Oct 21, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 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.



Electrical Engineering Technology

   •  ELET 245 Introduction to Microcontrollers
   •  ELET 250 Vacuum and Power RF
   •  ELET 255 Semiconductor Manufacturing and Nanofabrication Processes
   •  ELET 260 Introduction to Computer Networking
   •  ELET 261 Semiconductor and Nanotech Overview
   •  ELET 270 Fundamentals of Fiber Optic Communications
   •  ELET 285 Semiconductor Metrology and Process Control
   •  ELET 290 Wireless Networks

EMT - Paramedic

   •  EMSP 100 Emergency Medical Technician Basic
   •  EMSP 101 Emergency Medical Technician Internship
   •  EMSP 103 EMT Refresher
   •  EMSP 201 Clinical for The Preparatory, Airway and Assessment
   •  EMSP 202 Intro to Paramedicine
   •  EMSP 204 Airway and Assessment for The Paramedic
   •  EMSP 205 Operations for The Paramedic
   •  EMSP 206 Pharmacology for The Paramedic
   •  EMSP 210 Trauma Management for The Paramedic
   •  EMSP 216 Paramedicine I
   •  EMSP 217 Paramedicine II
   •  EMSP 218 Paramedicine III
   •  EMSP 221 Clinical for Medical and Special Considerations
   •  EMSP 222 Pediatrics and Geriatrics for The Paramedic
   •  EMSP 223 Special Certifications for The Paramedic
   •  EMSP 230 Critical Applications for Paramedicine
   •  EMSP 240 Internship, Final Evaluation Phase


   •  ENGL 092 English Fundamentals I
   •  ENGL 101 English Composition I
   •  ENGL 102 English Composition II
   •  ENGL 104 English Composition II: Writing About Literature
   •  ENGL 106 English Composition II: Writing for Technicians
   •  ENGL 107 Honors Composition I
   •  ENGL 108 Honors Composition II
   •  ENGL 110 Technical Communication
   •  ENGL 115 Library Skills for Research
   •  ENGL 117 Mastering Essentials of Grammar and Punctuation
   •  ENGL 120 Communication
   •  ENGL 125 Public Speaking
   •  ENGL 130 Journalism
   •  ENGL 134 Journalism Internship
   •  ENGL 136 Media and Culture
   •  ENGL 137 Writing for The Media
   •  ENGL 151 Creative Writing: Short Fiction
   •  ENGL 152 Creative Writing: Poetry and Song
   •  ENGL 153 Creative Writing: Stage and Screen
   •  ENGL 154 Creative Writing: Non-Fiction
   •  ENGL 156 Creative Writing Workshop
   •  ENGL 200 English Literature I
   •  ENGL 202 English Literature II
   •  ENGL 203 Shakespeare
   •  ENGL 204 American Literature I
   •  ENGL 206 American Literature II
   •  ENGL 210 The Short Story
   •  ENGL 212 Poetry
   •  ENGL 216 Contemporary Novel
   •  ENGL 220 Literature into Film
   •  ENGL 222 Gender and Literature
   •  ENGL 224 Graphic Literature
   •  ENGL 230 Multicultural Perspectives in Literature
   •  ENGL 232 African American Literature
   •  ENGL 234 Native American Literature
   •  ENGL 235 Latino Literature and Culture
   •  ENGL 236 Women in Literature
   •  ENGL 240 Honors Literature

Engineering Science

   •  ENGR 110 Engineering Tools
   •  ENGR 120 Introduction to Engineering Design
   •  ENGR 211 Engineering Statics
   •  ENGR 215 Engineering Materials
   •  ENGR 218 Strength of Materials
   •  ENGR 220 Engineering Dynamics
   •  ENGR 223 Thermal Fluid Science
   •  ENGR 225 Electric Circuits


   •  ENTR 110 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
   •  ENTR 120 Entrepreneurial Process
   •  ENTR 150 Legal Issues in Entrepreneurship
   •  ENTR 210 Entrepreneurial Finance
   •  ENTR 290 Entrepreneurial Strategy
   •  ENTR 295 Entrepreneurial Internship

English as a Second Language

   •  ESLS 092 Fundamentals of English As a Second Language I
   •  ESLS 093 Fundamentals of English As a Second Language II
   •  ESLS 094 Reading for English As a Second Language Students I
   •  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

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