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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)
Hours
 

Description:

Introduction to the basic theoretical as well as practical concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Students will learn the basics of ArcMap and ArcCatalog and explore how these applications interrelate in a complete GIS software system through exercises, labs and a final project. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description:

This course is designed to help new students make a successful transition to Sinclair Community College. Topics include college resources; academic, career and personal services available through Sinclair; learning styles; the learning process; financial responsibility; stress and wellness; and computer literacy through eLearn and library resources.

 

Term hours subtotal:

8

Spring Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description:

Analysis of the principle spheres of earth - atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere; an explanation of processes involved in shaping the earth's physical environment. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

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:

7

Summer 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: An introduction to the fundamental ideas of statistics, including statistical methods to gather, analyze and present data; fundamentals of probability; statistical distributions, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, Chi-square tests, regression and correlation. Three classroom, two lab hours per week. Note: Students who have not completed the required pre-requisite courses listed, but have successfully completed MAT 0100 or MAT 1130 with a grade of "C" or better, can register for MAT 1450 together with the co-requisite course MAT 0450, Introductory Statistics Booster. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from MAT1450 or MAT1470

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

 

Term hours subtotal:

7

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: This course is an introduction to the science and art of map making. From the history and principles of thematic map compilation and design, basics of map projections, data sources and processing, map color, symbolization and topography to common types and styles of thematic maps. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Any Social & Behavioral Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: https://sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/ May NOT be a GEO course to meet two disciplines requirement

 

Term hours subtotal:

7

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

This course serves as an introduction to the study of regional geography at the global scale. Students will become familiar with and understand the use of maps/geo-technologies to explain geographic phenomena and patterns as they relate to world regions and their interrelationships, apply geographic concepts to the study of regions or a specific region,compare and contrast human and physical patterns and their variations over space,develop an appreciation of the complexities of regional and global environmental and socio-economic problems,understand globalization and place local issues in their global and historical context,and to understand human-environment interactions in various regions around the world.

Description: An introduction to the characteristics and processes of Earth's atmosphere and how it interacts with the planet's surface, oceans, and human activity. The course focuses on how these interactions work to produce weather events and climate extremes and how they affect people. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Choose either GEO 1300 or GLG 1101/1111

 

Term hours subtotal:

7

Summer Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

Introduction to database management systems. Discussion of database environments, design, planning, implementation and administration in a relational model environment. Students will design and develop a simple database and implement a portion of this application including forms, queries and reports. Emphasis on database design techniques, normalization and the SQL database language.

Prerequisites: MAT 0200 or MAT 1120

Description: A survey of Latin American history and culture from pre-colonial times to the present, tracing colonial influences, 20th century revolutions, dictatorships and democratic alternatives and the evolution of global economics, U.S. and Organization of American States policies.

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: https://sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/ May NOT be HUM course to meet two disciplines requirement. Department recommends REL 1111 (Eastern) or regional history course (HIS 2215, 2216, 2217, or 2218)

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Third Year)
Elective course signified by
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Description: General concepts in ecology and application to current environmental issues. Focus on evolutionary ecology, populations, communities, ecosystems and global ecology. Field experiences and lab techniques emphasizing data collection, analysis and interpretation. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.

Description:

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

Notes: Program elective: Choose one of the following two-course sequences: SPA1101 and SPA1102 or FRE1101 and FRE1102 or GER1101 and GER1102 or CHN1101 and CHN1102 or JPN1101 or JPN1102

 

Term hours subtotal:

8

Spring Semester (Third Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

This course will focus on GIS extensions to apply more complex functions and tools of ArcGIS. Students will learn how to utilize ArcGIS Network Analyst and Spatial Analyst tools to create, query and analyze data sets. Students will also learn to use GPS technology to collect data, build databases and prepare data for analysis using more advanced geodatabase tools. Three classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Spring only.

Prerequisites: GEO 1107

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

Notes: Program elective: Choose one of the following two-course sequences: SPA1101 and SPA1102 or FRE1101 and FRE1102 or GER1101 and GER1102 or CHN1101 and CHN1102 or JPN1101 or JPN1102

Prerequisites: SPA 1101

 

Term hours subtotal:

8

Summer Semester (Third Year)
Hours
 

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.

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

Description: Overview of philosophical and ethical dimensions of the environmental crisis, such as environmental politics, animal rights and nonwestern views.

 

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.