Sayre Area High School
ACE courses offered 2023-2024
An introduction to the visual arts emphasizing the understanding and appreciation of art through a review of the elements and principles of art and design, as well as an examination of two- and three dimensional art forms, methods and media. Meets SUNY General Education requirements in The Arts.
Understanding of individual and workplace needs as they relate to professionalism, team building, and career growth. Topic areas include human relations, business ethics, business etiquette, team building concepts, and career enrichment. Discussion, participation, and role-playing exercises. May be taught in a simulated work environment.
This is the first course in a two-course sequence, which covers the principles of chemistry and its quantitative aspects. Topics include the atomic theory of matter, characteristics of structure and bonding, reactions and stoichiometry, electronic structure, and the periodic table of the elements. Descriptive chemistry is integrated throughout the course. This course is intended for math/science students. Lecture/Laboratory.
Prerequisites: Eligible to enroll in ENGL 1010. 75% or higher in high school chemistry and placement into MATH 1215 or higher, or CHEM 1020 and placement in MATH 1215 or higher, or CHEM 1010. High school physics and a familiarity with algebraic calculations is strongly recommended. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in Natural Science.
Essay writing designed to sharpen the student's perceptions of the world and to facilitate communications with correctness, clarity, unity, organization, and depth. Assignments include expository writing, argumentation, and research techniques. Writing Process.
Prerequisites: Placement, ENGL 0980, or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 0999. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in Written Communication and Required Competency in Information Literacy
Essay writing course designed to advance critical, analytical, and writing abilities begun in ENGL 1010. Literary analysis essays and interpretation on works of fiction, poetry, and drama. Writing Process.
Prerequisites: ENGL 1010. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in Humanities
Designed to assist first-year students in adjusting to the college environment as well as becoming familiar with strategies for success. A general orientation to the resources of the college, essential academic success skills to better understand the learning process, and career exploration will be covered. Lectures/Discussions/Activities.
An intuitive approach to statistics. Analysis and description of numerical data using frequency distributions, histograms and measures of central tendency and dispersion, elementary theory of probability with applications of binomial and normal probability distributions, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, chi-square, linear regression, and correlation. Spreadsheet application and other appropriate technology will be used. A graphing calculator without a CAS (Computer Algebra System) is required; Texas Instruments TI-83 or TI-84 recommended.
Prerequisites: Eligible for ENGL 1010, MATH 1150 or higher. MATH 1150, 1215, or 1230 or higher MEET the prerequisite for MATH 1310. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning.
The characteristics of elementary real functions including algebraic and graphical analysis, inequalities, absolute values, logarithms, trigonometry of real numbers, plane analytic geometry, polar coordinates, complex numbers and Binomial Theorem. Cannot take both MATH 1411-1412 and 1413 for credit. A graphing calculator without a CAS (Computer Algebra System) is required; Texas Instruments TI-83 or TI-84 recommended. Meets SUNY General Education requirements in Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning.
Prerequisites: MATH 1411
The first semester of differential and integral single variable calculus. Basic theory using algebraic and trigonometric function and applications are covered concurrently. Topics include limits, derivatives, considered algebraically and graphically, differentials and their use as approximations, the indefinite and definite integrals with applications to areas, volumes, surface area, arc length, moments and center of mass.
Prerequisite: MATH 1411-1412 or MATH 1413 or placement. Cannot receive credit for this course and MATH 1510-1520. A graphing calculator without a CAS (Computer Algebra System) is required; Texas Instruments TI-83 or TI-84 recommended. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in Mathematics. and Quantitative Reasoning.
Awareness and participation in a positive, balanced wellness lifestyle. Dimensions of wellness, health related assessments, and the development of personal wellness action plan. Cannot earn credit for this course if you already have credit for HLTH 1207.