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.
 

English as a Second Language

   •  ESL 090 - Individualized ESL Practice  1 s.h.
   •  ESL 109 - Summer ESL Speaking/Listening  2 s.h.
   •  ESL 110 - Summer ESL Reading/Writing  3 s.h.
   •  ESL 124 - Intensive ESL Reading  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ESL 125 - Intensive ESL Writing  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ESL 165 - Continuing ESL I  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ESL 166 - Continuing ESL II  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ESL 299 - Independent Study in ESL  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.

Family

   •  FAMS 160 - Family Perspectives  3 s.h.
   •  FAMS 180 - Orientation to Family Research  1 s.h.
   •  FAMS 205 - Marriage and Family Relationships  3 s.h.
   •  FAMS 210 - Research Methods in Child and Family Studies  3 s.h.
   •  FAMS 220 - Human Relations and Sexuality  3 s.h.
   •  FAMS 250 - Group Work in Human Services  3 s.h.
   •  FAMS 266 - Adulthood in Families  3 s.h.
   •  FAMS 300 - International Service & Cultural Immersion  3 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  FAMS 320 - Addictions: Family Impacts  3 s.h.
   •  FAMS 340 - Family Policy  3 s.h.
   •  FAMS 360 - Family in Home and Community  3 s.h.
   •  FAMS 361 - American Families in Poverty  3 s.h.
   •  FAMS 362 - Issues in Family Life Education  3 s.h.
   •  FAMS 363 - Professional Practice in Child and Family Studies  3 s.h.

Fashion

   •  FASH 120 - Socio-Psychological Aspects of Dress  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 121 - Apparel Construction  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 123 - Quality Analysis of Apparel Products  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 220 - Textile Science  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 221 - Apparel in Today’s Economy  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 222 - Apparel Design—Flat Pattern  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 223 - Computer Applications: Fashion  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 224 - History of Costume I  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 225 - History of Costume II  1 s.h.
   •  FASH 226 - Apparel Design—Draping  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 228 - Fashion Illustration and Design  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 229 - Fashion Marketing  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 230 - Computer Integrated Fashion Merchandising  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 231 - Fashion Entrepreneurship  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 280 - Interior Design  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 281 - Housing  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 282 - Professional Seminar: Fashion  1 s.h.
   •  FASH 283 - Innovations in Wearable Art  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 300 - Fashion Journalism  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 320 - Advanced Textiles II  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 321 - Tailoring  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 323 - Promotional Techniques in the Apparel Industry  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 324 - Fashion Merchandising  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 326 - Advanced Computer Fashion Design  3 s.h.
   •  FASH 397 - Internship in Fashion Merchandising and Design  1 s.h. - 15 s.h.

Family and Consumer Sciences

   •  FCSE 392 - Research, Theory and Practice in Middle and High School Family & Consumer Sciences Education  4 s.h.
   •  FCSE 396 - Student Teaching in Family and Consumer Sciences Education  12 s.h.
   •  FCSE 398 - Seminar in Middle and High School Family and Consumer Sciences Education  3 s.h.

Finance

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

   •  FINC 231 - Corporation Finance  3.s.h.
   •  FINC 233 - Investment Management  3.s.h.
   •  FINC 331 - Corporate Financial Strategy  3.s.h.
   •  FINC 333 - Portfolio Management  3.s.h.
   •  FINC 394 - Special Topics in Finance  1 s.h. - 3.s.h.

Foreign Language General

   •  FLAN 113 - Introduction to Sanskrit  3 s.h.
   •  FLAN 194 - Special Topics in Elementary Foreign Languages  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  FLAN 250 - Introduction to Foreign Language Education  2 s.h.
   •  FLAN 294 - Special Topics in Foreign Language  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  FLAN 394 - Special Topics in Advanced Foreign Languages  1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  FLAN 395 - Teaching Assistantship  3 s.h. - 4 s.h.
   •  FLAN 397 - Foreign Language Internship  1 s.h. - 9 s.h.

Foreign Language Education

Note: Foreign Language Education courses may be found under Secondary Education and Educational Technology.

   •  FLED 392 - Research, Theory and Practice in Middle and High School Foreign Language Education  4 s.h.
   •  FLED 396 - Student Teaching in Secondary Foreign Language  6 s.h.
   •  FLED 398 - Seminar in Middle and High School Foreign Language Education  3 s.h.

Food

   •  FOOD 100 - Introduction to Hospitality  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 109 - Survey of Events  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 130 - Introductory Foods  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 201A - Regional Cuisine: United States  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 201B - Regional Cuisine: Europe  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 201C - Regional Cuisine: France  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 201D - Regional Cuisine: Mediterranean  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 201E - Regional Cuisine: Caribbean  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 201F - Regional Cuisine: Central and South America  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 203A - Milled Grain Brewing  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 203B - Whole Grain Brewing  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 203C - Pub Night Events  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 205A - Baking: Cakes and Cookies  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 205B - Baking: Pastries  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 205C - Baking: Breads and Rolls  1 s.h.
   •  FOOD 209 - Event Planning  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 210 - Event Management  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 219 - Travel and Tourism  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 220 - Resorts, Clubs, and Casinos  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 230 - Food Science  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 232 - Cost Control and Service Management  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 234 - Cultural Aspects of Food  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 235 - Design, Layout and Operations  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 236 - Beer, Wine and Food  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 237 - Techniques of Healthy Cooking  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 239 - Restaurant and Catering Management  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 329 - Hospitality Industry Organizational Diagnosis  3 s.h.
   •  FOOD 331 - Food Service Systems Management  3 s.h.

French

   •  FREN 101 - Introductory French I  3 s.h.
   •  FREN 102 - Introductory French II  3 s.h.
   •  FREN 103 - Intermediate French I  3 s.h.
   •  FREN 104 - Intermediate French II  3 s.h.
   •  FREN 201 - Advanced French I  3 s.h.
   •  FREN 202 - Advanced French II  3 s.h.
   •  FREN 204 - French & Francophone Civilization I  3 s.h.
 

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