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EST 304 - Communication for Engineers and Scientists

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
Students learn how to write about technical concepts that make sense not only to other technologists and scientists, but also to audiences ranging from high school students to technical consumers in the world marketplace. Examines issues of rhetorical persuasion, ethical presentation, and emotional engagement (logos, ethos, pathos), and the basics of information design and use. Students work on polishing their prose voice and learn how to apply different technical communications styles to different audiences and for different applications.
Section: 30
3
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EST 325 - Technology in the Workplace

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
A study of automation and information technologies in both manufacturing and service industries. Considers how technology is changing the work and lives of everyone from production workers to executives. Case studies are used to understand how technology can improve quality and productivity and how incorrect use produces disappointing results.
Section: 30
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GSS 105 - Introduction to Maps & Mapping

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
An introduction to the study and design of map formats, symbology, coordinate systems, and how maps record the historical patterns of human behavior. The course will also examine maps as a tool to analyze human activity and societal development, and include important aspects of map data collection, processing, the Global Positioning System (GPS), quantitative mapping, and GIS-based mapmaking techniques.
Section: 30
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GSS 313 - GIS Design and Application I

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
Provides the basic concepts underlying modern geographic information science and technology. Emphasis is placed on the principles of GIS for characterizing environmental systems and computer-based techniques for processing and analyzing spatial data. This lecture course must be taken in the same semester as the associated laboratory, GSS 314.
Section: 30
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GSS 314 - GIS Laboratory

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
Practice using the GIS techniques and tools learned in the lecture (GSS 313), work on exercises, and process and analyze the spatial data for the course project. This laboratory course must be taken in the same semester as GSS 313.
Section: L30
3
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GSS 323 - GIS Database and Design

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
Concepts of geodatabase design and management in geographic information systems (GIS), SQL statements, geographic data types and functions, data entry, techniques of geographic information structure applications. This is a Windows based computer class with the majority of students work involving GIS computer software.
Section: 30
3
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POL 368 - Social Networks and Politics

Stony Brook / University Center | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
An examination of social networks in contemporary politics. The course progresses from interpersonal social networks to the use of online social networks. Attention given to how interpersonal social networks shape political attitudes and behavior, how online social networks are used to organize movements, and to communicate political information.
Section: 30
3
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ARH 106 - Art & Science

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
An introduction to the complex relationship between art and science: their intertwined histories, values, technologies, and ways of interpreting the natural world. Analysis of specific visual and textual examples, as well as engagement of broader social and cultural concerns. Develops critical and creative thinking skills crucial for both the sciences and humanities.
Section: 30
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ARH 202 - Arts of the Ancient World

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
An introduction to the history of art with a focus on the Ancient Mediterranean World from the Neolithic to the rise of Islam. Works of art from this region are studied within the context of contemporaneous developments elsewhere in the world, as individual monuments with intrinsic aesthetic appeal and as expressions of the needs, ideals, and aspirations of the particular society and historical context within which they were created. Not for credit in addition to ARH 101.
Section: 30
3
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ARH 205 - Introduction to Architecture

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
An introduction to the discipline of architecture through various interpretations of its technological and cultural functions. Focusing on the history of architecture's engagement with engineering, anthropology, sociology, and politics, this course explores changing conceptions of the nature and the task of architecture.
Section: 30