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Summer Bridge Program
SUNY-ESF Ranger School,
This unique program will provide students who lack the required pre-requisite courses in Trigonometry and/or Biology the opportunity to take these courses just prior to the start of the 2013-2014 academic year.
Classes are held Monday-Friday each week starting Monday, July 15, 2013 and ending Friday, August 9, 2013. Students will move into the dormitory on Sunday, July 14th by 12 noon and attend a mandatory orientation session that afternoon.** Please note that classes will not be held on Friday, August 2nd.
The fee for the Summer Program is $1550.00 which covers room, board, and other program related expenses such as travel and equipment. Textbooks for each course will need to be purchased at an additional cost.
The 2013 Summer Bridge Program
Courses offered in 2013
- FTC 101 – Trigonometry for Natural Resource Technicians (3 credits)
Forty hours of lecture and sixteen hours of recitation
conducted over a four-week period. A review of selected
geometry and algebra topics, and an introduction to
trigonometry and its applications. Emphasis on pythagorean
theorem, quadratic equations, rectangular coordinate systems,
right triangle trigonometry, oblique triangle trigonometry, the
Law of Sines, the Law of Cosines and the graphing of
trigonometric functions. Graphic calculator required. Summer.
- FTC 105 – Tree and Forest Biology (4 credits)
A four-week summer program having forty-five hours of lecture and
forty-five hours of lab. An introduction to the biology of trees and the
diversity of animal life commonly found in forests. Field labs
concentrate on biological relationships in Adirondack forests.
Summer. Pre- or co-requisite(s): Four credits in biology.
Questions regarding this program offering should be directed to:
SUNY ESF Ranger School
Wanakena, NY 13695
315-848-2566 or email@example.com