Advisor Notes

Common Core Credits
REQUIRED CORE: I. A: English Composition I, II 6
REQUIRED CORE: I. B: Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning 3
REQUIRED CORE: I. C: Life & Physical Sciences Recommended: CH-106 (STEM Variant) 3-4
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. A: World Cultures & Global Issues Recommended: Foreign Language or History 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. B: U.S. Experience in Its Diversity (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. C: Creative Expression Recommended: ARTH-115, ARTH-116. ARTH-117, ARTH-120, ARTH-126 or ARTH-128 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. D: Individual & Society Recommended: SOCY-125 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. E: Scientific World (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II: A, B, C, D or E Recommended: ARTH-115, ARTH-116. ARTH-117, ARTH-120, ARTH-126 or ARTH-128 3
Subtotal
*The credit range accounts for STEM variant in I.C.
30-31*
Requirements for the Major
ARTH-150 Art Administration 2
ARTH-251 Art Curating 3
ARTH-252 Art Institutions and the Business of Art 3
ARTH-101 History of Art I 3
ARTH-202 History of Art II 3
ARTH-380, ARTH-381 Gallery Internship I, II 4
BU-201 Business Organization and Management 3
Subtotal 21
Additional Major Requirements
HE-101 or 102 Health Education 1-2
SP-211 Speech Communication (if SP-211 is taken as part of the Common Core, additional Art History elective is recommended) 3
Foreign Language 3
CH-104 Chemistry and the Arts laboratory (students who have taken CH-106 have filled this requirement) 0-1
Subtotal 7-9
Free electives 0-1

Total Credits Required

60

All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.

Recommended Course Sequence

The number of credits you take each year will determine when you graduate. To graduate on time, you are strongly encouraged to enroll in at least 30 credits toward your degree during the calendar year, including fall and spring semesters and winter and summer sessions.

A.S. Degree in Environmental Science - Catalog Year 2017-18

Fall Semester #1

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

ENGL-101 English Composition I

(Required Core 1.A.: English Composition)

3

Pre-req.: BE-112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

BI-160 Ecology

4

Pre-req.: BE 112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

BI-201 General Biology I 

(Required core I C- Life and physical sciences)

4

Pre-req.: BE 112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

Flexible core II A

World cultures and global issues

3

Pre-req.: BE 112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

Elective BI 505 Current Environmental Issues

1

None

Total credits for the term

15

Spring Semester #1

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

ENGL 102 English Composition II - (Required Core 1.A.: English Composition)

3

Pre-req.: ENGL 101 or placement

BI- 202 General Biology II

4

 Pre-req.: BI 201

GE-101 Physical Geology

4

None

MA-440 Pre-Calculus Mathematics

(Required Core I B): Mathematics)

4

MA-119 and MA-121 with a C or better in both courses, or MA-114 with a grade of C or better, or satisfactory score on the Mathematics Placement Test, Level II

Total credits for the term

15


Fall Semester #2

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

*CH-151 General Chemistry I

Flexible core II E. Scientific World

4.5

MA-119 and MA-121 or satisfactory score on the Mathematics Placement Test. Students who have not had high school chemistry are strongly advised to take CH-127 prior to CH-151

Flexible Core II B: US experience and its diversity

3

Pre-req.: BE 112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

BI-480 Environmental Science

4

Pre-req.: BE 112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

Flexible core I c: Creative Expression

3

Pre-req.: BE 112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

Total credits for the term

14.5


Spring Semester #2

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

Flexible core II D Individual and Society

3

Pre-req.: BE 112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

*CH-152 General Chemistry II - (flexible core II A, B, C, D, or E)

4.5

Pre-req.: CH 151

BI-461 Microbiology

4

Pre-req.: BI 201

Advised Electives: Choose 4 credits from:

  • MA-336 Statistics
  •  
  • MA-441 Analytic Geometry and Calculus
  • ET-841/842 The Science of Energy and Power in the Modern World/Energy Production and Conservation for a Sustainable World
  • GE-102 Historical Geology
  • BI-554 Research Laboratory Internship
  • CH-110/111 Chemistry and the Environment/lab
  • HE-110 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • PH-120/121 Introduction to Meteorology/lab
  • PH-124 Global Warming

4

4

4

4

2

4

1

4

3

  • Pre-req.: MA-119 with a C or better or MA-114 with a C or better, or satisfactory score on the Mathematics Placement Test, Level II
  • Pre-req.: MA-440 with a C or better
  • None (841 is a co-req. for 842)
  •  
  • None
  • Pre-req.: BI 201 and permission of the instructor
  • None (CH 110 is a co-req. for CH 111)
  • None
  • None
  • None

Total credits for the term

15.5

Total credits required for the A.S. in Environmental Science

60

Notes:

  1. All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.
  2. *Students are required to take particular courses in some areas of the Common Core that fulfill both general education and major requirements. If students do not take the required courses in the Common Core, they will have to take additional credits to complete their degree requirements.
  3. Students must complete one course from each of the flexible core categories (2.A., B., C., D., and E.) and one additional course from any one of the categories.
  4. Students in degree programs must complete any required remedial speech courses before graduation.
  5. Indicate if any courses are offered only in fall or spring semester

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Student Learning Outcomes for Academic Programs

A.S. in Gallery and Museum Studies - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
  2. Utilize the vocabulary of the discipline
  3. Execute a curatorial project from conception, to installation to marketing and promotion
  4. Examine different art institutions in relation to geographic, historical, and cultural contexts
  5. Recognize and discuss social, psychological, emotional, and aesthetic implications of exhibition decisions
  6. Use design principles, theories, and practice, and art historical analysis to approach and apprehend the diversity of human culture and expression in theory and life
  7. Explain the funding structures and business models of various types of museums and galleries including artist-run organizations, commercial art businesses, and not-for profit art organizations
  8. Handle and recognize the appropriate care for objects and artifacts of various materials and time periods
  9. Correspond and collaborate professionally with art professionals such as grant makers, curators, artists and other arts administrators
  10. Research and write introductory and interpretive wall text of museum quality

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