measurement of photosynthesis and respiration, and other topics. This course is designed both for students who intend to specialize in science and for those who want to obtain a thorough knowledge of biology as part of their general education. It is intended for students who successfully completed high school Regents Biology. This course is not open to students taking Developmental English, DMA 0902, or DMA 0904. With SCI 2152 Principles of Biology II, this course provides a solid foundation for upper division courses in biology. Prerequisites: Students must have demonstrated proficiency in Basic Arithmetic (DMA 0902) or higher; and completed High School Biology/Living Environment with a grade of 70% or higher, or SCI 1050/1051 Introduction to Biology with a C or better; or permission of instructor.

General Chemistry I (SCI 1202 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules    

Course Description

Topics covered include elements, compounds, molecules, chemical reactions and stoichiometry, redox reactions, thermochemistry, quantum theory, atomic electron configurations and periodicity, chemical bonding and molecular structure including orbital hybridization and molecular orbitals. Laboratory experiments emphasize topics covered in the lecture and include basic laboratory techniques, identification of substances by physical properties, separation of components of a mixture, chemical reactions, chemical formulas, percent yield, chemicals in everyday life, gravimetric analysis, paper chromatography, molecular geometries, and activity series. Students should have successfully completed high school Regents Chemistry. Prerequisite: High school Regents Chemistry. 

Noncalculus Physics I (SCI 1300 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules     

Course Description

This course is a study of the fundamental principles and analytical methods of physics. Topics include vector algebra, mechanics, Newton’s laws of motion, kinematics, energy and momentum. The laboratory work parallels topics covered in the lecture. Students should have successfully completed three years of high school Regents math, MAT 1205 or permission of the instructor. Prerequisite: MAT 1205 Intermediate Algebra and Trigonometry.

Calculus Physics I (SCI 1302 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules

Course Description

Topics include vector algebra, one and two dimensional kinematics, Newton’s Laws, work, kinetic and potential energy, conservation of energy, momentum and impulse, and gravitation. Laboratory work parallels topics covered in the lecture. Co-requisites: MAT 1301 Analytical Geometry & Calculus.

Physics for Health Sciences (SCI 1305 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules      

Course Description

In this course, health technology students become familiar with physical concepts in static and dynamic fluids, ideal gasses, energy, and thermodynamics through a problem-solving approach. The student’s understanding is reinforced by weekly experiments in which he or she gains laboratory skills and experience in the analysis of data. Laboratory work parallels topics covered in the lecture. Prerequisite: The student must have satisfied math competency

Environmental Science (SCI 1515 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course provides an examination of the interactions of organisms with each other and the environment and the role they play in regulating and maintaining environmental conditions. The central focus is on the role played by humans as a force in causing, correcting, and preventing environmental damage. Laboratory exercises include observation and collection trips to polluted and unpolluted ecosystems, examination of field collections, field trips to landfills, water and wastewater treatment facilities.

Microbiology (SCI 2113 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

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.

Human Performance – A & P I (SCI 2120 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Primarily for Physical Education majors. This course does not satisfy requirements for Nursing AAS or Liberal Arts and Sciences AS degree programs. This is the first course of a one-year, lecture-laboratory sequence. Lecture topics include homeostasis, chemistry, cells, tissues, the integumentary system, the skeletal system, the muscular system, the nervous system, and the special senses. Particular emphasis is placed on the role these systems play in human athletic performance. Laboratory work includes body organization, structure and function of the human skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems, general sensation and the special senses. A dissection of a representative mammal will augment the study of these systems. Prerequisites: SCI 1050 Introduction to Biology I and SCI 1051 Introduction to Biology Lab, OR SCI 1124 Principles of Biology I.

Hum Anatomy & Physiology I (SCI 2124 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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. 

Hum Anatomy & Physiology I (SCI 2124 02 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

Human Anatomy & Physiology II 

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

General Ecology (SCI 2522 01 CL)

4.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the science of ecology. Students acquire a working knowledge of the principles that govern interactions at the population, community, and ecosystem levels of biological organization. Students investigate the impacts that both general biotic and abiotic factors have on species’ life histories, population dynamics, and geographical distribution. Students will learn how anthropogenic factors can disrupt long-standing ecological patterns and will develop skills in applying the scientific method, evaluating ecological literature, basic mathematical modeling, statistical analysis, and field ecology techniques. Prerequisites: SCI 1124 OR Advanced Placement Biology with an exam score of 3, 4 or 5, OR permission of the instructor.

Introduction to Sociology (SOC 1600 02 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules          

Course Description

Students learn how the human individual is shaped by his group affiliations. This course introduces the methods and concepts used in investigating these group influences. An important part of the course is to show how these sociological concepts and methods can throw light on the students’ social experience and on the rapidly changing world around them.

Race Class and Gender (SOC 2609 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students address the complex interconnections between race, social class, gender, and sexuality, and the ways in which these identities/locations/markers are constructed and positioned within social structures to create social, political, and economic inequality. The emphasis is on investigating, via critical thinking, how the different systems of inequality interact with each other. An examination of methodologies and theoretical frameworks from several disciplines informs conceptual analyses of the interconnections and intersections of race, social class, gender, and sexuality. Students also explore avenues for social change within social institutions. Prerequisite: SOC 1600 Introduction to Sociology  

History of US Environmental Movement (SUS 1300 99 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules           

Course Description

In this course, students study the history of the U.S. environmental movement. Students examine different approaches to environmental protection and restoration in view of the movement’s historical roots, as well as contemporary debates. Cross-listed as HIS 1300.

Methods in Elementary Theater Ed (THE 1400 99 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules         

Course Description

Develop the teaching artist through understanding and applying the techniques of theater! Students explore an introductory curriculum in theater arts and apply theater arts to classroom management, lesson planning, and classroom evaluation techniques. Acquired knowledge and skills will be valuable to anyone who hopes to work with children in a vibrant, imaginative, and meaningful way, particularly within K-6 public educational settings. 

SpTp: Theater Production/Technology (THE 1500 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules

Course Description

Students learn about, and perform, work on theatrical production. Shop and studio work is complemented by lectures and demonstrations on the technical components of a theater production. Topics covered include: designers and their functions; scenic and costume production techniques; stage rigging, hardware and material; sound; stage procedures and safety. Simple drafting projects and the ability to read floor plans and stage elevations are stressed.

Physical Theater II (THE 1602 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules         

Course Description: 

In the second semester of this pedagogy, actors continue to deepen their experience with the first semester’s work, moving from exploring new freedom and power into intentional direction, specificity, and control. Actors learn how to use form, image, and technique to create and perform from pure inspiration.

Theater History I (THE 1700 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description

Students examine primary aspects of theatrical performance from the time of the ancient Greeks through the 19th century, including theater traditions of non-Western civilizations. Students trace the development of theater architecture, theatrical design concepts, theater technology, acting styles and playwriting.

Musical Theater I (THE 1800 01 CL)

3.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules        

Course Description

Students identify appropriate audition material and analyze solo, duet, and group dance numbers. The class focuses on understanding all aspects of the performer: singing, acting, and dancing. Students deconstruct the history and cultural significance of musical theater, especially through textual analysis. 

Voice and Diction II (THE 2760 01 CL)

1.00 Credit(s), Classroom

Course Schedules            

Course Description 

Actors continue to work on freeing and extending their natural voice, developing a voice in contact with emotional impulse, and strengthening this connection. The course includes a progression from first-semester work, applied to classical texts with strong emphasis on Shakespeare. Students develop an awareness of the devices of language and poetry necessary for speaking verse, and they continue use of the International Phonetic Alphabet, followed by beginning dialect work. Prerequisite: THE 1760 Voice and Diction I.


Distance Learning Courses

Alcoholism (ADA 1510 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules    

Course Description

This course introduces the subject of alcoholism. The chemistry and psycho-pharmacological effects of alcohol on the brain and body are introduced. Alcoholism as a progressive disease and a family disease is discussed. The history, principles, practices and contributions of 12-Step programs and “self-help” Groups, such as AA, NA, ACOA and Al-Anon, are reviewed. Other treatment options are explored

Business Mathematics (BUS 1101 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

Introduction Hospitality & Tourism (BUS 1103 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

In this course, students study the growth and development of the hospitality and tourism industry. Topics include hotels, restaurants, major transportation companies, sustainable tourism, and various areas of industry specialization.

Principles of Marketing (BUS 1301 02 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

This course is an introduction to the complex marketing process, its functions, institutions and activities. Students complete a comprehensive survey of the marketing mix, consumer behavior, channels of distribution, marketing methods, policies, and organization.

Financial Accounting (BUS 1416 01 DL)

4.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

Business Law I (BUS 1501 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

The first part of this course concerns the legal environment within which business must function. The structure of existing US laws and court systems and the legal processes by which laws are made and applied to actual controversies are explored. The balance of the course is devoted to the subject of contract law and covers aspects of the rights and responsibilities of the parties to a contract. Throughout the course students survey current business law topics as they occur in the business world.

Human Resource Management (BUS 1652 02 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

Intermediate Accounting I (BUS 2413 01 DL)

4.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

An overview of the accounting system, financial statements and the conceptual framework of accounting is presented in this course. Topics include: a review of generally accepted accounting principles; recognition, valuation and disposition issues; cash and receivables; inventory flow procedures; plant and intangible assets; and revenue recognition. Prerequisite BUS 1402 Fundamentals of Accounting, OR BUS 1416 Financial Accounting. 

International Business (BUS 2602 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

An introduction to the challenges and problems faced by American firms in conducting business in world markets. The course will expose the student to the concepts and principles dealing with world trade, foreign environments, global operations, and the necessary global management skills required for success in such activities.

Computer Literacy (CPT 1210 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students learn the fundamentals of computer systems and progress from an introductory to an intermediate skill level in communications, multimedia, presentations, and theoretical concepts that relate to computers and the Internet. Students also learn about basic computer hardware components and examine the issues and trends in computing technology. Students use project-based exercises similar to situations they may encounter in the modern workplace and develop their critical thinking skills.

Introduction to Criminal Justice (CRJ 1115 02 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This course examines the three segments of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Topics include the extent, measurement, and classification of crime; identification of key personnel and procedures within the criminal justice process; and differences between adult and juvenile justice handling.

Cultural Diversity & Crim Justice (CRJ 1116 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

This is a practical information guidelines course for students seeking cross-cultural knowledge and sensitivity. The course content stresses that those who are charged with the responsibility of public protection and service will demonstrate greater professionalism through cultural awareness, both within the multicultural workforce and in the community in which they serve. 

Introduction to Criminology (CRJ 2608 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students discuss the nature and extent of crime, past and present theories of crime causation, criminal behavior in American society and its relation to personal and cultural conditions. 

Review of Basic Arithmetic (DMA 0904 03 DL)

1.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students review fractions, decimals, percents, and beginning algebra. Students earning 52-68% on the math competency exam are eligible for this course. Co-requisite: DMA 0995. 

Review of Basic Arithmetic (DMA 0904 04 DL)

1.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students review fractions, decimals, percents, and beginning algebra. Students earning 52-68% on the math competency exam are eligible for this course. Co-requisite: DMA 0995.

Review of Basic Algebra (DMA 0905 01 DL)

1.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description 

DMA 0905 Review of Basic Algebra, 1 equivalent credit Students review operations with real numbers, solving linear equations and inequalities, graphing linear equations, working with polynomials, and applying algebraic techniques to situation problems. Students who earn at least 70% on the basic arithmetic competency exam and between 50% and 69% on the basic algebra competency exam or the DMA 995 Basic Algebra final exam are eligible for this course. Students who take DMA 0905 must earn a C- or better to satisfy math competency. This course does not apply toward the mathematics requirement for any degree at this institution. This course should be taken in the same semester as MAT 1004 or MAT 1005 if the student needs either of these as a requirement for the major. A student may not drop or withdraw from this course while enrolled in MAT 1004 or MAT 1005.

Macroeconomics (ECO 1401 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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.

Domestic/International Terrorism (EMG 1040 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

Students explore the phenomenon of terrorism through historical perspectives that affect the U.S. and its domestic and foreign policies. Students learn how the United States is combating terrorism internationally and domestically, using strategies that will shape America in the future

Composition I (ENG 1001 05 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules          

Course Description

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.

Composition I (ENG 1001 06 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description 

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.

Composition I (ENG 1001 09 XP)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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 03 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

 This course provides public speaking training and practice.

Composition II (ENG 2005 03 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules           

Course Description

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. 

Composition II (ENG 2005 04 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules       

Course Description

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.

Composition II (ENG 2005 04 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules          

Course Description

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. 

Modern Poetry (ENG 2130 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules    

Course Description

This course examines major poets of the modern period in both England and America.

The Short Story (ENG 2150 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules   

Course Description

Students examine the short story as a tradition and as a mode of contemporary fiction.

Introduction to Green Buildings (GRB 1100 01 HV)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedule        

Course Description

In this course, students study the principles, methods, and equipment associated with sustainable building systems and design. Topics include ecological design, energy efficiency, passive and renewable energy, water conservation and treatment, sustainable site selection, green building materials, indoor and outdoor environmental quality, and building assessment tools.

Intro to Renewable Energy Systems (GRB 1200 01 HV)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules            

Course Description  

In this course, students study the principles, methods, and equipment associated with renewable energy systems. Topics include solar, wind, biomass and bio fuels, fuel cells, hydro power, oceanic energy, geothermal, and energy storage. Nonrenewable energy sources, climate change, and the economics and politics of energy are also discussed. 

Building Automation & Controls (GRB 2100 01 HV)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedules       

Course Description

In this course, students learn the basic principles of building automation and controls for energy management. Topics include control devices, signals, logic, and applications for various systems, such as electrical, lighting, HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, security, access control, voice-data-video, and elevator systems.

Solar & Wind Systems (GRB 2200 01 HV)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedule

Course Description 

In this course, students learn the basic principles of photovoltaic and wind generated power, with an emphasis on how to maintain and manage these technologies, as well as the buildings with which they are associated. The key components and principles, site issues, and economic considerations of solar and wind systems are covered.

Commercial Electrical (GRB 2300 01 HV)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

Course Schedule           

Course Description

In this course, students learn about the essential components of the electrical systems of commercial buildings. Topics include reading commercial building plans and specifications, computing electrical loads, branch circuits and components, and electronic service equipment. Electrical considerations specific to renewable energy systems are also covered.

Western Civilization: Since 1648 (HIS 1206 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description  

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.

US History until 1860 (HIS 1227 01 XP)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description 

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.

US History 1860-1940 (HIS 1228 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description  

This course provides a survey of the development of the United States from the Civil War period to 1940. Students will analyze the Civil War, post-Civil War agricultural and industrial revolutions, urbanization, immigration, the emergence of the United States as a world power, World War I, and the Great Depression. 

Introduction to Jazz (HUM 1204 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description 

Students study jazz as an American art form, tracing its African and European beginnings to the present time, with emphasis on the contributions made to Jazz by Black Americans.

Elementary Statistics (MAT 1004 04 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

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.

Elementary Statistics (MAT 1004 05 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description 

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. 

Elementary Statistics (MAT 1004 04 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

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.

Elementary Statistics (MAT 1004 05 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

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 03 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description 

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.

Health Care Law & Ethics (MED 1501 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

This is an introductory course in the legal and ethical aspects of healthcare, standard ethical and legal principles, and their application to various issues that arise in the healthcare context, such as duty to treat, confidentiality and privacy, withholding and withdrawing treatment, euthanasia, and informed and uninformed consent.

Administrative Medical Assistant (MED 1825 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

In this course students learn medical administrative front office skills. This course focuses on communication, medical office management, medical office policies and procedures, using and maintaining office equipment, using computers in the office, managing correspondence, managing office supplies, and managing office medical records.

Intro to Behavioral Principles (MHA 1520 01 XP)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description 

Students focus on the basic principles that govern behavior and learning, including considerations for developmental disabilities. Students explore the historical underpinning of behavior theory and discuss how current standards and values intersect with those ideas. Topics discussed include history, current practice, and professional standards. This course includes many components of practical application of learned materials to further assist in learning and retention of materials.

Human Services Practicum (MHA 1521 01 XP)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

This course prepares students to join the community of care that supports and promotes all the aspects of a productive, meaningful, and fulfilling life for people with disabilities. Students gain an understanding of care through an inclusive model that safeguards and enriches the health and well- being of individuals with complex needs. The practicum offers students the basic building blocks needed to sustain a career in a dynamic and ever-growing field. Students have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of caring for individuals through their human services placement.

Clinical Calculations (NUR 1015 01 DL)

1.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

This course prepares students to safely perform the preparation and administration of medications in complex and diverse clinical situations using dimensional analysis. Students learn abbreviations and terms used for drug preparation and administration of oral, parenteral and intravenous medications. Students also learn to calculate medication dosages based on weight.

Physical Fitness & Wellness (PED 1601 97 DL)

2.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

This is a course based on learning and practicing personal responsibility for one’s own physical fitness and wellness. Students are guided and motivated to make positive behavior decisions related to cardiovascular exercise, weight control, and stress management. Emphasis is on reducing or eliminating high risk lifestyle behaviors such as smoking, stress, obesity, negative nutrition, and alcohol and drug abuse.

General Psychology (PSY 1500 06 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description 

 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.

General Psychology (PSY 1500 07 XP)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

 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.

General Psychology (PSY 1500 08 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description 

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.

Learning (PSY 2407 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

Students learn principles of operant and classical conditioning and applications of these principles in order to help students change behavior in themselves and others. In addition, cognitive-behavioral approaches to emotional and behavioral change in both normal and abnormal behaviors are addressed.

Social Psychology (PSY 2501 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description 

Social Psychology is the scientific study of how we influence and are influenced by our social environment, which consists of individuals, groups, organizations, and culture. Students acquire an understanding of classic and contemporary work in this field, and explore such topics as aggression, attitude formation and change, social thinking, interpersonal conflict and cooperation, prejudice, friendships and romantic relationships, leadership, social influence, altruism, and conformity. Course topics may also include applications of social psychology to the legal system, health-related behavior, and environmental sustainability.

Child Psychology (PSY 2502 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Dates: 9/7/2022 – 12/21/2022  

Location: Online            

Course Description

This course includes study of the mental, emotional and social development of the child through adolescence. The course stresses new modes of understanding and communication between adult and child, and explores gender differences in children’s social interactions and approach to the world.

Developmental Psychology (PSY 2510 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

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. 

Developmental Psychology (PSY 2510 02 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description  

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.

Philosophy of Sport (REL 1505 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

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.

Physical Fitness & Wellness (REL 1601 97 DL)

2.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

This course is based on learning and practicing personal responsibility for one’s own physical fitness and wellness. Students are guided and motivated to make positive behavior decisions related to cardiovascular exercise, weight control, and stress management. Emphasis is on reducing or eliminating high risk lifestyle behaviors such as smoking, stress, obesity, negative nutrition, and alcohol and drug abuse. 

Introduction to Meteorology (SCI 1020 01 DL)

4.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

Students acquire a basic understanding of weather and climate and the forces that create them. Topics include the dynamics of the atmosphere, macro and micro causes of weather, macro and micro causes of climate, and climatic classification. Lab activities include collecting and interpreting data and working with models to simulate weather phenomena. This course is designed to meet the needs of both majors and non-majors.

Introduction to Biology I (SCI 1050 06 DL)

4.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

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.

Introduction to Biology I (SCI 1050 07 DL)

4.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

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.

Contemporary Health (SCI 1703 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

This course is a study of the issues which affect health. Topics include wellness, substance use and abuse, environmental pollution, cardiovascular and reproductive diseases, genetic defects, stress management, planning diet and fitness programs, and adapting to death and dying. Students receive information to enable them to make informed decisions concerning their personal, physical and emotional states of health.

Introduction to Sociology (SOC 1600 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

Students learn how the human individual is shaped by his group affiliations. This course introduces the methods and concepts used in investigating these group influences. An important part of the course is to show how these sociological concepts and methods can throw light on the students’ social experience and on the rapidly changing world around them.  

Survey of World Cultures (SOC 1725 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

We often ask ourselves: What is Culture? Is it Geography? Politics? Art? The Environment? Or is it the way we interact with our family, our friends, our neighbors within our city, state, and country, and outside our borders in foreign lands? As you have probably guessed, it’s all of the above, and more. During this course we will map cultural identities by looking at different measurements….including population, new and old technologies, economic development, and how people construct living spaces in cities, towns, and countryside. Although we will move quickly, practically flying through our text, I think you will find each module interesting, filled with unique facts that will leave you saying to yourself, “Wow, I didn’t know that.”

Social Problems (SOC 2601 01 DL)

3.00 Credit(s), Distance Learning Course

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Course Description

This course is designed to provide a systematic analysis of a select number of social problems in the United States. Deviant behavior and social disorganization are objectively investigated in terms of social system structure and dynamics. Topics to be covered include mental disorders, crime, drug addiction, automation, poverty and war.


Hybrid Courses

Human Resource Management (BUS 1652 01 HB)

3.00 Credit(s), Hybrid Course

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Course Description

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.

Hospitality Cost Control (CUL 2504 01 HB)

3.00 Credit(s), Hybrid Course

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Course Description

This course covers techniques used in the hospitality industry that show the relationship of food, beverage, and labor costs to selling prices and profit. Cost control procedures for purchasing, receiving, storing, issuing, production, and revenue controls are examined. Menu and portion costings, preparation of daily reports to management, and the use of percentages in the hospitality industry are studied. The practical application of these systems for various types of feeding operations are studied and practiced. Included are the preparations of yield test, per-costing, forecasting and sale history, beverage and bar control, inventory control with analysis of operation ratios, and potential profits.

Creative Writing I (ENG 2004 01 HB)

3.00 Credit(s), Hybrid Course

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Course Description

This course provides directed practice in the creative process of writing.

Medical Term for Medical Assisting (MED 1111 01 HB)

3.00 Credit(s), Hybrid Course

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Course Description

In this course students learn the medical vocabulary used in the healthcare profession. Students receive a thorough grounding in basic medical terminology through a study of root words, prefixes and suffixes. The study focuses on correct pronunciation, spelling and use of medical terms. Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of disease are discussed. Other topics include the vocabulary associated with health and disease in the following anatomical systems: Integumentary System, Skeletal and Muscular Systems, Blood, Lymphatic System, Immunology, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Urinary System, Reproductive System & Obstetrics, Nervous System & Mental Health, Special Senses of Sight & Hearing, and Endocrine System. 

Medical Assisting II (MED 2220 01 HB)

4.00 Credit(s), Hybrid Course

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Course Description: 

This course introduces the clinical skills required for assisting in a medical office. Students will learn to identify and assist in use of surgical instruments and procedures including lab tests, asepsis, specimen collection, physical exams, and emergency procedures. 3 Class Hours, 2 Lab Hours.  

Medical Assisting II LAB (MED 2221 01 LB)

0.00 Credit(s), Hybrid Course

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Course Description: 

Lab activities will include application of clinical skills required for assisting in a medical office. These skills include identification and use of surgical instruments and procedures such as lab tests, asepsis, specimen collection, physical exams, and emergency procedures. Corequisite: MED 2220 Medical Assisting II

Abnormal Psychology (PSY 2506 01 HB)

3.00 Credit(s), Hybrid Course

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Location: Main Campus, G Building, 121

Course Description 

This course emphasizes the scientific inquiry into abnormal psychology while stressing both the depth of human suffering and the social costs associated with this subject. Abnormal psychological conditions are explored through a combination of biological, surface-level and depth-level theoretical perspectives on important facets of the field of abnormal psychology. Issues of assessment, labeling, and how to intervene into the problems associated with abnormal psychological conditions are explored from the same biological, surface and depth perspectives on abnormal functioning and ways of living.

Health Sciences Applied to Coaching (REL 1507 01 HB)

3.00 Credit(s), Hybrid Course

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Course Description 

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.

Nutrition (SCI 1024 01 HB)

3.00 Credit(s), Hybrid Course

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Course Description

Students explore carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water as well as their functions within the body, with an emphasis placed on current dietary recommendations for maximizing well-being and minimizing the risk of chronic disease. Additional topics include: making healthy food choices, basic elements of food safety, functions of the human digestive system, principles of energy balance, requirements for improved fitness, and meeting the unique nutritional needs of individuals from various life stages and cultures. This course meets Gen Ed 2, Natural Sciences, when taken with SCI 1025 Nutrition Lab.

Chemistry for Health Sciences (SCI 1204 01 HB)

4.00 Credit(s), Hybrid Course

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Course Description

In this course students utilize an inquiry approach to the learning of chemical principles with examples and case studies taken from the health sciences. Material covered is divided into three parts: general chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry with emphasis on the relevance of each to the health professions. Topics covered include bonding, reactions, gas laws, solutions and pH. Naming of organic compounds, functional groups and reactions provide a foundation for the study of biochemistry. Laboratory experiments illustrate basic concepts relevant to the allied health science fields including nursing, respiratory therapy, radiologic technology, etc. Hands-on activities are assigned and lab reports are required to complete the assignments.. Prerequisite: MAT 1000 Basic Algebra, or 1 year of NYS Regents level high school mathematics.