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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
(Full-time)

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This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
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Description: Introduction to Literature introduces students to the major literary genres of literature, including narrative fiction, poetry, and drama. Emphasis is placed on literary terminology and interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and respond to literature. Students will effectively and ethically argue their interpretations of literary works using textual evidence and Modern Language Association (MLA) documentation.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Description: Exploration of the development, maintenance and termination of interpersonal relationships. The focus is on effective verbal and nonverbal interactions between two people, highlighting methods of initiating and maintaining effective communication with, and understanding of, others through learning and applying interpersonal communication theory.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: COM 2211 or COM 2206 or COM 2225

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: University-parallel course covering history and systems of psychology, behavioral research methods, physiology of behavior, sensation, perception, learning, memory, consciousness, cognition, personality, lifespan development, gender, social psychology, motivation, emotion, stress, mental disorders and therapies.

Notes: Any Social & Behavioral Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Spring Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: English Composition II, building on the skills in English Composition I, develops rhetorical literacy through research, critical reading and multigenre writing tasks. Through major and minor, cumulative and stand-alone assignments, students construct arguments and analyses, ethically incorporating academic sources while developing their own voices as writers and citizens.

Prerequisites: ENG 1101 and ENG 1101 and ENG 1101

Description: Develop skills for understanding and analyzing the art and craft of writing fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry, and drama, focusing on the basics of writing creatively including description, image, rhythm, sound, metaphor, voice, storytelling, and character. Develop critical editorial skills for peers' work. Discuss how a particular work is successful and how to make it stronger. Read published stories, essays, poems, and plays that represent a variety of diverse voices in terms of craft. Learn how to apply the techniques of a diverse array of writers to their own writing. Explore hybrid forms and emerging media.

Notes: Associate of Arts elective. Choose any college-level course in the Sinclair catalog. (Limited to 2 hours of PED courses).

Description: Emphasis on the language of art, exposure to many different art forms, formulative ideas about what is viewed and exploration of specific media.

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Description:

Use word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications to create reports, spreadsheets, databases and presentations for business and other applications.

Description: A critical analysis of contemporary American society with review of major sociological theories, research methods, culture, socialization, groups, social structure, social institutions, deviance, social inequalities, social processes and social change.

Notes: Any Social & Behavioral Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Prerequisites: DEV 0015

 

Term hours subtotal:

15

Summer Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: Writing and critical reading of poetry. Manuscript form, publication and market information.

Notes: Students will choose three courses from: ENG 2255 (Poetry Writing) ENG 2256 (Fiction Writing) ENG 2259 (Novel Writing) ENG 2257 (Freelance Writing)

Description: Traditional elements of short stories (character, scene, conflict, exposition, dialogue, plot and point of view) will be studied, involving student practice in a workshop setting. In addition to extensive student practice, students will read and analyze the work of published writers, learn how to submit their own work for publication and extensively study and write in one or more literary genres. Students will also study alternative or experimental fiction writing techniques.

Notes: Students will choose three courses from: ENG 2255 (Poetry Writing) ENG 2256 (Fiction Writing) ENG 2259 (Novel Writing) ENG 2257 (Freelance Writing)

Prerequisites: ENG 1101

Description: The course will explore various applications of mathematics in the social, finance, health and environmental fields with emphasis on developing informational, technological, logical, and visual reasoning skills. Topics from numeracy, probability and statistics, finance, mathematical modeling with linear, statistical, and exponential functions, and other areas of mathematics will be covered. Note: Students who have not completed the required pre-requisite courses listed, but have successfully completed MAT 0100 with a grade of "C" or better, can register for MAT 1445 together with the co-requisite course MAT 0445, Quantitative Reasoning Booster. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Any Mathematics, Statistics & Logic elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Prerequisites: MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and Other (With a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test) and Other (With a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

9

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: Novel writing covers advanced study of traditional novel elements in a workshop setting, including the mechanics of manuscript submission.

Notes: Students will choose three courses from: ENG 2255 (Poetry Writing) ENG 2256 (Fiction Writing) ENG 2259 (Novel Writing) ENG 2257 (Freelance Writing)

Prerequisites: ENG 1101 and ENG 1101

Notes: Choose one course from: LIT 2217, LIT 2234, and LIT 2236.

Notes: Any Natural & Physical Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Description:

Foundation for understanding, speaking, reading and writing Spanish. Work outside of class and/or in the language laboratory is required.

Notes: Foreign language elective: Choose from CHN 1101, FRE 1101, GER 1101, JPN 1101, or SPA 1101.

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

This course introduces students to concepts and procedures related to publishing writing, as well as the business and professional aspects of establishing and maintaining a writing career. Topics covered include submission procedures, self-promotion, working with editors and social media, giving readings, and conducting workshops. The types of publishing houses and presses, as well as professional conduct and correspondence is also covered in this course. By the end of this course, students will have an understanding of how to publish their work and market their writing.

Prerequisites: ENG 2255 or ENG 2256 or ENG 2257 or ENG 2259

Notes: Any Natural & Physical Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Description: In this course, students will be encouraged to think independently, be expected to argue a point logically, and sharpen their critical thinking skills. More particularly, we will explore the geographies implicit in globalization and specifically think about our connections (and disconnections) to distant places, the uneven geographies of globalization (evident in both processes and outcomes), and how people's actions through social, economic, and political processes, produce and transform place. This course has a particular focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion asking how cultures are shaped by the intersections of a variety of factors (i.e. race, ethnicity, nationality, class, and religion among others) and providing a space to demonstrate empathy through considering how to understand and interpret others' worldview. The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to thinking geographically through the understanding of how to use maps and the significance of place on identity.

Notes: Any Social & Behavioral Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

 

Term hours subtotal:

13

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.