Nov 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 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
(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

001 - 099   No credit; usually developmental in nature.
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.
 

Criminal Justice

   •  CRJ 394 - Special Topics in Criminal Justice  3 s.h.
   •  CRJ 399 - Independent Study in Criminal Justice  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.

Computer Science

   •  CSCI 100 - Introduction to Computing Technology  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 116 - Fundamentals of Programming  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 200 - Practical Computer Course  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 203 - Data Structures  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 216 - Fundamentals of Programming II  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 231 - Assembly Language Programming  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 232 - Computer Architecture  4 s.h.
   •  CSCI 242 - Introduction to Relational Databases  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 243 - UNIX/VMS Operating Systems  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 245 - Intro to Web Programming  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 246 - Introduction to Robotics  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 250 - Introduction to Computer Graphics  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 268 - Mobile Application Development  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 272 - Game Development  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 295 - Teaching Assistantship in Computer Science  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 299 - Independent Study in Computer Science  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 310 - Organization of Programming Languages  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 311 - Software Design and Development  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 322 - Combinatorial Computing  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 323 - Modeling and Simulation  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 324 - Artificial Intelligence  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 343 - Operating Systems  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 344 - Introduction to Computer Communications  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 345 - Internet Programming  3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 394 - Special Topics in Computer Science  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  CSCI 397 - Internship—Computer Science  1 s.h. - 15 s.h.
   •  CSCI 399 - Independent Study in Computer Science  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.

Dance

   •  DANC 130 - Creative Movement  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 131 - Modern Dance I  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 132 - Ballet I  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 133 - Ballroom Dance I  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 135 - World Dance  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 136 - Tap Dance I  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 139 - Jazz Dance I  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 201 - Learning through Dance  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 231 - Modern Dance II  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 232 - Ballet II  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 233 - Compositional Modern Dance  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 236 - Tap Dance II  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 237 - Choreography – The Art and Process  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 239 - Biomechanics of Dance  3 s.h.
   •  DANC 240 - Jazz Dance II  3 s.h.

Economics

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

   •  ECON 110 - Principles of Economics  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 111 - Principles of Microeconomics  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 112 - Principles of Macroeconomics  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 194 - Special Topics in Economics  1.s.h. - 3.s.h.
   •  ECON 210 - Modern Economic Problems  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 211 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 212 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 213 - The Economics of Sports  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 216 - College Fed Challenge Preparation  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 227 - Environmental Economics  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 284 - International Trade and Economics  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 294 - Special Topics in Economics  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ECON 295 - Economics Assistantship  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ECON 299 - Independent Study in Economics  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  ECON 322 - Labor Economics  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 327 - Natural Resource Economics  3 s.h.
   •  ECON 330 - Public Finance  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 331 - Money and Banking  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 332 - Macroeconomic Policy  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 335 - International Finance  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 373 - Econometrics  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 375 - Statistics and Decision Making  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 390 - Senior Seminar in Economics  3.s.h.
   •  ECON 394 - Special Topics in Economics  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ECON 397 - Economics Internship  1 s.h. - 15 s.h.
   •  ECON 399 - Independent Study in Economics  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.

Education

Note: All education programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the New York State Regents and the New York State Education Department. Although this catalog was accurate when submitted for publication, students should check with their advisor or the Office of Education Advisement & Field Experience concerning course or programmatic changes before matriculating into or registering for courses in these programs.

   •  EDUC 106 - Issues, Philosophy, and Foundations of Education  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 201 - Diversity and Teaching  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 213 - Education Law Requirements  1 s.h.
   •  EDUC 220 - Differentiated Instruction and Assessment  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 222 - Social Studies and the Arts  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 235 - Reading and Literacy I  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 236 - Reading and Literacy II  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 240 - Math and Technology in Elementary Education  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 246 - Development of Language and Adolescent Literacies  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 253 - Integrating Technology into the Curriculum: Elementary School  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 254 - Integrating Technology into the Curriculum: Middle and High School  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 260 - Science and Technology in Elementary Education  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 289 - Creating Effective Middle School Advisories  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 294 - Special Topics in Education  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 295 - Teaching Assistantship  1 s.h.
   •  EDUC 304 - Cross Cultural Comparison: Education Systems  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 305 - Early Childhood Education Curriculum and Assessment  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 306 - Early Childhood Education Integrated Content  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 317 - Instructional Strategies for Middle School Teaching and Learning  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 346 - Teaching Reading in Content Areas  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 382 - Classroom Visual Arts  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 385 - Issues and Advocacy in Early Childhood Education  3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 394 - Special Topics in Education  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  EDUC 395 - Student Teaching and Capstone  15 s.h.
   •  EDUC 399 - Independent Study in Education  3 s.h.

European History

   •  EHIS 200 - Greece: Achilles to Alexander  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 202 - Roman Civilization  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 203 - The Early Middle Ages  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 204 - The Central Middle Ages  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 205 - The Later Middle Ages  3 s.h.
 

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