College Catalog

Liberal Arts and Science Courses for Hudson Valley Degree Requirements

Liberal Arts and Science courses are those studies intended to provide chiefly general knowledge and to develop students' general intellectual capacities. Most degree programs in the college require the student to take courses in the Liberal Arts and Sciences. These courses are comprised of four categories of study: Humanities (HUM), Mathematics (MAT), Science (SCI) and Social Science (SSC).

The courses listed below may be applied toward a degree to fulfill a liberal arts and science requirement or to fulfill an elective requirement in the category in which the course is listed. The Course Description notes which category of Liberal Arts and Science the course will fulfill.

ARBC 100 Arabic Language and Culture I
ARBC 101 Arabic Language and Culture II
ARTS 100 Survey of Art History I
ARTS 101 Survey of Art History II
ARTS 104 History of Fashion
ARTS 107 Art Appreciation
ARTS 202 Modern Art History
ARTS 205 History of Western Architecture
ARTS 270 History of Photography
ARTS 272 History of American Cinema
ARTS 273 Documentary Film: History and Theory
ASLN 100 American Sign Language and Deaf Culture I
ASLN 101 American Sign Language and Deaf Culture II
BRVT 120 Cross Cultural and Religious Perspectives for Bereavement
CHNS 100 Chinese Language and Culture I
CHNS 101 Chinese Language and Culture II
CHNS 200 Chinese Language and Culture III
CHNS 201 Chinese Language and Culture IV
EDUC 225 Children's Literature and Language Development
ENGL 101 English Composition I
ENGL 102 English Composition II
ENGL 104 English Composition II: Writing about Literature
ENGL 106 English Composition II: Writing for Technicians
ENGL 107 Honors Composition I
ENGL 108 Honors Composition II
ENGL 115 Library Skills for Research
ENGL 116 The Anatomy of the English Language
ENGL 117 Mastering Essentials of Grammar and Punctuation
ENGL 120 Communication
ENGL 125 Public Speaking
ENGL 130 Journalism
ENGL 132 Advanced Journalism
ENGL 136 Media and Culture
ENGL 137 Writing for the Media
ENGL 151 Creative Writing: Short Fiction
ENGL 152 Creative Writing: Poetry and Song
ENGL 153 Creative Writing: Stage and Screen
ENGL 154 Creative Writing: Non-Fiction
ENGL 156 Creative Writing Workshop
ENGL 200 English Literature I
ENGL 202 English Literature II
ENGL 203 Shakespeare
ENGL 204 American Literature I
ENGL 206 American Literature II
ENGL 210 Short Story
ENGL 212 Poetry
ENGL 216 Contemporary Novel
ENGL 218 Contemporary Drama
ENGL 220 Literature into Film
ENGL 222 Gender and Literature
ENGL 230 Multicultural Perspectives in Literature
ENGL 232 African American Literature
ENGL 234 Native American Literature
ENGL 235 Latino Literature and Culture
ENGL 236 Images of Women in Literature
ENGL 240 Honors Literature
ESLS 101 English Composition I for the Foreign Born
ESLS 102 English Composition II for the Foreign Born
FREN 100 French Language and Culture I
FREN 101 French Language and Culture II
FREN 200 French Language and Culture III
FREN 201 French Language and Culture IV
GERM 100 German Language and Culture I
GERM 101 German Language and Culture II
GERM 200 German Language and Culture III
GERM 201 German Language and Culture IV
HONR 290 Honors Seminar II
ITAL 100 Italian Language and Culture I
ITAL 101 Italian Language and Culture II
JAPN 100 Japanese Language and Culture I
JAPN 101 Japanese Language and Culture II
LABR 180 Labor History
LATN 100 Latin Language and Culture I
LATN 101 Latin Language and Culture II
MUSC 100 Music Appreciation I
MUSC 101 Music Appreciation II
MUSC 105 The History of Jazz
MUSC 106 The History of Rock and Roll
MUSC 110 Music in World Cultures
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy I
PHIL 110 Comparative Religion I
PHIL 120 Existentialism
PHIL 265 Honors Philosophy - Ideas Past and Present
RUSN 100 Russian Language and Culture I
RUSN 101 Russian Language and Culture II
SPAN 100 Spanish Language and Culture I
SPAN 101 Spanish Language and Culture II
SPAN 200 Spanish Language and Culture III
SPAN 201 Spanish Language and Culture IV
THEA 100 Introduction to Theatre
THEA 240 Theatre History I

BADM 220 Statistics
BADM 230 Honors Statistics
CISS 100 Introduction to Computing and Information Sciences
MATH 100 Elementary Algebra II
MATH 105 Applied Technical Mathematics I
MATH 106 Applied Technical Mathematics II
MATH 110 Intermediate Algebra
MATH 120 Real World Mathematics
MATH 130 Mathematical Structures
MATH 135 Elementary Statistics
MATH 150 College Algebra with Trigonometry
MATH 165 Basic Calculus with Analytic Geometry
MATH 170 Precalculus
MATH 178 Honors Mathematical Reasoning and Applications
MATH 180 Calculus I
MATH 183 Discrete Mathematics
MATH 190 Calculus II
MATH 200 Linear Algebra
MATH 205 Mathematical Statistical Analysis
MATH 210 Calculus III
MATH 220 Calculus IV: Differential Equations

BIOL 104 Topics in Biology - The Environment
BIOL 105 Topics in Biology - The Gene
BIOL 109 Biology of the Human Organism
BIOL 119 General Zoology
BIOL 125 Nutrition
BIOL 126 General Nutrition
BIOL 127 Principles of Sports and Exercise Nutrition
BIOL 128 Sports Nutrition
BIOL 130 Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 134 Anatomy
BIOL 136 Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 139 Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 150 General Biology I
BIOL 151 General Biology II
BIOL 190 Biology I
BIOL 191 Biology II
BIOL 205 Microbiology
BIOL 206 Field Biology
BIOL 207 Botany
BIOL 210 Ecology
BIOL 215 Environmental Science
BIOL 230 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 234 Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 237 Animal Behavior
BIOL 240 Invertebrate Zoology
BIOL 241 Vertebrate Zoology
BIOL 245 Immunology
BIOL 252 The Biology of Birds
BIOL 260 Introduction to Entomology
BIOL 270 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 271 Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 280 Pathophysiology of Heart Disease
BIOL 281 Genetics
CHEM 100 General Chemistry - Health Sciences
CHEM 105 Concepts in Chemistry
CHEM 110 General Chemistry I
CHEM 111 General Chemistry II
CHEM 120 Chemistry I
CHEM 121 Chemistry II
CHEM 200 Biochemistry
CHEM 205 Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 211 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 215 Principles of Physical Chemistry
NSCI 250 Honors Natural Science
PHYS 100 Physical Science I/Physics and Chemistry
PHYS 101 Earth Science
PHYS 105 Introduction to Astronomy
PHYS 110 Physics for the Health Sciences
PHYS 115 Physics
PHYS 135 Technical Physics I
PHYS 136 Technical Physics II
PHYS 140 General Physics I
PHYS 141 General Physics II
PHYS 143 Introduction to Meteorology
PHYS 145 Introductory Geology
PHYS 146 Evolution of the Earth
PHYS 150 Physics I
PHYS 151 Physics II
PHYS 210 Fundamentals of GIS
PHYS 240 Atmospheric Structure and Circulation
PHYS 250 Physics III
PHYS 251 Modern Physics
PHYS 252 Methods of Theoretical Physics

ANTH 100 Anthropology
CADD 130 Industrial Psychology
CRJS 195 Victimology
CRJS 250 Criminology
ECON 100 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics
HIST 100 Western Civilization and the World I
HIST 101 Western Civilization and the World II
HIST 110 Interpretations of American History I
HIST 111 Interpretations of American History II
HIST 112 History of New York State I
HIST 113 History of New York State II
HIST 115 Introduction to African American History
HIST 120 History of Africa I
HIST 121 History of Africa II
HIST 122 History of Middle East I
HIST 123 History of Middle East II
HIST 130 Medieval History
HIST 135 History of Twentieth Century
HIST 137 History of World War II
HIST 139 Introduction to the Vietnam War
HIST 140 Modern China
HIST 145 Modern India
HIST 205 Native American Cultures of New York and New England
HONR 190 Honors Seminar I
HONR 250 Introduction to Social Science Inquiry
HUSV 105 Human Development and the Family
HUSV 115 Perspectives on Disability
HUSV 120 Problems of Adolescence
HUSV 125 Older Adults in the Social Environment
HUSV 210 Human Sexuality
HUSV 215 Psychology and History of Poverty
INDS 100 Career Planning and Decision Making
INDS 105 Introduction to Academic and Personal Effectiveness
MTSC 200 Psychology of Grief
PADM 220 Courts, Justice and Public Administration
POLS 100 Introduction to Political Science
POLS 101 Introduction to International Politics
POLS 102 Introduction to Political Theory
POLS 105 American National Government
POLS 110 State and Local Government
POLS 125 Introduction to Terrorism
POLS 222 Global Seminar
PSYC 100 General Psychology
PSYC 200 Child Psychology
PSYC 205 Developmental Psychology
PSYC 208 Adolescent Psychology
PSYC 209 Adulthood and Aging
PSYC 210 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 215 Psychology of Personal Adjustment
PSYC 220 Psychology of Women
PSYC 225 Sport Psychology
PSYC 235 Positive Psychology
PSYC 250 Educational Psychology
PSYC 275 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 280 Experimental Psychology
SOCL 100 Sociology
SOCL 110 Social Problems
SOCL 115 African American Experience
SOCL 120 Cultural Diversity in American Society
SOCL 200 Social Psychology
SOCL 255 Technology and Society
SOCL 260 American Architecture in its Social Context