Horseheads High School

ACE courses offered 2020-2021

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Vocabulary and concepts of accounting and bookkeeping for the small business. Provides some knowledge of accounting for working in a business environment and some skills to do the accounting in a small business organization. (4 cr. hrs.) Cannot be taken for credit if credit has already been earned for ACCT 1030.
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.
Principles of chemistry and its quantitative aspects. Stoichiometry, characteristics of matter, structure and bonding, elementary thermochemistry, solutions, equilibrium, thermodynamics and electrochemistry. Descriptive chemistry is integrated throughout the course. (4 cr. hrs) Lecture/laboratory. Meets General Education requirement in Natural Sciences. Intended for, but not limited to, math/science students. It is recommended that students be familiar with algebraic and logarithmic calculations; high school physics is strongly suggested 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.
Principles of chemistry and its quantitative aspects. Stoichiometry, characteristics of matter, structure and bonding, elementary thermochemistry, solutions, equilibrium, thermodynamics and electrochemistry. Descriptive chemistry is integrated throughout the course.(4 cr. hrs.) Lecture/laboratory. Meets General Education requirement in Natural Sciences Intended for, but not limited to, math/science students. It is recommended that students be familiar with algebraic and logarithmic calculations; high school physics is strongly suggested 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.
U.S. macro-economic goals, the American market system, price determination, distribution of income, government taxation and spending, national income accounting, fiscal policy, and monetary policy. (3 cr. hrs.) Upper-level course. Meets General Education requirement in Social Sciences.
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.
Aspects of engineering study and the engineering profession. Methods of solution of engineering problems. (2 cr. hrs.)
Techniques and practices of engineering graphics for communication and interpretation of engineering design intent through the use of three-dimensional parametric modeling program (SolidWorks) and international standard governing geometric dimensioning and tolerance. (ASME/ANSI Y14.5 and ISO) Engineering freehand sketching and graphically solving problems including pictorial and multiview drawings, geometric constructions, plane and descriptive geometry, sectioning conventions and coordinate dimensioning and tolerancing. (3 cr. hrs.)   Lecture/laboratory. Lab fee
Development of greater facility in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding the language through a systematic review of its structures. Representative readings introduce the civilization of France. (4 cr. hrs.) Lecture/recitation/laboratory. Upper level course. Meets the General Education requirement in Foreign Languages.
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.
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)
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.
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.
The first semester of a three semester sequence in calculus-based physics. Mechanics, including vectors, particle kinematics and dynamics, work and energy, impulse and momentum, rotational motion, and certain aspects of gravitational and fluid mechanics, if time permits. (4 cr. hrs.) Lecture/laboratory. Meets General Education requirement in Natural Sciences. Is intended for students majoring in engineering, mathematics, physics and computer science. . 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.
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.