Avoca Central School

ACE courses offered 2020-2021

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Theories, principles, and procedures related to financial or general accounting. Generally accepted accounting principles as they relate to the valuation of assets and equities and the measurement of accrual-based income. (4 cr. hrs.)
Emphasizes the modern aspects of biology and its techniques.  Includes biochemistry, cell structure and physiology, genetic mechanisms, a survey of the three domains of organisms, and plant structure and physiology.  For math/science students (4 cr. hrs.)  Lecture/laboratory. .  Meets General Education requirement in Natural Sciences.  Maximum of 18 total students in a single LAB section. If more than 18 students are in the course, they must be broken up into at least 2 sections
Emphasizes the modern aspects of biology and its techniques.  Includes evolution, animal diversity, human and animal anatomy/physiology, animal behavior, reproduction and development, and ecology.   For math/science students.  Laboratory involves dissection of a preserved fetal pig and various vertebrate organs, as well as the use of living invertebrates. (4 cr. hrs.)  Lecture/laboratory.  Meets General Education requirement in Natural Sciences.  Maximum of 18 total students in a single LAB section. If more than 18 students are in the course, they must be broken up into at least 2 sections
Communication, decision making, and critical thinking facilitated by the use of software using online tools and word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and databases in a simulated business environment to support other required business courses. (3 cr. hrs.)
Elasticity of supply and demand, utility theory, production cost analysis, profit maximization, monopoly and government regulation, labor organization, international trade and finance, economics of growth, resource depletion, and pollution.(3 cr. hrs.)  Upper-level course.
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.
The characteristics of elementary real functions including algebraic and graphical analysis, inequalities, absolute values, logarithms, trigonometry of real numbers, plane analytic geometry, polar coordinates, complex numbers and Binomial Theorem. (4 cr. hrs.). A graphing calculator without a CAS (Computer Algebra System) is required; Texas Instruments TI-83 or TI-84 recommended. Meets SUNY General Education requirements in Mathematics.
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.