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WRT 101 - Introductory Writing Workshop

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
An introduction to the foundations of writing, offering students a variety of rhetorical strategies and helping them develop creative and critical thinking, fluency, and correctness. Coursework creates ample opportunities for significant practice in reading, writing, and critical analysis. Emphasis on writing as a revision-based process. WRT 101 prepares students for WRT 102 and postsecondary academic writing. Prerequisite: a grade of C or better in WAE 194 or Writing Placement score of 3.
Section: 31
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LIN 110 - The Anatomy of English Words

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
An introduction to the analysis of complex words in English, especially those based on Latin and Greek models that comprise the majority of the vocabulary in the written language. Students will be introduced to Latin and Greek roots and the processes by which complex words are built by affixing material to these roots and modifying their structure. Students will acquire general analytical tools that will allow them to understand complex words that they may not have previously encountered. The course will introduce students to principles of linguistic morphology that extend beyond English to all human languages.
Section: 30
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MEC 104 - Practical Science of Things

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
A practical introduction to the science and engineering of objects and phenomena in everyday life. The basic principles that underlie the operation common to modern devices such as rollercoasters, balloons, vacuum cleaners, airplanes, bicycles, thermostats, air conditioners and automobiles are developed by investigating how they work. The scientific method, engineering design methodology, safety, and environmental impacts are discussed in the context of these practical applications.
Section: 30
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MEC 280 - Pollution and Human Health

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
An examination of major environmental pollution problems such electromagnetic radiation, ozone layer depletion, and global warming, with a specific focus on the resulting effects on human health. Assessment of health risks in relation to the formulation of environmental and workplace regulations is also considered.
Section: 30
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WRT 302 - Fiction Writing

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
A writing seminar, with rotating historical, political, social, literary, and artistic topics suggested by the professors each semester. Frequent substantial writing projects are central to every version of the course.
Section: 30
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WRT 102 - Intermediate Writing Workshop

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
A study of strategies for extended academic writing assignments including critical analysis, argument or point of view, and multi-source, college-level research essays. Students continue to develop rhetorical awareness, analytical proficiency, and academic research skills. At the end of the course students create a multimodal ePortfolio of final revised essays to be evaluated by their instructor and at least one outside reader. Prerequisite: WRT 101; 3 or higher on AP English Language/Composition exam or AP English Literature/Composition exam; 580 or higher on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing SAT or 1050 or higher on the combined Critical Reading and Writing SAT (last administered Jan 2016); 23 or higher on the English Language Arts ACT or 24 or higher on the combined English and Writing ACT (last administered June 2015); Writing Placement score of 4; C or higher in an approved transfer course equivalent to WRT 101.
Section: 30
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WRT 102 - Intermediate Writing Workshop

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
A study of strategies for extended academic writing assignments including critical analysis, argument or point of view, and multi-source, college-level research essays. Students continue to develop rhetorical awareness, analytical proficiency, and academic research skills. At the end of the course students create a multimodal ePortfolio of final revised essays to be evaluated by their instructor and at least one outside reader. Prerequisite: WRT 101; 3 or higher on AP English Language/Composition exam or AP English Literature/Composition exam; 580 or higher on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing SAT or 1050 or higher on the combined Critical Reading and Writing SAT (last administered Jan 2016); 23 or higher on the English Language Arts ACT or 24 or higher on the combined English and Writing ACT (last administered June 2015); Writing Placement score of 4; C or higher in an approved transfer course equivalent to WRT 101.
Section: 31
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WRT 102 - Intermediate Writing Workshop

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
A study of strategies for extended academic writing assignments including critical analysis, argument or point of view, and multi-source, college-level research essays. Students continue to develop rhetorical awareness, analytical proficiency, and academic research skills. At the end of the course students create a multimodal ePortfolio of final revised essays to be evaluated by their instructor and at least one outside reader. Prerequisite: WRT 101; 3 or higher on AP English Language/Composition exam or AP English Literature/Composition exam; 580 or higher on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing SAT or 1050 or higher on the combined Critical Reading and Writing SAT (last administered Jan 2016); 23 or higher on the English Language Arts ACT or 24 or higher on the combined English and Writing ACT (last administered June 2015); Writing Placement score of 4; C or higher in an approved transfer course equivalent to WRT 101.
Section: 32
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WRT 102 - Intermediate Writing Workshop

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
A study of strategies for extended academic writing assignments including critical analysis, argument or point of view, and multi-source, college-level research essays. Students continue to develop rhetorical awareness, analytical proficiency, and academic research skills. At the end of the course students create a multimodal ePortfolio of final revised essays to be evaluated by their instructor and at least one outside reader. Prerequisite: WRT 101; 3 or higher on AP English Language/Composition exam or AP English Literature/Composition exam; 580 or higher on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing SAT or 1050 or higher on the combined Critical Reading and Writing SAT (last administered Jan 2016); 23 or higher on the English Language Arts ACT or 24 or higher on the combined English and Writing ACT (last administered June 2015); Writing Placement score of 4; C or higher in an approved transfer course equivalent to WRT 101.
Section: 33
3
credits

WRT 102 - Intermediate Writing Workshop

Stony Brook / University Center | Winter 2019-20
January 7, 2020 — 
A study of strategies for extended academic writing assignments including critical analysis, argument or point of view, and multi-source, college-level research essays. Students continue to develop rhetorical awareness, analytical proficiency, and academic research skills. At the end of the course students create a multimodal ePortfolio of final revised essays to be evaluated by their instructor and at least one outside reader. Prerequisite: WRT 101; 3 or higher on AP English Language/Composition exam or AP English Literature/Composition exam; 580 or higher on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing SAT or 1050 or higher on the combined Critical Reading and Writing SAT (last administered Jan 2016); 23 or higher on the English Language Arts ACT or 24 or higher on the combined English and Writing ACT (last administered June 2015); Writing Placement score of 4; C or higher in an approved transfer course equivalent to WRT 101.
Section: 34