Summer Course Offerings

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SUMMER CLASS SECTIONS:

A meets in Saranac Lake

Z, ZZ and ZZZ are classes that meet ONLIN-Online

1 means the course meets 5/28/24 thru 7/5/24

2 means the course meets 7/08/24 thru 8/16/24

ART 100 Z2

Course Title: Art Appreciation

Course Description: An examination of the communicative and visual aspects of art, the role of the artist and the observer, and the elements and forms of art. The materials, techniques, and organization of a work of art into various styles are explored to develop greater visual sensitivity and understanding of art.

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor:  TBD

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 7/05/24

ART / CIS 105 Z

Course Title: Introduction to Computer Graphics

Course Description: An introductory course focused on various computer 
software and hardware components for computer graphics. Also included are the underlying principles and processes employed in the dynamic field of computer graphics. (Cross-listed as CIS105).

Meets:ONLIN-Online

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor:  TBD

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 8/2/24

BIO 109 Z1, BIO 109 Lab ZZ1

Course Title: Human Biology

Course Description: An introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the human body.  There is some basic chemistry, cell biology, and genetics; the emphasis, however, is on the structure and function of the organ systems of the human body.  Relevant issues in ecology and medicine may be introduced.  Lecture and laboratory.

Note: Students taking BIO109Z1 must also enroll in BIO109ZZ1 or BIO109ZZZ1 lab. 

Meets:ONLIN-Online

Credits: 4

Instructor: Melinda Fredenburg

BIO109 Z1 -- Lecture meets online.

BIO109 ZZ1 -- Lab meets online

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 7/5/24

Notes: Meets a Natural Science General Education Silo Concurrent enrollment in BIO109B1. 

BIO 201 Z2, BIO 201 ZZ2

Course Title: Microbiology

Course Description: An introduction to the world of microbes. This course 
is oriented toward medical microbiology and the main subject is the biology of bacteria and their role in health and disease. Important groups of other microbes including fungi, protozoans, and viruses are also studied. Lab activities provide training in safe methods for studying, growing, and controlling the growth of microorganisms. Lecture and laboratory. (Prerequisite: BIO 101 or BIO 109

Notes: Students taking BIO201Z2 must also enroll in the BIO201ZZ2 lab. 

Meets:ONLIN-Online

Credits: 4

Instructor:  Jamie Strough

BIO201 Z2 -- Lecture meets online.

BIO201 ZZZ2 -- Lab meets online

Course Runs: 7/8/24 thru 8/16/24

Notes: Meets a Natural Science General Education Silo. 

BIO 215 Z1, BIO 215 ZZ1

Course Title: Anatomy & Physiology I

Course Description: The first half of a two semester in-depth study of the structure and functioning of the human body, including the study of basic chemistry, cells, tissues, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and circulatory systems.  Emphasis is on normal processes of growth maintenance and repair.  Lecture and laboratory. Pre-Requisite – Human Biology.

Notes: Students taking BIO215Z1 must also enroll in the BIO215ZZ1 lab. 

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 4

Instructor:  Richard L. Martin

BIO215 Z1 -- Lecture meets online.

BIO215 ZZ1 -- Lab meets online

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 7/5/24

Notes: Meets a Natural Science General Education Silo.

BIO 216 Z2, BIO 216 ZZ2

Course Title: Anatomy & Physiology II

Course Description: The second half of an in-depth study of the structure and functioning of the human body, including the study of the major organ systems, ranging from the respiratory through the reproductive systems.  Metabolism, development, and heredity are studied.  Emphasis is on homeostatic mechanisms and adaptive processes in the healthy state.  Lecture and laboratory. Pre-requisite – Human Biology or Anatomy & Physiology I.

Notes: Students taking BIO216Z2 must also enroll in the BIO216ZZ2 lab. 

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 4

Instructor:  Richard L. Martin

BIO216 Z2 -- Lecture meets online.

BIO216 ZZ2 -- Lab meets online

Course Runs: 7/8/24 thru 8/16/24

Notes: Meets a Natural Science General Education Silo.

BUS 100 Z

Course Title: Business Organization & Management

Course Description: Provides a solid foundation in the essentials of the business world. Specialized fields within business organizations are analyzed, and the role of business in modern society is examined.

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor:  Thomas Callahan

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 8/2/24

 CHE 101 Z1 & CHE 101 ZZ1 Lab

Course Title: General Chemistry 1

Course Description:The first semester of a two-semester introduction to general chemistry for science majors. Topics covered will include the structure of atoms, periodic trends, chemical bonding, molecular geometry and bonding theories, stoichiometry and chemical reactions, thermochemistry, formation of solutions, and properties of gases. The course includes both lecture and laboratory.(Prerequisite: High school algebra, previous or concurrent registration in MAT129. High school chemistry is strongly recommended, but
not required)

Notes: Students taking CHE101Z1 must also enroll in the CHE101ZZ1 lab. 

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 4

Instructor:  Sarah Shoemaker

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 7/5/24

Notes: Meets a Natural Science General Education Silo.

 CIS / ART 105 Z

Course Title: Introduction to Computer Graphics

Course Description: An introductory course focused on various computer 
software and hardware components for computer graphics. Also included are the underlying principles and processes employed in the dynamic field of computer graphics. (Cross-listed as ART105).

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor:  TBD

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 8/2/24

CIS 130 Z

Course Title: Productivity Computing

Course Description: An exploration of personal productivity application software. Students with moderate computer experience will utilize an integrated personal productivity package to enhance their knowledge of word processing, electronic 
spreadsheet, and presentation graphics functionality and techniques. Students will also create an integrated project, and work with basic manipulation of graphic images within the application programs.

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor:  Kelly (Leonard) O'Shields

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 8/2/24

EAS 110 Z2

Course Title: Astronomy I

Course Description: An introductory course involving geophysics, timekeeping, 
navigation, the moon, solar system, sun stellar astronomy, galactic astronomy, spectroscopy, radio astronomy, and cosmography.

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Lisa Williams

Course Runs: 7/08/24 thru 8/16/24

 ENG 101 Z1

Course Title: English Composition I

Course Description: Emphasizes writing expository prose with particular attention to types and forms of the academic essay.  An eight to ten page research paper in MLA style will be required.  All writing is to be completed in Standard Written English. 

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Lisa Williams

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 7/5/24

Notes: Meets a Basic Communication General Education Silo Pre-Requisites: C- or higher in ENG 100 or placement test.

 ENG 102 Z2

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Course Title: English Composition II

Course Description: Emphasizes reading and writing expository prose with particular attention to the generation, development, and presentation of ideas.  Critical thinking skills are developed.

Credits: 3

Instructor: Lisa Williams

Course Runs: 7/8/24 thru 8/16/24

Notes: Meets a Basic Communication General Education Silo Pre-Requisite: C- or higher in ENG 101.

 ENG 108 Z1

Course Title: Introduction to Creative Writing

Course Description: An exploration of creative writing in three genres: 
poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction. This course emphasizes the writing process; the characteristics of good writing; and the discipline, practice, and self-awareness required to produce contemporary literature. (Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 101 or a grade of C- or higher in ENG 100)

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Brandi Taylor

Course Runs: 7/8/24 thru 8/16/24

HED 115 A

 

Course Title: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for the Professional

Course Description: This course meets the American Red Cross standards. It is designed as a first aid procedure in which the trained person can provide immediate care for the victims of heart disease, including heart attacks resulting in clinical death. Preventative medicine techniques are included to provide information for students to plan a life style which diminishes their own chances of being a heart disease victim.

Meets: W -- 4 to 10 p.m. -- S-19 (Saranac Lake)

Credits: 0.50

Instructor: TBD

Course Runs:7/08/24 thru 8/16/24

 

HIS 104 Z2

Course Title: World History  II

Course Description: A survey and analysis of world civilizations and institutions from the Seventeenth Century to the present.  Revolution, industrialization, conflict, shifting political polarities, and the evolution of modern society will be major topics.

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Thomas McGrath

Course Runs: 7/8/24 thru 8/16/24

HUS 205 Z

Course Title: Human Service Internship

Course Description: An approved fieldwork experience designed for human 
services and chemical dependency counseling majors. Students will participate in a supervised fieldwork experience where they will apply course theory, method, and skills in their day-to-day interactions with clients. (Prerequisite: Second year standing in major including completion of 50% or more of core coursework. Core course average of a grade of “C” or higher.)

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Kathleen Dowd-Maloney

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 8/2/24

HUS 241 Z1

Course Title: Behavior Modification

Course Description: An introductory survey of the major principles of behavior modification as well as their application in a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings. An integration of theories and principles of behavior change across a wide range of settings and problem areas is provided. Students will apply behavioral principles to their own lives and learn to do behavioral assessment and measurement. (Prerequisite: PSY 101)

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Kathleen Dowd-Maloney

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 7/5/24

MAT 100 Z1

Course Title: Elementary  Algebra

Course Description: This course is an in-depth study of introductory algebra intended as preparation for college mathematics. Topics include signed numbers, solving equations, graphing, exponents, polynomials, and factoring. There will be attention to applications throughout the semester. This course earns general elective credit toward graduation, but does not fulfill a MAT requirement. Students will be allowed to use only a basic four-function calculator in this course. (Prerequisite: Math Placement Examination or successful completion of MAT 095 with C- or higher. Students who have successfully completed MAT 129 or higher may not take this course.)

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Sean M. LaPlante

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 7/5/24

MAT 120 Z2

Course Title: Introduction to Math Concepts

Course Description: This mathematics course is designed for students majoring in a career or terminal program as an option for satisfying their minimum mathematics requirements. In certain cases, it may serve as a preparatory course for higher level mathematics. Topics include real numbers, graphing, algebra, geometry, introductory statistics, personal financial management, and various applications of each. (Prerequisite: MAT 095 with B- or higher, successful completion of MAT 100, or placement test)

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Allison W. Warner

Course Runs: 7/8/24 thru 8/15/24 

MAT 121 Z1

Course Title: Elementary  Statistics

Course Description: This course is an introductory course in statistics that enables students to comprehend and compute the various measures of statistics.  Topics include the basic concepts of statistics, sampling, measures of central tendency, measures of variation, normal and binomial distributions, fundamentals of probability, and confidence intervals.  (Prerequisite:  Placement test result or successful completion of MAT100 or MAT 101 or MAT120 with a C- or higher grade.

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Allison W. Warner

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 7/5/24

Notes: Meets a Mathematics General Education Silo.

MAT 121 Z2

Course Title: Elementary  Statistics

Course Description: This course is an introductory course in statistics that enables students to comprehend and compute the various measures of statistics.  Topics include the basic concepts of statistics, sampling, measures of central tendency, measures of variation, normal and binomial distributions, fundamentals of probability, and confidence intervals.  (Prerequisite:  Placement test result or successful completion of MAT100 or MAT 101 or MAT120 with a C- or higher grade.

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Allison W. Warner

Course Runs: 7/8/24 thru 8/16/24

Notes: Meets a Mathematics General Education Silo.

MAT 129 Z2 

Course Title: Intermediate Algebra

Course Description: This algebra course is designed as preparation for further work in mathematics.  Topics include the real numbers, complex numbers, rational exponents, algebraic expressions, linear equations and inequalities, graphing inequalities, polynomials, factoring, algebraic fractions and equations, radicals, quadratic equations, functions, and inverse functions. Prerequisite:  Math placement examination or successful completion of MAT 100 with a C- or higher grade.  Additionally, students who have successfully completed MAT132 or higher may not take this course.

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Allison Warner

Course Runs: 7/8/24 thru 8/16/24

Notes: Meets a Mathematics General Education Silo.

MAT 132 Z

Course Title: Precalculus

Course Description: This course is a continuation of the mathematical topics covered in MAT 129. Topics include mathematical modeling, functions, linear, quadratic, and polynomial applications and graphing, exponential and logarithmic functions, analytic geometry and trigonometry, in addition to an introduction to limits. (Prerequisite: Math Placement Examination or completion of MAT 129 with C or higher grade)

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 4

Instructor: Sean LaPlante

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 8/2/24

Notes: Meets a Mathematics General Education Silo.

PSY 101 Z1

Course Title: Introduction to Psychology

Course Description: An introduction to the systematic study of human behavior and experience.  Students will become acquainted with the methods and language of the discipline.

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Camelia M. Sheridan

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 7/5/24

Notes: Meets a Social Science General Education Silo.

PSY 202 Z2

Course Title: Developmental Psychology

Course Description: Traces human development from conception through death. The physical, emotional, intellectual, and social growth and development of humans through the life stages will be studied. (Prerequisite: PSY 101)

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Kelli Rodriguez

Course Runs: 7/8/24 thru 8/16/24

Notes: Meets a Social Science General Education Silo.

PSY 203 Z2

Course Title: Abnormal Psychology

Course Description: A study of historical and contemporary perspective on psychological and behavioral responses that depart from social norms. This course will examine definitions, causes, and treatments of these abnormalities. Attention will be also given to current legal and policy issues. (Prerequisite: PSY 101)

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Instructor: Camelia M. Sheridan

Course Runs: 7/8/24 thru 8/16/24

Notes: Meets a Social Science General Education Silo.

RAD 155 A

Credits: 6

Course Title: Clinical Education III

Course Description: Affiliation agreements with various hospitals of the North Country enable NCCC Radiologic Technology students to gain valuable clinical experience in departments of Radiology. Each student is given the opportunity to demonstrate the skills learned in the classroom and laboratory in the very real clinical setting, while adhering to the Radiologic Technology Program policies. The student at first works closely with a licensed Radiologic Technologist. As proficiency and speed increase, the student is allowed to perform examinations in an indirectly supervised capacity.

Instructors: Becky LaDue and Scott Stringer

MTWRF -- 8 a.m. to 4 p. m. -- Hospital

Course Runs: 5/20/24 thru 8/16/24

SOC101 Z2

Credits: 3

Course Title: Introductory Sociology

Course Description: The systematic study of society, social institutions, and social behavior. Basic sociological concepts pertaining to cultural heritage, social stratification, social class andmobility, gender issues and ageism, and social change are explored. Sociological theory and research methods are applied to common sociological institutions such as the family, religion, education, and law.

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Instructor: Kelli Rodriguez

Course Runs: 7/8/24 thru 8/16/24

Notes: Meets a Social Science General Education Silo.

SOC107 Z1

Meets: ONLIN-Online

Credits: 3

Course Title: Sociology of Addiction

Course Description: This course examines the social dimensions of addictive behavior. Social, historical, and cultural forces that have shaped human understanding of drug and other addictive behaviors will be explored. Social responses to these will also be an area of focus.

Instructor: Kathleen Dowd-Maloney

Course Runs: 5/28/24 thru 7/5/24

Notes: Meets a Social Science General Education Silo.

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