Into the Wild
12 credits for 15 students. Coordinator: A. Wheeler
This FIG focuses 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 participate in out of class activities that reflect this WILD theme. NOTE: Courses require lab and activity fees assessed by individual departments. Some courses also require appropriate equipment and clothing—lists will be provided by instructors at the first class meeting.
94969 GEOL 103-F18 Physical Geology-LEC 2 Cr. MW 10-10:50am Rygel, M.
94970 GEOL 103-F81 Physical Geology-LAB 1 Cr. Tu 2-3:50pm Rygel, M.
Minerals, rocks, rock deformation, aerial photos, maps, geological processes that shape the land, environmental geology. Lab fee $10 assessed by Geology Department. Counts for Environmental Studies Major/Minor. Satisfies General Education SP and LB requirements.
94967 HLTH 165-F18 Health: A Lifestyle Approach-LEC 3 Cr. TuTh 11-12:15pm O'Rourke, K.
A critical analysis and overview of the interrelatedness of the social, emotional and physical elements of one's lifestyle. Topics such as physical fitness, nutrition, sexuality, environmental health, stress management, and substance use prevention will be discussed relative to their role in individual and community health concerns.Satisfies 1 General Education HW experience.
94968 HLTH 165-F81 Health: A Lifestyle Approach-REC 1 Cr. M 12-2:30pm Wheeler, A.
This course is designed to fulfill the Freshman Speaking requirement of SUNY Potsdam's general education program. Students will learn how to prepare and deliver effective informative and persuasive presentations. When taken with lecture, General Education FS designator.
94759 WILD 160-F18 @Introduction to Rock Climbing 1 Cr. MWF 8-9:50am Hosmer, M.
Technical skills include belay techniques, movement, on rock, rappelling, and safety systems. Students will utilize the indoor climbing wall in Maxcy Hall as part of this course. $21 fee assessed by Dept. Course begins Monday 8/29 & ends 9/4. MW 8-9:50am, and class all day Saturday and Sunday. Satisfies 1 General Education PE experience.
94971 WILD 240-F18 @Backpacking 2 Cr.MW 8-9:50am Simon, M.
Introduction to Leave No Trace camping skills, clothing/equipment selection and use, food planning/expedition nutrition, map interpretation, are among topics covered. Class meets 8/29−10/11. MW 8−9:50 am. Class also meets Saturday, 10/1 from 7 am−12pm. Overnight camping during entire October break. Activity fee assessed by Dept. Satisfies 1 General Education HW experience.
93903 FY 100-F18 @First Year Success Seminar 2 Cr. M 3:30-4:45pm Wheeler, A.
The First-Year Success Seminar (FYSS) is a two-credit course designed to accelerate students' transition to SUNY Potsdam. FYSS provides students with the opportunity to become integrated into the life of the campus by exploring their academic and social development. A strong emphasis is placed on critical inquiry – enhancing reading and writing, time management, and study skills. In addition, the course provides an orientation to campus resources and services and encourages self-exploration and personal development.