Waverly High School

ACE courses offered 2023-2024

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U.S. macro-economic goals, the American market system, price determination, distribution of income, government taxation and spending, national income accounting, fiscal policy, and monetary policy. Upper- level course.

Prerequisites: MATH 1110 or higher and eligible to enroll in ENGL 1010. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in Social Science.

Credits 3

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

Credits 3

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

Credits 3

Aspects of engineering study and the engineering profession. Methods of solution of engineering problems.

Prerequisite: Three years of high school math including intermediate algebra and trigonometry, or placement into MATH 1225, MATH 1240, or higher.

Credits 2

Theories and practices of American Federal Government with emphasis on the national level. Changing relationships between the branches of the national government, policy formulation, political parties, pressure groups, and the growth of presidential powers.

Prerequisites: Eligible to enroll in ENGL 1010.

Credits 3

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.

Credits 4

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

Credits 4

Development of facility in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding the language through a systematic review of its structure. Representative readings as an introduction to Spanish civilizations. Prerequisite: SPAN 1020 or equivalent or three years of Regents high school Spanish. Lecture/Recitation/Laboratory. Upper-level course. Meets Meets SUNY General Education requirement in World Languages.

Credits 4

Develops self-awareness and audience awareness through oral presentation. Organize and present material in a variety of speaking occasions, including information, visualization, demonstration, argumentation, persuasion. Lecture/Presentations. Meets SUNY General Education requirement in Oral Communication.

Credits 3

This course introduces students to the foundations of sustainability. In the course students will explore the interdisciplinary nature of environmental issues and apply problem solving models from various disciplines. In this hands-on course, students in this course will be asked to apply their knowledge to current environmental issues and to model sustainable behavior.

Credits 3