Spring 2021 Course Information

All Courses will be fully online.

Classes BEGIN January 30, 2021 and END in mid-May.


ENG 111 — Introduction to College Level Writing – 3 CREDITS

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+ or PSAT Reading Score 27+ or an 85+ GPA

**SENIORS ONLY**


MTH 113 — Introduction to Probability and Statistics – 4 CREDITS

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: Geometry Regents grade of 70+ OR Alg2/Trig Regents 65+ OR SAT Math 500+ OR ACT Math 21+

**Must have passed the Algebra Regents**


PSY 100 — Psychology – 3 CREDITS

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+ or an 85+ GPA or a grade of C or better in a College of Staten Island College Now course


SOC 100 — SOCIOLOGY – 3 CREDITS

A study of modern society with emphasis on such fundamental groupings as the family, class, the community, the state, the interaction between cultures and the individual, and the processes by which institutions come into being and develop, and important social theories.

Prerequisite: ELA Regents Grade 75+ or SAT Verbal Score 480+ or ACT English Score 20+ or PSAT Reading Score 27+ or an 85+ GPA or a grade of C or better in a College of Staten Island College Now course


ORCHESTRA – 1 CREDIT

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. If instruction is physical this class will take place Tuesday evenings, 6:00 – 8:00pm

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

ORCHESTRA START DATE TBA