Dec 12, 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.
 

Linguistics

   •  LING 150 - Introduction to Language and Linguistics 3 s.h.
   •  LING 200 - Linguistics and Literature 3 s.h.
   •  LING 201 - Language and Society 3 s.h.
   •  LING 210 - Traditional Grammar: English 3 s.h.
   •  LING 215 - Introduction to Editing and Publishing 3 s.h.
   •  LING 294 - Special Topics in Linguistics 3 s.h.
   •  LING 320 - History of the English Language 3 s.h.
   •  LING 322 - Varieties of American English 3 s.h.
   •  LING 394 - Special Topics in Linguistics 3 s.h.
   •  LING 399 - Independent Study in Linguistics 1 s.h. - 6 s.h.