SUNY Oneonta

General Statement – State University of New York

State University of New York’s 64 geographically dispersed campuses bring educational opportunity within commuting distance of virtually all New Yorkers and comprise the nation’s largest comprehensive system of public higher education.

When founded in 1948, the University consolidated 29 state-operated but unaffiliated institutions whose varied histories of service dated as far back as 1816.

Today, more than 467,000 students are pursuing traditional study in classrooms and laboratories or are working at home, at their own pace, through such innovative institutions as the SUNY Learning Network and Empire State College. The State University enrolls 40 percent of all New York State high school graduates.

The distinguished faculty is recruited from the finest graduate schools and universities throughout the United States and many countries around the world. Their efforts are regularly recognized in numerous prestigious awards and honors, including the Nobel Prize.

State University’s research contributions are helping to solve some of today’s most urgent problems. State University researchers pioneered nuclear magnetic resonance imaging and the supermarket bar code scanner, introduced time-lapse photography of forestry subjects and isolated the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.

The University’s program for the educationally and economically disadvantaged, consisting of Educational Opportunity Programs and Educational Opportunity Centers, has become a model for delivering better learning opportunities to young people and adults traditionally bypassed by higher education.

The 30 locally-sponsored two-year community colleges offer local citizens programs that are directly and immediately job-related as well as degree programs that serve as job-entry educational experience or a transfer opportunity to a baccalaureate degree at a senior campus.

In 2004, the Governor and the Legislature approved a second multi-year, $1.8 billion capital construction program for the
University. The first plan, adopted in 1998 provided $2 billion in capital investments in the University system. This investment in critical maintenance will protect the University’s infrastructure and enable the University to keep pace with modern technology for the benefit of students and faculty.

In 1995, the Board of Trustees developed the document Rethinking SUNY, in response to a call from the Legislature for a "multi-year, comprehensive system wide plan to increase cost efficiency."
Underlying Rethinking SUNY is the theme of increasing efficiency by empowering campuses to manage directly more of their academic and financial affairs and by eliminating disincentives to the prudent use of campus and system resources.

State University’s involvement in the health science education is extensive. Hundreds of thousands of New York’s citizens are served each year by faculty and students in University hospitals, clinics or affiliated hospitals. The University’s economic development services programs provide research, training and technical assistance to the state’s business and industrial community. State University libraries, which support teaching and research activities, are an important community resource.

State University of New York is governed by a Board of Trustees, appointed by the Governor, which directly determines the policies to be followed by the 34 state-supported campuses. Community colleges have their own local boards of trustees whose relationship to the State University Board is defined by law.

The University’s motto is: "To Learn—To Search—To Serve."

SUNY Oneonta Graduate Catalog

Oneonta

Correspondence Directory

The College Calendar

The College and the Community

Graduate Study Policies and Procedures

Application Process for Degree Programs

Graduate Registration

Academic Standards

Academic Policies and Regulations

Requirements for Program Completion

Graduate Expenses

Financial Aid and Awards

Student Services

The Graduate Programs

Course Listings

Africana and Latino Studies Courses

Biology Courses

Earth Science Courses

Education Courses

EDUC 501 Critical Thinking, Reading and Writing

EDUC 505 Early Childhood Curriculum and Assessment

EDUC 506 Introduction to Educational Research

EDUC 507 Introduction to Research and Teaching Languages Other than English

EDUC 515 Creative Teaching for Enriching Classroom

EDUC 516 Selecting and Designing Enrichment Experiences for Children

EDUC 533 Meeting the Needs of Exceptional Children in Reading

EDUC 534 Seminar in Reading: Identifying Problems, Learning and Instructional

EDUC 535 Children’s Literature and Reading

EDUC 536 Meeting the Needs of the Linguistically Diverse Learner Through Literacy Instruction

EDUC 543 Elementary Mathematics Curriculum and Assessment

EDUC 545 Content Literacy in the Elementary Classroom

EDUC 546 Reading and Writing to Learn in the Content Areas

EDUC 552 Elementary Social Studies Curriculum and Assessment

EDUC 564 Workshop: New York State Elementary Science Program

EDUC 577 Issues in Diversity and Education

EDUC 580 Integrating Technology in Education

EDUC 581 Instructional Technology Design Principles

EDUC 582 Art Experiences in Education Classroom

EDUC 583 Telecommunications and Online Learning

EDUC 584 Language Acquisition and Emergent Literacy

EDUC 585 Seminar: Current Issues in Early Childhood Education

EDUC 586 Multimedia and Instructional Design

EDUC 587 Integrated Technology Applications and Issues

EDUC 588 Instructional Technology – Management and Evaluation

EDUC 592 Expressive Arts in the Elementary Classroom

EDUC 594 Graduate Special Topics in Education

EDUC 599 Education: Independent Research and Study

EDUC 604 Fostering Cooperation and Caring in the Early Childhood Classroom

EDUC 612 Supervision of Student Teachers and Interns

EDUC 623 Foundations of Literacy Development

EDUC 626 Technology and Literacy in the Classroom

EDUC 631 Writing Process in Literacy Programs

EDUC 632 Improving Language Arts Programs in the Elementary School

EDUC 634 Trends and Issues in Literacy

EDUC 636 Literacy Coaching and Assessment

EDUC 641 Literacy Coaching and Assessment Practicum (Birth – Grade 6)

EDUC 645 Literacy Coaching and Assessment Practicum (Grades 5 – 12)

EDUC 655 Seminar in Graduate Study: Project Proposal

EDUC 656 Seminar in Graduate Study: ETEC Project Proposal

EDUC 660 Elementary Science Curriculum and Assessment

EDUC 694 Advanced Graduate Special Topics in Education

EDUC 695 Seminar in Graduate Study: Master’s Project and Practicum

EDUC 699 Advanced Independent Study: Education

Foreign Language Education Courses

Educational Psychology Counseling and Special Education Courses

English Courses

Foreign Languages and Literatures Courses

Geography Courses

History Courses

History Museum Studies Courses

Human Ecology Courses

Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics Courses

Music Courses

Philosophy Courses

Physics and Astronomy Courses

Political Science Courses

Religious Studies Course

Chancellor's Awards and Board Members

State University of New York

General Statement – State University of New York

Mission and Vision

Directory of Faculty and Professional Staff

HEGIS Curriculum Codes

Education Law

Policy on Student Records

College at Oneonta Campus Map

Index