Jan 25, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 
  
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    HIS 231 - The Western Heritage II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Survey of the basic ideas in Western Civilization from the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century to the present.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 248 - Women in American History, 1607—1920


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of American women—white and black, middle class and working class—with special emphasis on early feminism.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 300 - European Intellectual History in the 19th Century


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Romanticism, conservatism; German idealism; liberalism, Utopian socialism; Marxism; evolutionary socialism, nationalism; positivism anarchism; impact of Darwin; collapse of absolutes.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 301 - European Intellectual History in the 20th Century


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Collapse of absolutes; pessimism and optimism; dystopias; Nazism; Fascism; Communism; existentialism; emergent evolution; new liberalism; crisis theology; post-industrial society.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 302 - Historiography: Perspectives on Historians and Histories


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course presents an introduction to the history, method, and practice of writing history (historiography) from the Enlightenment era to the present. Through textual readings, research in primary sources, and oral presentations on aspects of historiography that have sparked controversy, students gain familiarity with the problems and pleasures of historical research and a new appreciation of how our historical knowledge is created.

    PREREQ: History majors and minors and Social Studies Education majors and minimum second semester sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 306 - Warfare and 20th Century Society


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of warfare and its impact on European society since 1914.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 307 - World War I


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of the causes, course and results of World War I.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 308 - Jews, Christians, and Muslims to 1500


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    In this course we will compare the development of the three great religions of western Asia: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. We will examine the evolution of ideas about God, tenets of belief, expressions of faith, and other aspects of religious life, and analyze how the three faith communities influenced each other. We will explore how communities with related but distinct religious beliefs developed in Asia, lived together in Europe, encountered each other, and tolerated or confronted one another during the ancient and medieval periods.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 310 - Religion in African History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is concerned with belief systems of African peoples and how spiritually derived values affect their ideas of history. It includes readings, lectures, and discussion on the belief systems (indigenous religious practices) and cosmologies (myths of origin) of selected groups, including oral traditions that reveal both spiritual values and perceptions of the distant past.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 312 - Early Middle Ages


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    From the decline of the Roman Empire to the First Crusade; Analysis of religious, social, economic, and technological factors, influencing the development of medieval European Civilization.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 313 - High and Late Middle Ages


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The flowering and decline of the Middle Ages; Emphasis on cultural developments with analysis of social, political, religious, and economic factors affecting medieval European Civilization.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 314 - Ancient Greece


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    From origins to conquest by Rome; emphasis upon cultural and political developments.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 315 - Ancient Rome


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    From Prehistoric Italy to 565 A.D.; analysis of Rome’s rise and decline.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 317 - Renaissance Europe


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Cultural, social, and economic life of fourteenth and fifteenth century Western Europe with particular emphasis on cultural life in Italy.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 318 - Reformation Europe


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Cultural, social, and economic life of sixteenth century Western Europe with particular emphasis on late humanism, the Protestant and Catholic Reformations.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 321 - French Revolution


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Please contact department for information on this course.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

  
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    HIS 322 - Nazi Germany


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 323 - Europe Between the World Wars, 1917-1939


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A comprehensive survey of European history from the Russian Revolution to the outbreak of the Second World War with emphasis on ideological movements (Communism, Fascism and Democracy).

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 324 - Europe Since 1945


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of the major events and issues of European history since 1945.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Irregularly
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 325 - Modern Germany


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    German history and civilization during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Fall and Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 326 - World War II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A survey of the major events and issues of World War II. Comparisons will be drawn between the European and Asian war theatres.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 328 - History of Women in Modern Europe


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is an analysis of the condition of women in Europe from pre-Industrial society to the present, concentrating on the contributions they have made to social and economic history. Students will be introduced to the importance of gender not only in historical development, but also as a tool of analysis as they confront social, economic, and political developments in European history.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 329 - The Cold War


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course offers an in-depth look at the Cold War, probably the single most important foreign relations factor influencing the US and the Soviet Union during the period 1946-1991.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 330 - History of Russia to 1900


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will deal with the origins and development of Russian history up to 1900.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 331 - Twentieth Century Russia


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Political, social, economic development from the reign of Nicholas II to the present with particular emphasis on the Russian Revolution and formation of Stalin’s totalitarian regime.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 334 - Modern Britian


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Please contact department for information on this course.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

  
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    HIS 340 - History of American Labor


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Role of the American worker from Colonial times; the labor movement concept; labor-management relations.

    PREREQ: Prerequisite: Upper divsion standing.
    OFFERED: Fall and Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 341 - America’s Vietnam War


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will deal with the origins, development, and outcome of America’s involvement in Vietnam, 1945—1973

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 342 - United States Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the factors explaining the emergence of the United States as a world power, and an analysis of the relationships between internal developments, dominant personalities, foreign events and specific foreign policies in the twentieth century.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 344 - American Immigration and Ethnic History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines the history of migration to colonial North America and the United States. The course addresses differences in the voluntary immigration experience, forced migration, and “migration” through conquest. The development of ethnic and racial identities in the United States are linked to these immigration/migration patterns and to legal constructions conceived in immigration and naturalization law. Other themes include internal migration, the history of nativism up to present debates regarding “illegal immigration,” and the development of racial/ethnic communities.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 345 - The Early Republic: US 1789-1848


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course covers one of the most complex periods in U.S. history, a time marked by democratic ferment, territorial expansion, increased national- ism and growing sectionalism. Through lectures, group discussions, various readings, papers and essay exams, students will learn about the people, ideas, institutions and events that shaped the new nation.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 346 - History of Organized Crime


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Deals with the nature and problems of organized crime in America—realities, myths and stereotypes.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 348 - Women in Twentieth Century United States


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines the role women have played in the United States in the twentieth century. Migration and immigration, politics, labor (in and outside the home), economics, and race will be discussed, with particular attention paid to the construction of gender roles and its effect on the behavior and expectations of both men and women, as well as children. The transformation of the meaning of “feminism” over the course of the twentieth century will frame much of the course.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 350 - Slavery In America to 1865


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A historical analysis of the development of black communities from colonization to the end of Reconstruction. The major theme will be the mutual impact that blacks and whites have had upon each other.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 352 - The Gilded Ages and Progressive Era


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines the period between the end of  Reconstruction  (1877) and 1920.  Migration and immigration, politics, labor, social movements, economics, gender and race will be discussed.  The transformation of the country from agricultural to industrialized, inhabited from coast to coast, comes at large social, educational and reform costs.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.  
    OFFERED: Irregularly.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 353 - The Black Power Movement


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course explores and analyzes the origins, development, and legacy of the watershed Black Power movement of the 1960s and 1970s. The course examines how Black Power represented a critical turning point in black-white relations in the United States, as well as in how African Americans viewed themselves.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 354 - The Indian in American History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The epic conflict of Indians and non-Indians and its impact on more widely known American white history.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: Slide lectures.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 356 - Civil War and Reconstruction


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An in-depth study of the factors that caused the American Civil War, and the efforts to restore the Confederate States, with an emphasis on the varying historical interpretations.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 366 - Age of Big Business


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of the economic growth and development of modern America from colonial times to the present, focusing on the powerful economic forces which have shaped the nation since 1865 and continue to affect the lives of its people.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 368 - Issues in American Medicine


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course examines the American medical system, and how the medical care received today is a legacy of the system’s evolution in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Alternative medical treatments and questions about the value of medical technology have long been concerns in our health care system. The notion of who or what is healthy is influenced by geography, race, gender, and ethnic class. Combined, these many factors also affect the care one might receive, in the nineteenth or the twenty-first century.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 369 - The United States Since 1945


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Intermediate level study of the history of the United States since 1945. Focuses on political, diplomatic, economic, social and cultural change.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 373 - History of Mexico


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Beginning with a brief introduction to the country’s great pre-Hispanic civilizations, the course moves toward the creation of new societies and cultures characteristic of the colonial period. The 19th and 20th centuries will serve to discuss the political struggles over the definition of nation and citizen.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 378 - Freedom in American History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Using the disciplines of law and history, this course examines how Americans have defined the word “freedom” from the colonial era through the twentieth century. Political, economic, and social contexts will be explored, with particular attention paid to the relationship between individual liberties and the power of the state to influence behavior.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 381 - History of Human Trafficking


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Economic globalization has resulted in increased migration of labor and a new form of slavery called Trafficking. Trafficking is often discussed as a new problem without reference to slavery and other forms of bondage. This course focuses on the history of human Trafficking from ancient times to the present.

    PREREQ: Upper Division Standing or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 382 - The State and Society in Late Imperial China


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will take an interdisciplinary approach to examine the Late Imperial Chinese society through analyzing source materials. It also exposes students to intellectual debates such as: the origin of underdevelopment, the nature of the late imperial state, Chinese demographic patterns, gender relations, violence and crime, collective action, and state making.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 383 - Modern China


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A brief sketch of traditional society followed by analysis of China’s reaction to the Western assault, revolution, the role of the Japanese, the Communist Era, and China’s position in the 1970’s.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 385 - Modern Japan


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A brief sketch of traditional society followed by analysis of the rise of militarism, war, the Occupation, and Japan’s position in the 1970’s.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 387 - Modern India


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study of India from 1600 to 1947.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 389 - History of the Middle East


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An examination of the development of Islam and history of the Islamic peoples from Muhammed to World War I, with emphasis on the nature of the region, is spread and its impact on institutions.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 392 - History of Islam in Africa


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course focuses on the history of Islam in Africa and African influences on Islamic institutions and practices in and outside Africa. Islam is a major world religion practiced by a quarter of Africa’s population. Islam contributed immensely and still contributes to shaping Africa’s history.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Irregularly.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 393 - Women and War in the Twentieth Century


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will examine women’s experiences in war during the twentieth century on both the battlefront and the homefront. The course will focus predominantly on women in the United States, Europe and Asia. The periods to be covered include World War I and the Russian Revolution, World War II and the Holocaust, the Vietnam War, and the Yugoslav Civil War.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 395 - Historic Preservation and Heritage Tourism


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Homeowners, historical societies, educators, city planners, and ordinary citizens all have an interest in preserving historic buildings to help maintain neighborhoods, contribute to quality of life, and enhance economic development. This course explores historic preservation, heritage tourism, and planning, with a special focus on teachers and students interested in careers in these fields.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Irregularly.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 412 - Seminar in Women’s History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Intensive study of a particular topic in women’s history, with emphasis on research and writing.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 416 - Seminar in Medieval History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Independent research and intensive study of selected topics on Medieval Europe between the decline of Rome and the Renaissance.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 424 - Seminar in Modern European History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Intensive study of limited period with emphasis upon individual research.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: May be repeated for credit with departmental approval.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 450 - Seminar in American History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Intensive study of limited period with emphasis on individual research.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: May be repeated for credit with departmental approval.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 452 - Colloquium in Regional and Local U.S. History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Survey of techniques, sources, and significance of local history, with special emphasis on New York State communities, including Oswego.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 482 - Seminar in Third World History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Specific topics will vary depending upon student and faculty interests.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: May be offered in more than one section with different content and may be repeated for credit with departmental approval.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 491 - History Honors II


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    (Research)

    PREREQ: Upper division standing and permission of History Chair.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: May be repeated up to six hours.
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HIS 498 - Internship in History


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A course designed for students who wish to take part in a job placement and work experience that is related to their academic program. Students will work in a part-time or full- time position in industry, business, government or an agency setting for the purpose of testing academic learning in a work situation.

    PREREQ: Acceptance in the Experience-Based Education Program, upper division standing, and permission of faculty sponsor.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    NOTE: This course may be taken in conjunction with an internship arranged by the Experience-Based Education Program on campus or it may be taken as an internship arranged by the History Department. In either case up to six hours may be accepted as history credit.
    CREDIT: 0 to 12
  
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    HIS 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: Upper division standing and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    HRM 385 - Organizational Behavior


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An exploration and analysis of the interaction between human beings in and with formal organizations. The in-depth approach to the complex relationships of organizational variables such as, perception, motivation and personality and environmental variables such as organizational leadership, climate, social factors and change.

    PREREQ: MGT 261 and minimum first semester junior standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HRM 386 - Human Resource Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to personnel management. Focus will be on introducing the student to the theories, practices, and problems encountered in securing, allocating, compensating, developing, and effectively using human resources in organizations.

    PREREQ: MGT 261 and minimum first semester junior standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HRM 458 - Human Resource Staffing


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course uses a theoretical and empirical framework for analyzing the major staffing activities of human resource planning, recruitment, selection and orientation. Study of relevant concepts, problems, methods, research, sensitivity to diverse workforce and legislation related to each of these activities will be incorporated in the course. Emphasis is directed to developing comprehensive analysis and decision-making skills.

    PREREQ: HRM 386 and minimum first semester junior standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HRM 459 - Labor Relations


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The study of labor relations resulting in collective bargaining. An examination of the historical development of the labor movement and the structure of union organizations and federal agencies involved in collective bargaining. Union organizing, concerted activities, collective bargaining and contract administration will be addressed.

    PREREQ: Minimum first semester junior standing. Advisement Recommendation: Completion of Basic Skills Requirements and Knowledge Foundation courses.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HRM 462 - Employment Law Employment


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Law examines the relationship between public policy and current human resource management practices. Major emphasis is placed on developing an understanding of the content of personnel law, its enforcement, and its day to day application. Topics investigated will be selected from among the following: employment discrimination law, wage and salary legislation, state unemployment law, workers’ compensation law, privacy issues, employment-at-ill, and common-law employment issues.

    PREREQ: Minimum first semester junior standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HRM 463 - Compensation Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The development and maintenance of internally equitable and externally competitive wage and salary programs is studied. Major emphasis is given to the role compensation plays in attracting, retaining, and motivating employees. Topics investigated include compensation as an exchange process, motivation theory, public policy and its effect on compensation, job analysis and evaluation, pay structure determination, performance evaluation, incentives and incentive plans, economic and noneconomic forms of compensation, special issues of managerial compensation, and problems of compensation control.

    PREREQ: HRM 386 and minimum first semester junior standing, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HRM 464 - Senior Seminar in Human Resource Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course helps senior students in the Human Resource Management major integrate knowledge of human resource management acquired from previous HRM courses. Students learn how effective staffing, compensation, performance management, and other human resource functions impact organizational performance. The course provides an integrative experience that enables students to solve human resource management problems using multiple perspectives.

    PREREQ: HRM 385 and 386, minimum first semester senior standing, and a major in human resource management, or instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 101 - Introduction to Health Promotion and Wellness


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An introduction to health promotion and wellness as a profession and career. Topics include competencies for health professionals (CHES), history of health promotion and wellness, health determinants, philosophical bases of health, theories of behavioral/organizational change, resources and professional organizations. Particular emphasis on the process and practice of health promotion in society, the organization, and the individual.

    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 241 - Critical Health Issues


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course confronts the vital health issues of our time—drug use and abuse, human sexuality, mental health, pollution problems, consumer health and common health problems of students.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 243 - Standard First Aid and CPR


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed for individuals who do not expect to meet daily medical emergencies, yet who want to be prepared in the event of accidents or sudden illnesses. This course develops individuals’ knowledge in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. Successful completion leads to certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 250 - Concepts of Peer Health Education


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course provides an opportunity to explore the history of peer influence on health promotion planning and programming. It will examine the methods and means of applying peer to peer outreach on health related issues and trends from the elementary to post-secondary student populations. Particular emphasis will investigate various relationships between health behavior choices and practices which are shaped by values, norms and society.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 300 - Emergency Medical Technician—Basic


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Certification by the State of New York in the care of the sick and injured. Topics include care for medical (cardiac, respiratory, environmental, etc.) and trauma (head, chest, shock, etc.) emergencies.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Summer
    NOTE: Lecture and lab.
    CREDIT: 4
  
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    HSC 310 - Disease: Lifestyle and Environment


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Principles of environmental health and safety, and disease prevention and control will be examined. Topics include epidemiology, occupational health and safety, and disease prevention. The role of society, the work-place, and the individual in relationship to disease prevention will be explored.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing and either BIO 101 OR 203.
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 315 - Nutrition Concepts


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course focuses on current nutritional concepts and controversies related to human health and nutritional requirements. The material provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain and adopt healthy nutritional behaviors, as well as the ability to determine their own dietary needs now and in the future.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 325 - Women’s Health Issues


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is designed to identify and discuss various women’s health issues relevant to our every day lives.  This course is designed to help persons develop and maintain a sense of responsibility for their physical, mental, sexual, and social well-being and to make sound decisions based on accurate information of women’s health-related issues.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 332 - Scientific Foundations of Fitness


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course is a study of the health related components of physical fitness. Attention will be given to the physiological responses of the body during exercise and the effects of conditioning on the body. Students will be given the opportunity to evaluate their personal fitness and to define their fitness prescriptions.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 333 - Human Response to Stress


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course focuses on the variables and issues that affect how humans respond to stress on the personal, behavioral, social, and organizational levels; provides practical and theoretical aids for coping with and managing the stress response; and, provides students with the opportunity to assess their own responses to stress, and to apply management techniques to moderate these responses.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 342 - Health Science for the Teacher


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    A study and analysis of the new health science program for the schools of New York State with primary emphasis on ‘What’ to teach and ‘How’ to teach it. The epidemiological approach will be used as a method for studying problems of drugs, alcohol and tobacco, personality development, family life education, nutrition, dental health and safety.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 343 - Drug Use and Abuse in Society


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    The course explores the social, psychological, pharmacological and legal aspects of the use by humans of chemical agents, i.e., drugs and narcotics, alcohol and tobacco, which affect their behavior. The role of education will be stressed.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 345 - Drug Studies and Student Protection Issues for Educators and Counselors


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Study in the individual, social, public policy and legal aspects of commonly abused psychoactive substances and their impact in society and educational settings. Study of student protection theories and the issues that affect the safety and health of communities and schools. Based on an examination of the issues through discussion and debate, students will create personal working models relating to drug abuse, school and community safety and the public policy that regulates these areas.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 386 - Wellness for Contemporary Living


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course emphasizes wellness as a positive approach to health through improving oneself beyond the absence of disease. The course is designed to develop awareness, self responsibility, strategies and techniques of managing one’s own health. It will explore such topics as caring for the physical self, using the mind constructively, channeling stress energies positively, expressing emotions effectively, becoming creatively involved with others, and staying in touch with the environment.

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 397 - Exploratory Practicum in Wellness Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course provides students an experiential learning opportunity through fieldwork in real-life health promotion/wellness settings. Students observe and participate in day-to-day work assignments under the supervision of one or more practicing professionals.

    PREREQ: Instructor Permission
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    NOTE: Students may receive one to three credit hours of academic credit. Forty hours of professional contact hours are required for each credit earned. Students must apply for admission to the course during the semester preceding their practicum.
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    HSC 399 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: Minimum sophomore standing and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    HSC 415 - Nutrition Controversies


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course focuses on some of the current controversies and research in areas of nutrition, diet, and health. In addition to becoming more aware of these controversies, students in this course will gain experience interpreting scientific literature to determine whether or not there is support for making statements for use by the general public.

    PREREQ: HSC 315.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 448 - Health Promotion Program Planning


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will focus on the development of the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and implement Health Promotion/Wellness Programs in a variety of settings. Issues of interest to health professionals such as: health care cost containment, goal setting, assessing organizational needs, program evaluation, and marketing program interventions are addressed. Students will learn how to plan and implement different health promotion programs to effectively meet the health care needs of an organization.

    PREREQ: Upper division standing.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 460 - Exercise Prescription and Leadership


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Exercise theory, programming, and prescription will be the focus of this course. Experiential learning activities will focus on the principles and practices of assessing, screening, and conducting health related adult physical fitness programs. Injury prevention, emergency procedures, and legal issues for the exercise leader will be addressed. Ideal for those considering national certification as personal trainers or aerobic instructors.

    PREREQ: HSC 332
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 470 - Wellness Skills: Application and Assessment


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Students develop needs assessment instruments, and implement, conduct, and evaluate health promotion/wellness programs for specific community and campus worksites. Skill development may include smoking cessation, health risk appraisals, fitness programming, nutritional education, hypertension screening, cholesterol screening, cancer detection, HIV/AIDS education (blood borne pathogens), back safety, and first aid and CPR.

    PREREQ: HSC 448.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 488 - Evaluation and Research in Health Promotion


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course covers various evaluation and measurement concepts in wellness and fitness programs. Provides students the opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of health promotion programs in the work place. Emphasis is on computerized health information retrieval systems, selection of evaluation instruments, reading, writing, and interpreting research literature. Basic statistics are studied and applied with attention given to the administration, scoring, statistical analysis, and interpretation of results.

    PREREQ: HSC 448.
    OFFERED: Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    HSC 498 - Internship in Wellness Management


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    An upper division course designed for students who wish to take part in a semester long internship designed to provide a pre-professional experiential learning opportunity in wellness management. Students will work full-time or part-time in a position which will provide opportunities to apply classroom learning and to analyze and synthesize that knowledge in an approved internship setting.

    PREREQ: Completion of 60 cr of course work and a minimum GPA of 2.5.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring, Summer
    CREDIT: 0 to 12
  
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    HSC 499 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    PREREQ: Upper division standing and instructor permission.
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 1 to 3
  
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    INT 111 - Oral Interpretation of Literature


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Theory and practice of effective oral reading with emphasis on selecting, analyzing, rehearsing and presenting literature for oral interpretation.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    INT 120 - Storytelling


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Development of the art of storyteller through application of the oral tradition of literature. Individual guidance. Presentation of stories before class members and before children in the primary and elementary school.

    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    INT 399 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Research or creative projects in the field of oral interpretation.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    INT 449 - Independent Study


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Research or creative projects in the field of oral interpretation.

    PREREQ: Instructor permission
    OFFERED: Irregular
    CREDIT: 1 to 6
  
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    ISC 110 - Introduction to Information Science


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will introduce students to the basic concepts, principles and skills utilized in the field of information science. The main emphasis will be on the use of computer technology tools to manage information resources. The course will also prepare students for other technology-intensive information science courses.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ISC 150 - Introduction to Scripting and Markup Languages


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will investigate the syntactic and semantic properties of scripting languages. Attention will be primarily paid to JavaScript, with some comparisons made to other scripting languages. Finally, investigation will be made of the properties and applications of Standard Generalized Markup Languages, (HTML and XML) and the ways in which scripting languages and Java work with them.

    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ISC 220 - Information Storage and Retrieval


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    Consideration of the basic principles and tools for analysis and retrieval of information in various information systems (both textual and database systems). Topics include analysis and storage of information, retrieval concepts and types of retrieval systems.

    PREREQ: ISC 110 Or CSC 101 Or CSC 102 or CSC 103
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ISC 221 - Foundations of Computer Science


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course will provide students with a broad perspective of computer science and will acquaint them with formal systems on which modern computer science is based. Students will study the structure and interpretation of three classes of abstract computing machines and their equivalent languages.

    PREREQ: CSC 212.
    EQUIVALENT COURSE: CSC 221
    OFFERED: Fall, Spring
    CREDIT: 3
  
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    ISC 300 - Current Problems in Information Science


    2010-2011 Catalog Year

    This course covers various problems in information science as they relate to society and individuals. Topics included are the information explosion, information technologies, information retrieval, privacy, freedom of information, censorship, copyright, security and transborder data flow.

    PREREQ: ISC 220 or instructor permission
    OFFERED: Fall
    CREDIT: 3
 

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