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.
 

Literature

   •  LITR 100 - Themes in Literature 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 150 - Introduction to Literary Studies 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 206 - Children’s Literature in the Classroom 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 215 - Contemporary Novel 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 220 - Short Fiction 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 222 - Science Fiction 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 234 - The Folktale Tradition 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 237 - Fantasy 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 238 - Comedy 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 244 - Contemporary Literature 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 247 - Environmental Humanities 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 250 - Critical Approaches to Literature 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 283 - Women’s Literature 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 284 - Writing the Land: Literature of Place 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 285 - Writing Lives: Gender and Memoir 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 294 - Special Topics in Literature 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 299 - Independent Study in Literature 1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  LITR 306 - Children’s Literature 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 307 - Madness in Literature 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 308 - Queer Literature 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 345 - Native American Literatures 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 350 - Contemporary Critical Theory 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 355 - Postmodernism 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 360 - Poetics 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 394 - Special Topics in Literature 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 395 - Teaching Assistantship in English 3 s.h.
   •  LITR 399 - Independent Study in Literature 1 s.h. - 6 s.h.