Jan 26, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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    BIO 325 - Behavioral Biology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to the principles of behavior.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 OR 213, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    BIO 340 - The Plant Kingdom


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Survey of plant kingdom, emphasizing evolutionary relationships.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 OR 213, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 341 - Plants and Society


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An exploration of the manner in which plants have influenced the development of civilization. A study of poisonous, medicinal and wild and cultivated food plants with regard to their effect on society.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 342 - Introduction To Mycology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    BIO 356 - Flora of The Oswego Region


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Field identification of vascular plants found in Oswego county and the surrounding region. Introduction to the principles of classification and nomenclature. Field work will include exploration of the flora of recognized ecological communities of the region, impact of introduced exotic species, and status of rare and endangered native species. Students will become familiar with professional manuals and popular guides for the identification of vascular plants.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 OR 213, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 357 - Plant Systematics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The theoretical study of plant classification, its basis, procedures, and rules. Modern techniques of phylogenetic classification will be emphasized. Laboratory exercises utilize examples from the local flora to develop skill in the use of professional manuals for the identification of vascular plant species.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 OR 213, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 358 - Plant Ecology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The study of plant communities and the factors that affect them. Introduction to species interactions, life history patterns and allocation of resources, the concepts of the community, biomes of North America, and ecological succession. Fieldwork will involve survey of ecological communities in Central New York and application of ecological methods in sampling one of these communities.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 OR 213, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: BIO 320 is recommended.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 363 - Great Lakes Environmental Issues


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An interdisciplinary course focused on the interactions of biological, geological, hydrological, and environmental components of the Great Lakes ecosystems utilizing specific examples from south eastern Lake Ontario, its tributaries, and adjacent coastal plain. Environmental degradation and its impacts on society and culture will be examined.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    EQUIVALENT COURSE: ESC 363
    OFFERED: Spring
    NOTE: Course includes field trips, computer activities, and short writing assignments.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 370 - The Animal Kingdom


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Comparative study of the morphology, physiology and ecology of invertebrates and vertebrates.

    PREREQ: BIO 120 OR 213, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    BIO 396 - Teaching Assistant in the Biological Sciences


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An experience in the classroom or teaching laboratories under the guidance of one of the Biological Sciences faculty. Student experiences are varied and may include preparing materials for the lab, demonstrating procedures, techniques, etc. to students. Teaching Assistants attend all formal course activities and weekly preparation meetings and gain in-depth background on the subject material.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    BIO 399 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Investigations by students into specific areas of the biological sciences.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission and satisfactory grade point average.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    BIO 400 - Current Issues in Environmental and Population Biology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A seminar course on the interdisciplinary aspects of the human impact on the earth and its ecosystems. Some of the issues to be explored are environmental ethics; population, resources, pollution, politics and the environmental degradation.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 420 - Wetland Ecology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An interdisciplinary overview of freshwater and marine wetland ecosystems including biotic and abiotic ecological interactions, biogeochemistry, and the importance of wetlands to human society. Distinguishing features of wetlands and the diversity of wetland ecosystems will be emphasized. Laboratory with weekend field experiences to local and regional wetlands is required.

    PREREQ: Twelve hours of biological sciences including BIO 320, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    BIO 425 - Evolution


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A capstone seminar course on the principles, mechanisms and processes of evolution via natural selection.

    PREREQ: Twelve hours of biological sciences including BIO 315, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 439 - Molecular Biology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The structures and functions of nucleic acids and proteins, molecular mechanisms of gene expression, biotechnology, genomics, the molecular basis of some diseases, techniques and experimental approaches will be covered. The course relies on textbook readings and the analysis of primary literature (research articles, commentaries, and reviews) to understand the science and to consider the social ramifications of modern molecular biology.

    PREREQ: BIO 309 OR 315 and CHE 332 OR 360, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 440 - Developmental Plant Biology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Principles of cellular, tissue, and organ development in seed plants with emphasis on gene expression, nuclear-cytoplasmic interactions, intercellular communications, cell division, cell and tissue differentiation and structure, organ and whole plant development, aging, and the molecular, hormonal, and environmental controls over development.

    PREREQ: Fifteen hours of biological sciences including BIO 315, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 460 - Conservation Biology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An overview of contemporary Conservation Biology. General principles and practices of Conservation Biology will be discussed with reference to assigned readings. This class will provide students with a sound basis for judgment on conservation issues.

    PREREQ: Twelve hours of biological sciences or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 471 - Proteomics with Laboratory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Proteomics is the large-scale analysis of the entire set of proteins in a cell, tissue, or organism, allowing a description of the system in terms of its functional components. This course covers theory and applications dealing with techniques and instrumentation utilized in proteomics. The laboratory component includes proteome analysis using two dimensional electrophoresis, mass spectrometry, and use of databases.

    EQUIVALENT COURSE: CHE 471
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 492 - Research


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Laboratory and/or field research in the biological sciences in selected topics with emphasis on recent investigations and experimental techniques aimed at acquainting students with methods of research, formulation of problems, experimental design, analysis of data, search of relevant literature, and preparation of scientific communications.

    PREREQ: Twelve hours of biological sciences and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 497 - Senior Honors Thesis


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A course designed for students who are participating in the Honors Program in Biological Sciences. Students will pursue, under advisement, a research topic which will challenge the individual’s ability and potential to perform an independent investigation.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BIO 498 - Internship in Biology


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A supervised field placement intended to give students training and experience in biology which could not be obtained at the Oswego campus.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 0 to 12
  
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    BIO 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Investigations by students into specific areas of the biological sciences.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    BLW 280 - Business Law I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to the legal environment of business with emphasis on contracts, negotiable instruments, and sales. Emphasis will be fundamental legal principles, terminology, and legal analysis.

    PREREQ: MGT 261 and minimum second semester sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BLW 355 - Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course focuses on the public and private laws that affect business in all facets of its operation. It also explores the international and ethical issues influencing the legal environment.

    PREREQ: MGT 261 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: This course cannot be used to satisfy any elective requirement in any Business Administration degree program.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BLW 381 - Business Law II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to present the legal concepts pertaining to the formation, operation, and dissolution of different forms of business organizations. We will study the principles of the agency relationship, general and limited partnerships, and business corporations. We will, in addition, review the nature of secured transactions between debtors and creditors under Article 9 of the UCC and be introduced to Bankruptcy Law.

    PREREQ: BLW 280 OR 355 and minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BLW 455 - Cyber Law


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An examination of the legal and regulatory environment of e-business. Emphasis will be on the application of the common law to the Internet and e-commerce, emerging trends and legislation affecting the Internet and e-commerce from a domestic and international perspective. In addition, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of legal and business research on the World Wide Web and LEXIZ/NEXIS© electronic legal research system.

    PREREQ: BLW 280 OR 355 and first semester junior standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 108 - Introduction to Mass Media


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A critical survey of mass media of communication with emphasis on the role of mass communications in modern society.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 129 - Television Studio Operations


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students will learn about and operate equipment in a television studio. They will develop skills in camera angles and framing, lighting, audio, floor managing, teleprompter operation and switching.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Activities are directed at supporting a weekly newscast prepared by seniors and supervised by an instructor.
  
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    BRC 200 - Social History of American Radio and Television


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An overview of the historical significance of radio and television in American life since 1920. The mass media as a reflection and shape of social and cultural concepts and its political importance. The role of radio and television in American education and society.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 215 - Broadcast Performance


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to concepts in radio-television as related to announcing and non-dramatic presentations. Practice in announcing and non-dramatic performance.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 220 - Radio Production


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Radio Production is a lecture/laboratory course designed to introduce the student to the terminology and production procedures used in radio production. Students will be instructed in the use of broadcasting equipment and the techniques of producing various types of radio programming.

    PREREQ: BRC 108 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 229 - Broadcast News Writing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students will gather and write news stories for radio and television. They will employ strategies to make leads simple and interesting. They will use appropriate style for punctuation and attribution. They will understand and practice how to select and introduce soundbites, and will be introduced to ethical and legal issues.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 235 - Introduction to Video Production


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to the fundamentals of television production. Emphasis on hands-on operation of production equipment.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 300 - Broadcasting and Cable


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will give the student an understanding of the historical, social, political, economic, and structural contexts in which electronic technologies facilitate communication between individuals, groups, and social entities. Technologies covered include those associated with broadcasting, land-based telephone and data transmission, computer-based information systems, and space-based communication.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 301 - Media Economics


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A comprehensive overview of economic issues that affect the funding and operation of media systems; an introduction to standard methods for quantifying media usage and effects. Students will learn and apply a variety of techniques for measuring media usage and effects. All exams include written expression and mathematical computation.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 319 - Mass Media and the Law


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the mass media and the law, the freedoms and rights afforded to the various media via the First Amendment, and the control exercised by various governmental and societal agencies over the media. The course will examine the rights and social responsibilities of the media through the exercise of a free press, the rights and protections afforded to individuals, the ethics of the press, journalistic integrity, and pressures upon the media from governmental and economic sources. The course will examine the differences between print and electronic models and the differences in the rights afforded to these entities.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 320 - Programs, Programming and Effects


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of social effects of programming offered by broadcast stations, cable systems, direct broadcast satellites, and the Internet. Includes a consideration of programs and programming concepts, especially the broadcaster’s obligation to “entertain, inform, and educate”, the impact of changing regulation in the U.S. on programming, the impact of new communication technologies on program distribution, and the effects on the industry.

    PREREQ: BRC 319.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 321 - Broadcast Sales


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of the process and problems of sales in the broadcast media and its relationship to station operations.

    PREREQ: BRC 320 and upper division standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 325 - Research Methods for Mass Media


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course introduces students to the fundamental knowledge and methods of communication research. It also provides opportunity for students to learn how to write a research proposal.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 328 - Media Copywriting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the techniques used in writing continuity for today’s media. The student will examine the advertising industry and its impact on the public and should gain a working knowledge of the special requirements of creating specific types of continuity for a special medium. Students will be required to write, edit, and produce copy for a variety of media.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Advisement recommendation: BRC 220 or 235.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 329 - Broadcast News Reporting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students will gather and write news stories for radio and television. They will develop a beat, generate assignments, conduct interviews using audio and video equipment, and produce finished stories for simulated broadcast or a real webcast. They will understand and practice how to do live reporting. They will gain additional appreciation of ethical and legal issues, as well as, the history, regulation and organization of news departments and their roles within the station and network structures.

    PREREQ: BRC 229 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    BRC 330 - Telecommunications


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course deals with telecommunications and its relationship to information science.

    PREREQ: ISC 110 OR BRC 319.
    EQUIVALENT COURSE: ISC 330
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Topical areas include government regulation, local area networks and related technologies.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 350 - Children, Women, and Minorities in the Media


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A critical analysis of the treatment of children, women and minorities in our media systems.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 370 - Comparative Studies in World Broadcasting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A detailed study of systems in world broadcasting, including origin, type of government control, management, financing and programming. Classroom instruction will precede study abroad in the country visited.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Country of study may vary by semester.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 399 - Independent Studies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Appropriate independent readings or independent project in the field of mass communication.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    BRC 400 - Media and Society


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An investigation of the interrelationships between media systems and contemporary American society examining issues of content, control, consumption, uses and effects, structure and function. The course will consider economic influences on the media, regulatory practices, the significance of institutional conglomeration, and issues of media access, responsibilities, fairness, and ethics.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 410 - Hollywood Field Experience


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Hollywood Field Experience offers students the opportunity to meet, learn from, and interact with professionals from various media, including film, television, marketing and publishing. Students participating in the program will be provided with a unique insight to the inner workings of the industry that is impossible to achieve in the classroom.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 420 - Technology and Culture


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to theoretical frameworks for understanding how technology shapes and is mutually shaped by ways of thinking about the self and the world. The course also looks at how artists, feminists and non-Western thinkers have provided alternative models for thinking about technology and culture.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 421 - Social Networks and the Web


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course takes a critical look at the phenomenon of online networks, how they come into being, and what impact they have on social behavior. The course includes a review of social network theories and an exploration of issues of control, participation, and production as they relate to networks.

    PREREQ: BRC 420 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 422 - Videogame Theory and Analysis


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An interdisciplinary look at videogames, exploring the social, cultural, technological and economic dimensions of the medium. The course will provide students (through play and  analysis) with a framework for studying videogames as cultural texts that can serve as entertainment, art, and learning tools.

    PREREQ: BRC 420 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 428 - Scriptwriting for Television


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students will work in a simulation of a professional environment. They will study and practice story and plot development, character arc, dramatic structure, and various screenplay formats.

    PREREQ: CRW 207 OR BRC 235, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Students will be required to write an adaptation screenplay and an original script for television.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 429 - Broadcast News Processing and Producing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students will be assigned the specific tasks needed to produce a news show. These include: producer, assistant producer, reporter, videographer, news anchor, weathercaster, sports anchor, and tape editor. Working as a team, they will build a script, tape segments, graphics, etc., for the purpose of performing as if on the air a newscast in real time. The students will learn how to use state of the art digital news processing software, editing equipment, studio cameras, teleprompters, etc., in a simulated news environment. All students will rotate through each job at least once, and, ideally, twice, depending on their desire to specialize.

    PREREQ: BRC 329 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    BRC 445 - Advanced Television Production


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A practicum in advanced television production techniques and basic ENG and EFP methods. Provides a working knowledge of video editing, camera techniques, light control, scripting, staging, blocking, and location sound recording.

    PREREQ: BRC 235 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    BRC 450 - Topics in Broadcasting


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A critical analysis of selected in-depth areas and problems in broadcasting.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: This course may be repeated up to a total of twelve credit hours if the content is different.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 455 - Electronic Field Production and Video Post Production


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A practicum in video field production techniques from single camera news gathering to multi-camera remotes. Emphasis will be placed on film style, single camera electronic field production. Post production processes will be covered in depth, including off-line and on-line editing and multi-track audio for video post.

    PREREQ: BRC 445 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Materials charge required.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 465 - Dramatic Video Production


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students will work in a professional environment in which they will produce a dramatic program similar to those seen on primetime television. They will learn how to create a production schedule and budget, scouting and shooting on location, and non-linear post-production.

    PREREQ: BRC 445 or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 497 - Broadcast Practicum


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Student will work in one of several positions with faculty and staff within Communication Studies Department facilities.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    BRC 498 - Broadcasting Internship


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Work and study in a broadcast station, public relations, advertising agency, or news department. Collateral reports, readings and conferences.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 0 to 12
  
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    BRC 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Appropriate individual projects in the field of broadcasting or mass communication.

    PREREQ: Minimum senior standing and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    BUS 498 - Management Internship


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Practical experience in a job situation which is designed to meet specific learning objectives. Internship proposals must provide for field supervision and evaluation.

    PREREQ: Permission of the department and a minimum GPA of 2.75.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 0 to 12
  
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    BUS 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Individual readings and research projects under the direct supervision of a member of the Business Administration staff.

    PREREQ: Senior standing and permission of the department.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    CED 330 - Teaching Mathematics: Authentic Literacy and Learning


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    In-depth examination of the elementary school mathematics curriculum and current best professional practice in teaching mathematics; focus on research into children’s learning and the impact of various teaching strategies on the mathematics learning of all children; includes relevant field-based assignments.

    PREREQ: Admission to Childhood Education major.
    COREQ: LIT 311, SPE 303 and SPE 304.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CED 340 - Teaching Science and Technology: Authentic Literacy and Learning


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of the nature of science & technology, how children learn science (including science misconceptions), and the curriculum and pedagogy appropriate for teaching science & technology to preschool and elementary children, with special emphasis on integrating language arts skills into science & technology instruction. Inquiry, reflection, interpretation of research, modeling, and practice are used to build understanding, skill, professionalism, and continuing growth in science & technology teaching.

    PREREQ: Admission to Childhood Education major.
    COREQ: EDU 301, EDU 303, and CED 350.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CED 350 - Teaching Social Studies: Authentic Literacy and Learning


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is the study of curriculum and methods of instruction for social studies Grades 1-6 with a focus on state and national learning standards; instructional decision making; learning theories; curricular content and development; environments conducive to fostering growth of diverse students; use of technology to support learning; collaboration with other professionals to assist students with social studies learning; and planning in the social studies area for students with special needs.

    PREREQ: Admission to Childhood Education major.
    COREQ: EDU 301, EDU 303 and CED 340.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CED 393 - Field Experience III: Planning and Teaching Practicum


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to help students become collaborative, reflective educators who plan, implement, and assess lessons and units of study that use a variety of integrated teaching strategies to promote the learning of all students. Research-based, culturally relevant, anti-bias, technology-supported teaching, fair and equitable assessment, and responsible management strategies will be implemented in a field placement.

    PREREQ: EDU 303 and SPE 303.
    COREQ: CED 394 and LIT 314.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 2
  
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    CED 394 - Integrated Childhood Methods


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to help students become collaborative, reflective educators who plan, implement, and assess lessons and units of study that use a variety of integrated teaching strategies to promote the learning of all students. Research-based, culturally relevant, anti-bias, technology-supported teaching; fair and equitable assessment, and responsible management strategies will be developed. Inquiry, interpretation of research, modeling, and practice are used to build professional understanding, skills, and dispositions, and encourage continuing growth.

    PREREQ: LIT 311 and SPE 304.
    COREQ: CED 393 and LIT 314.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    CED 420 - Childhood Student Teaching


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is one of two culminating courses of the undergraduate childhood teacher education major. It provides the candidate with the opportunity to integrate content and to promote learning for all students in a setting appropriate for the NYS initial teaching certificate.

    PREREQ: <CED 393, 394, LIT 314 and EDU 380.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 6
  
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    CED 421 - Cross-Cultural Student Teaching


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is one of two culminating courses of the undergraduate childhood teacher education major. It provides the candidate with the opportunity to integrate content to promote learning for all students in a diverse setting appropriate for the NYS initial teaching certificate.

    PREREQ: CED 420.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 6
  
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    CHE 101 - Survey of Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A one-semester course introducing the fundamental principles of chemistry and their applications to the chemical behavior of matter. Topics include classical and modern atomic theory, nature of the chemical bond, molecular shapes, chemical reactivity, introductory organic chemistry and nuclear energy.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: Previous knowledge of chemistry is not required. An optional laboratory is available for this course.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 101L - Survey of Chemistry Laboratory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Laboratory to accompany Chemistry 101. Students may enroll in CHE 101 without taking CHE 101L.

    COREQ: CHE 101.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    NOTE: Breakage deposit.
  
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    CHE 111 - General Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The first course in a two-semester course in chemistry that presents fundamentals of atomic theory and molecular structure, chemical bonding, and the chemical and physical behavior of matter.

    PREREQ: High school chemistry.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: For science majors. Breakage deposit.
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    CHE 209 - Chemistry and Public Concern


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of chemistry and its interactions with society. Course will provide non-science majors with a course relating chemistry with current and future social and humanistic problems facing mankind. Content will include such topics as: over-the-counter, prescription and illegal drugs; energy; food; pesticides; detergents; chemical contraceptives and environmental concerns.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 212 - General Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The second course in a two-semester course in chemistry that presents fundamentals of atomic theory and molecular structure, chemical bonding, and the chemical and physical behavior of matter.

    PREREQ: CHE 111.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: For science majors. Breakage deposit.
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    CHE 230 - Introductory Organic Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Broad introduction to the general field of organic chemistry.

    PREREQ: CHE 101 OR 111.
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Not open to students specializing in chemistry.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 230L - Introductory Organic Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Laboratory to accompany CHE 230. Students may enroll in CHE 230 without taking CHE 230L.

    COREQ: CHE 230.
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Breakage deposit.
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    CHE 300 - Environmental Science


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introductory survey of environmental problems such as air and water pollution. Emphasis will be on the knowledge necessary to understand and control the environment.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 301 - Chemical Safety


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    CHE 301 covers safety measures for prudent professional practice in a chemistry laboratory. This course seeks to provide a basis for professionals working in the sciences to develop safe working habits when working with chemicals. Topics include the use of personal protective equipment, material safety data sheets, labeling, safe storage and handling of chemicals, fire safety, compressed gases, and emergency response.

    PREREQ: CHE 212.
    OFFERED: Fall
  
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    CHE 305 - Criminalistic Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is an introduction to various scientific techniques used in obtaining and analyzing criminal evidence. Topics will include: chemical analysis, arson, toxicology, fibers, explosives and fingerprints.

    PREREQ: CHE 101 OR 111 and six credit hours of social sciences.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: This course may not be used to satisfy Chemistry major elective requirements.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 313 - Chemistry and Art


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is an interdisciplinary study of the properties of materials that are used to create works of art. Emphasis will be on the physical and chemical properties of paint, glass, paper, ceramics, metals and plastics.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall and Spring.
    NOTE: The course will consist of three-credit combinations of lecture, laboratory and seminar.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 322 - Analytical Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Quantitative analysis by gravimetric, volumetric and selected instrumental methods.

    PREREQ: CHE 212.
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Breakage deposit.
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    CHE 331 - Organic Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The first course in a two-semester study of organic chemistry involving a thorough integration of fact and theory and emphasizing the relationships between structures, properties, and reactions of organic compounds.

    PREREQ: CHE 212.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Breakage deposit.
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    CHE 332 - Organic Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A two-semester study of organic chemistry involving a thorough integration of fact and theory and emphasizing the relationships between structures, properties, and reactions of organic compounds.

    PREREQ: CHE 331.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Breakage deposit.
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    CHE 341 - Physical Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of gas laws, kinetic theory of gases, laws of thermodynamics and their application to chemical systems.

    PREREQ: CHE 212, MAT 220, and PHY 212 or PHY 213.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 341L - Physical Chemistry Laboratory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Laboratory to accompany CHE 341.

    COREQ: CHE 322 and 341 or 344.
    OFFERED: Fall
    NOTE: Breakage deposit.
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    CHE 342 - Physical Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study of chemical reaction rates, quantum chemistry, spectroscopy and molecular structure.

    PREREQ: CHE 212, MAT 220, and either PHY 212 OR 213.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 342L - Physical Chemistry Laboratory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Laboratory to accompany CHE 342.

    PREREQ: CHE 341L.
    COREQ: CHE 342
    OFFERED: Spring
    NOTE: Breakage deposit.
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    CHE 344 - Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This is a one semester course which covers all three areas of physical chemistry. It is intended as an alternative to CHE 341/342 for Biochemistry majors.

    PREREQ: CHE 212 and MAT 220.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    CHE 360 - Introductory Biochemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Broad introduction to the general field of biochemistry.

    PREREQ: CHE 230.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 360L - Introductory Biochemistry Laboratory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Laboratory to accompany CHE 360.

    PREREQ: CHE 230L.
    OFFERED: Spring
    NOTE: Breakage deposit. Students may enroll in CHE 360 without taking CHE 360L.
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    CHE 397 - Research in Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Development of a better understanding of the significance of research in chemistry through the study of a research problem. Three hours of laboratory, conference, and library research per week for each hour of credit. The student wishing to engage in research for credit should arrange with a member of the faculty to sponsor and supervise such work.

    PREREQ: CHE 111.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: The course may be repeated for credit for a total of six credit hours. Note: Open to seniors.
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    CHE 399 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Selection and pursuit of a problem, under advisement of the chemistry staff, that will challenge the student’s ability and potential to perform an independent investigation.

    PREREQ: Permission of department chair.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    CHE 401 - Special Topics in Advanced Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of selected areas of chemistry which is of interest to science majors.

    PREREQ: Upper division status; additional prerequisites determined by subject matter.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Repetitive credit is allowed provided the topics covered are different.
    CREDIT: 1 to 4
  
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    CHE 403 - NMR Laboratory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course covers the fundamental principles of NMR spectroscopy. Lectures about the theory of NMR and spectrometer operation are complimented by computer simulations. There are numerous hands-on laboratory sessions where experiments are performed and interpreted. Topics include 1H, 13C, 31P, 19F, and 29Si NMR and APT, DEPT, COSY, HETCOR, and NOESY experiments.

    PREREQ: CHE 332 and either CHE 341 OR 344.
    OFFERED: Irregular.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 405 - Forensic Science


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is an in-depth study of the methods and techniques used in the analysis and interpretation of physical evidence in the crime lab. The analysis of blood stains, drugs, fibers, glass and paint by classical wet chemical and instrumental methods will be examined.

    PREREQ: CHE 305 and one credit of chemistry lab.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: The course will consist of 3 cr combinations of lecture, laboratory and seminar. Breakage deposit required. This course may not be used to satisfy chemistry major elective requirements.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 411 - Microcomputers in the Chemistry Laboratory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed for all science majors who wish to create computer-instrument interfaces and who wish to use such interfaces for data acquisition in the laboratory. Both the hardware and software aspects of interfacing are addressed. Software development is minimized by using commercial programs. Some familiarity with personal computers is assumed.

    PREREQ: CHE 212 and either PHY 212 OR 213.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 425 - Instrumental Analysis


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Theory and application of instrumental methods of analysis. Includes various electrometric, magnetic, spectrophotometric and chromatographic instruments along with simple electronic circuits.

    PREREQ: CHE 322, 342, and either 341 OR 344.
    OFFERED: Spring
    NOTE: Breakage deposit.
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    CHE 434L - Advanced Chemistry Laboratory


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Involves the application of advanced experimental techniques of chemistry to the study of inorganic and organic compounds.

    PREREQ: CHE 332 and 451.
    OFFERED: Spring
    NOTE: Breakage deposit.
    CREDIT: 1
  
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    CHE 436 - Advanced Organic Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Intensive study of organic chemistry with emphasis on the scope and limitations of reactions, mechanisms and recent developments.

    PREREQ: CHE 332.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 440 - Organic Spectroscopy


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The determination of the structures of organic compounds utilizing infrared, nuclear magnetic resonance, ultraviolet and mass spectrometry.

    PREREQ: CHE 332.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    CHE 443 - Quantum Chemistry


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to the principles and applications of quantum chemistry.

    PREREQ: CHE 332.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
 

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