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ESF Summer Semester 2018

Registration now open

Summer 2018 Course Schedule

We are continuing to add courses as our schedule grows. Please bookmark this page and revisit for updates.

NOTE: The College will be closed for Memorial Day, May 28, and for the Fourth of July Holiday, July 4.

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Contact

For assistance, contact:

Barbara Newman
Coordinator, Summer Semester
banewman@esf.edu
315.470.4898


MaymesterMay 14 - May 25, 2018

Course Number Section Course Credits Prerequisites Location Schedule Instructor
EFB 496 09 Field Ornithology 3 None ESF campus (220 Illick) and field MTuWThF
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Belford, A.
EFB 496 / EFB 696 06 / 02 Flora of Central New York 3 None ESF campus (238 Illick) and field MTuWThF
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hough, M.
EFB 500 03 Interpreting Field Biology 3 EFB 320 Residential at Adirondack Ecological Center, Newcomb, NY MTuWThF
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hai, P.
ESF 300 01 Introduction to Geospatial Information Technologies 3 None ESF campus (309 Baker) MTuWThF
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Bevilacqua, E.
* EST 202 01 American History: From Discovery to Civil War 3 None
Online
Bushnell, P.
* EST 221 01 Introduction to American Government 3 None
Online
Comer, B.
* Course meets SUNY General Education requirement (see course description for details)
** By petition, may fulfil General Education requirement for Natural Sciences

Summer Session I May 21 - June 29, 2018

Course Number Section Course Credits Prerequisites Location Schedule Instructor
EFB 462 01 Animal Physiology 3 None Online Turner, J.S.
EFB 480 01 Principles of Animal Behavior 4 One year introductory biology
Online
Helenbrook, W.
* EST 201 01 American History: Reconstruction to Present 3 None
Online
Bushnell, P.
* EST 245 01 Foundations of Environmental Communication 3 None
Online
Weiss, J.
* EWP 290 01 Research Writing and Humanities 3 EWP 190 or equivalent
Online
Jager, D.
* Course meets SUNY General Education requirement (see course description for details)

Summer Session II July 2 - August 10, 2018

Course Number Section Course Credits Prerequisites Location Schedule Instructor
EFB 200 01 Physics of Life
3
None
Online
Turner, J.S.
EFB 496 01 Tropical Conservation Biology
3
None
Online
Helenbrook, W.
EFB 496 28 Conflict Management in Wildlife Biology
3
EFB 390 or equivalent ESF campus TBD MWF
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Cheeseman, A.
ESF 200 01 Information Literacy
1
None
Online
Owens, R.
** ESF 296 01 Life in the Universe
3
None
Online
Sharp, S.; Sharp, W.L.
EST 496 06 Outreach Techniques for Conservation and Environmental Initiatives
3
None
Online
Weiss, J.
FOR 205 01 Principles of Accounting
3
None
Online
Markert, J.
FOR 298 02 Research Internship in Forest and Natural Resources Management
1-3
Permission of instructor ESF campus and field 40 hours per credit; contact instructor for scheduling details. Yanai, R.
* Course meets SUNY General Education requirement (see course description for details)
** By petition, may fulfil General Education requirement for Natural Sciences

Combined Summer Session May 21 - August 10, 2018

Course Number Section Course Credits Prerequisites Location Schedule Instructor
* APM 105 01 Survey of Calculus and its Applications I
4
Precalculus or 3.5 years of high school mathematics
Online
Abdel-Aziz, N.
EFB 496 / EFB 696 11 / 07 Wild Edible Plants of the Northeast (Spring and Summer)
1
None ESF campus (141 Baker) and field W 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm plus 5 hours TBD Landis, C.
* Course meets SUNY General Education requirement (see course description for details)

Uniquely Scheduled Courses

Course Number Section Course Credits Prerequisites Location Schedule Instructor
* APM 391 01 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
3
None

ESF campus (434 Baker)

 

MTuWThF
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
(May 14 - June 1)
Kiernan, D.
EFB 307 01 Principles of Genetics
3
One year of introductory biology Online
(May 14 - June 15)
Helenbrook, W.
EFB 500 02 Watershed Science and Management: From the Land to the Sea - Field portion
1
EFB 796 Section 01 (Watershed Science and Management: From the Land to the Sea - Lecture portion - see below) or a Watershed Ecology course, AND permission of instructor Dr. Karin Limburg (klimburg@esf.edu)
Field (various - upstate NY and Hudson River watershed) MTuWThFSS
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
(May 28 - June 6)
 
Limburg, K.
*** EST 496 03 Ecological Literacy
3
None Omega Institute Rhinebeck, NY MTuWThF
8:30 am - 5:00pm
(July 1 - July 27)
Whitmore, B.
FOR 481 01 Introduction to Arboriculture
3
Botany or Ecology Field (Residential at Ranger School, Wanakena) MTuWThF - various times totalling 30 hours of lecture and 45 hours of lab/field
(July 16 - August 3)
Vaverchak, G.
FTC 101 01 Trigonometry for Natural Resource Technicians
3
None Residential at Ranger School, Wanakena MTuWThF - Various times
(July 16 - August 10)
Savage, J.
FTC 105 01 Tree and Forest Biology
4
None Field (Residential at Ranger School, Wanakena) MTuWThF - Various times
(July 16 - August 10)
Staff
LSA 496 / LSA 696 05 / 05 International Seminar: Adirondacks-Frontenac, ON
2
None Field (various in NYS and Ontario) - based at ESF Newcomb campus MTuWThFSS - various times - a minimum of 3 hours seminar/day
(August 9 - August 20)
Houseal, B.
* Course meets SUNY General Education requirement (see course description for details)
*** Student must be accepted the the program at the Omega Institute before registering for ESF credits.