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Spring 2023  Course Information

Classes BEGIN January 28, 2023 and END on May 20, 2023. All classes will take place on Saturday mornings.

**MTH 113 will be held IN PERSON on the CSI Campus. Students MUST be vaccinated for COVID-19 to participate and must show proof of vaccination**

 

ENG 111 — Introduction to College Level Writing – 3 CREDITS 

ONLINE - Introduction to college-level writing as a form of inquiry, knowledge-making, personal and public expression, and intellectual contribution. Students read and write in a variety of genres and traditions, while considering different kinds of evidence and ways of providing support for their ideas. Includes attention to the evaluation of sources and their ethical use. Employs a rhetorically attentive process approach to writing to support students as they identify and practice strategies for developing ideas (inventing), drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading their work.

Prerequisite: **SENIORS ONLY** A grade of 75+ on the ELA Regents OR a 480+ on the SAT Verbal OR 20+ on the ACT English OR 27+ on the PSAT Reading Portion OR 85+ high school GPA OR C or better in a College of Staten Island College Now Course.


MTH 113 — Introduction to Probability and Statistics – 4 CREDITS 

**IN-PERSON, COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIRED**  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:  **Must have passed Common Core Algebra Regents or course**  A grade of 70+ on the Geometry Regents OR 65+ on the Alg2/Trig Regents OR 500+ on the SAT Math OR 21+ on the ACT Math OR 85+ high school GPA AND 80+ MATH GPA.


PSY 100 — Psychology – 3 CREDITS

ONLINE - 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: A grade of 75+ on the ELA Regents OR a 480+ on the SAT Verbal OR 20+ on the ACT English OR 27+ on the PSAT Reading Portion OR 85+ high school GPA OR C or better in a College of Staten Island College Now Course.


POL 222 — The American Legal System – 4 CREDITS

ONLINE - The role of law and the courts in U.S. society and the historical background and philosophical principles upon which the U.S. legal system is based. Examination of the powers and workings of courts, how judges and lawyers act, and how U.S. citizens are affected by the legal system.

Prerequisite: A grade of 75+ on the ELA Regents OR a 480+ on the SAT Verbal OR 20+ on the ACT English OR 27+ on the PSAT Reading Portion OR 85+ high school GPA OR C or better in a College of Staten Island College Now Course.


SOC 100 — SOCIOLOGY – 3 CREDITS

ONLINE - An introduction to sociological approaches used to study human societies. The course explores the interaction between the individuals, groups and societies; the development and role of social institutions such as health care, education, criminal justice, the economy and the family; the causes and consequences of social inequalities, as structured by factors like social class, race, gender and sexuality.

Prerequisite: A grade of 75+ on the ELA Regents OR a 480+ on the SAT Verbal OR 20+ on the ACT English OR 27+ on the PSAT Reading Portion OR 85+ high school GPA OR C or better in a College of Staten Island College Now Course.