2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Accreditations

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State University of New York College at Cortland is accredited by The Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education may be reached at 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, Pa., 19104, Phone: (215) 662-5606, Fax: (215) 662-5501, www.msache.org.

The teacher preparation programs at the State University of New York College at Cortland are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20036, phone (202) 466-7496. NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation to accredit programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional school personnel.

SUNY Cortland has also received national program recognition or approval from the following associations:

Adolescence Education: English by the National Council of Teachers of English

Adolescence Education: Mathematics by the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics

Adolescence Education: Social Studies by the National Council for Social Studies

Adolescence Education Science Programs by the National Science Teachers Association

Athletic Training by the Commission on Accreditation of

Athletic Training Education

Chemistry Department by the American Chemical Society

Childhood Education by the Association for Childhood Education International

Early Childhood by the National Association for the Education of the Young Child

Educational Leadership by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council

Literacy Department by the International Reading Association

Physical Education by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education/National Association for Sport and Physical Education

Recreation and Leisure Studies Department by the National Recreation and Park Association

Teaching Students with Disabilities by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Retention Rates *

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Gender/Ethnicity

Initial Cohort Entering Fall 2000

Graduate at Cortland w/i 4 years

Graduate at Cortland w/i 5 years

Graduate at Cortland w/i 6 years

Transfer to a SUNY 4-yr w/o Cortland Degree

Transfer to a SUNY 2-yr w/o Cortland Degree

Transfer to Non-SUNY 4-yr w/o Cortland Degree

Transfer to Non-SUNY 2-yr w/o Cortland Degree

Persisters still Enrolled at Cortland Fall 2006

Attrition

Female

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

676

256

422

427

51

130

43

5

8

12

Black/NonHispanic

16

7

8

9

1

2

1

1

0

2

Hispanic

26

11

16

16

1

8

0

0

0

1

Asian/Pacific Islander

10

2

4

4

4

1

0

0

0

1

Amer Indian/Alaskan

3

1

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

Nonresident Alien

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Subtotal

731

277

451

457

57

142

44

6

8

17

Male

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

485

113

218

231

35

160

17

5

5

32

Black/NonHispanic

16

3

6

7

1

4

1

0

0

3

Hispanic

20

4

8

8

0

8

1

1

0

2

Asian/Pacific Islander

3

0

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

1

Amer Indian/Alaskan

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

Nonresident Alien

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Subtotal

525

120

233

247

37

172

19

7

5

38

Total

1256

397

684

704

94

314

63

13

13

55

*Disclosure of completion, persistence and transfer rates for full-time, first-time baccalaureate level students entering in Fall 2000, pursuant to terms of the Student Right-To-Know- Act (status as of the Fall 2006 semester)

Retention Rates Expressed as a Percentage of the Entering Cohort*

 

Gender/Ethnicity

Initial Cohort Entering Fall 2000

Graduate at Cortland w/I 4 years

Graduate at Cortland w/I 5 years

Graduate at Cortland w/I 6 years

Transfer to a SUNY 4-yr w/o Cortland Degree

Transfer to a SUNY 2-yr w/o Cortland Degree

Transfer to Non-SUNY 4-yr w/o Cortland Degree

Transfer to Non-SUNY 2-yr w/o Cortland Degree

Persisters still Enrolled at Cortland Fall 2006

Attrition

Female

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

100%

37.86%

62.43%

63.17%

7.54%

19.23%

6.36%

0.74%

1.18%

1.78%

Black/NonHispanic

100%

43.75%

50%

56.25%

6.25%

12.50%

6.25%

6.25%

0

12.50%

Hispanic

100%

42.31%

61.54%

61.54%

3.85%

30.77%

0

0

0

3.85%

Asian/Pacific Islander

100%

20%

40%

40%

40%

10%

0

0

0

10%

Amer Indian/Alaskan

100%

33.33%

33.33%

33.33%

0

33.33%

0

0

0

33.33%

Nonresident Alien

100%

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Subtotal

100%

37.89%

61.70%

62.52%

7.80%

19.43%

6.10%

0.82%

1.09%

2.33%

Male

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

100%

23.30%

44.95%

47.63%

7.22%

33%

3.50%

1.03%

1.03%

6.60%

Black/NonHispanic

100%

18.75%

37.50%

43.75%

6.25%

25%

6.25%

0

0

18.75%

Hispanic

100%

20%

40%

40%

0

40%

5%

5%

0

10%

Asian/Pacific Islander

100%

0

33.33%

33.33%

33.33%

0

0

0

0

33.33

Amer Indian/Alaskan

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

100%

0

0

Non-resident Alien

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Subtotal

100%

22.86%

44.38%

47.05%

7.05%

32.76%

3.62%

1.33%

0.95%

7.24%

Total

100%

31.61%

54.46%

56.05%

7.48%

25%

5.02%

1.04%

1.04%

4.38%

*Disclosure of completion, persistence and transfer rates for full-time, first-time baccalaureate level students entering in Fall 2000, pursuant to terms of the Student Right-To-Know- Act (Status as of the Fall 2006 semester)

 

Frequently Called Numbers

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Admissions Office (607) 753-4711
Advisement and Transition (607) 753-4726
Affirmative Action Office (607) 753-2302
Athletics Department Office (607) 753-4963
Auxiliary Services Corporation (ASC) (607) 753-4627
Bursar's Office (Student Accounts) (607) 753-2313
Campus Activities and Corey Union Office (607) 753-2321
Campus Information (Switchboard) (607) 753-2011
Emergencies (24 hours) (607) 753-2111 or 911
Financial Advisement Office (607) 753-4717
Graduate Studies Office (607) 753-4800
Memorial Library
Circulation/Reserves Desk (607) 753-2525
Reference Desk (607) 753-2590
Outreach Services (607) 753-5430
President's Office (607) 753-2201
Registrar's Office (607) 753-4702
Residential Services (607) 753-4724
School of Arts and Sciences (607) 753-4312
School of Education (607) 753-5430
School of Professional Studies (607) 753-2701
Student Affairs Office (607) 753-4721
Student Development Center (607) 753-4728
Summer/Winter Session Office (607) 753-4207
University Police (607) 753-4124

Academic Calendars

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Fall Semester 2007
President's Opening Address and faculty meetings Thursday, Aug. 23
Advisement and registration for new students Friday, Aug. 24
Academic Convocation Sunday, Aug. 26
All classes begin Monday, Aug. 27
Labor Day (No classes in session) Monday, Sept. 3
First-Quarter Student Teaching begins Tuesday, Sept. 4
* Rosh Hashanah Thursday, Friday, Sept. 13, 14
* Yom Kippur Saturday, Sept. 22
First-Quarter Classes end Thursday, Oct. 11
October Break begins following all evening classes Thursday, Oct. 11
Classes resume 8 a.m. and Second-Quarter begins Monday, Oct. 15
First-Quarter Student Teaching ends Friday, Oct. 19
Second-Quarter Student Teaching begins Monday, Oct. 22
Thanksgiving Recess begins - 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21
Classes resume - 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26
** Last day for in-class examinations Friday, Nov. 30
All classes end Friday, Dec. 7
Study Days Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 8, 9
Final Examination Period Monday, Dec, 11 through Friday, Dec. 14
Second-Quarter Student Teaching ends Wednesday, Dec. 19
 
Winter Session 2008
All classes begin Monday, Jan. 7
All classes end Friday, Jan. 18
 
Spring Semester 2008
President's State of the College Address and faculty meetings Tuesday, Jan. 22
Advisement and registration for new students Tuesday, Jan. 22
Third-Quarter Student Teaching begins Tuesday, Jan. 22
All classes begin Wednesday, Jan. 23
Third-Quarter Classes end Friday, March 7
Spring Recess begins - 6 p.m. Friday, March 7
Third-Quarter Student Teaching ends Friday, March 14
Spring Recess ends and Fourth-Quarter Classes begin - 8 a.m. Monday, March 17
Fourth-Quarter Student Teaching begins Monday, March17
* Good Friday Friday, March 21
Easter Sunday, March 23
Scholars' Day Wednesday, April 9
Honors Convocation Saturday, April 12
* Passover Sunday, Monday, April 20, 21
** Last day for in-class examinations Tuesday, April 29
All classes end Tuesday, May 6
Study Days Wednesday, Thursday, May 7, 8
Final Examination Period Friday, May 9 through Wednesday, May 14
Fourth-Quarter Student Teaching ends Wednesday, May 14
Graduate Commencement Friday, May 16
Undergraduate Commencement Saturday, May 17
 
Fall Semester 2008
President's Opening Address and faculty meetings Thursday, Aug. 21
Advisement and registration for new students Friday, Aug. 22
Academic Convocation Sunday, Aug. 24
All classes begin Monday, Aug. 25
Labor Day (No classes in session) Monday, Sept. 1
First-Quarter Student Teaching begins Tuesday, Sept. 2
* Rosh Hashanah Tuesday, Wednesday, Sept. 30, Oct. 1
Fall Break begins 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3
Classes resume 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6
* Yom Kippur Thursday, Oct. 9
First-Quarter Classes end Friday, Oct. 10
October Open House Monday, Oct. 13
Second Quarter begins Monday, Oct. 13
First-Quarter Student Teaching ends Friday, Oct. 17
Second-Quarter Student Teaching begins Monday, Oct. 20
November Open House Monday, Nov. 10
Thanksgiving Break begins - 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26
Classes resume - 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1
** Last day for in-class examinations Monday, Dec. 1
All classes end Friday, Dec. 5
Study Days Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 6, 7
Final Examination Period Monday, Dec. 8 through Friday, Dec. 12
Second-Quarter Student Teaching ends Wednesday, Dec. 17
 
Winter Session 2009
All classes begin Monday, Jan. 5
All classes end Friday, Jan. 16
 
Spring Semester 2009
President's State of the College Address and faculty meetings Friday, Jan. 16
Advisement and registration for new students Tuesday, Jan. 20
Third-Quarter Student Teaching begins Tuesday, Jan. 20
All classes begin Wednesday, Jan 21
Third-Quarter Classes end Friday, March 6
Spring Break begins - 6 p.m. Friday, March 6
Third-Quarter Student Teaching ends Friday, March 13
Classes resume and Fourth Quarter begins - 8 a.m. Monday, March 16
Fourth-Quarter Student Teaching begins Monday, March16
Spring Open House Saturday, April 4
* Passover Thursday, Friday, April 9, 10
* Good Friday Friday, April 10
Easter Sunday, April 12
Scholars' Day Wednesday, April 15
Honors Convocation Saturday, April 18
** Last day for in-class examinations Tuesday, April 28
All classes end Tuesday, May 5
Study Days Wednesday, Thursday, May 6, 7
Final Examination Period Friday, May 8 through Wednesday, May 13
Fourth-Quarter Student Teaching ends Wednesday, May 13
Graduate Commencement Friday, May 15
Undergraduate Commencement Saturday, May 16

* No examinations or quizzes may be given during the period designated for observance of religious holidays. Observance of Jewish holidays will begin at 4 p.m. the day before the holiday and end at 7 p.m. the day of the holiday. Observance of Good Friday will begin at noon and end at 3 p.m.
** No examinations or quizzes may be given the five class days preceding the final examination period without the approval of the dean.

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