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.
 

European History

   •  EHIS 206 - Medieval Sexuality  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 209 - The Middle Ages and the Movies  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 210 - Faith, Reason, and Medieval Society  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 211 - Kings and Philosophers: Europe 1648-1789  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 212 - The French Revolution  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 213 - History of World War I  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 215 - Medieval Medicine  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 218 - The Nazi State  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 220 - War and Society in Modern Britain  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 222 - Germany: The Rise of the Nazis  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 223 - Tsarist Russia  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 225 - Monarchs, Witches, & Heretics - Tudor & Stuart England, 1485-1714  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 226 - Imperialism to the Beatles - Modern Britain, 1714–Present  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 227 - British Monarchy and British Culture, 1820 to the Present  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 230 - From Anarchism to Fascism: European Ideas and Ideologies  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 234 - British Imperial Experience  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 235 - History of the Holocaust  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 240 - Boys to Men: European Masculinities  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 287 - History of Ireland  3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 294 - Special Topics in European History  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  EHIS 394 - Special Topics in European History  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.

English Literature

   •  ELIT 200 - English Literature – Beginnings to Early Renaissance  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 201 - English Literature – Renaissance to 18th Century  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 202 - English Literature – 18th Century to Present  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 217 - 19th Century English Novel  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 240 - Medieval English Literature  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 241 - The English Renaissance  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 243 - 18th-Century English Literature  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 245 - British Writers of the Romantic Age  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 246 - Victorian Literature  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 247 - 20th-Century English Writers  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 270 - Shakespeare  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 272 - 17th-Century English Literature  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 273 - Milton  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 274 - Modern British Poets  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 275 - Jane Austen  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 287 - From Romance to Gothic  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 294 - Special Topics in English Literature  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 364 - Dickens  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 370 - Chaucer  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 371 - Shakespeare and Culture  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 394 - Special Topics in English Literature  3 s.h.
   •  ELIT 399 - Independent Study in English Literature  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.

English Education

   •  ENED 336 - Literature for the Young Adult  3 s.h.
   •  ENED 392 - Research, Theory and Practice in Middle and High School English Education  4 s.h.
   •  ENED 396 - Student Teaching in Secondary English  12 s.h.
   •  ENED 398 - Seminar in Middle and High School English Education  3 s.h.

Engineering

   •  ENGR 110 - Introduction to Engineering  1 s.h.
   •  ENGR 214 - Statics  4 s.h.
   •  ENGR 310 - Analytical Mechanics/Dynamics  4 s.h.
   •  ENGR 313 - Engineering CAD/CAM  2 s.h.
   •  ENGR 315 - Strength of Materials  4 s.h.
   •  ENGR 335 - Electronics/Circuits I  4 s.h.
   •  ENGR 338 - Electric Circuits II  4 s.h.
   •  ENGR 342 - Transport Phenomena  3 s.h.
   •  ENGR 399 - Independent Study in Engineering  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.

Environmental Sciences

   •  ENVS 101 - Introduction to Environmental Science  3 s.h.
   •  ENVS 105 - Research and Careers in Environmental Sustainability  1 s.h.
   •  ENVS 110 - Environmental Sustainability  3 s.h.
   •  ENVS 201 - Environmental Issues  3 s.h.
   •  ENVS 214 - Principles of Soil Science  4 s.h.
   •  ENVS 250 - Environmental Monitoring  3 s.h.
   •  ENVS 251 - Food, Society and the Environment  3 s.h.
   •  ENVS 264 - Environmental Inequalities  3 s.h.
   •  ENVS 268 - United States Environmental History  3 s.h.
   •  ENVS 291 - Interdisciplinary Junior Seminar  3 s.h.
   •  ENVS 294 - Special Topics in Environmental Sciences  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  ENVS 299 - Independent Study in Environmental Sciences  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  ENVS 385 - Water and the Environment of Guatemala  3 s.h.
   •  ENVS 390 - Environmental Sustainability Seminar  3 s.h.
   •  ENVS 394 - Special Topics in Environmental Sciences  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  ENVS 395 - Teaching Assistantship in Environmental Sciences  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ENVS 397 - Environmental Internship  1 - 15 s.h.
   •  ENVS 399 - Independent Study in Environmental Sciences  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.

Educational Psychology

   •  EPSY 120 - Improving College Study Skills  3 s.h.
   •  EPSY 229 - Survey of Exceptional Children  3 s.h.
   •  EPSY 240 - Child Growth and Development  3 s.h.
   •  EPSY 250 - Adolescent Growth and Development  3 s.h.
   •  EPSY 275 - Psychological Foundations of Education: Learning and Motivation  3 s.h.
   •  EPSY 280 - Assessment  3 s.h.
   •  EPSY 294 - Special Topics in Educational Psychology  3 s.h.
   •  EPSY 299 - Independent Study in Educational Psychology  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  EPSY 310 - Classroom Behavior Management in Middle School  3 s.h.
   •  EPSY 340 - Infants and Toddlers: Early Childhood Learning Environments  3 s.h.
   •  EPSY 399 - Independent Study in Educational Psychology  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.

Earth Science

   •  ESCI 100 - Introduction to the Earth  3 s.h.
   •  ESCI 105 - Introduction to Soils  3 s.h.
   •  ESCI 200 - Investigations in Earth and Planetary Science  4 s.h.
   •  ESCI 214 - Principles of Soil Science  4 s.h.
   •  ESCI 215 - Earth Materials  4 s.h.
   •  ESCI 294 - Special Topics in Earth Science  1 s.h. - 4 s.h.
   •  ESCI 295 - Teaching Assistantship in Earth Science  1 s.h. - 2 s.h.
   •  ESCI 299 - Independent Study in Earth Science  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  ESCI 315 - Laboratory Techniques in Earth Science  2 s.h.
   •  ESCI 394 - Special Topics in Earth Science  1 s.h. - 4 s.h.
   •  ESCI 395 - Teaching Assistantship in Earth Science  1 s.h. - 2 s.h.
   •  ESCI 396 - Seminar in Environmental Earth Science  1 s.h. - 4 s.h.
   •  ESCI 397 - Internship in Environmental Earth Sciences  1 s.h. - 15 s.h.
   •  ESCI 398 - Senior Thesis in Earth Science  3 s.h.
   •  ESCI 399 - Independent Study in Earth Science  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
 

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