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.
 

Composition

   •  COMP 090 - Standard Writing Practice 0 s.h.
   •  COMP 095 - Introduction to College Writing 0 s.h.
   •  COMP 100 - Composition 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 150 - Introduction to Creative Writing 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 200 - Advanced Composition 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 203 - Advanced Composition 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 210 - Techniques of the Research Paper 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 211 - Writing About Nature and the Environment 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 237 - Writing Fantasy and SF 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 239 - Technical and Professional Writing 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 260 - Poetry Workshop 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 270 - Fiction Workshop 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 275 - Creative Nonfiction Workshop 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 290 - Writing About Literature 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 294 - Special Topics in Composition 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 310 - Screenwriting Workshop 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 315 - Early Literary Criticism 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 339 - Advanced Professional Writing 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 360 - Advanced Poetry Workshop 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 370 - Forms of Fiction 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 371 - Advanced Fiction Workshop 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 375 - Creative Nonfiction:Biography 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 390 - Capstone in English 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 394 - Special Topics in Composition 1 s.h. - 3 s.h.
   •  COMP 397 - Internship in English 1 s.h. - 15 s.h.
   •  COMP 399 - Independent Study in Composition 1 s.h. - 6 s.h.