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Intro to Microeconomics

ECO 102

The laws of markets are surveyed in this course. Topics include the law of supply and demand, the economics of the firm, competition, monopoly, and economic regulation. Prerequisite: MAT 100 or high school Mathematics Course II or by advisement.

Appl Child Developmt-Ed Majors

EDU 200

Students apply concepts and theories of child development while participating in a 20-hour field experience in a Kindergarten-Grade 6 classroom. This course must be taken concurrently with a PSY 200 Psychology of Child Development section reserved for Education majors. Prerequisite: Students should have a minimum cumulative average of 2.00, recommendations of two SUNY Ulster instructors, and required fingerprinting. Contact the Education Program Coordinator for fingerprint information.

Soc & Phil Fdn of Education

EDU 203

This course will provide students with a greater understanding of the social and philosophical issues involved in education and an understanding of the historical development of the public education system in the United States.

Appl Adolescent Develop-Ed Maj

EDU 206

Students apply concepts and theories of adolescent development while participating in a 20-hour field experience in grades 7-8 in a middle school setting. This course must be taken concurrently with PSY 206 Psychology of Adolescence. Prerequisite: Students should have a minimum cumulative average of 2.00, recommendations of two SUNY Ulster instructors, and required fingerprinting. Contact the Education Program Coordinator for fingerprint information.

Employment Strategies

EMP 112

Students learn to systematically and assertively gather information about employment opportunities and develop appropriate job-search strategies that will lead to full-time employment upon graduation. Topics covered include the following: job seeking techniques and methods, network and contact systems, analysis of help-wanted ads, cover letters and applications, resume writing, references, interviewing skills and techniques, dealing with rejection, and what to do when hired.

Writing I

ENG 080

Students receive instruction and practice in the writing process, including revision and writing-related skills. The emphasis is on producing clear and meaningful sentences and paragraphs. Grammar, sentence patterns, and sentence structure are a major focus of this course. Students must demonstrate their mastery of assigned writing through tests, in-class writings, and homework assignments. The course is not open to students who have successfly completed OTP 080 (ENG 080) or ENG 101.

Writing II

ENG 081

Students study the fundamentals of writing and work in paragraph development leading to the short essay. A minimum of 10 essays, including three short in-class essays, will be written. At the end of the semester, students must take and pass a writing competency test, which is evaluated by a panel of instructors. Students who pass the test receive the grade earned during the semester; those who do not pass must repeat the course. Prerequisite: Placement by test or completion of OTP 080 (ENG 080) with a grade of C or better. A grade of C or better must be earned for advancement to ENG 101.

Adv ESOL Listen & Speak Wkshp

ENG 097

This course gives students extensive practice in the use of all English language skills, with particular emphasis on listening and speaking. The course is intended to help students talk about complex text in English with greater fluency and comprehension and to develop students' ability to utilize appropriate listening and speaking skills. Students will improve these language skills so that they can function successfully in academic settings. Prerequisites: Entering Student Assessment scores, individual interviews, and successful completion of ISP 051 or ISP 070.

English as Second Language

ENG 098

Designed for ESOL students with advanced-level English language skills, this course focuses primarily on advanced grammar and sentence structure. Students learn not only to analyze their specific sentence-level weaknesses but also to develop strategies for improving their writing. Students study the development and organization of the short essay. Students are asked to read a variety of short essays and respond to them in writing. The course may be repeated once for credit, but does not satisfy English or Humanities requirements of the College. Prerequisite: Entering Student Assessment.

College English I

ENG 101

Students read, discuss, and write essays that explore contemporary social issues. Students work on skills necessary to meet the challenge of writing accurately and clearly on the college level. Students write a minimum of eight essays, including three in-class essays. Emphasis is on the development of a topic, use of appropriate rhetoric and research, and a review of grammar. At the end of the semester, students must take and pass a writing competency test, which is evaluated by a panel of instructors. Students who pass the test receive the grade earned during the semester; those who do not pass must repeat the course. Prerequisite: Placement by Entering Student Assessment or completion of ISP 081 with a grade of C or better. A grade of C or better must be earned for advancement to ENG 102.

College English II

ENG 102

Students read and discuss literature that explores the human condition and its moral dilemmas, social problems, and values. This course continues to stress the development of writing skills, with emphasis on criticism, analysis, research methods, and documentation. A research paper is required. Prerequisite: Completion of ENG 101 with a grade of C or better. Prerequisite or corequisite: LIB 111.

Honors English I

ENG 171

Students study authors and works ranging from the Classical era to early Medieval times. Extensive writing, with emphasis on analysis and other rhetorical forms, is a major component of the course. The course fulfills the ENG 101 College English I requirement. Pre and/or Corequisite: The permission of the Honors Program Director.

American Literature I

ENG 203

Students are provided with a historical survey of American literature from the early colonial period through the mid-19th century. Representative authors include Winthrop, Bradstreet, Poe, Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, and Melville. Prerequisites: ENG 102 with a grade of C or better and LIB 111 or by permission of instructor.

Adv Composition Workshop

ENG 205

In this workshop, students develop expository writing skills needed for advanced college study. Emphasis is on the long nonresearch paper. Students write informative, persuasive, and reflective essays as well as others of their own choosing. All papers are reviewed by other students in a workshop setting. It is recommended that students have a grade of B- or better in at least one of the following courses: ENG 101, ENG 102, ENG 171, or ENG 172. Prerequisites: ENG 102 with a grade of C or better and LIB 111 or by permission of instructor.

Classics of Children's Lit

ENG 218

This course has been designed with Early Education English majors (1-6) in mind, but it is also open to all English Education majors and as an elective to students outside the discipline. The primary focus of the course is to critically examine selected titles from the Newbery Medal and Honor Book list. In addition to the Newbery titles, special consideration will be given to classics of children's literature from the Victorian period to the modern period. Class discussions will focus on the social and literary implications of children's literature, literary technique and content, and the role of fantasy in children's literature. Prerequisites: ENG 102 with a grade of C or better and LIB 111 or by permission of instructor.

Introduction to Drama

ENG 220

Students study the development of drama in the Western world. A selection of the great plays from classical Greek tragedy and comedy to representative works of modern dramatists such as Shepard and Wilson are read and analyzed. Prerequisites: ENG 102 with a grade of C or better and LIB 111 or by permission of instructor.

Technical Writing

ENG 227

An introduction to technical writing, this course considers the problems of presenting technical subject matter and provides instruction and practice in report writing and oral presentations. Prerequisite: ENG 102 with a C or better or A.A.S. program requirement or permission of the instructor. Prerequisite or corequisite: LIB 111.

Lit-Amer Ethnic Minorities

ENG 245

Students study the literature of various American cultural minorities Jewish, African American, Native American, Latin American, and Asian American. Prerequisites: ENG 102 with a grade of C or better and LIB 111 or by permission of instructor.

Intro Enr Des: 3D Prototyping

ENR 103

Students are introduced to engineering design through a series of projects involving 3D modeling and 3D printing. While students will learn some CAD specific skills, the emphasis of the course is on the design process: define the problem, propose multiple solutions, develop the solutions, realize a prototype, test, and refine the design. Clear communication of specifications and solutions will be emphasized. This course is targeting engineering majors but is also designed for other majors who would like to work on interdisciplinary projects.

Intro Enr Design:Elem Robotics

ENR 105

Students are introduced to engineering design through a series of projects involving robotics and introductory microprocessor coding. While students will learn some programming specific skills, the emphasis of the course is on the design process: define the problem, propose multiple solutions, develop the solutions, realize a prototype, test, and refine the design. Clear communication of specifications and solutions will b emphasized. This course is targeting engineering majors but is designed for other majors who would like to work on interdisciplinary projects. Prerequisite: MAT 115.


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