Whitesville Central School

ACE courses offered 2020-2021

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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.
Effective techniques for oral and written communications.  Analyzing and writing letters, memos, and business reports.  Proficiency in language mechanics will be assessed.  (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.
 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.
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.
Social and cultural factors in the origin, structure and functioning of group life. Sub-divisions to be emphasized include social structure, culture, socialization, institutions, and stratification. (3 cr. hrs) Meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.
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.