Dec 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 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
CWE   College Writing Exam
(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

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.
 

Philosophy

   •  PHIL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 102 - Ethics  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 103 - Critical Thinking  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 104 - Philosophical Ideas in Imaginative Literature  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 105 - Business Ethics  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 107 - Philosophies of Art  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 115 - Survey of World Religions  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 160 - Urban Philosophical Dilemmas  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 194 - Special Topics in Philosophy  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  PHIL 201 - Theories of Knowledge  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 202 - Metaphysics  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 204 - The Literature and Philosophy of Alienation  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 205 - Philosophy and Psychology of Yoga  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 206 - Philosophy of Life and Death  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 210 - Symbolic Logic  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 211 - Philosophy of Science  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 212 - Social and Political Philosophy  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 213 - Philosophy of History and Culture  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 214 - Philosophy of Religion  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 220 - History of Philosophy I: Ancient Philosophical Thought  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 221 - History of Philosophy II: Modern Philosophical Thought  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 230 - Environmental Ethics  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 231 - Media Ethics  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 232 - Philosophy of Law  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 234 - Contemporary Analytic Philosophy  
   •  PHIL 235 - Existentialism  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 240 - American Philosophy  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 245 - Feminist Philosophy  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 247 - Environmental Humanities  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 250 - Hinduism, Buddhism, and Taoism  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 251 - Mysticism and Meditation in India and Chinese Tradition  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 258 - Latin American Political Theory  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 259 - Citizenship, Democracy, and Identity  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 260 - Philosophy of Protest  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 269 - Consciousness and Cognition  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 294 - Special Topics in Philosophy  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  PHIL 299 - Independent Study in Philosophy  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  PHIL 350 - Contemporary Critical Theory  3 s.h.
   •  PHIL 380 - Philosophy Conference  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  PHIL 390 - Senior Thesis  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  PHIL 395 - Teaching Assistantship  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  PHIL 397 - Internship in Applied Philosophy  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.
   •  PHIL 399 - Independent Study in Philosophy  1 s.h. - 6 s.h.