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    SUNY Oneonta
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions


SUNY Oneonta offers students more than 1,400 courses—from Accounting to Zoology—from over 25 separate departments. Requirements for majors and minors and course descriptions are listed under the departments that offer them; and these departments are arranged in alphabetical order. See the “Course Index” for details.

Please note that requirements, courses, and course descriptions are subject to change after publication of this catalog. Contact the appropriate departments for updated information. Also note that some course descriptions have been edited for clarity and consistency. Complete descriptions are available from the instructors or the departments concerned.

Key to Course Descriptions

Abbreviation   Meaning
(PACT)   Activity course in Health & Fitness
CWE   College Writing Exam
(LA)   Liberal Arts (course is a Liberal Arts offering)
SUSF   Sustainability Focused Courses
s.h.   Semester Hour(s)
SoS   Sophomore standing
JrS   Junior standing
SrS   Senior standing

Course Numbering System

100 - 199   Lower-division undergraduate-level courses.
200 - 299   Upper-division intermediate undergraduate-level courses.
300 - 499   Upper-division advanced courses.
500 - 699   Graduate-level courses.
 

Accounting

Note: Prerequisite for all 300-level Accounting courses: Students must have a declared Professional Accounting major or Accounting concentration. Registration in any 300-level accounting course must not interfere with the student’s ability to complete the major in which he/she is declared or delay graduation.

   •  ACCT 100 - Financial Accounting  3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 101 - Corporate Financial Accounting  1 s.h.
   •  ACCT 122 - Managerial Accounting  3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 194 - Special Topics in Accounting  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 225 - Cost Accounting  3.s.h.
   •  ACCT 294 - Special Topics in Accounting  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 295 - Accounting Assistantship  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 299 - Independent Study in Accounting  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  ACCT 311 - Intermediate Accounting I  3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 312 - Intermediate Accounting II  3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 321 - Advanced Accounting  3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 322 - Federal Taxation—Business Entities  3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 323 - Federal Taxation—Individuals  3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 333 - Accounting for Government and Non-Profit Organizations  3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 335 - Accounting Information Systems  3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 337 - Auditing  3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 394 - Special Topics in Accounting  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ACCT 397 - Accounting Internship  1 s.h. - 15 s.h.
   •  ACCT 399 - Independent Study in Accounting  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.

Ancient Greek

   •  AGRK 101 - Introduction to Ancient Greek I  3 s.h.
   •  AGRK 102 - Introduction to Ancient Greek II  3 s.h.

American History

   •  AHIS 200 - Gods & Devils of the Atlantic World  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 204 - Sailors, Whalers, and Pirates  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 205 - LGBTQ U. S. Communities of Color  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 208 - The City in American Culture  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 217 - The Second World War  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 220 - History of Crime and Prisons  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 233 - Cold War through Film  4 s.h.
   •  AHIS 235 - African Americans and Islam  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 240 - American Colonial History  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 241 - The American Revolution  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 242 - Age of Jefferson  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 243 - The Age of Jackson—1824-1848  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 244 - The Civil War and Reconstruction  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 245 - Emergence of Modern US  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 247 - The Jazz Age and New Deal  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 249 - History of the U.S. in the Sixties  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 254 - Social and Intellectual History of the U.S. I  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 255 - Social and Intellectual History of the U.S.II  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 256 - U. S. Foreign Relations since 1914  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 258 - Athletics, Society, and History  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 259 - Slave Rebellions in NYC  1 s.h.
   •  AHIS 260 - Economic History of the U.S. from Colonial Times to 1865  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 263 - Slavery and Resistance  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 264 - Jim Crow to Black Power  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 266 - History of New York State  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 267 - U.S. Foreign Relations to 1914  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 268 - History of Women and Women's Movements in the U.S.  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 273 - History of Canada  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 280 - Crime in the Urban Atlantic  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 282 - The Native American in American History  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 283 - History of the City of New York  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 284 - Immigrant Experience  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 288 - Borderlands: Latino/Latinas in US  3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 294 - Special Topics in American History  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 394 - Special Topics in American History  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  AHIS 396 - Research Assistant: New York History: A Quarterly Journal  3 s.h.

American Literature

   •  ALIT 200 - American Literature to 1865  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 201 - American Literature 1865 – Present  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 207 - Survey of Environmental Literature  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 210 - American Poetry  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 216 - Modern American Fiction  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 217 - Contemporary American Fiction  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 225 - Modern American Drama  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 226 - Contemporary American Poetry  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 240 - The American Renaissance  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 241 - Realism and Naturalism  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 245 - Literature of the American Civil War  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 250 - African-American Literature  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 280 - Jack London  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 286 - African-American Women Writers  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 294 - Special Topics in American Literature  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 303 - Literature of Imprisonment  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 351 - Literature of the Harlem Renaissance  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 365 - Race and the American South  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 369 - Rachel Carson  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 371 - Cooper and His Country  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 372 - Mark Twain  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 373 - Upstate New York Writers  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 374 - Hawthorne and Melville  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 375 - Burroughs and Nature Writing  3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 394 - Studies in American Literature  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 399 - Independent Study in American Literature  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.

Africana and Latino Studies

   •  ALS 100 - Black and Latino Experiences  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 104 - Introduction to African History  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 160 - Urban Philosophical Dilemmas  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 194 - Special Topics  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ALS 202 - Peoples and Cultures of Africa  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 203 - People and Cultures of the Caribbean  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 205 - LGBTQ U. S. Communities of Color  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 206 - Latino Drama: Teatro Campesino  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 207 - Black Drama  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 208 - African-Americans and Latinos in Film and Television  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 211 - Contemporary Black Social and Political Thought  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 212 - Music of the Caribbean  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 215 - History of the Modern Middle East and North Africa  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 219 - Sexualities & Community in Africa since 1800  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 220 - History of Crime and Prisons  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 235 - African Americans and Islam  3 s.h.
   •  ALS 242 - Music Cultures of the World  3 s.h.
 

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