Addison Central School

ACE courses offered 2020-2021

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An introduction to the visual arts emphasizing the understanding and appreciation of art through a review of the elements and principles of art and design, as well as an examination of two- and three-dimensional art forms, methods and media. (3 cr. hrs.) Meets General Education requirement in Humanities.
The four arithmetic processes and the algebra of business. Application of mathematics to typical business problems. Taxes, insurance, payroll, depreciation, trade and cash discounts, markup, simple interest and bank discounts, and financial statement analysis. (3 cr. hrs.)
Understanding of individual and workplace needs as they relate to professionalism, team building, and career growth. Topic areas include human relations, business ethics, business etiquette, team building concepts, and career enrichment. (3 cr. hrs.) Discussion/participation and role-playing exercises. May be taught in a simulated work environment.
Essay writing designed to sharpen the student's perceptions of the world through the study and use of non-fiction writings and to facilitate communications with correctness, clarity, unity, organization, and depth. Assignments include expository writing, argumentation, and research techniques.(3 cr. hrs.) Meets General Education requirement in Basic Communication.
Essay writing course designed to advance critical, analytical, and writing abilities begun in ENGL 1010. Literary analysis and interpretation on works of fiction, poetry, and drama.(3 cr. hrs.) Meets General Education requirement in Humanities and Basic Communication.
Designed to assist first-year students in adjusting to the college environment as well as becoming familiar with strategies for success. A general orientation to the resources of the college, essential academic success skills to better understand the learning process, and career exploration will be covered. (3 cr. hrs.) Lectures/discussions/activities.
Theories and practices of American Federal Government with emphasis on the national level. Changing relationships between the branches of the national government, policy formulation, political parties, pressure groups, and the growth of presidential powers. (3 cr. hrs.) Meets General Education requirement in Western Civilization.
A comprehensive course addressing the use and abuse of drugs in contemporary society with emphasis on motivation for drug use and abuse; specific types of drugs and their identification; physiological and psychological implications of drug abuse; and the treatment of the person with drug dependence. (3 cr. hrs)
A comprehensive course addressing the use and abuse of alcohol in contemporary society with emphasis on motivation for alcohol use and abuse; causes and symptoms of abuse; legal aspects of alcohol abuse; and treatment of the person with alcohol dependence. (3 cr. hrs.)  
An intuitive approach to statistics. Analysis and description of numerical data using frequency distributions, histograms and measures of central tendency and dispersion, elementary theory of probability with applications of binomial and normal probability distributions, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, chi-square, linear regression, and correlation. The statistical computer language Minitab will be used. (4 cr. hrs.) Graphing calculator required; Texas Instruments TI-83 or TI-84 recommended.
The first semester of differential and integral single variable calculus. Basic theory using algebraic and trigonometric function and applications are covered concurrently. Topics include limits, derivatives, considered by algebraically and graphically, differentials and their use as approximations, the indefinite and definite integrals with applications to areas, volumes, surface area, arc length, moments and center of mass. (4 cr. hrs.) Graphing calculator required; Texas Instruments TI-83 or TI-84 recommended. Cannot receive credit for this course and MATH 1510-1520. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in Mathematics.
A continuation of Calculus I. Topics include calculus of conics, logarithmic, exponential and hyperbolic functions, techniques of integration, infinite series, parametric equations, and polar coordinates. (4 cr. hrs.) Graphing calculator required; Texas Instruments TI-83 or TI-84 recommended. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in Mathematics.
This course introduces fundamental elements of pitch, rhythm, musical notation and symbols, major and minor scales, intervals and tonality. Course work will involve both written and aural skills. (3 cr. hrs.) Lecture/Listening/Practice/Discussion.
Music notation, scales, modes, keys, intervals, simple chord progressions, elementary sight singing, and elementary keyboard accompaniment using primary chords. (3 cr. hrs.) Lecture. Appropriate for the student planning elementary education as a career. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in Humanities.
Develop knowledge and skills to manage aquatic emergencies. Satisfies NYS requirement to become a lifeguard. (1 cr. hr.) Lecture/activity.
Development of facility in reading, writing, speaking and understanding the language through a systematic review of its structure. Representative readings as an introduction to Spanish civilizations. (4 cr. hrs.) Lecture/recitation/laboratory. Upper-level course. Meets General Education requirement in Foreign Languages.
A thorough analysis of the language; intensive discussion of grammar, usage, style and vocabulary, enhancing expression through composition, oral reports and more informed class discussions and conversations. (4 cr. hrs.) Lecture/recitation/laboratory. Essential for Spanish majors who plan to take upper-level language and literature studies. Upper-level course. Meets General Education requirement in Foreign Languages.