Courses

218 courses found when searching within the Fall 2021 semester.

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Field Experience/Ind Studies

IST 214

Students spend 8-10 hours per week, or 120 hours during the semester, in direct service to an agency and classroom learning with the field instructor. Students develop an individualized learning plan in collaboration with the field instructor and site supervisor that emphasizes the integration of classroom learning with learning in the field and strengthens work related competencies. This course is not recommended for Human Service majors in the A.S. degree program. This course is for students interested in expanding their knowledge of a chosen profession and/or gain relevant experience in the field in preparation for transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.

Freshman Seminar

KEY 103

An orientation seminar geared toward individual educational goals, this course emphasizes the College's resources, support systems and development of student educational plans. Topics include the College's policies and procedures, motivation and goal setting, utilizing the Portal and Blackboard, financial literacy, and career and transfer planning. This course is designed specifically for first time, full-time students.

Information Literacy

LIB 111

Students will learn the concepts and skills required to locate and manage accurate and authoritative information, fulfilling academic, professional, and personal demands. Critical thinking is reinforced through hands-on applications to develop competency and to build an awareness of the broader issues emerging in the digital landscape. Students will practice techniques to adapt to rapidly changing technology, and to become discriminating users of information in multiple formats and subject areas.

Pre-Algebra

MAT 091

Topics in this course include a review of arithmetic formulas, the concept of a variable, word problems, signed numbers, consumer mathematics, linear equations, and geometry(area, volume, and perimeter). The course is for students who need to bring their skills up to a level necessary for placement in either MAT 095 or MAT 098. A grade of C or better must be earned before advancement to MAT 095 or MAT 098. Prerequisite: Entering Student Assessment.

Quant Reasoning Foundations

MAT 094

This course focuses on basic mathematical skills for everyday life. Students will utilize percentages, probability, mathematical modeling, and statistical thinking to solve real life problems. Concepts are investigated through group work and class discussion in the context of medical, environmental, civic and financial scenarios. Prerequisite: MAT 091 with a grade of C or better or by placement assessment. Co-requisite: MAT 110 Pre and/or Co-requisite: Placement into CRT 101 or higher

Intro: Quantitative Reasoning

MAT 095

This course focuses on basic mathematical skills for everyday life. Students will utilize percentages, probability, mathematical modeling, and statistical thinking to solve real life problems. Concepts are investigated through group work and class discussion in the context of medical, environmental, civic and financial scenarios. Prerequisite: MAT 091 with a grade of C or better, or by placement assessment. Pre and/or Corequisite: Placement into COS 101 or higher.

Basic Algebra

MAT 098

The following topics are covered in this first course in algebra: signed numbers, properties of real numbers, operations with polynomials, introduction to exponents, first degree equations and inequalities, introduction to absolute value, word problems, and graphing. Students may not use this course to satisfy mathematics requirements or mathematics electives in a program unless specifically approved by the Department of Mathematics and the department offering that program. The course satisfies an open elective at SUNY Ulster, but may not transfer to other institutions. Prerequisite: MAT 091 with a grade of C or better or by Entering Student Assessment.

Intermediate Algebra

MAT 100

Extending the skills covered in MAT 098, students learn factoring, algebraic fractions, exponents, roots, radicals, and quadratic functions. Students may not use this course to satisfy mathematics requirements or mathematics electives in a program unless specifically approved by the Department of Mathematics and the department offering that program. The course satisfies an open elective at SUNY Ulster, but may not transfer to other institutions. Prerequisite: MAT 098 with a grade of C or better or equivalent course in elementary algebra or by Entering Student Assessment.

Quantitative Reasoning

MAT 110

This course focuses on mathematical and statistical reasoning important for decision-making in everyday life. Students will utilize percentages, probability, mathematical modeling, and statistical thinking to solve real-life problems. Concepts are investigated through group work and class discussion in the context of medical, environmental, civic and financial scenarios. Prerequisite: MAT 095 with a grade of C or better or by placement assessment. Pre and/or Corequisite: Placement into COS 101 or higher.

Coll Algebra&Trigonometry

MAT 115

Topics in mathematics preparatory to MAT 160 are covered in this course. Students study linear and quadratic equations; absolute value and polynomial inequalities; coordinate geometry of the line and circle; linear and polynomial functions; techniques of graphing; exponential functions; logarithms; right triangle trigonometry; trigonometric functions of any angle; and fundamental trigonometric identities. A scientific hand-held calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 100 with a grade of C or better, high school equivalent (see Guidelines for Mathematics Placement), or by Entering Student Assessment.

Found of Elem School Math

MAT 140

Background information for the teaching of elementary school mathematics is provided in this course. Topics include problem solving; number theory; set theory; probability and statistics; theory of addition and subtraction; and logic. Students learn mathematical theory and application, and experience the role of elementary school students through a variety of classroom activities and demonstrations. Prerequisite: MAT 100 or its equivalent with a grade of C or better, high school equivalent (see Guidelines for Mathematics Placement), or by Entering Student Assessment. This course is open to education majors only.

Pre-Calculus

MAT 160

Topics in mathematics preparatory to MAT 170 are covered in this course. Students study functions (polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic, and trigonometric), inverse functions, and conic sections. A TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 115 with a grade of C or better, high school equivalent (see Guidelines for Mathematics Placement), or by Entering Student Assessment.

Calculus I

MAT 170

Survey of functions; limits; the first and second derivative; definite integrals; differentiation of polynomial, exponential, and trigonometric functions; curve sketching; and other applications of the derivative are covered in this course. This is the first of a three-course sequence dealing with Calculus. A TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 160 with a grade of C or better or high school equivalent (see Guidelines for Mathematics Placement).

Calculus II

MAT 180

The antiderivative, techniques of integration, applications of the definite integral, approximations, improper integrals, L'Hospital's Rule, series, and sequences are covered in this course. A TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator is required. Prerequisite: MAT 170 with a grade of C or better.

Differential Equations

MAT 204

Topics in this course include solutions to standard types of first- and second-order differential equations using differential operators, the method of undetermined coefficients, and variation of parameters. Students also study higher order equations, an introduction to Laplace transforms, systems of equations, series solutions, and numerical methods. Prerequisite: MAT 180 with a grade of C or better.

Discrete Mathematics

MAT 206

Symbolic logic, set theory, proofs based on elementary number theory, relations, and functions are covered in this course. Pre or Corequisite: MAT 170 with a C or better or by advisement.

Elementary Statistics

MAT 211

The following topics are covered in this non calculus based course: the organization of data, central tendency and dispersion, probability, binomial and normal distribution, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, and the Chi-square distribution. A scientific hand-held calculator is required. Prerequisite: College-level General Education mathematics course with a grade of C or better, or high school equivalent.

Certified Production Tech

MFG 101

SUNY Ulster has partnered with local manufacturers to offer this course to prepare job seekers and employees with the skills needed to work in a manufacturing environment. The Certified Production Technician (CPT) program recognizes, through certification, individuals who demonstrate mastery of the core competencies of manufacturing production: Safety, Quality Practices & Measurement; Manufacturing Processes & Production, and Maintenance Awareness. This course will raise the level of performance of production workers, assisting individuals in finding higher-wage jobs and helping employers ensure their workforce increases the company’s productivity and competitiveness.

Fundamentals of Electricity

MFG 102

This electricity fundamentals course is geared towards those looking to understand electricity as it relates to a manufacturing or construction career. Topics covered will include basic electrical principles, Ohm’s Law, Watt’s Law, power, energy, series & parallel circuits, ampacity, wire sizing, magnetism, alternating current, capacitors, inductors, 3-phase power, motors, troubleshooting, and electrical safety. This course includes a lab component.

CNC Operator I

MFG 105

This course introduces core theory and practice for the operation of CNC mill and lathe machines. Hands-on activities will provide opportunities for application of knowledge gained from theory lecture, discussion and homework. Topics covered include safe operation of CNC machines, writing and loading a basic program into a CNC machine, running a CNC machine to cut a basic shape and the use of precision measuring instruments.


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