Apr 21, 2019  
2018-2019 College Catalog 
2018-2019 College Catalog

Course Descriptions

How to Read the Course Listings

The following listing is a basic description of courses currently offered by the college. Courses are listed alphabetically by department and numerically within the department. Descriptions are general in nature and are not intended to include all topics which may be part of the course. Specific course questions should be directed to the responsible academic department.

Explanation of Course Description Items:

Subject Code and Course Number - Each course is assigned a four-letter code identifying the course subject and a three-digit number.

Pre-requisite(s) - Course(s) that must be completed before the student is eligible to schedule the course.

Co-requisite(s) - Course(s) that must be taken during the same term as the course.

Pre- or co- requisite(s) - Course(s) that must be either completed before the student is eligible to schedule the course or taken during the same term as the course.

Lab Fee - Indicates that an additional fee will be required of students registering for the course. Lab fees vary by course from $10 and up.

Terms Offered - The term or terms the course is normally offered during the year.

Offered Distance Learning: Indicates whether the course is offered in a distance learning format. Refer to each term’s course listing for when it is offered as such. PLEASE NOTE: Distance Learning sections, or sections with a distance learning component, may have specific hardware and/or software requirements. Computers that meet these requirements are available for student use on campus.

Liberal Arts and Sciences Designation  - Courses designated as Liberal Arts and Sciences electives are identified with the applicable category name:

Humanities (HUM)
Mathematics (MAT)
Science (SCI)
Social Science (SSC)

SUNY General Education Designation(s)   - Courses designated as SUNY General Education electives are identified with the applicable category name(s):

American History (AH)
Arts (AR)
Basic Communications (BC)
Foreign Language (FL)
Humanities (HU)
Mathematics (MT)
Natural Science (NS)
Other World Civilizations (OC)
Social Science (SS)
Western Civilization (WC)

Applied Learning Type - Courses that include a service learning component are identified with the following abbreviations:

OSL - Optional Service Learning
RSL - Required Service Learning

Credits - The number of credits to be awarded to a student who successfully completes the course. If the credits are followed by “ND,” the course is not college-level and therefore not applicable toward a degree, but this number of hours will be included in the student’s tuition charge and course load status.

Contact Hours - Lists the type and number of contact hours per week for the course if taken in a standard term.

Lecture - The number of hours per week, during the standard term, that a particular course meets in a classroom situation.
Lab - The number of hours per week, during the standard term, that a particular course meets in a laboratory situation.
Other - The number of hours per week, during the standard term, that a particular course meets in a setting other than the classroom or laboratory. Field work, small group discussions and shop hours may be included in these hours.



English as a Second Language

   •  ESLS 096 Speaking and Listening for English As a Second Language Students I
   •  ESLS 098 Conversation for English As a Second Language Students I
   •  ESLS 101 English Composition I For the Foreign Born
   •  ESLS 102 English Composition II For The Foreign Born

Energy Systems

   •  ESYS 100 Introduction to Wind Power
   •  ESYS 105 Tower and Turbine Safety
   •  ESYS 200 Turbine Mechanical Systems
   •  ESYS 205 Direct Current Devices
   •  ESYS 210 Protective Systems
   •  ESYS 215 Turbine Generation Systems
   •  ESYS 220 Comparative Schematics, Metrics, And Fault Analysis

Exercise Studies

   •  EXER 100 Concepts of Exercise Training
   •  EXER 101 Introduction to Exercise Science
   •  EXER 110 Exercise for Special Populations
   •  EXER 200 Fitness Assessment, Evaluation and Program Design

Fine Arts

   •  ARTS 100 Survey of Art History I
   •  ARTS 101 Survey of Art History II
   •  ARTS 104 History of Fashion
   •  ARTS 107 Art Appreciation
   •  ARTS 110 Drawing I
   •  ARTS 111 Drawing II
   •  ARTS 115 Two- Dimensional Design
   •  ARTS 120 Painting I
   •  ARTS 121 Painting II
   •  ARTS 125 Black and White Photography
   •  ARTS 129 Photography I
   •  ARTS 133 Intro to Digital Photography
   •  ARTS 135 Introduction to Photography
   •  ARTS 139 Photography II
   •  ARTS 140 Television Production I
   •  ARTS 150 Introduction to Gallery Management
   •  ARTS 151 Gallery Practicum - Exhibition Planning and Preparation
   •  ARTS 152 Gallery Practicum - Museum Practices and Theory
   •  ARTS 153 Internship in Arts Management
   •  ARTS 202 Modern Art History
   •  ARTS 205 History of Western Architecture
   •  ARTS 212 Advanced Study in Drawing and Painting I
   •  ARTS 213 Advanced Study in Drawing and Painting II
   •  ARTS 225 Experimental Drawing in Italy I
   •  ARTS 226 Experimental Drawing in Italy II
   •  ARTS 236 Independent Study in Photography
   •  ARTS 270 History of Photography
   •  ARTS 272 History of American Cinema
   •  ARTS 273 Documentary Film: History and Theory

Forensic Science

   •  FSCI 131 Forensic Assessment of Animal Cruelty Investigations
   •  FSCI 155 Concepts in Forensic Science
   •  FSCI 244 Digital Forensics
   •  FSCI 245 Forensic Science I
   •  FSCI 246 Forensic Science II
   •  FSCI 247 Medicolegal Investigation of Death
   •  FSCI 252 Forensic Psychology


   •  FREN 100 French Language and Culture I
   •  FREN 101 French Language and Culture II
   •  FREN 200 French Language and Culture III
   •  FREN 201 French Language and Culture IV


   •  GERM 100 German Language and Culture I
   •  GERM 101 German Language and Culture II
   •  GERM 200 German Language and Culture III
   •  GERM 201 German Language and Culture IV


   •  HIST 100 Western Civilization and The World I
   •  HIST 101 Western Civilization and The World II
   •  HIST 110 Interpretations of American History I
   •  HIST 111 Interpretations of American History II
   •  HIST 112 History Of New York State I
   •  HIST 113 History Of New York State II
   •  HIST 115 Intro to African-American History
   •  HIST 120 History of Africa I
   •  HIST 121 History of Africa II
   •  HIST 122 History of The Middle East I: 600 – 1798
   •  HIST 123 History of The Middle East II: 1798 – Present
   •  HIST 130 Medieval History
   •  HIST 131 Ancient History
   •  HIST 135 History of The Twentieth Century
   •  HIST 137 History of World War II
   •  HIST 139 Introduction to The Vietnam War
   •  HIST 140 Modern China
   •  HIST 145 Modern India
   •  HIST 150 Modern Japan
   •  HIST 205 Native American Cultures Of New York And New England
   •  HIST 210 Honors Film as History

Health Information Technician

   •  HITC 100 Introduction to Medical Office Procedures
   •  HITC 101 Medical Record Review, Transcription and Terminology
   •  HITC 103 Intro to Medical Coding, Health Insurance and Reimbursement
   •  HITC 104 Advanced Medical Coding and Reimbursement
   •  HITC 105 Clinical Office Procedures
   •  HITC 107 Health Information Management
   •  HITC 110 Medical Coding
   •  HITC 200 Medical Billing, Insurance and Health Record Review
   •  HITC 210 Health Information and Physician Practice Management


   •  HLTH 130 Creating Healthy Relationships
   •  HLTH 131 Stress and Health
   •  HLTH 135 Self-Improvement
   •  HLTH 140 Drug Studies: Intervention and Prevention
   •  HLTH 150 Weight Management
   •  HLTH 151 Consumer Health
   •  HLTH 152 First Aid
   •  HLTH 153 Women’s Health Issues
   •  HLTH 155 Wilderness and Remote First Aid
   •  HLTH 160 Personal and Community Health
   •  HLTH 170 Health and Wellness Promotion

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