2022-2023 Student Catalog 
    
    Apr 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Addendum - Effective Fall 2022


Course Addendum

 

New Course - Effective Spring 2023

BIO 150 - Introduction to Cannabis Biochemistry, 3 Cr.

Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

Cannabis is a complex plant, with psychoactive components and non-psychoactive components with promising biomedical efficacy. Cannabis presents unique physiochemical properties that influence the pharmacology of this natural product with implications for legal, social and commercial challenges. In this course, students will learn about the chemical compounds of interest in the cannabis plant.  This course will provide a basic understanding of the biochemistry and pharmacology of cannabis.  Biochemical pathways, methods of extraction, and criteria for feedstock will be reviewed.  Regulations pertaining to processing and manufacturing will be discussed.  Students will be able to apply this knowledge towards processing and manufacturing techniques used in the cannabis industry to produce safe products that meet regulatory standards.

 

Course Pre-requisite Change - Effective Spring 2023

NUR 237 - Health Assessment

Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

Designed to expand the nurse’s knowledge, skills and techniques in eliciting a health history; performing physical assessments; recognizing normal and deviations from normal; and recording data accurately, concisely and clearly.  The emphasis is on the skill of performing a systematic health assessment of adults and children, incorporating developmental principles and socio-cultural aspects.  (Usually offered fall semester.)  Restricted to nursing students or graduate nurse.

Prerequisites:  NUR 112 or NUR 115; BIO 214E, and BIO 214L; or graduate from RN Program.

 

New Liberal Arts Electives - Effective Fall 2022

HRT 111 E/L: Floral Design I, 3 Cr.

Contact Hours Per Week: 2 Lec, 3 Lab

Hands-on course focusing on the principles of design illustrated through the use of floral materials; foral design elements and techniques including color, form, line and texture; and the history and utilization of floral art in society.  Design projects and design critiques are conducted to build the student’s sense of aesthetics and technical skills. Meets SUNY General Education requirement for The Arts (AR) (Usually offered Fall semester.)

 

HRT 160: Cannabis: Society, Policies, and Compliance, 3 Cr.

Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

This course includes an important introduction to the legal, financial, and societal issues surrounding medicinal, recreational, and industrial cannabis and the cannabis industry. Learn about the laws that govern cannabis distribution, cultivation, possession, and consumption for adults and medical patients.  Additionally, this course will explore the history of cannabis, industry trends, careers available in the industry, business types, sales and customer service skills, security, and information on strains, products, consumption methods, budtending, and cannabis culture.

 

HRT 272 E/L: Landscape Design I, 4 Cr.

Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec, 3 Lab

This course represents the first semester of a two-semester study of landscape design.  The student will experience first-hand the process for residential design by learning and working through the design process steps from site analysis through final design presentation.  Class focuses on developing the students’ site assessment skills, drawing technique, and visual communication of landscape designs on paper.  Landscape design principles, elements, graphics standards, and presentation techniques are emphasized.  Required field trips to landscape sites will be held during class hours.  (Usually offered Fall semester.)

 

MAT 109 - Math for Childhood Education II, 3 Cr.

Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

This course is designed for the liberal arts student who is interested in childhood education, and is the continuation of MAT 108, Mathematics for Childhood Education I. Students will study elementary mathematics’ topics to include: statistics, probability, geometric figures, measurement, transformations, symmetries, congruence, similarity, and coordinate geometry.

 

 

Police Basic Training Courses - Effective Fall 2022

PBT 100 - Laws of New York State, 3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week:  3 Lec.

The course introduces the student to the pre-employment Police Basic Training Course in New York State. The course is authorized by the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations (9 CRR-NY 6020) and is presented in the form prescribed in that same code (9 CRR-NY 6026). This course summarizes the laws of the State of New York, focusing on the Penal Law, NY State Juvenile Law, NY State Criminal Procedure Law, and legal authorizations for the use of physical and deadly physical force. Students must be accepted to the current Police Academy class in order to register for the course.

 

PBT 105 - Introduction to Law Enforcement, 3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week:  3 Lec.

The course introduces the student to law enforcement practices in New York State and the United States. The course is authorized by the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations (9 CRR-NY 6020) and is presented in the form prescribed in that same code (9 CRR-NY 6026). The course covers an overview of U.S. and NY State Constitutional Law, discretionary powers of police, ethics and professionalism, procedural law and justice, an overview of criminal justice principles and procedures, and the principles of investigation. Students must be accepted to the current Law Enforcement Training Academy class in order to register for the course.

 

PBT 110 - Physical Fitness for Law Enforcement, 3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week:  0 Lec. Hours, 6 Lab Hours

The course introduces the student to law enforcement practices in New York State and the United States. The course is authorized by the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations (9 CRR-NY 6020) and is presented in the form prescribed in that same code (9 CRR-NY 6026). The course covers the practice of physical fitness relative to being a police officer. Students must be accepted to the current Law Enforcement Training Academy class in order to register for the course.

 

PBT 115 - Police Traffic Procedures, 3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week:  1 Lec. Hours, 4 Lab Hours

The course introduces the student to law enforcement practices in New York State and the United States. The course is authorized by the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations (9 CRR-NY 6020) and is presented in the form prescribed in that same code (9 CRR-NY 6026). The course covers police basic traffic procedures, including vehicle and traffic law, vehicle stops and traffic enforcement, traffic control, and emergency vehicle operation. Students must be accepted to the current Law Enforcement Training Academy class in order to register for the course.

 

PBT 120 - Defensive Tactics, 3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week:  1 Lec. Hours, 4 Lab Hours

The course introduces the student to law enforcement practices in New York State and the United States. The course is authorized by the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations (9 CRR-NY 6020) and is presented in the form prescribed in that same code (9 CRR-NY 6026). The course covers police defensive tactics and principles of control. Students must be accepted to the current Law Enforcement Training Academy class in order to register for the course.

 

PBT 125 - Emergency Medical Services, 3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week:  1 Lec. Hours, 4 Lab Hours

The course introduces the student to law enforcement practices in New York State and the United States. The course is authorized by the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations (9 CRR-NY 6020) and is presented in the form prescribed in that same code (9 CRR-NY 6026). The course covers emergency medical services in the policing environment. Students must be accepted to the current Law Enforcement Training Academy class in order to register for the course.

 

PBT 130 - Police Patrol Skills, 3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week:  3 Lec.

The course introduces the student to law enforcement practices in New York State and the United States. The course is authorized by the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations (9 CRR-NY 6020) and is presented in the form prescribed in that same code (9 CRR-NY 6026). The course covers police patroling principles and practices, including DWI detection, standardized field sobriety testing, arrest processing, report writing, electronic communications, and professional communications. Students must be accepted to the current Law Enforcement Training Academy class in order to register for the course.

 

PBT 135 - Police Community Services, 3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week:  1 Lec. Hours, 4 Lab Hours

The course introduces the student to law enforcement practices in New York State and the United States. The course is authorized by the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations (9 CRR-NY 6020) and is presented in the form prescribed in that same code (9 CRR-NY 6026). The course covers police community services, including victim and witness services, elder abuse, cultural diversity, sexual harassment, persons with disabilities, crime control strategies, and crime prevention. Students must be accepted to the current Law Enforcement Training Academy class in order to register for the course.

 

PBT 140 - Police Investigations, 3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week:  1 Lec. Hours, 4 Lab Hours

The course introduces the student to law enforcement practices in New York State and the United States. The course is authorized by the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations (9 CRR-NY 6020) and is presented in the form prescribed in that same code (9 CRR-NY 6026). The course covers police investigations, including investigations into the following types of cries : domestic violence, basic crash management, injury and death, sex crimes, narcotics and dangerous drugs, missing/abducted children, missing adults, animal abuse, human trafficking, and standardized responses to unusual events. Students must be accepted to the current Law Enforcement Training Academy class in order to register for the course.

 

PBT 145 - Crisis Intervention Skills and Officer Wellness, 3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week:  2 Lec. Hours, 2 Lab Hours

The course introduces the student to law enforcement practices in New York State and the United States. The course is authorized by the New York State Code of Rules and Regulations (9 CRR-NY 6020) and is presented in the form prescribed in that same code (9 CRR-NY 6026). The course covers fundamental crisis intervention skills for law enforcement, intoxication, and officer wellness. Students must be accepted to the current Law Enforcement Training Academy class in order to register for the course.