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ESF Summer Semester 2018

Registration begins February 5, 2018

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 TBD and field MTuWThF 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Belford, A.
EFB 496 / EFB 696 27 / 08 Introduction to Program R 3 None ESF campus TBD MTuWThF 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Cheeseman, A.
EFB 496 / EFB 696

06 / 02

Flora of Central New York 3 None ESF campus TBD and field MTuWThF 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Hough, M.

EFB 496 / EFB 696

07 / 03

Chaos and Resilience in Socioecological Systems 1 None
Online
Falkowski, T.
EFB 496 / EFB 696 10 / 04 Introduction to Agroecology 1 None
Online
Falkowski, T.
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.
ERE 412 01 River Form and Process 3 Physical or Engineering Hydrology ESF campus TBD and field MTuWThF 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Endreny, T.
ERE 596 01 Energy Systems Design for Sustainable Off-Grid Rural and Micro Industrial Electrification Projects 3 None ESF campus TBD MTuWThF 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Micangeli, A.
ESF 300 01 Introduction to Geospatial Information Technologies 3 None ESF campus TBD 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.
EST 496 / EST 696 02 / 01 Comics, Graphic Storytelling, and the Environment 3 Junior status or above preferred; graduate students will have additional readings and assignments ESF campus TBD MTuWThF 8:30 am - 12:45 pm Moran, S., Crandall, L.
EST 496 / EST 696 01 / 02 Web Development for Environmental Data 3 Basic computing; students must bring own computer ESF campus TBD MTuWThF 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Collins, B.; Collins, M.
LSA 496 / LSA 696 02 / 02 Gowanus Field Studio 3 Junior, Senior or Graduate status. Field, TBD MWF 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Andringa, W.
LSA 496 / LSA 696 03 / 03 Landscape in Film 2 None ESF campus TBD MTuWThF 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Hogue, M.
* Course meets SUNY General Education requirement (see course description for details)

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.
EST 496 05 Systems Theory for Agents of Change 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
Staff
** 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.

* 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
* EFB 120 01 The Global Environment and the Evolution of Human Society
3
None
Online
Beal, R.
EFB 496 / EFB 696 11 / 07 Wild Edible Plants of the Northeast (Spring and Summer)
1
None ESF campus TBD and field

W 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm plus 5 hours TBD

Landis, C. and Poisson, A.
* 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 TBD

MTuWThF 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

(May 14 - June 1)

Kiernan, D.
BPE 510 01 Introduction to Polymer Coatings
3
B.S. from an accredited institution with at least one semester of organic chemistry or permission of instructor

Online

(May 14 - July 27)

Hladik, M.
BPE 536 01 Radiation Curing of Polymer Technologies
3
B.S. from an accredited institution with at least one semester or organic chemistry or permission of instructor

Online

(May 14 - July 27)

Hladik, M.
EFB 307 01 Principles of Genetics
3
One year of introductory biology

Online

(May 14 - June 15)

Helenbrook, W.
EFB 345 01 Forest Health 3 One year of general biology and EFB 202 or equivalent. ESF campus TBD, and field MTuWThF May 21 - June 1 Teale, S.; Preminger, M.
EFB 496 29 Wilderness Education and Management 3 EFB 312 preferred but not required ESF campus TBD, and field (Catskills)

MTuWThF 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm with a 4-day trip in the field during the second week.

(May 29 - June 9)

Mackey, T.
EFB 500 04 Conserving Aquatic Resources
3
General Ecology, General Biology, Introduction to Aquatic Sciences (e.g., via Limnology or Fishery Biology or Invertebrate Zoology), OR current professional position, OR permission of instructor Dr. Neil Ringler (nhringle@esf.edu) ESF campus TBD, Onondaga Lake, AEC, TIBS

MTuWThF 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

(July 23 - August 3)

Ringler, N.
*** EST 496 03 Ecological Literacy
3
None

Omega Institute

Rhinebeck, NY

MTuWThF 8:30 am - 5:00pm

(July 1 - July 27)

Whitmore, B.
ENS 596 01 Wetland Delineation Practicum
1
None Field

9:30 am - 3:00pm

(May 14 - May 16)

Bliss, K.
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 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

* 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.