Into the Wild
11 credits for 15 students. Coordinator: Adam Wheeler.
This FIG will focus on backpacking in the Wild Adirondacks, studying the processes of our WILD earth with animals and humans that inhabit it. Students will have the opportunity to create art and participate in out of class activities that reflect this WILD theme. Students will earn AE, PE, SP and LB general education credits.
91967 GEOL 103 Physical Geology-LEC 2 Cr. MW 9-9:50 a.m. Kelson, C.
91978 GEOL 103 Physical Geology-LAB 1 Cr. Tu at 2-3:50 p.m. Burdick, P.
Minerals, rocks, rock deformation, aerial photos, maps, geological processes that shape the land,environmental geology. Satisfies General Education SP and LB requirements.
91808 WILD 240 Backpacking 2 Cr. MW 8-8:50 a.m. Simon, M.
Introduction to Leave No Trace camping skills, clothing/equipment selection and use, food planning/expedition nutrition, map interpretation, are among topics covered. Culminates in a four-day backpacking trip. 6 class meetings at the beginning of the semester. Students will be out in the woods during the October break. Satisfies General Education PE requirement.
91968 HLTH 165 Health: A Lifestyle Approach-LEC 3 Cr. TuTh 11-12:15 p.m. O’Rourke, K.
92001 HLTH 165 Health: A Lifestyle Approach-LAB 1 Cr. TuTh 8-9:50 a.m. O’Rourke, K.
A critical analysis and overview of theinterrelatedness of the social, emotional and physical elements of one’s lifestyle.Topics such as physical fitness, nutrition, sexuality, environmental health, stressmanagement, and substance use prevention will be discussed relative to their role in individual and community health concerns. Satisfies General Education FS with 1 credit lab.
92000 WILD 160 Introduction to Rock Climbing 1 Cr. MWF 6-8:00 p.m. Hosmer, M.
Designed for those who aspire to lead rock climbing trips. Topics include: rock climbing skills progression, site management, climbing anchor systems, fall factors and belay techniques/rappel techniques, and basic rescue techniques. Course includes two consecutive weekend rock climbing trips. Satisfies General Education PE activity credit. Counts for academic credit.
91406 FY 100 First Year Success Seminar 1 Cr. M 1-1:50 p.m. Wheeler, A.
A one-credit course meeting once a week and offering an excellent introduction to the College’s resources and how to succeed in the difficult transition from high school to college life and work. Integrated with the FIG’s theme.