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St. Joseph's College New York    
 
    
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions


Course Numbers

Courses numbered 100 are open to all students without prerequisites. Ordinarily, courses numbered 200, 300, and 400 have prerequisites and may not be taken by freshmen. Consult the individual department course listing for exceptions to this general policy.

Students are advised to check the final schedule of courses published before each advisement period.

The following courses may be offered during the 2017-2018 academic year—including Summer, Fall, Intersession, and/or Spring semesters/sessions/trimesters at both SJC Brooklyn and SJC Long Island, unless otherwise noted. Not all of these courses will be available at night or on weekends at SJC Brooklyn and SJC Long Island. Consult the semestral schedule of courses for more specific information, including the SJC Long Island Weekend College Trimester Program.

Online Courses: Academic departments sometimes offer courses in an online format. Check the semester course schedule for details.

 

 

Journalism

   •  JNM 210 - Digital Reporting
   •  JNM 300 - Local Reporting (New York City or Long Island)
   •  JNM 306 - Theory and Culture of New Media
   •  JNM 308 - Social Media in Theory & Practice
   •  JNM 310 - New Media Workshop
   •  JNM 311 - Data-Driven Journalism and Infographics
   •  JNM 320 - Reporting Arts and Culture
   •  JNM 330 - Reporting Business and the Economy
   •  JNM 340 - The Business of Media
   •  JNM 350 - Science and Environmental Reporting
   •  JNM 370 - Special Topics: Journalism and New Media
   •  JNM 410 - Web Design Workshop
   •  JNM 411 - Senior Thesis
   •  JNM 435 - Supervised Internship

Liberal Arts

From time to time, faculty collaborate in teaching one course which explores a topic from an interdisciplinary perspective.

   •  LA 201 - Honors Capstone

Library Research Strategies

   •  LIB 100 - Library Research Strategies

Marketing

   •  MKT 200 - Marketing
   •  MKT 204 - Marketing Promotion and Advertising
   •  MKT 208 - Public Relations
   •  MKT 212 - Digital Marketing
   •  MKT 214 - Sales Management
   •  MKT 267 - Computer Assisted Graphic Design Workshop
   •  MKT 302 - Retail Management
   •  MKT 310 - Consumer Motivation and Behavior
   •  MKT 316 - Marketing Research
   •  MKT 472 - Marketing Strategy Seminar

Mathematics

   •  MAT 102 - Mathematics in Popular Culture
   •  MAT 105 - Fundamentals of Mathematics in Today's World
   •  MAT 106 - Excursions in Contemporary Mathematics
   •  MAT 107 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics
   •  MAT 111 - College Algebra
   •  MAT 113 - Elementary Functions: Precalculus
   •  MAT 151 - Fundamentals of Statistics
   •  MAT 170 - Game Theory
   •  MAT 200 - Mathematics for Business and Economics
   •  MAT 202 - Global Experiences in Mathematical Education
   •  MAT 203 - Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science
   •  MAT 204 - Analytic Trigonometry and Geometry
   •  MAT 205 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
   •  MAT 206 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
   •  MAT 207 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
   •  MAT 208 - Advanced Calculus
   •  MAT 212 - Introduction to Proofs
   •  MAT 213 - Problem Solving Seminar
   •  MAT 241 - History of Mathematics
   •  MAT 246 - Probability and Statistics
   •  MAT 250 - Theory of Interest
   •  MAT 307 - Real Analysis
   •  MAT 346 - Advanced Topics in Probability and Statistics
   •  MAT 350 - Differential Equations
   •  MAT 352 - Elementary Number Theory
   •  MAT 354 - Modern Algebra
   •  MAT 356 - Linear Algebra
   •  MAT 360 - Optimization Methods
   •  MAT 362 - Modern Geometry
   •  MAT 364 - Topology
   •  MAT 368 - Functions Of A Complex Variable
   •  MAT 470 - Directed Reading
   •  MAT 471 - Seminar

Music

CO-CURRICULAR WORKSHOP IN MUSIC may be offered for academic credit in accordance with the policy that students may earn 1/2 credit per semester for a total of two credits toward the degree for participation in co-curricular activities approved for credit by the faculty. Consult the Moderator of the Choral Society, Jazz Ensemble or the Music Performance Club.

   •  MUS 100 - The Understanding And Enjoyment Of Music
   •  MUS 101 - Theory I
   •  MUS 106 - North American Roots Music
   •  MUS 113 - Great Figures In Music
   •  MUS 115 - Survey Of European Classical Music
   •  MUS 201 - Theory II
   •  MUS 205 - Jazz
   •  MUS 206 - The Opera
   •  MUS 207 - Twentieth Century Music
   •  MUS 208 - The Classical Era (1750-1820)
   •  MUS 209 - The Baroque Era (1600-1750)
   •  MUS 210 - The Romantic Era
   •  MUS 211 - Development of Music in Motion Pictures
   •  MUS 212 - Latin American Music
   •  MUS 213 - Development Of Music In Motion Pictures II
   •  MUS 214 - Postmodern Music
   •  MUS 215 - History of the Symphony
   •  MUS 216 - Latin American Music II
   •  MUS 217 - Music in Paris
   •  MUS 218 - Music of China
   •  MUS 308 - Mozart
   •  MUS 310 - Beethoven

Music: Studio

The emphasis of studio courses is to guide the students in discovering and expressing their creative musical potential. Exposure to varied techniques and approaches offers the beginning as well as the advanced student, a broad scope for individual growth and expression.

   •  MUS 120 - Vocal Technique, Choral Literature and Performance
   •  MUS 121 - Vocal Technique, Choral Literature and Performance
   •  MUS 122 - Vocal Technique, Choral Literature and Performance
   •  MUS 123 - Vocal Technique, Choral Literature and Performance
   •  MUS 222 - The Chamber Choir
   •  MUS 224 - Chamber Choir
   •  MUS 227 - Instrumental Ensemble
   •  MUS 228 - Instrumental Ensemble

New Student Seminar

   •  SJC 100 - The Freshman Seminar
   •  SJC 200 - Transfer Seminar

Nursing

Students under the direction and guidance of faculty develop a learning contract for each clinical nursing course. The learning contracts are designed in accord with the student’s academic and professional background and the objectives of the course. The use of the learning contract provides for student self-direction and participation in the selection of their learning experiences. Clinical hours are planned on a to-be-arranged basis.

The Department of Nursing reserves the prerogative to adjust admission and program requirements in response to changes in accreditation or credentialing/registration criteria.

   •  NU 101 - Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice
   •  NU 102 - Concepts of Patho/Pharmacology
   •  NU 103 - Nursing Seminar I
   •  NU 104 - Health Assessment
   •  NU 105 - Nursing Seminar II
   •  NU 106 - Nursing Seminar III
   •  NU 201 - Way of Being
   •  NU 203 - Patho/Pharmacology II
   •  NU 205 - Nursing Care of Childbearing Families
 

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