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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
(Full-time)

Degree:
Division:

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
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.

Notes: Program elective: Choose from one of the following: GEO1107-3 or GEO1103-2 and GEO1104-2 GEO1103 and GEO1104 are only taught in the flexpace format and require both flexpace and geography department permission to enroll

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: Polynomial, radical, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions and their graphs; roots of polynomial functions, rational and polynomial inequalities; systems of linear and nonlinear equations; matrices; and applications. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections. Note: Students who have not completed the required pre-requisite courses listed, but have successfully completed MAT 0200 with a grade of "C" or better, can register for MAT 1470 together with the co-requisite course MAT 0470, College Algebra Booster.

Prerequisites: MAT 0300 and MAT 0300 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)

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:

14

Spring Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description:

This course addresses the interpretation and understanding of a variety of data formats available in GIS. Introduces the fundamental concepts of primary GIS data creation and discusses quantitative techniques for collection, classification, and management of geographical data. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Spring only.

Prerequisites: GEO 1107

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:

Introduces the foundations of electro-optical and infrared data analysis. Students will acquire knowledge of the characteristics of electro-optical and infrared sensors, data, and remote sensing applications applicable to civil unmanned aerial system operations. Emphasis is placed on data processing. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: Other (Competency-Based Education (CBE) prerequisite training and approval to register if offered in the CBE format.)

Description:

Introduces the foundations of multispectral and hyperspectral data analysis. Students will acquire knowledge of the characteristics of multispectral and hyperspectral sensors, data, and remote sensing applications applicable to civil unmanned aerial system operations. Emphasis is placed on data processing. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: Other (Competency-Based Education (CBE) prerequisite training and approval to register if offered in the CBE format.)

Description: HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are widely used technologies to create and display content on the web. HTML is the primary language used for creating web pages including basic text formatting, linking between pages and adding images and other media. CSS is a styling language that enables the separation of content from style and provides precision control over the display including layout, colors and fonts. Students will learn to apply best practices for web design and create sites that enhance the usability and interactivity of the pages.

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

Summer Semester (First 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: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: COM2211 or COM2225

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

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Second 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.

Notes: Choose GEO 1102 or 1300

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: Fall only

Description:

Introduction to database management system in a client/server environment. The course covers Structured Query Language (SQL) and development and administrative tools. Students are taught to create and maintain database objects and to store, retrieve and manipulate data, and create blocks of application code that can be shared by multiple forms, reports, and data management applications.

Prerequisites: CIS 2165

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.

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:

15

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

The capstone is a learning experience resulting in a consolidation of a student's educational experience and certifies mastery of entry level workplace geospatial competencies. The capstone experience should occur during the last semester of the student's educational program. Methods of providing a capstone experience include a summative project and compilation of portfolio.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: GEO2600 or GEO2700

Prerequisites: GEO 2210

Description:

This course introduces students to analyzing data using Python. The basics of Python will be taught. Students will learn how to obtain, cleanse and prepare data for analysis. Data analytic and statistical tools will be used to visualize data, predict outcomes and categorize data.

Prerequisites: MAT 0200

Notes: Any Arts/Humanities or Natural/Physical Science from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: https://sinclair.edu/about/offices/provost/articulation-transfer/ohio-transfer-36/

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/

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

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.