CLASSES BEGIN FEBRUARY 1, 2020 and END MAY 16, 2020


BIO 106 —  PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY — 3 CREDITS  SATURDAYS, 9:00AM — 11:30AM
BIO 107 —  PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY LABORATORY — 1 CREDIT  SATURDAYS, 12:45PM — 2:15PM

Introductory biology for non-science majors. Structure and function of the body and the effects of the environment on it. Fundamental biological principles and concepts and their applications to relevant concerns such as drug addiction, food additives, physical fitness, and the population explosion. Not credited toward the Biology major.  Laboratory experiences illustrate principles and topics discussed in BIO 106.

Prerequisite: CC Algebra Regents Grade 70+ or CC Geometry Regents Grade 70+ or CC Alg2/Trig Regents Grade 65+ or SAT Math Score 530+ or ACT Math Score 21+

** Must also be on track to have successfully completed 3rd year of math at the time of registration **


CIN 100  — INTRODUCTION TO FILM — 3 CREDITS  SATURDAYS, 9:00AM — 12:20PM

An introduction to the terms and methods of film analysis. The course emphasizes critical viewing and writing, with attention to cinematography, editing, sound, narrative, authorship, genre, and ideology.

Prerequisite: ELA Regents Grade 75+ or SAT Verbal Score 480+ or ACT English Score 20+ or PSAT Reading Score 27+


ENG 111 — INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE WRITING – 3 CREDITS SATURDAYS, 9:00AM — 12:20PM

Introduction to and development of critical and analytic writing/reading/thinking skills through class discussion of student work and selected texts. Intensive instruction in techniques for the planning, drafting, revising, and editing of college-level expository essays. Introduction to using the various research options available at the CSI Library.

Prerequisite: ELA Regents Grade 75+ or SAT Verbal Score 480+ or ACT English Score 20+

** SENIORS ONLY PSAT SCORES NOT ACCEPTED **


MTH 113 — INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY & STATISTICS — 4 CREDITS SATURDAYS, 9:00AM — 12:20PM

Measures of central tendency and dispersion, the normal curve, hypothesis testing. Linear correlation and regression, basic concepts in probability with application to problems in the social, behavioral, physical, and biological sciences. Statistical computer programs will be used extensively.

Prerequisite: CC Geometry Regents Grade 70+ or SAT Math Score 530+ or ACT Math Score 21+

** Must have passed the Algebra Regents **


PSY 100 — PSYCHOLOGY – 3 CREDITS SATURDAYS, 9:30AM — 12:00PM

A study of the important facts and theories concerning human behavior and its motivation. Included will be: research methodology; at least three topics from learning, cognition, testing, physiology, and phenomenology; and at least three topics from personality, psychopathology, emotion and motivation, history and systems, development, and social factors. Topics will be related to major trends in recent cultural history and to current social and moral issues.

Prerequisite: ELA Regents Grade 75+ or SAT Verbal Score 480+ or ACT English Score 20+ or PSAT Reading Score 27+

THIS COURSE IS OFFERED AT THE ST. GEORGE CAMPUS
120 Stuyvesant Place, SI, NY 10301
Accessible by train and bus


SOC 120 — SOCIAL PROBLEMS – 3 CREDITS SATURDAYS, 9:00AM — 11:30AM

Conditions defined by sociocultural groups and institutions as social problems, as well as potential solutions, are examined from various sociological perspectives. Emphasis is given to problem issues prevalent in contemporary metropolitan settings such as physical and mental health issues, access to social services, poverty, and prejudice and discrimination.

Prerequisite: ELA Regents Grade 75+ or SAT Verbal Score 480+ or ACT English Score 20+ or PSAT Reading Score 27+


SOC 212 — CRIMINOLOGY – 4 CREDITS SATURDAYS, 9:00AM — 12:20PM

Sociological research and theory on crime and criminal behavior. Social, cultural, economic, and psychological factors affecting crime. The definition of crime in historical and cross-cultural perspectives: interpersonal violence, organized crime, corporate crime, and political violations of human rights.

Prerequisite: SOC 100 grade C or better or BSS 100 grade C or better


 

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MUS 165/265/434 —  ORCHESTRA – 1 CREDIT TUESDAYS, 6:00PM — 8:00PM

Orchestra is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Students will rehearse in a state-of-the-art facility; mingle with fellow student musicians, musically minded community members, and professional musicians from the Staten Island Philharmonic and Richmond County Orchestra. One-on-one tutoring with a professional musician is available. Music literature will include both classical and popular music. The semester will culminate in a performance in the College of Staten Island’s Center for the Performing Arts Recital Hall.

Prerequisite: Must play a musical instrument that is appropriate for the orchestra.