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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
(Part-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)
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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: 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)

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Spring Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
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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: 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/

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Summer Semester (First Year)
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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: 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:

6

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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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: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: COM 2211 or COM 2206 or COM 2225

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

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

Description:

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

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Summer Semester (Second Year)
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Description: Major trends in the development of Western culture, emphasizing political, economic, social and cultural achievements, from prehistory to the seventeenth century.

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

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:

6

Fall Semester (Third Year)
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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

Description: This course is designed as the first in a series of two general education science courses. Covers basic chemistry and biochemistry; cellular and molecular biology. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

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

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and DEV 0015 or MAT 0600 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130

Corequisites: BIO 1117 BIO 1117

Description: The lab for this course is the first in a series of two general education science courses. Covers laboratory exercises relevant to basic chemistry and biochemistry; cellular and molecular biology.

Corequisites: BIO 1111

 

Term hours subtotal:

7

Spring Semester (Third Year)
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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

Description: This course is designed as the second in a series of two general education science courses. Covers evolution, biodiversity and ecology. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

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

Prerequisites: BIO 1111

Corequisites: BIO 1217

Description: This second lab is in a series of two general education science courses. Covers laboratory exercises relevant to evolution, biodiversity and ecology.

Corequisites: BIO 1211

 

Term hours subtotal:

7

Summer Semester (Third Year)
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Description: Major images of women in literature, with emphasis on contemporary literature's role in both reflecting and shaping society's views of women.

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

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:

7

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

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:

6

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.