Feb 28, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 
  
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    MAT 420 - Numerical Analysis II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Numerical linear algebra; method of least squares; one step and multistep methods for the solution of initial value problems; shooting methods, finite difference methods and variational/Finite Element methods for boundary value problems. This course will emphasize error analysis as well as efficient programming techniques.

    PREREQ: MAT 240 and either MAT 320 OR CSC 320.
    OFFERED: Fall (even years)
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MAT 430 - Algebra


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A continuation of MAT 330. Rings, integral domains and fields, vector spaces over a field, linear transformations and their matrix representations, and field extensions.

    PREREQ: MAT 330.
    OFFERED: Fall (odd years)
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MAT 442 - Complex Analysis


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Complex functions, derivatives and integrals; analytic functions and Cauchy’s Integral Theorem; power series and Laurent series; residue theory and its applications to real integration; uniform convergence of a sequence of analytic functions; conformal mapping.

    PREREQ: MAT 347 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall (odd years)
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MAT 447 - Analysis B


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A continuation of MAT 347. Additional topics will include the analysis of functions of several variables: continuity and differentiability, Jacobian matrices and the general chain rule, and change of variables in multiple integration.

    PREREQ: MAT 347.
    OFFERED: Fall (even years)
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MAT 448 - Partial Differential Equations and Orthogonal Functions


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is a continuation of MAT 348. Orthogonal sets of functions. Fourier series, Fourier integrals, boundary value problems, linear partial differential equations.

    PREREQ: MAT 348.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MAT 454 - Mathematical Statistics B


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Hypothesis testing, multivariate regression, analysis, properties of estimators. Chi-square, t and F density functions, correlation, analysis of variance and covariance.

    PREREQ: MAT 350 OR 354.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MAT 498 - Internship in Mathematics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A course designed for students who wish to take part in a semester long Experience-based Education placement related to the academic major. Students will work in a position in industry, business, government, or an agency setting for the purpose of applying academic learning in a work setting.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing, instructor permission, and departmental approval.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: May be used to satisfy part of the capstone requirement for mathematics majors.
    CREDIT: 0 to 12
  
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    MAT 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: Specific 300 level course(s) and instructor permission, and Mathematics Department Chair approval.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: This course may be taken for credit more than once with permission of the instructor and the Mathematics Department Chair.
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    MAX 100 - Basic Mathematics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The development of fundamental terminology, the concepts and skills, of basic mathematics and basic algebra. Those students preparing to take MAX 101 will, in addition, need to complete elementary algebra concepts and skills.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: This course may be used as 3 credit hours to meet the minimum 12 credit hour full time student requirement. This course may not be used to satisfy any mathematics requirement nor to satisfy college credit requirement for graduation.
    CREDIT: 0
  
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    MAX 101 - Intermediate Algebra


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is an intermediate algebra course. Topics covered include signed numbers, exponents, radicals, absolute value, inequalities, factoring, rational expressions, and quadratic equations.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: This course may be taken for general college credit, but credits from this course may not be used to satisfy any mathematics requirement nor to satisfy college credit requirements for graduation.
    CREDIT: 0
  
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    MAX 105 - Elements of Mathematics for Prospective Students


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to prepare childhood education majors for MAT 106. Topics including arithmetic with fractions and decimals and beginning algebra.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Passing the MAT 106 Proficiency Exam is required for successful completion of the course. This course may be used as three credit hours to meet the minimum 12 credit hour full time student requirement. It may not be used to satisfy any mathematics requirement nor to satisfy college credit requirement for graduation.
    CREDIT: 0
  
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    MDS 400 - Medieval and Renaissance Studies Interdisciplinary Seminar


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    As a capstone to the medieval and renaissance studies minor, the seminar provides students with an opportunity to integrate the knowledge gained from several disciplines— such as art, history, literature, music, philosophy and theatre terms of several research papers and/or oral reports.

    PREREQ: Twelve hours of medieval and renaissance studies courses and permission of seminar director. At least three disciplines must be represented in the twelve hours.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 100 - Meteorology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of weather phenomena and introduction to the physical principles governing the atmosphere; instruments and observations; surface weather map interpretation.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 210 - Meteorology for Science Majors I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Similar to MET 100, but recommended for science majors.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 210L - Introductory Meteorology Lab


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introduction to basic methods of analysis of meteorological data including: instrumentation and weather observation; decoding and plotting data; analysis on surface and upper-air charts; stability analysis using thermodynamic diagrams; weather maps and forecasting.

    COREQ: MET 210 or MET 100 with consent of instructor.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    MET 220 - Meteorology for Science Majors II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This noncalculus-based course will help students further their understanding of the structure and evolution of mid-latitude and tropical weather systems, the formation of clouds and thunderstorms, and introductory climatology. Students will learn the fundamentals of weather forecasting through case studies and by participation in the SUNY Oswego Daily Weather Forecasting Contest.

    PREREQ: MET 210L with either one of MET 210 or 100.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 301 - Synoptic Meteorology I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Application of the principles of heat flow and fluid flow to weather analysis and forecasting; decoding weather observations; use of thermodynamic diagrams and weather maps.

    PREREQ: MET 210L and MAT 220, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 301L - Synoptic Meteorology I Lab


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Decoding and plotting of weather observations; operation and maintenance of instruments; map analysis and forecasting techniques.

    COREQ: MET 301.
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Students also required to maintain a weather log.
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    MET 302 - Synoptic Meteorology II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Continuation of Met 301 with emphasis on frontal structure, severe weather; local weather patterns, and numerical models.

    PREREQ: MET 301 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 302L - Synoptic Meteorology II Lab


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Advanced map analysis; upper tropospheric analysis; cross sections, streamlines, and thickness analysis. Students required to prepare a report dealing with some aspect of the atmosphere and participate in a forecasting contest.

    COREQ: MET 302.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    MET 305 - Climatology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Elements of climate and factors producing climates; standard classifications of climate regions; world patterns and variations. Introduction to climatological statistics.

    PREREQ: MET 100 or 210 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 310 - Computer Applications in Meteorology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introduction to the analysis of meteorological data using computers. Use of objective analysis to compute products used in weather forecasting. Formulation of the operational weather prediction models.

    PREREQ: MAT 210 and MET 210 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 315 - Weather Disasters


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The meteorology of weather disasters including tornado outbreaks, floods, droughts, hurricanes, heat waves, blizzards, and hazards to aviation. An in-depth study of the social and economic impact of such disasters and the technology of detection and warning.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 320 - Humans and Atmospheric Change


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of atmospheric change, how humans are affecting it, the consequences, and what we can do and are doing about it. Phenomena included are air pollution, acid deposition, urban climate, global warming, and ozone depletion.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 335 - Micrometeorology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Atmospheric processes near the surface of the earth, including radiation fluxes, turbulent transfer, pollutant dispersal, air-sea interaction, biometeorology, agrometeorology, local wind circulation.

    PREREQ: MET 220 and MAT 220, or instructor permission
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 340 - Air Pollution


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Meteorological study of air pollution including pollution sources and dispersion; air quality criteria; general effects on health, the economy and the climate.

    PREREQ: MET 220 and MAT 220, or instructor permission
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 350 - Meteorological Experimentation


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    How to proceed in designing, carrying out, and reporting on an experiment in meteorology; description of principles of meteorological instruments.

    PREREQ: MET 100 OR 210 and one of the following CHE 111 OR PHY 111 OR PHY 112, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 350L - Meteorological Experimentation Laboratory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Optional laboratory to accompany Met 350 consisting of operation, calibration, and use in the field of meteorological instruments.

    COREQ: MET 350.
    OFFERED: Spring
  
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    MET 365 - Tropical Meteorology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will give meteorological attention to tropical systems and provide basic knowledge on characteristics and dynamics of the atmosphere in the tropics. Important tropical systems include tropical cyclones, easterly waves, Hadley and Walker circulations, monsoons, the Maddenâ Julian Oscillation, and the El NiÃoâ Southern Oscillation.

    PREREQ: MET 210 and MAT 220 and PHY 213.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 390 - Special Topics in Meteorology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Selected topics in Meteorology.

    PREREQ: MET 100 OR 210 and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Problems in specified areas vary from semester to semester.
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    MET 399 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Requires preparation by a superior student (cumulative GPA at least 3.0) who presents a written plan for a study not available as a regular course and nine hours in subject area.

    PREREQ: Nine hours in Meteorology and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    MET 401 - Atmospheric Physics: Radiation and Remote Sensing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Application of fundamental physics and calculus to describe radiation processes and other related phenomena in the earth’s atmosphere. Use of radiation budget models to explain temperature structures found in the atmosphere. Utilization of meteorological satellites, and radiation methods to probe the atmosphere.

    PREREQ: MAT 220 and PHY 213 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 402 - Atmospheric Physics: Atmospheric Aerosol and Cloud Physics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Application of fundamental physics and calculus to describe aerosol influences and cloud processes in the earth’s atmosphere. Knowledge on the importance of aerosol acting as cloud condensation nuclei and the physical processes involved in the growth of hydrometeors. Utilization of weather radar to probe the atmosphere in order to measure concentrations of aerosol and cloud particles.

    PREREQ: MAT 220 and PHY 213 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 411 - Dynamic Meteorology I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Thermodynamics of the permanent gases and water substances in the atmosphere; study of the atmosphere at rest; stability conditions and convective behavior; model atmosphere.

    PREREQ: MAT 220 and PHY 213 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 412 - Dynamic Meteorology II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Air motion on a rotating earth; special wind systems; wave motions in the atmosphere and oceans.

    PREREQ: MET 411.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 415 - Meteorology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the characteristics and mesoscale dynamics of coastal, orographic, and convective circulations in the atmosphere including the evolution and structure of severe local storms. Treatment of planetary boundary layer processes.

    PREREQ: MET 301 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 420 - Broadcast Meteorology and Weather Forecasting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Application of the science of meteorology to everyday forecast challenges and case study analysis. Recognition of important and reoccurring weather patterns. Development of public speaking skills for presentation on TV, radio and the Internet. Development of skills on camera. The use of good story telling skills and weather graphics to build a relationship with the viewer or reader.

    PREREQ: MET 302
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 497 - Seminar


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Intensive reading and discussion of topics to be chosen.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    NOTE: Individual student research is encouraged.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MET 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Requires preparation by a superior student (cumulative GPA at least 3.2) who presents a written plan for a study not available as a regular course and fifteen hours in subject area.

    PREREQ: Twelve hours in Meteorology and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    MGT 110 - Critical Thinking: Gateway to Business


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course is designed to introduce business students to the fundamentals of business as it focuses on developing communication and reasoning skills that are necessary for success in the School of Business as well as the corporate world. In addition, the course promotes the development of learning skills required of students to make a successful transition into college.

    PREREQ: First semester freshman standing in the School of Business.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MGT 261 - Business Organization


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of organizations and their management. Organizations will be explored as sociotechnical systems requiring different levels of managerial systems. Organization and management theories are used as foundations for an understanding and application of managerial practices to today’s dynamic and complex organizations.

    PREREQ: Minimum second semester freshman standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MGT 350 - Entrepreneurship


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will explore the challenges of modern entrepreneurship experienced in new venture creation, managing your own business, or leading corporate business renewal. It will review the core body of knowledge in entrepreneurship and new ventures. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of theoretical concepts with experiential knowledge.

    PREREQ: MGT 261 and minimum first semester junior standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MGT 395 - International Business


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An examination of business opportunities and challenges associated with operating within the international arena. Special emphasis on competitive strategy and the international business environment, risk analysis, international financial markets, the multinational firm and technology transfer.

    PREREQ: Minimum first semester junior standing and ECO 101 and 200 OR ECO 120 and MGT 261.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MGT 460 - Leadership


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of leadership theories and their application to work groups. Leadership styles, leader behavior, classic views of leadership, motivation and communication will be stressed.

    PREREQ: MGT 261 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MGT 461 - Supervisory Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is intended primarily for those students who are planning a career in line management (e.g. office management). It will investigate supervision as a particular managerial function. Analysis will be focused on those personal, administrative and human relations skills which influence supervisory behavior. Throughout, a seminar format will be adhered to. Coverage of course material will be accomplished through appropriate readings, in-class discussions, experiential exercises, and a final individual oral presentation.

    PREREQ: MGT 261 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall and Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MGT 468 - Change Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines organizational processes, structures and behaviors to provide students with a broad understanding of the forces facilitating and retarding organizational change. The focus on change provides students with the opportunity to increase the depth of their understanding of basic concepts learned in their earlier business education.

    PREREQ: MGT 261 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MGT 469 - Cultural Environment of International Business


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of physical and cultural environments as they relate to the management of International Organization/Multi-cultural Corporations. Emphasis is on cultural components—population, geography, religion, education, values, customs, languages, technology, and social organizations, and their effect on human attitudes, behavior motivation and leadership.

    PREREQ: MGT 261 and minimum first semester junior standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MGT 475 - Global Business and Society


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The purpose of this course is to investigate societal issues faced by global businesses and organizations today and in the future, and to explore strategies for business sustainability from economic, human resource, environmental, and social perspectives. The following intellectual issues will be covered in the course: ethics and corporate social responsibility, managing diversity and a multi-cultural work force, and environmental sustainability.

    PREREQ: MGT 261 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MGT 480 - Women in Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course explores socialization patterns as they relate to women in management. The topics explored include: the impact of gender, class, and race on relationships at work, workplace discrimination, and tolerance for women in management.

    PREREQ: Minimum first semester junior standing
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MGT 494 - Seminar in Career Planning and Job Searching


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Knowledge of self and the job market is important as students prepare for transition to the workforce. This course is designed to involve students in experiences related to successfully negotiating the process of seeking employment after graduation. Students will examine the fundamental aspects of careers in business, application for jobs, self-assessment, self-promotion and interviewing preparation.

    PREREQ: 75+ credit hours; major within the School of Business.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
  
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    MGT 495 - Management Policy and Simulation


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course provides an interactive simulated business situation intended to present the participants with realistic decision making problems and management situations. All aspects of relevant business decision making are included in the simulated environment. In addition, case analysis is used to emphasize specific topics, in Management Policy.

    PREREQ: MGT 261, MKT 250, FIN 325, ACC 202 and minimum first semester senior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MKT 250 - Marketing Principles


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An analytical study of marketing as a major business function and a social process. Introduces analysis of market forces, marketing opportunities, determination of price, product, distribution, promotion, and organization policies required to control and fulfill planned marketing programs.

    PREREQ: ECO 101 OR 120 and minimum second semester freshman standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MKT 352 - Distribution Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Examination of distribution as a function of the marketing system. Components of distribution are considered, focusing attention on decision making and policy formulation. Topics include: transportation, physical distribution, channel management, and distribution regulation.

    PREREQ: MKT 250 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MKT 370 - Consumer Behavior


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to introduce the students to the relevant concepts and theories of consumer behavior. Topics covered include: learning theories, perception, attitudes, motivation, internal and external variables that affect consumer behavior, and the consumer decision making process.

    PREREQ: MKT 250 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MKT 375 - Marketing Research


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to provide the prospective marketing manager with an understanding of marketing research. A research framework will be provided to assist students with respect to the choice of basic research techniques for common marketing problems.

    PREREQ: MKT 250, MAT 158 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: The course will include an applied marketing research project.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MKT 378 - Sales


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The selling process and the role of sales as a function of marketing are key factors in the development and implementation of a promotional strategy. These aspects of promotion will be studied from both theoretical and an experiential perspective, integrating the concepts of persuasion, motivation and time management. Selling to organizations and institutions rather than individual consumers is the major focus of this course.

    PREREQ: MKT 250 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MKT 390 - Global Marketing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to provide an exposure to the different cultural, socioeconomic, and legal environments in which international marketing decisions are made. It focuses on the development of relevant skills in planning, implementing, and controlling adaptive marketing strategies with the purpose of entering or expanding in foreign markets.

    PREREQ: MKT 250 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MKT 395 - Seminar in Electronic Marketing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course explores the opportunities and challenges related to current and emerging electronic commerce and electronic marketing technologies using the Internet. Course participants will have the opportunity to study principles, concepts, theories, key issues and applications of electronic marketing.

    PREREQ: MKT 250 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MKT 465 - Topics in Marketing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Selected topics in marketing. Topics may include: Sales Management, Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations, Industrial Marketing, Promotion Management, and others.

    PREREQ: MKT 250 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: This course may be repeated for credit.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MKT 466 - Seminar in Marketing Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    In-depth analysis of marketing techniques including channel decisions, new product introduction, survey design and data analysis. Course content will include the analysis of marketing problems using the case study method.

    PREREQ: MKT 250 and minimum first semester senior standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MKT 467 - Advertising and Promotion


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to introduce the students to the nature, theories, current practices, social consequences, legal constraints, and economic costs developing an effective promotional and advertising campaign for an organization.

    PREREQ: MKT 250 and minimum first semester senior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 100 - Fundamentals of Music Theory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introductory course which emphasizes basic musical skills and knowledge, including note reading, scales, rhythmic patterns, elementary keyboard, and basic concepts of harmony.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: Recommended for all students, including majors who have not had high school theory.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 101 - Introduction to the Worlds of Music


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to present a wide variety of musical experiences, including music of all cultures and time periods. The course will include a substantial number of live performances, along with presentations by specialists involving multimedia formats. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of information about music and musicians.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 104 - Aural Skills I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to aural musical skills with emphasis on musical texture, timbre, melodic contour, basic interval identification, and rhythmic reading. Sight-singing is also included.

    PREREQ: MUS 100 or permission of the instructor.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    MUS 110 - Introduction to Music Listening through Folk and Classical


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introductory course designed to develop the student’s perception and listening skills through a variety of aural experiences and various types of music.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 112 - Introduction to Music Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introductory course designed to help the student understand and appreciate the many styles of musical masterpieces, both aurally and visually, as seen through historical perspective. The subject matter is the music of western civilization with special emphasis on the masters of classical music.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 113 - Introduction to Music Literature and History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Intended for music majors and minors, this course is an enhanced version of Music 112. Music 113 includes score study and an introduction to research and writing in the discipline of music.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 117 - Introduction to Music Listening through Jazz, Rock, and Pop


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introductory course designed to develop the student’s perception and listening skills through a variety of aural experiences and various types of music.

    OFFERED: Fall, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 200 - Intermediate Music Theory I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Introduction to the elements of melody, harmony and rhythm with emphasis on aural comprehension, intervals, keys, triads, simple part-writings, rhythmic reading.

    PREREQ: MUS 100.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 201 - Intermediate Music Theory II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Continuation of materials from MUS 200; introducing seventh chords. Emphasis on chorale melody harmonization. MUS 201 is a continuation of MUS 200.

    PREREQ: MUS 200.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 204 - Aural Skills II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A continuation of Music 104. This course further develops aural musical skills with an emphasis on recognition of chords and harmonic progression, as well as melodic dictation and intermediate sight singing abilities.

    PREREQ: MUS 104 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    MUS 206 - Introduction to Music Technology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course begins with a brief introduction to basic computer concepts and quickly moves into music technology topics, offering the musician an opportunity to utilize music technology as a tool for sequencing, notation, composition, and arranging. Emphasis is placed on sequencing and notation.

    PREREQ: MUS 100 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 210 - Western Heritage—Survey of Music I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of Western music from ancient times through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque, and its relationship to the historical, social, cultural, economic, and intellectual development of each period.

    PREREQ: ENG 102.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 211 - Western Heritage—Survey of Music II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of Western music from the Classic Period to the present and its relationship to the historical, social, cultural, economic, and intellectual developments of each period.

    PREREQ: ENG 102.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 220 - Convocation


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course is designed to introduce music majors and minors to the breadth of musical experiences available to them through live performances, discussion of career opportunities and lecture presentations.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 0
  
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    MUS 230 - Class Piano I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Class piano instruction is designed to develop musicianship through study of scales in all keys, parallel motion, rudimentary sight-reading, proper approaches to arm, wrist, hand, and finger coordination; the construction and use of the I, IV, and V triads in all keys; and elementary accompaniment and repertoire through group instruction.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    MUS 231 - Class Piano II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Increased facility in scales in all keys, parallel octaves, sight-reading, harmonization of melodies, transposition, and improvisation. Emphasis on facility with chords in major and minor keys.

    PREREQ: MUS 230 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    MUS 240 - Voice, Class Instruction I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Building musicianship through class instruction in voice. Applying all the essential techniques of breathing and diction to basic repertory. Extending the range and enlarging the quality of the vocal sound.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    MUS 241 - Voice, Class Instruction II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Building musicianship through class instruction in voice. Applying all the essential techniques of breathing and diction to basic repertory. Extending the range and enlarging the quality of the vocal sound.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    MUS 285 - Guitar Class Instruction I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Class instruction in guitar designed to build musicianship. It develops skill in reading notation, basic performance techniques, chord structure, and an introduction to the literature.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    MUS 286 - Guitar Class Instruction II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Class instruction in guitar designed to build musicianship. It develops skill in reading notation, basic performance techniques, chord structure, and an introduction to the literature.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    MUS 288 - Efficient Body Use in the Performing Arts


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Class and private instruction in relaxation techniques (based on the Alexander Technique) for efficient use of the body for performance in music, theatre, or dance.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    MUS 290 - Wind Ensemble


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This ensemble is open to all students, regardless of major. This project-based course is designed to provide an opportunity for the student to become acquainted with the musical literature of the concert band and participate in rehearsal and concert performances of such literature.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission. Ability to play an instrument and read music required. Auditions are held at the beginning of the semester for placement.
    OFFERED: Spring
    NOTE: May be repeated for credit.
    CREDIT: 0 or 1
  
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    MUS 291 - College/Community Orchestra


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This ensemble is open to all students, regardless of major. This project-based course is designed to provide an opportunity for the student to become acquainted with the musical literature of the standard orchestra and participate in rehearsal and concert performances of such literature.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission. Ability to play an instrument and read music required. Auditions are held at the beginning of the semester for placement.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: May be repeated for credit.
    CREDIT: 0 or 1
  
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    MUS 292 - College Choir


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This ensemble is open to all students, regardless of major. This project-based course is designed to provide an opportunity for the student to become acquainted with the musical literature of the mixed chorus and participate in rehearsal and concert performances of such literature.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission. Ability to play an instrument and read music required. Auditions are held at the beginning of the semester for placement.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: May be repeated for credit.
    CREDIT: 0 or 1
  
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    MUS 293 - Oswego State Jazz Ensemble


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This jazz ensemble is open to all students, regardless of major. The project-based course is designed to provide an opportunity for the student to become acquainted with the musical literature of the instrumental jazz ensemble and participate in rehearsal and concert performances of such literature.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission. Ability to play an instrument and read music required. Auditions are held at the beginning of the semester for placement.
    OFFERED: Fall and Spring
    NOTE: May be repeated for credit.
    CREDIT: 0 or 1
  
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    MUS 294 - Oswego State Singers


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This select vocal ensemble is open to all students, regardless of major. It is a project-based course designed to provide an opportunity for the student to become acquainted with the jazz, popular and classical musical literature for chamber choir and participate in rehearsal and concert performances of such literature.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission. Ability to play an instrument and read music required. Auditions are held at the beginning of the semester for placement.
    OFFERED: Fall and Spring
    NOTE: May be repeated for credit.
    CREDIT: 0 or1
  
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    MUS 295 - Ensemble


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Chamber groups—string, woodwind (including flute and recorder consort), brass, percussion, jazz, guitar, vocal, and opera ensembles.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 0 or 1
  
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    MUS 297 - Oswego Festival Chorus


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This large choral group is open to all students, regardless of major, as well as to the greater Oswego community. It is a project-based course designed to provide an opportunity for the participants to become acquainted with standard oratorio and choral/orchestral masterworks and to participate in rehearsal and concert performances of such literature.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall and Spring
    NOTE: May be repeated for credit.
    CREDIT: 0 or 1
  
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    MUS 300 - Advanced Music Theory I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Continuation of materials of MUS 201; altered triads and seventh chords. Emphasis on chorale melody harmonization.

    PREREQ: MUS 201.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 301 - Advanced Music Theory II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Application of the principles of music theory to major works by eighteenth and nineteenth century composers. Exploration of musical style.

    PREREQ: MUS 300.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 302 - Orchestration


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The study of the instruments of the orchestra, their ranges, tonal characteristics and technical possibilities, and the uses of these instruments. Projects include orchestration from original compositions and transcriptions.

    PREREQ: MUS 201 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 303 - Conducting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Development of the techniques needed to interpret and communicate the written musical score; conducting techniques studied in both classroom and laboratory settings.

    PREREQ: MUS 201 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 304 - Contemporary Improvisation


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to teach and develop instrumental performance skills in contemporary improvisation. Although the focus is on jazz, the basic performance techniques explored may be used in all forms of contemporary music.

    PREREQ: MUS 230 OR 231.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 305 - Jazz Composition and Arranging


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introductory course in jazz theory and orchestration. Through this course students will study the transpositions, practical ranges and peculiarities of writing for the standard instruments found in contemporary jazz band. Students will learn the basic harmonic structures and notations of chords most commonly used in jazz today, and the basic functions of these chords. Students will study the most common voicings for the instruments of the jazz band in individual sections and in various combinations.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 307 - Music and the Theatre: An Introduction to Opera


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Survey of operatic development of the past four centuries with emphasis on major operatic works.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 310 - History of Music Survey I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    History of music in Western civilization, stressing the most significant examples of music literature, Ancient to Baroque.

    PREREQ: MUS 113 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 311 - History of Music Survey II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Continuation of MUS 310, covering the period from Baroque to the present.

    PREREQ: MUS 113 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 312 - Music in the Baroque Era


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Examination of Baroque music through study of musical scores, recordings, theoretical treatises, biographies, and other related readings stressing the trends from 1600 to 1750.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    MUS 313 - Music of the Classic Period


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of music written between 1740 and 1810 and its relationship to literature and society of the period through class lecture, score analysis, and selected readings.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
 

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