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This course will utilize design, draping, patternmaking, and construction techniques with projects designed to challenge students' creativity. Use of innovative materials and design concepts are emphasized. The student transitions from having acquired skills to applying them, and devises alternative solutions for the creation of garments for the 21st century. 1 hr lect, 4 hrs studio. Prerequisites: FAS 110, 120, and 220.
This course allows the exploration of special topics in the areas of fashion design, construction, decoration, event presentation, history or textiles. Each course presented under this title will offer an opportunity to expand the students understanding of aspects of the fashion topic. Research and writing skills will be stressed. The designation may also be used for Study Abroad courses. Prerequisite: ENG 101.
Students will be engaged in practical work experience within the areas of Fashion. The parameters of the internship will be established between the student and the hosting organization under the department's supervision. A contract specifying hours and a method of evaluation will be signed by the parties with sufficient hours for the credits earned. This opportunity will be open to second-year students with the approval of the student's academic advisor and the department chairperson.
This course is an essential component within the Fire Protection Technology core group. The student is introduced to the field of fire protection technology through a review of tragic fires of yesterday to provide a historical perspective on the development of fire safety practices in place today. Students are introduced to the chemistry and behavior of fire in order to develop an understanding of how technology is applied to detect, control and suppress fire today.
The premise of the course is to provide an introductory understanding of the administrative, management and leadership skills that are required in today's fire and emergency services. To accomplish this goal, the history and past practices of the Fire Service will be examined. An overview of the administration, financial management, human resources, customer service, training, educational requirements, and health and safety issues of the Fire and Emergency service will be explored.
This course is designed to provide the student with a thorough understanding of the scientific laws of hydraulics and a working knowledge of pumps at all levels befitting today's professional fire fighter. Students will examine theories of hydrostatics and hydrokinetics, velocity and discharge, and water distribution systems; including mains, hydrants, standpipe and sprinkler systems, and fire hose. Design, testing and use of fire pumps, fire appliances, fire fighting foams and foam systems are also discussed. For the student to be successful in the study of hydraulics, a basic comprehension of math and chemistry is required. Prerequisites: FIR 101 and MAT 105.
An examination of the causes of incendiary and accidental fires. Topics discussed include: investigative techniques, interrogation, reports, course procedures, testimony, legal opinions and processing of criminal evidence. State and local statues related to the crime of arson are examined.
An introductory course for beginners, Elementary French I uses a four-skills approach (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) and emphasizes communication in French. Regular practice with language tapes and videos forms an integral part of the course. FRE 101 is not open to students with two or more years of high school French without advisement.
A third-level course for students who can already communicate orally in simple French and who have a good knowledge of basic French grammar, Intermediate French I stresses improvement in speaking, reading, and writing French. Students read articles from French newspapers and magazines and simplified selections from French literature. In addition, they review French grammar and practice applying it in conversations, reports, and compositions. Recommended: Three to four years of high school French, the equivalent of FRE 102 or FRE 111 or FRE 115, or by advisement.
A fourth-level course for students who can communicate orally on the intermediate level and who can begin to read unsimplified French literature, Intermediate French II emphasizes the improvement of speaking, reading, listening, and writing skills. Students read selections from French literature, listen to French radio magazines, and work on their remaining problems with French grammar. The instructor conducts the course almost entirely in French. Prerequisite: Four to five years of high school French, FRE 201 or equivalent, or by advisement.
This course exposes students to various skills, techniques and strategies that have been identified as high impact practices most likely to positively impact college success. These skills include knowledge and tips on college transition, planning, note-taking, studying, time management, technology, awareness as self-learners and other academic skills as well as thorough gaining an awareness of campus resources available to support student success. This course is also designed to integrate foundational SUNY Ulster Instritutional Learning Outcomes (ILO's) into each new student's learning experience.
This one-credit course is required for all first time college students matriculated in a degree program, including Early College students, former Collegian students now attending the College and students with no prior college experience. Students who matriculate prior to accumulating 30 credits will be required to take this course the semester of matriculation. Students who are currently enrolled in or have completed KEY 103 or COS 101 have met the requirement for FYE 101.
Basic principles of geographic location, climatic conditions, and landforms as they influence climates, weather, vegetation patterns, streams, groundwater, environmental concerns, and soils are covered in this course. Emphasis is on the inter-relationships of these principles with the distribution of the world's population and people's use of the Earth. The course includes a Saturday field trip.
In this course students learn how to calculate and measure energy consumption of buildings. Students learn to navigate the growing list of energy efficiency upgrades that can be used to determine the factors involved in making decisions about energy upgrades. Topics include energy audit, action planning, financial management and project management.
In this course students learn chose interior and exterior elements for construction or remodeling using green building principles. Students will learn how to take longevity, cost, performance and environmental factors into account when making decisions about building interior and exterior surfaces. Selection of cleaning and maintenance materials is also covered.
In this course students learn to make decisions about the use of materials for and care of the green spaces incorporated in and around the buildings they maintain. Topics include consideration of a healthy site, healthy injured sites, protection of water resources, choosing appropriate plant materials, noise abatement, and maintenance of green spaces.
In this course students apply their knowledge of building systems, alternative and traditional energy sources, and green building principles to solve specific problems related to building maintenance and management. Prerequisite: 12 credits in this field of study.
In this course students learn the basic principles of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in commercial buildings. Topics include heat loss calculations, fuels and combustion, waste heat recovery, and routine maintenance of these systems.
This survey course focuses on the personal aspects of health and their relationship to health in the community. Topics include emotional health, drug and alcohol use, smoking, nutrition, weight control, physical fitness, communicable disease, consumer health, human sexuality, and human reproduction.
Functional first-aid capabilities required to provide the initial emergency care necessary to sustain life and to maintain temporary life support to victims of accidents or sudden illness are developed in this course. The course deals with hemorrhage control, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, fractures, burns, poisoning, and sudden illness. Those who qualify receive an American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies Certificate and a Community CPR Certificate. Certificate fee.
This survey course traces the development of Western Civilization from the ancient world through the end of the 16th century. This course meets the SUNY General Education requirement for European history. Prerequisite or corequisite: ENG 101.