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Thursday, November 17, 2022

Curricular Items

Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2022

Curricular Items

From the Chair of the College Senate Curriculum Committee
Advanced to the President
The following has been approved by the College Senate Curriculum Committee and forwarded to the president for review:

New Program:
B.S./M.S. Dietetics Combined Pathway

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The following have been approved by the special committee of the College Senate Intellectual Foundations Oversight Committee (SIFOC) and the College Senate Curriculum Committee for inclusion in General Education 2023. These courses will be forwarded to the president for review:

ARTS
HON 103 Arts Foundations Seminar: Studio Arts
HON 106 Arts Foundation Seminar: Inquiry and Analysis

HUMANITIES
COM 100 Media Literacy
HON 101 Humanities Foundation Seminar
SPC 103 Introduction to Human Communication

NATURAL SCIENCES
BIO 100 Principles of Biology
BIO 101 Human Biology
BIO 104 Environmental Biology
CHE 100 Chemistry and Society
CHE 101 General Chemistry I
CHE 111 Fundamentals of Chemistry
GEG 101 World Natural Environments
HON 102 Natural Science Foundations Seminar
PHY 100 Physics for Non-science Majors
PHY 103 Understanding Sound
PHY 104 Physics for K–8 Teachers
PHY 107 General Physics I
PHY 111 University Physics I

SOCIAL SCIENCES
GEG 102 Human Geography
HON 202 Social Science Seminar
PSY 101 Intro to Psych

U.S. HISTORY
HIS 106 History of American Life I
HIS 107 History of American Life II
HON 104 American History Seminar

WORLD HISTORY and GLOBAL
HIS 115 Foundations of Western Civilization
HIS 116 Europe Since 1500
HIS 117 Europe: The Twentieth Century and Beyond
HIS 230 World Civilizations I
HIS 231 World Civilizations II
HON 201 World History Seminar

WORLD LANGUAGES
ARA 101 Beginning Arabic I
CHI 101 Beginning Chinese I
FRE 101 Beginning French I
GER 101 Beginning German I
ITA 101 Beginning Italian I
SPA 101 Beginning Spanish I

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Advanced to the Curriculum Committee
The following have been received in the College Senate Office and forwarded to the College Senate Curriculum Committee for fall 2022 review:

New Courses:
BIO 441 Bioinformatics. Prerequisites: BIO 111, BIO 211, BIO 213, CHE 111, CHE 113, CHE 112, and CHE 114. Introduction to bioinformatics concepts and techniques. Bioinformatic applications in academic, biotechnological, clinical and pharmaceutical settings for analyzing individual DNA and protein sequences. No formal computer programming training or high-level mathematical skills required. Offered occasionally, beginning fall 2023.

CHE 327 Medicinal Plant Chemistry. Prerequisites: CHE 202, CHE 204, and CHE 325. Overview of plants as sources of chemical compounds; classes of natural products from plant sources, their biosynthesis, and their uses in medicine, flavorings, cosmetics, and recreation; extraction, purification, and analysis of phytochemical compounds from the different parts of plants; overview of the cannabis and hemp industry and applicable regulations. Offered occasionally, beginning fall 2023.

CHE 427 Cannabis Analysis. Prerequisites: CHE 327 and CHE 404. Overview of instrumental methods for the chemical analysis of target analytes in cannabis or cannabis-derived products. Use of laboratory analytical instruments for the separation, identification, and quantification of chemicals for the potency test and quality control of cannabis or its products. Development and validation of analytical methods Offered spring semester, beginning spring 2023.

EXE 673 Personnel Supervision and Management. Preparation for effective personnel supervision and management in the field of applied behavioral analysis. This training program is based on the Behavioral Analyst Certification Board (BACB) Supervisor Training Curriculum Outline (2.0), but is offered independently of the BCBA. Offered every semester, beginning fall 2023.

EXE 573 Foundations of Teaching Middle School Students with Disabilities. Focus on instructional procedures necessary for effective instruction of middle school students with disabilities and those with complex learning support needs. Offered occasionally, beginning fall 2023.

PSC 323 Governing New York State through Crisis (cross-listed with ECO 323). Prerequisites: PSC 102 or ECO 201 or instructor permission. NYS government, politics, and annual budget process. Topics include fiscal federalism, economic climate, NYS budget components and processes, contemporary policy issues, political parties, interest groups, and NYS government institutions. Offered spring semester, beginning spring 2023.

Course Revisions:
EXE 683 Supervision Practicum: Personnel Supervision and Management. Application of theories and principles of applied behavior analysis in special education and related settings. Focus on field supervision skills for personnel supervision and management. Required for BCBA certification. This training program is based on the Behavioral Analyst Certification Board (BACB) Supervisor Training Curriculum Outline (2.0), but is offered independently of the BCBA. Offered every semester, beginning fall 2023.

FAR 220 Photography 1. Introduction to photography as a medium of art and personal, social, and cultural storytelling. Includes technical aspects of black-and-white film photography, darkroom practice, basic digital capture and editing, and image sequencing for meaning. Offered every semester, beginning fall 2023.

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