Nov 11, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


SUNY Oneonta offers students more than 1,400 courses—from Accounting to Zoology—from over 25 separate departments. Requirements for majors and minors and course descriptions are listed under the departments that offer them; and these departments are arranged in alphabetical order. See the “Course Index” for details.

Please note that requirements, courses, and course descriptions are subject to change after publication of this catalog. Contact the appropriate departments for updated information. Also note that some course descriptions have been edited for clarity and consistency. Complete descriptions are available from the instructors or the departments concerned.

Key to Course Descriptions

Abbreviation   Meaning
(PACT)   Activity course in Health & Fitness
(LA)   Liberal Arts (course is a Liberal Arts offering)
SUSF   Sustainability Focused Courses
s.h.   Semester Hour(s)
SoS   Sophomore standing
JrS   Junior standing
SrS   Senior standing

Course Numbering System

001 - 099   No credit; usually developmental in nature.
100 - 199   Lower-division undergraduate-level courses.
200 - 299   Upper-division intermediate undergraduate-level courses.
300 - 499   Upper-division advanced courses.
500 - 699   Graduate-level courses.
 

American Literature

   •  ALIT 200 - American Literature to 1865 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 201 - American Literature 1865 – Present 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 207 - Survey of Environmental Literature 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 210 - American Poetry 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 216 - Modern American Fiction 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 217 - Contemporary American Fiction 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 226 - Contemporary American Poetry 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 240 - The American Renaissance 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 250 - African-American Literature 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 280 - Jack London 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 286 - African-American Women Writers 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 294 - Special Topics in American Literature 1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 303 - Literature of Imprisonment 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 351 - Literature of the Harlem Renaissance 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 365 - Race and the American South 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 369 - Rachel Carson 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 371 - Cooper and His Country 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 372 - Mark Twain 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 373 - Upstate New York Writers 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 374 - Hawthorne and Melville 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 375 - Burroughs and Nature Writing 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 394 - Studies in American Literature 1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  ALIT 399 - Independent Study in American Literature 1 s.h. - 6 s.h.