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Economics

  
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    ECO 101 - Macroeconomics

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    A study of the principles of macroeconomics is intended to give students a working knowledge of the operation of the economy as a whole. It encompasses the measurement of national income, aggregate output, price-levels, and interest rates in a market economy. Particular attention is given to the issues of unemployment and inflation of such an economy and examines the merits and demerits of various government policies directed towards them. The macro economic data for the United States economy will often be used to illustrate various concepts and problems.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Social Science (SS)


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    ECO 102 - Microeconomics

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Microeconomics is the study of how individuals and firms face and make the various choices. Economics is the study of the efficient utilization of scarce resources to satisfy a society of unlimited human wants. Microeconomics examines the interaction of firms, consumers and government in the allocation of these scarce resources. This course will introduce students to the economic analysis of choices made by individuals, businesses and industries. Students will learn how the price mechanism and concepts of supply and demand enter into and influence their personal choices. Students will also be exposed to those economic factors that tend to affect how businesses make production choices (theory of the firm). After developing the theory of the firm, the course will then examine this theory under conditions of perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, and oligopolies.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Social Science (SS)


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    ECO 117 - Personal Finance

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    After taking this course, the student should be familiar with and have a basic understanding of the essentials of those fundamental financial practices and skills necessary to support sound financial decisions. Students will learn basic personal budgeting techniques, essentials of banking, elements of saving and investing, planning for retirement, purchasing insurance, the basics of home buying, the fundamentals of personal income tax and other important day-to-day financial transactions that may affect their lives.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    ECO 213 - Contemporary Economic Issues

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course is considered an introductory survey course exploring many contemporary social issues from an economic perspective. Students will be exposed to those topics considered to be currently relevant by way of research, reading, and discussion. Emphasis will be placed on the examination of each selected issue using current economic thinking as the vehicle for exploration.
    Usually offered Spring semester


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    ECO 220 - Introduction to Economic Crime Investigation

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course deals with a growing problem that negatively impacts consumers, businesses, and government. The course will begin with defining economic crime and exploring the extent of the problem and its impact on society. Topics of coverage will include defining, detecting and preventing asset misappropriation, fraudulent disbursements, bribery and corruption, check and credit card fraud, insurance fraud, and consumer fraud. The role of the computer will be highlighted throughout the course. This course is for business, accounting, and criminal justice majors.
    Usually offered Spring semester


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    ECO 221 - Money and Banking

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Money and Banking course is the study of the U.S. monetary system. Students will learn the concept of money, the measurement of money supply and roles of different financial institutions within the framework of our overall economy. The Federal Reserve System and its role in control of money supply, hence, the rate of interest are analyzed. Once the students have an understanding of the relationship between money supply and the interest rate, they will learn the relationship among interest rates, Gross Domestic Product, unemployment and inflation.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Social Science (SS)


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Education

  
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    EDU 101 - Introduction to Careers in Teaching

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    A survey of career opportunities within the teaching profession investigating the following issues: teacher roles, attributes typically needed to achieve career success and satisfaction; public school employment qualifications; career advantages and disadvantages; employment outlook; and career information resources. This course will also assist students to become more aware of related NCCC program offerings and questions related to transferring to a four-year program.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    EDU 102 - Introduction to Educational Technology

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    This course is designed for pre-service teacher education students who will be acquainted with the National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) and 21st century technology skills. Students will create learning activities using a variety of classroom-based and on-line technologies such as blogs, wikis, podcasting, smart technologies, and so on.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    EDU 103 - ST: Introduction to Principles of Classroom Leadership

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    This course is designed for pre-service teacher education students who will be acquainted with leadership concepts found in Stephen R. Covey’s THE LEADER IN ME approach currently being incorporated into schools around the world. Students will learn how schools are integrating THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE and other basic leadership skills into their programs. Students will explore the development of leadership skills at the classroom and school level. Students will develop a repertoire of strategies and resources that will enable them to develop leadership potential in students.
    Usually offered in Fall and Spring semesters


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    EDU 120 - Disabilities Birth to Adolescence

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course will familiarize students with the causation, assessment, and treatment of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities experienced from birth through adolescence. An inter-disciplinary perspective including social work, rehabilitation, and exceptional education will be utilized in understanding the experiences of a person with a disability throughout the life stages of childhood and adolescence. Likewise, the role of the family member and helping professional will be addressed with an emphasis on the psycho-social aspects of disability. Major topics include socialization, legislation, demographics, intervention strategies, and ethical concerns. Also available as HUS 120.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters and also online
    Pre-Requisites: AAC 042 and ENG 099 or waiver through testing


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    EDU 201 - Introduction to Elementary Education

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course will help prospective elementary teachers acquire fundamental skills, knowledge, and attitudes accompanied by professionally related field experiences. This course will provide an informed basis for continued professional development in subsequent education courses. In addition, this course provides early opportunities for students to understand the field of teaching and to contemplate their individual career choices. Topics include: motives for teaching; rewards and responsibilities of teaching; expectations for new teachers; diversity in today’s schools; skills, strategies, knowledge, and attitudes of effective teachers; technology in today’s schools; curriculum overview; ethical and legal issues in today’s schools; characteristics of effective schools; job options in education; and professionalism.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
    Pre-Requisites: ENG 101, EDU 101, minimum overall GPA of 2.5
    Co-Requisites: Commitment to 20 hours of field experience in public or private school classrooms, grades K-6, with a NYS certified teacher


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    EDU 206 - Introduction to Contemporary Education

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course will give students a broad and comprehensive overview of the foundation of education in the United States. Students will investigate the significant educational issues from the various historical, philosophical, sociological, political, and economic perspectives. Specific attention will be focused on the contemporary interrelationships that exist between the schools and the general society. Students will complete 20 hours of field experience in a public or private school classroom, grades 1-6, with a NYS certified teacher.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
    Pre-Requisites: ENG 101, EDU 201, minimum overall G.P.A. of 2.5


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    EDU 207 - Infant & Toddler Care & Education

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course introduces students to the unique wonders of the youngest children in early childhood education. Students will become familiar with the developmental needs of and program requirements for infants and toddlers. Students will plan developmentally appropriate activities to use with these age groups and implement them in a field placement. Special attention is given to the assessment of young children. Students will be required to spend 30 hours, outside of classroom time, in programs serving children birth to three years old. Also available as HUS 207.
    Co-Requisites: 30 Field Hours in a placement connected with the care and education of infants and toddlers


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    EDU 208 - Early Childhood Education

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course introduces the student to the profession of Early Childhood Education (ECE). Topics related to the education of infants and children birth to 6 years will be covered including, but not limited to, a history of ECE, observing the developing child (0-8 years), early childhood program models and developmental curriculum for the young child. Experiences with children birth to 8 years and/or in early childhood settings will be required. Also available as HUS 208.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    EDU 210 - Anti-Bias Early Childhood Education

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course focuses on various methods for teaching young children, birth to eight years, from an anti-bias perspective. Included will be ways to incorporate anti-bias attitudes and materials into an early childhood curriculum. Areas of bias to be covered include but are not limited to gender, age, ability, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, race and religious beliefs. Students will be encouraged to explore their own bias in relation to educating young children. Small group discussions, community speakers and field trips to Early Childhood Centers using an anti-bias curriculum are part of the course experience. Also available as HUS 210.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters and online
    Pre-Requisites: EDU/HUS 207 or EDU/HUS 208 or PSY 220 or permission of the instructor


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    EDU 211 - Introduction to Literacy Instruction

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course introduces students interested in elementary education to current literacy theories and practices supportive of diverse populations and congruent with NYS Learning Standards. Students are required to participate in school-based activities that support course objectives. They will complete a minimum of 20 hours of field experience in public or private school classrooms, grades 1-6, with NYS certified teachers.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
    Pre-Requisites: EDU 201, ENG 101, and minimum overall G.P.A. of 2.5


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Electrical Technology

  
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    ELT 110 - Principles of Electricity

    4 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Electrical circuit concepts including both direct and alternating current. Concepts studied include current, voltage, resistance, and energy; Kirchhoff’s Laws; series parallel network analysis; Delta wye; Thevenin, Norton, superposition and maximum power transfer theorems; circuit analysis using branch and loop current methods; time varying signals; average and rms values; energy storage elements; switching transients and voltage current relationships; complex numbers, phasors, and impedance.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Concurrent Requirement: Pre-requisite that can be met concurrently: MAT 111 or equivalent
    Co-Requisites: ELT 110L


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    ELT 112 - Principles of Electricity II

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec.

    This course is a continuation of ELT 110. This course will concentrate on application of time varying signals. Concepts studied include current, voltage, impedance and phase relationships as applied to RL, RC, and RLC circuits. Additional topics will include complex numbers, phasors, and the study of electromagnetic principles including Faraday’s and Lenz’s Laws. Concepts of Polyphone will also be introduced.
    Pre-Requisites: ELT 110 and MAT 111 or equivalent
    Co-Requisites: ELT 112L


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    ELT 157 - Principles PC Operation & Servicing

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2.5 Lec., 1.5 Lab

    In this course, all major components of the PC will be covered as will the interconnection between the operating system and the hardware. Topics include: operating systems, system initialization, semiconductor memory, floppy drives, hard drive fundamentals, microprocessors, bus architecture, and interrupts. The DOS and Windows operating systems are used. Laboratory exercises will provide students practice in such skills as component removal and replacement, system configuration, and hard drive formatting. This course and CIS/ELT-158 will cover the objectives set forth by the A+ National Computer Technician Certification program. Also available as CIS 157.
    Usually offered Fall semester


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    ELT 221 - Power Systems Principles

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec.

    Integrated survey course of aspects of electric power including: review transformers, rotating machinery, power electronics, electronic motor control, power generation, transmission and distribution. Incorporated into the laboratory portion of the course will be the study of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s),
    Pre-Requisites: ELT 110
    Co-Requisites: ELT 221L


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    ELT 250 - Electrical Design Drafting CADD

    2 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    Design and preparation of associated electrical drawings such as drafting standards, industrial electrical layouts, lighting design and layout, printed circuit board design and layout, industrial controls layout, and the design of power diagrams. Concepts and theory will be applied in the laboratory using CADD equipment.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    Pre-Requisites: MET 110 and DRF 180
    Co-Requisites: ELT 250L


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Emergency Management

  
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    EMG 150 - Principles of Emergency Management

    2 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec.

    Principles of Emergency Management is intended to provide information that will enable persons just entering the profession or expanding their roles to have the ability to work with emergency management issues. The course provides an overview of the characteristics, functions, and resources of an integrated system and how various emergency management services work together in an integration of resources and capabilities. Emphasis will be placed on how this system is applied to all hazards for all government levels, across the four phases and all functions of emergency management.
    Usually offered Fall semester


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    EMG 152 - Public Safety Critical Incident Management

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    Public Safety Critical Incident Management provides students with information relevant to public safety forces (fire, police, and emergency medical services) roles and responsibilities when responding to an emergency. Additionally, the course also provides information dealing with support service agencies and the concerns and roles of private business and local government in supporting public safety forces in emergency situations. The course provides information to encourage cooperation of all groups and agencies at the scene of an emergency, with a key component focusing on the goals and critical tasks of each public safety agency operating at a given scene.
    Usually offered Fall semester


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    EMG 160 - Developing Volunteer Resources

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    Developing Volunteer Resources allows students to learn the necessary skills to be able to make appropriate volunteer assignments, structure programs to maintain or increase the skill levels of volunteers and motivate volunteers to both maintain readiness and operate effectively during emergency situations.
    Usually offered Fall semester


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    EMG 162 - Resource & Donation Management

    2 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec.

    This course is designed to provide Resource Management Coordinators with the knowledge and skills they need to perform resource management functions within the overall framework of the emergency operations center (EOC). This performance-based course is intended to introduce local officials (i.e., representatives of local governments and leaders of local voluntary organizations) to the concept of donations management and their roles and responsibilities in the donations management process.
    Usually offered Fall semester


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    EMG 170 - Public Information Officer Basic Course

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    The Public Information Officer Basic Course provides students with the basic skills needed to perform public information duties as they relate to emergency management. The course focuses on the definition of the job of the public information officer. The course assists participants with building the skills needed for this position, such as oral and written communications, understanding and working with the media, and the basic tools and techniques PIOs need to do the job.
    Usually offered Fall semester


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    EMG 178 - Emergency Response Planning

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Planning is an essential function of an effective emergency management program and serves as a tool for emergency professionals in improving disaster management and public safety policies. The Emergency Response Planning Course provides emergency management and public safety personnel with the knowledge, skills and ability to develop or enhance their Comprehensive Emergency Management plans. The course will highlight the importance of building an integrated system for emergency planning that uses multi-agency teams to address mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Concurrent Requirement: Pre-requisites that may be met concurrently: EMG 150


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    EMG 180 - Emergency Management Leadership

    2 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec.

    The Emergency Management Leadership course is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to lead and influence others in the demanding setting of emergency management by increasing their range of skills in a variety of interpersonal areas: conflict management, use of power group dynamics leadership and influence. Students are taught to clearly identify problems and their root causes so as to be able to determine the appropriate type of decision-making style. Using a suggested process of problem solving, participants will be able to apply creative solutions to both emergency and non-emergency situations, in an emergency management situation.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Pre-Requisites: EMG 150


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    EMG 182 - Basic Incident Command System

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    The Basic Incident Command System course is designed to increase the participants’ knowledge and understanding of the Incident Command System. Utilizing both lecture and small group activities, participants will acquire the ability to organize and manage an incident through implementing the ICS. The material covered during the course includes an introduction to the principles and features of ICS, organizational overview, incident facilities, incident resources and common responsibilities of key ICS positions.
    Concurrent Requirement: Pre-requisites that may be met concurrently: EMG 152


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    EMG 184 - Emergency Response to Terrorism

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    The Public Safety Emergency Response to Terrorism course provides the knowledge and skills needed by public safety forces that respond to terrorist acts. The course provides those public safety and related support personnel the information to understand terrorism; its root causes and motivations. The course also provides methods to enable students to recognize circumstances indicating a potential terrorist attack, and to protect themselves from a variety of potential dangers.
    Usually offered Spring semester


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    EMG 252 - Disaster Response & Recovery Operations

    2 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec.

    The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the basic concepts and operations applicable in a disaster environment (particularly for major disasters) and enhance understanding of what the proper roles and responsibilities of various local and state emergency management officials are, why they matter, and how these roles and responsibilities relate to those carried out by the Federal government. To foster multi-level partnership, the course emphasizes the problem-solving aspects of disaster operations as well as associated coordination requirements.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    Concurrent Requirement: Pre-requisties that may be met concurrently: EMG 250


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    EMG 256 - Mitigation for Emergency Managers

    1.5 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1.5 Lec.

    This course addresses the important roles of the emergency program manager or other local government representative in mitigation. It provides the emergency manager direction on how to implement into a locality recognized and accepted national mitigation strategies. The course provides students information helpful in the coordination of public safety agencies, local businesses and professional organizations. Also provided in the course is information on funding mitigation efforts through public and private sources.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    Concurrent Requirement: Pre-requisites that may be met concurrently: EMG 150


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    EMG 262 - Intermediate Incident Command System

    1.5 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1.5 Lec.

    The Intermediate Incident Command System course is designed to increase the participants’ knowledge and understanding of the Incident Command System. Utilizing lectures and small group activities, participants will acquire the ability to organize and manage staffing. The material covered during the course includes organization and staffing, organizing for incidents and events, incident resource management, air operations and incident and event planning.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    Pre-Requisites: EMG 182


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    EMG 270 - Multi-Hazard Emergency Response Planning

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    This course will provide participants with the basic information and tools needed to develop effective plans for the wide array of potential emergencies that schools may face. Participants completing the course will be able to explain the importance of effective planning to others and lead individuals in their schools and community through the process of developing an effective multi-hazard program.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    Concurrent Requirement: Pre-requisites that can be met concurrently: EMG 178


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    EMG 278 - Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Management

    1.5 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1.5 Lec.

    The EOC Management course provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to design, initiate, build and operate an Emergency Operations Center. The curriculum is designed using a performance-based approach, which emphasizes learning activities that are easily transferable to the job.
    Usually offered Spring semester


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    EMG 280 - Emergency Exercise Program Management

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    The Emergency Exercise Program Management course is intended to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to develop and conduct disaster exercises that will test a community’s emergency operations plan and operational response capability.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Pre-Requisites: EMG 150


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    EMG 282 - Advance Incident Command System

    1.5 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1.5 Lec.

    The Advanced Incident Command System course is designed to increase the participants’ knowledge and understanding of the inherent flexibility of the Incident Command System to manage major or complex incidents. Utilizing both lectures and small group activities, participants will acquire the ability to organize and manage major or complex incidents. The material covered during the course includes command and general staff duties and responsibilities, unified command, major incident management and area command structures.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Co-Requisites: EMG 262


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    EMG 284 - Terrorism Response Planning

    2 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec.

    This course will help emergency planners, first responders, and others at all levels to review their preparedness efforts and response capabilities to a terrorist incident. It will also assist participants in the ongoing re-evaluations of their threats, their current emergency operations plan and the implications of a terrorist incident on continuity of critical services and long-term recover.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Pre-Requisites: EMG 178


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Engineering Science

  
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    ENS 120 - Engineering Data & Applications

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    An introductory course for beginning engineering students. Methods of reporting, calculating, interpreting and applying engineering and scientific data are reviewed. Topics include numerical expression of precision, computational methods, dimensional analysis, algebraic solutions of problems, error analysis, design and conduct of experiments along with tabular entry, graphical display and mathematical analysis of data. Extensive use of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and mathematics software is included throughout this course.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    Pre-Requisites: MAT 111


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    ENS 217 - Statics

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Application of mechanics to the study of static equilibrium. Topics included are vector algebra, moments and couples, equivalence of force systems, resultants, friction, first and second moments of area, moments and product of inertia, methods of virtual work, and total potential energy.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    Pre-Requisites: MAT 222
    Concurrent Requirement: Pre-requisites that may be met concurrently: MAT 222


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    ENS 218 - Dynamics

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Application of mechanics to the study of motion of particles and rigid bodies. Topics will include: kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies; relative motion; work-energy method; impulse momentum method; and simple vibration.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Pre-Requisites: ENS 217 and MAT 222
    Concurrent Requirement: Pre-requisites that may be met concurrently: MAT 223


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    ENS 219 - Mechanics of Materials

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Concepts of stress and strain as applied to solid bodies and attachments under various types of loading. Includes normal stress, shear stress, axial loading, torsion, and combined stresses upon loading. Deflection and deformation of beams and columns are described along with failure of welded, riveted and bolted attachments.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Pre-Requisites: ENS 217, MAT 222
    Concurrent Requirement: Pre-requisite that may be met concurrently: MAT 223


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English

  
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    ENG 099 - Writing Workshop

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course is a workshop in writing. It will serve as a prerequisite for English 101 for those students who fall below college-level competency on an appropriate placement test. In a workshop setting, students will hone their composition skills. Toward this end, students will organize, draft, and revise essays. Particular attention will be paid to developing and supporting a thesis statement, effective dictation, sentence structure and paragraph development, and editing skills, including correct usage and punctuation.

    Usually offered Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters
    Pre-Requisites: Required for students who score within a specific range on the College Placement Test


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    ENG 101 - Writing I

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course, based on writing as a process as well as rhetorical principles, is designed to develop effective non-fiction prose. Students will learn the use of documentation within the Modern Language Association (MLA) format. They will use writing to promote critical thinking.
    Usually offered Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters
    Pre-Requisites: ENG 099, AAC 042, or waiver through testing
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Basic Communication (BC) (writing portion only)


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    ENG 102 - Writing II & Introduction to Literature

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course reinforces writing skills emphasized in ENG 101, Writing I; presents more sophisticated writing skills, not included in ENG 101; and introduces students to the study of literature. Students will use writing to promote critical thinking.
    Usually offered Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters
    Pre-Requisites: ENG 101
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Basic Communication (BC)


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    ENG 103 - ST: Writing for STEM

    3 Cr. Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 lecture hours

    This course is designed for students who are interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or the health professions, but students of any discipline can benefit. This class reinforces writing skills emphasized in ENG 101, Writing I; presents more sophisticated writing skills not included in ENG 101; and guides students towards a more fully rhetorical understanding of the writing process. Students will read, write and analyze texts and present arguments both individually and in groups. Students will use formatting for all papers appropriate to the discipline in which they are writing.
     
    Pre-Requisites: ENG 101


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    ENG 145 - Journalism I

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    An introduction to journalism, with emphasis on writing and research skills: writing for audience, focus, conciseness, punctuation, vocabulary, semantics, connotative language, and editing. Students will have hands-on experience in research, interviewing, and news reporting as they work with the staff of the College newspaper. The course will also introduce students to current issues in the field including libel, privacy, freedom of the press. Recommended for Liberal Arts, and Communications majors.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
    Pre-Requisites: ENG 101 or permission of the instructor


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    ENG 146 - Journalism II

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This is an advanced course in the higher-level writing skills required in the field of journalism (including newspapers, magazines, electronic journalism, and public relations). The course will offer weekly opportunities to develop analytical and reporting skills as students produce news and feature articles for the College newspaper. Students will also produce research papers on current national issues facing journalists. This course is recommended for students interested in a career in writing, for Liberal Arts students, especially those planning to major in English, Sociology, or Communications.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
    Pre-Requisites: ENG/JRN 145 or permission of the instructor


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    ENG 149 - Introduction to Linguistics I

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Informative but non-technical, ENG 149 examines a variety of issues in the study of language, from the origin of human language to the differences between human language and animal communication systems, from the complex structure of grammar to the intriguing operation of meaning, and from language learning and teaching to patterns of linguistic behavior in different social and psychological context.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    Pre-Requisites: ENG 101
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Humanities (H)


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    ENG 205 - Creative Non-Fiction I

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn to write well; that is, to move from competence to effectiveness as a writer. The course focuses on nonfiction writing, including memoir, profile, and personal essay. Students in the course will work on those things that improve a writer’s style voice; clear tight prose; grammatical competence; syntactic confidence and versatility. Students will improve their ability to revise and edit. The course is recommended for anyone planning to major in writing or English, anyone planning to teach, and anyone who would like to become a stronger writer.
    Pre-Requisites: ENG 101
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for The Arts (AR)


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    ENG 229 - Creative Writing I

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course will provide students with the opportunity to write within the framework of various literary forms: essays, poetry, short stories. Classes will be conducted largely as seminars in which student writing will be discussed.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
    Pre-Requisites: ENG 102 or permission of the Humanities Division Chair
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for The Arts (AR)


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    ENG 230 - Creative Writing II

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course will provide students with the further opportunity to write within the framework of a various literary forms; poetry and short stories. Classes will be conducted largely as seminars in which student writing will be discussed.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
    Pre-Requisites: ENG 229 or permission of the Humanities Division Chair
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for The Arts (AR)


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Experience in Liberal Arts

  
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    ELA 100 - Experience Liberal Arts I

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    The Experience in Liberal Arts is an interdisciplinary course incorporating a variety of topics related to art, music, literature, social sciences, philosophy, and other areas in the liberal arts. The course uses a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional formats including lecture, panels, audiovisual presentations, live performances, and informal discussions. The series of liberal arts experiences which a‚  student chooses in order to accomplish his/her fifteen hours of interaction (twelve sessions) may involve writing a reaction or an evaluation of the experience, researching a given point made during the presentation, fulfilling preparation guidelines prior to the experience or other activities which measure the student’s comprehension of the “thrust” of a particular “experience.”
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    ELA 101 - Experience Liberal Arts II

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    The Experience in Liberal Arts is an interdisciplinary course incorporating a variety of topics related to art, music, literature, social sciences, philosophy, and other areas in the liberal arts. The course uses a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional formats including lecture, panels, audiovisual presentations, live performances, and informal discussions. The series of liberal arts experiences which a‚  student chooses in order to accomplish his/her fifteen hours of interaction (twelve sessions) may involve writing a reaction or an evaluation of the experience, researching a given point made during the presentation, fulfilling preparation guidelines prior to the experience or other activities which measure the student’s comprehension of the “thrust” of a particular “experience.”
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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French

  
  
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    FRE 102 - Elementary French II

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    FRE 102 is sequential to FRE 101 and a continuation of the study of the structure of the French language and the development of the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Introduction to French culture.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Pre-Requisites: FRE 101
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Foreign Languages (FL)


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    FRE 203 - Intermediate French I

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Continued development of audio-lingual skills and review of French grammar. Improvement of reading skills through selected prose and writing assignments.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    Pre-Requisites: FRE 102 or permission of the instructor
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Foreign Languages (FL)


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    FRE 204 - Intermediate French II

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    FRE 204 is sequential to FRE 203 and a continuation of the development of the audio-lingual skills and a review of the grammar. The course emphasizes the development of reading skills through selected short stories and serves also as an introduction to the fundamentals of composition.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Pre-Requisites: FRE 203 or permission of the instructor
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Foreign Languages (FL)


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General Studies

  
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    GES 100 - College Success

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    This course gives new students a very thorough orientation to NCCC and the General Studies curriculum. Students will also learn a variety of success strategies that will directly contribute to their academic success. These success strategies may cover such topics as time management, resolving career undecidedness, study strategies, developing library/research skills, identifying barriers to success, test taking strategies, goal setting, and education planning.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    GES 120 - College & Career Planning Skills

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course is designed for the student seeking increased effectiveness in college and in the world of work. Main topic areas to be covered are career planning (self-exploration, career research, decision making, job hunting skills, etc.), college transition preparation (admission/financial aid process, support services), academic skills ( listening, note-taking, memory, test-taking, reading, learning styles, etc.), and self-management skills (time management, concentration, self-responsibility, etc.). Students will learn tools to create continued academic and career success.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    GES 121 - Career Planning Seminar

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    A small group discussion course specifically designed for students who are unsure of their career direction. Students will be helped in establishing their vocational and educational goals. Skills such as decision making, goal setting, and self assessment as they relate to career choice will be learned as students are guided through the career development process.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    GES 123 - Financial Basics for College & Life

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    This course gives students an understanding of how to make wise decisions regarding financial resources during college and through adult life. Students will learn about sources of financial assistance in college and the rights and responsibilities of students receiving financial aid. Topics that will directly contribute to their current and future financial stability will be presented including:‚ the value of a college education, budget development, credit and credit cards, saving and investing, identity theft, and debt management.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    GES 129 - Personal Growth & Development

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    A group learning experience designed to help students maximize their unique potential for personal growth through analysis of behaviors and attitudes and the study of their impact on interpersonal relationships. This will be accomplished through the use of selected readings, group discussion and structured group activities.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    GES 135 - Careers in Health Care & Human Services

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course introduces students to careers in the health care industry and assists students in making‚  the determination if a career in health care or human services is appropriate. Course content includes: characteristics of healthcare personnel, personal assessment as a health care worker, levels of education required for various occupations, certification, and licensing, health care systems, health care terms, overview of medical ethics, employment rights and responsibilities, current issues and trends in health care, and legislative and economic influences in the delivery of health care services.


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    GES 150 - Personal Leadership

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 lecture

    This course is designed for students who will be acquainted with personal leadership concepts found in Stephen R. Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Students will explore the development of leadership skills that will impact their academic and personal lives. Students will develop a repertoire of strategies and resources that will enable them to become leaders for life.
    Usually offered in fall and spring semesters


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    GES 180 - Personal & Academic Success

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    This course is designed to assist continuing students in reaching their academic goals. Students will be guided through a series of activities to integrate critical thinking, self-evaluation, and academic improvement. The College’s academic policies will be presented. Additional topics, as needed by the class, will be included e.g., time management, test anxiety etc. Because strategies for academic success will be emphasized, this course is recommended for students on Academic Warning or Probation.
    Occasionally offered


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General Technology

  
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    TEC 110 - Introduction to Technical Calculations

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    An introduction to the handling of technical data. Scientific functions of the hand held calculator and basic use of the personal computer are covered. Topics include scientific notation, significant figures, and computation by means of the calculator and computer. Basic use of the computer operating system and electronic spreadsheets for both computation and plotting graphs are included. Course required for first semester MET and DRF‚  students.  
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    TEC 120 - Applied Engineering Mechanics

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    An applied science course involving a study of basic principles of mechanics and applications. Topics include forces, moments, resultants, equivalent force systems, couples, equilibrium, friction, centroids and center of gravity, moments of inertia, kinematics of particles and bodies, Newton’s Second Law, work/energy methods, and impulse momentum.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Pre-Requisites: MAT 111 or higher and TEC 121 (recommended). May also be met concurrently.


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    TEC 250 - Introduction to Robotics

    2 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec.

    This course will introduce the fundamental concepts and characteristics of industrial robots. Topics such as robot architecture, kinematics and capabilities will be studied. Features of end effectors, programming methods of both servo and non-servo robots, typical applications and major manufacturers will also be considered. Laboratory sessions will involve “hands on” programming with teach pendants and personal computers and determination of typical robot operating parameters leading to the operation of work cells. Required course for third semester MET‚  students and elective for DRF‚  students.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    Co-Requisites: TEC 250L


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Geography

  
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    GEO 101 - Introduction to Geography

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    An introduction to world regional geography organized around developed and less developed regions. Provides an overview of the regional geography of the world, a basic systematic geography and examples of thematic analysis.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Social Science (SS)


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    GEO 103 - World Environment

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This is a world environment course which addresses the fundamental principles of Physical Geography by the study of Earth processes. The surface of our planet has been sculpted by water, wind and ice for millennia to give a wide variety of landscapes. The earth itself can be divided into five spheres for study: Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Cryosphere, Atmosphere and Biosphere. An understanding of these forces and the way they interact to produce the natural environment in which we all live has become essential. As settlements move deeper into marginal lands and encroach hazardous areas, ‚  we need to consider carefully the costs of such development to people and property. Many disasters are not the fault of nature but the fault of humanity placing itself in harm’s way.
    Usually offered Fall semester


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    GEO 111 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course addresses the fundamental principles of geography by utilizing geographic information systems (GIS) software. GIS is a spatial analysis system designed to improve environmental decision-making. Major topics include the examination of how digital earth resources data are collected, stored, analyzed and displayed while emphasizing natural resource problems. In addition, the use of other geographic technologies will be examined such as mapping, aerial photography, remote sensing and global positioning systems and their relationship to GIS.


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    GEO 121 - Remote Sensing and Aerial Photogrammetry

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Remote Sensing involves the collection of information from a distance and using it to analyze and interpret small or large areas of the Earth’s surface or any extra-terrestrial body. There are many satellites in orbit today that can collect imagery via photography, electronic sensor arrays, thermal sensors, radar, laser, microwave and other devices which scan the wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum. All this data and imagery require a trained “eye” and sophisticated computer software if they are to be interpreted and used effectively in tasks such as managing our environment. Photogrammetry is the technique of measuring objects (2D or 3D) from photographs or digital imagery.


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    GEO 200 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course will make use of the latest GIS software available from ESRI and other GIS software producers. This will ensure that students are prepared to make use of its tools and be ready to use it in any future workplace. The course will follow a series of tutorials and then the student will develop proficiency by applying their skills in a series of exercises.
    Pre-Requisites: GEO 111 or GEO 121 or permission of the instructor


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    GEO 202 - Applied Geographic Information Systems

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    This course will build upon the introductory level courses. It will add the more advanced skills required to complete an independent project by using the latest version of the GIS software that is available. The students will work their way through a series of skill building exercises before submitting a proposal for their project. The project will include an introduction, specific objectives, methodology, data sources and a work plan. The project should deal with issues in the adjacent region.
    Pre-Requisites: GEO 111 or GEO 121 or permission of the instructor


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German

  
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    GER 101 - Elementary German I

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    The course is a study of the structure of the German language and the development of the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This course serves also as an introduction to German culture.
    Usually offered Fall semester
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Foreign Languages (FL)


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    GER 102 - Elementary German II

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Elementary German II is sequential to GER 101, Elementary German I, and a continuation of the study of the structure of the German language and the development of the four basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course serves also as an introduction to the German culture.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    Pre-Requisites: GER 101 or permission of the instructor
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Foreign Languages (FL)


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Health Education

  
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    HED 201 - Healthful Living

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    A comprehensive overview of current health and wellness themes that will assist students in critical thinking and making well informed decisions regarding health-related issues. Topic areas include drug misuse and abuse, nutrition and weight management, human sexuality, stress reduction, cancer prevention, cardiovascular disease and others. State mandated Child Abuse Identification and Reporting and Safe Schools Against Violence in Education workshops will be made available in this course.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    HED 204 - Drugs and Society

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    A comprehensive course of current drug related issues that focuses on such themes as values clarification, legal drug use and abuse, trends and factors influencing drug misuse and abuse, fundamental pharmacology and neurophysiology, prevention, rehabilitation and legal issues.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    HED 205 - Nutrition & Health

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    A study of basic nutritional needs of an individual as recommended by the FDA and CDC, as well as treatments of the topics of overweight and obesity. Various fad diets will be evaluated as will nutritional needs of children, adolescents, the aged, and pregnant women.
    Usually offered Spring semester
    General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Natural Science (NS)


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    HED 207 - Community Health

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Study of the comprehensive health services both public and private that deliver preventive, curative and restorative health care to any selected community. The interdependent characteristics of these services, the community environment, the philosophy of society toward health care and the financial foundations will each be investigated in this course.
    Usually offered Spring semester


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    HED 214 - Advanced First Aid and CPR

    2 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 1 Lec., 2 Lab

    This course prepares a student as a caregiver in First Aid and CPR.  It also emphasizes the importance of a safe, healthy lifestyle and knowledge to prevent lifestyle-related injuries and/or illnesses.  National Safety Council guidelines and sanctions are adhered to.  Certifications in “CPR for the Professional Rescuer,”  “Responding to Emergencies” and “Automated External Defibrillator” are awarded to students who successfully complete the written and practical exams.  
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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Health/Physical Education

  
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    HPE 115 - Country/Folk Dance

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lab


    This course is designed to practice and learn the dances of countries concentrating on a variety of folk, square and line dances with some application to the principles of movement of Rudolf Laban. Additionally, elements of creative movement and dance will be explored. Topics covered include historical, geographical and cultural influences upon folk and square dance, terminology, mechanics of various individual and group steps, rhythm patterns, movement concepts and teaching strategies. Additional attention is paid to the proper instruction of skill progression, partner and small group episodes, common missteps and their corrections and differentiated instruction.

    Restricted to Physical Education Studies majors.
    Usually offered Fall semester


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    HPE 123 - Co-Ed Gymnastics-Tumbling

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lab


    Emphasis will be on learning proper technique for performance of select tumbling skills. Individual skills will be taught in progression of difficulty so that students are able to combine them into performance routines in the men’s and women’s floor events. Also covered will be demonstration routines. Additional attention is paid to the proper instruction of skill progression, partner and small group drills, common missteps and their corrections, and differentiated instruction.

    Restricted to Physical Education Studies Majors.  
    Usually offered Fall semester


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    HPE 130 - Foundations of Health Education

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Provides students preparing to transfer to a four-year health education program with the opportunity to investigate and discuss trends and issues in the field. It emphasizes basic constructs of health education in terms of a professional preparation perspective and exposure to the concepts and substantive pedagogical content in the discipline of health education studies. Components of the course will also assist students in defining career goals within the educational field. Reserved for Health Studies and Physical Education Studies majors or related field. 
    (HPE 130 is a required course for Health Studies students. We welcome Physical Education students for their eventual dual certification in health education.)
    Usually offered Fall semester


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    HPE 135 - Adventure Education

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lab


    This course is designed to encourage participants to develop greater self-confidence and at the same acquire a sense of trust and commitment to their classmates. Students are given the opportunity to test themselves against physical and emotional limits through exploration of a series of group and personal challenges to attain higher levels of performance. The curriculum is connected to participant’s ability to appreciate the application of experiences to the entire Physical Education curriculum. Experiences include: initiatives, trust activities, team building experiences, problem solving and cooperative games. Additional attention is paid to the proper instruction of skill progression in spotting techniques, partner and small group episodes, common misunderstandings and their corrections, and differentiated instruction.  

    Restricted to Physical Education Majors.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    HPE 136 - Foundations of Physical Education

    3 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

    Provides students with the opportunity to investigate and discuss the diverse career opportunities available within physical education and sport. Trends and issues in the field are discussed. Presentation and discussion of historical, sociological, and psychological perspectives of physical education and sports are incorporated into the content. This course assists students in defining career goals within the field. The new NYS and NASPE Teaching Standards are reviewed as well as the teacher certification changes that will occur after February 2, 2004. Reserved for Physical Education majors or related fields.
    Usually offered Fall semester


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    HPE 157 - Badminton

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lab


    This course is designed to review the game of badminton and promotes its instruction at the intermediate and commencement levels. It includes a review of the basic skills: serving and receiving, overhead strokes, underhand strokes and smash returns. Also incorporated into the course are BWF rules, offensive and defensive tactics, balance and quickness, safety, equipment, principles of officiating and principles of conduct. Additional attention is paid to the proper instruction of skill progression, partner and small group drills, common missteps and their corrections and differentiated instruction.  

    Restricted to Physical Education Majors.
    Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters


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    HPE 179 - Soccer Skills and Theory

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lab


    This course is designed to review the game of soccer and promotes its instruction at the intermediate and commencement levels. It includes a review of the basic skills: passing and trapping, dribbling, shooting, goal keeping and defending. Also incorporated into the course are the FIFA laws/rules, offensive and defensive tactics, agility skills, safety, equipment, principles of officiating and principles of conduct. Additional attention is paid to the proper instruction of skill progression, partner and small group drills, common missteps and their corrections and differentiated instruction.  

    Restricted to Physical Education Majors.
    Usually offered Spring semester


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    HPE 180 - Basketball Skills and Theory

    1 Cr.
    Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lab


    This course is designed to review the game of basketball and promotes its instruction at the intermediate and commencement levels. It includes a review of the basic skills: passing, dribbling, shooting inside and outside, faking, pivoting, rebounding and defending. Also incorporated into the course are FIBA‚  rules, offensive‚  and defensive tactics, balance and quickness, safety, equipment, principles of officiating and principles of conduct. Additional attention is paid to the proper‚ instruction of skill progression, partner and small group drills, common missteps and their corrections and differentiated instruction.

    Restricted to Physical Education Majors.
    Usually offered Spring semester


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