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ESF Summer Semester 2017

ESF's Summer Semester offers four summer terms of online, classroom, and field-based courses. Summer Semester courses are open to ESF students, visiting college/university students, rising high school seniors, K-12 educators, professionals, and lifelong learners.

Summer Student Resources

Registration

Registration begins February 6, 2017.

ESF students--You must register by completing a "SUNY-ESF Registration Form" (commonly known as the "Add/Drop Form") available from the Registrar's office. MySlice is not available for Summer Registration. Summer Semester information on MySlice may be incorrect.

SU studentsYou cannot look at or register for ESF Summer Semester classes through MySlice. Information available on MySlice may be incorrect. For ESF Summer Semester classes ONLY, you MUST register as a Visiting Student.

Visiting Students---You must register by completing the form linked below. See the Visiting Student Guide to ESF Courses for further information.

2017 Session Dates


Summer 2017 Course Schedule

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

Note that the College will be closed for Memorial Day, May 29, and for the Fourth of July Holiday, July 4.

Maymester

May 15 - May 26, 2017

Course Number
Section
Course
Credits
Prerequisites
Location
Schedule
Instructor
* APM 391 01 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (Note: this extended Maymester class will run from May 15, 2017 through June 2, 2017) 3 None 434 Baker MTuWThF 9:00 - 12:15 pm (May 15 - June 2) Kiernan, D.
EFB 404 01 Natural History Museums and Modern Science 3 EFB 417 or permission of instructor Illick 12, plus field trip to Washington, DC MTuWThF 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm when on campus; field trip will cover remaining time needed for 3 credit hours Mackey, T.
EFB 439 01 Forest Health Monitoring 3 Courses in forest resources management, ecology, pathology and entomology 159 Baker; field MTuWThF 8:30 am - 5:00 pm D'Angelo, C.
EFB 496 09 Field Ornithology 3 None 220 Illick MTuWThF 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Belford, A.
EFB 496 / EFB 696

06 / 02

Flora of Central New York 3 None 238 Illick MTuWThF 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Hough, M.

EFB

496 / 696;

LSA

496 / 696

 

22 / 05

 

07 / 07

Special Topics in LA and EFB: Field Work in Urban Ecosystem Design (May 15 - May 31) 1 Permission of the instructors Field (Spain) 7.5 hours per day for 12 days during the period May 15 - May 31 Diemont, S., Carter, E.
EFB 496 23 Wildlife Field Techniques 3 None Field (Chaumont, NY) MTuWThF 7 am - 8 pm, with some late evenings and weekend Frair, J.
ESF 300 01 Introduction to Geospatial Information Technologies 3 None 309 Baker MTuWThF 9:00 am - 2:30 pm Storrings, M.
* EST 202 01 American History: From Discovery to Civil War 3 None Online Online Bushnell, P.
* EST 221 01 Introduction to American Government 3 None Online Online Comer, B.
FOR 298 01 Research Internship in FNRM

1 - 3

Permission of instructor TBD Flexible - 40 hours per credit Yanai, R.
LSA 496 / LSA 696 01 / 01 7 Days in NYC: Exploring Contemporary Urban Landscapes (Note: this class will run from May 16 - May 22) 3 None Field (New York City) May 16-22, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Hogue, M.
* Course meets SUNY general education requirement (see course description for details)

Summer Session I

May 22 - June 30, 2017

Course Number
Section
Course
Credits
Prerequisites

 

Location
Schedule
Instructor
EFB 307 01 Principles of Genetics (Note: this class will run from June 12 - June 30) 3 One year introductory biology online

online (June 12 - June 30) - see course description

Helenbrook, W.
EFB 462 01 Animal Physiology: Environmental and Ecological 3 None online online, with scheduled online Q&A sessions. contact instructor jsturner@syr.edu for proctored exam information Turner, J.S.
* EST 201 01 American History: Reconstruction to Present 3 None online online Bushnell, P.
* EWP 290 01 Research Writing and Humanities 3 EWP 190 or equivalent online online Jager, D.
FOR 205 01 Principles of Accounting (May 22 - July 14) 3 None online

online (May 22 - July 14)

Markert, J.
FOR 298 01 Research Internship in FNRM

1 - 3

Permission of instructor TBD Flexible - 40 hours per credit Yanai, R.
* Course meets SUNY general education requirement (see course description for details)

Summer Session II

July 3 - August 11, 2017

Course Number
Section
Course
Credits
Prerequisites
Location
Schedule
Instructor
EFB 200 01 Physics of Life
3
None online Online, with 4 proctored examinations Turner, J.S.
ESF 296 01 Life in the Universe: Astrobiology
3
None online online Sharp, L; Sharp, S.
** EST 496 03 Ecological Literacy (July 2 - July 28)
3
No academic prerequisites. Must be accepted into Omega Institute program before registering for ESF credit. Field (residential at Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY) TBD (July 2 - July 28) Whitmore, B.
FOR 298 01 Research Internship in FNRM
1 - 3
Permission of instructor TBD Flexible - 40 hours per credit Yanai, R.

* Course meets SUNY general education requirement (see course description for details)

** Must be accepted into Omega Institute program before registering for ESF credit (see course description for details)

Combined Summer Session

May 22 - August 11, 2017

Course Number
Section
Course
Credits
Prerequisites
Location
Schedule
Instructor

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 Online (May 15 - July 28) Hladik, M.
* EFB 120 01 The Global Environment and the Evolution of Human Society
3
None Online Online Beal, R.
FOR 298 01 Research Internship in FNRM 1 - 3 Permission of instructor TBD Flexible - 40 hours per credit Yanai, R.
* Course meets SUNY general education requirement (see course description for details)

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