2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2008-2009 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 master's degree programs by the International Reading Association

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

Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies Department by the National Recreation and Park Association Council on Accreditation

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

Retention Rates *

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Gender/Ethnicity

Initial Cohort Entering Fall 2001

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 2007

Attrition

Female

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

616

250

358

369

77

89

32

3

8

38

Black/NonHispanic

13

6

9

10

1

2

0

0

0

0

Hispanic

29

10

14

15

2

3

5

2

0

2

Asian/Pacific Islander

12

4

7

7

1

2

1

0

0

1

Amer Indian/Alaskan

3

0

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

Nonresident Alien

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Unknown 35 20 26 26 1 2 4 0 1 1
Subtotal

708

290

415

428

82

99

42

5

9

43

Male

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

397

114

191

211

38

92

13

3

5

35

Black/NonHispanic

19

0

5

7

0

7

1

1

0

3

Hispanic

29

8

14

14

0

9

2

0

0

4

Asian/Pacific Islander

4

0

1

1

1

1

1

0

0

0

Amer Indian/Alaskan

4

1

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

2

Nonresident Alien

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Unknown 32 10 18 19 2 1 4 1 0 5
Subtotal

486

133

230

253

41

111

21

5

5

50

Total

1194

423

645

681

123

210

63

10

14

93

*Disclosure of completion, persistence and transfer rates for full-time, first-time baccalaureate level students entering in Fall 2001, pursuant to terms of the Student Right-To-Know-Act (status as of the Fall 2007 semester).

Retention Rates Expressed as a Percentage of the Entering Cohort*

 

Gender/Ethnicity

Initial Cohort Entering Fall 2001

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 2007

Attrition

Female

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

100%

40.58%

58.12%

59.90%

12.50%

14.45%

5.19%

0.49%

1.30%

6.17%

Black/NonHispanic

100%

46.15%

69.23%

76.92%

7.69%

15.38%

 

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Hispanic

100%

34.48%

48.28%

51.72%

6.90%

10.34%

17.24%

6.90%

0.00%

6.90%

Asian/Pacific Islander

100%

33.33%

58.33%

58.33%

8.33%

16.67%

8.33%

0.00%

0.00%

8.33%

Amer Indian/Alaskan

100%

0.00%

33.33%

33.33%

0.00%

33.33%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

33.33%

Nonresident Alien

0%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Unknown

100%

57.14%

74.29%

74.29%

2.86%

5.71%

11.43%

0.00%

2.86%

2.86%

Subtotal

100%

40.96%

58.62%

60.45%

11.58%

13.98%

5.93%

0.71%

1.27%

6.07%

Male

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

100%

28.72%

48.11%

53.15%

9.57%

23.17%

3.27%

0.76%

1.26%

8.82%

Black/NonHispanic

100%

0.00%

26.32%

36.84%

0.00%

36.84%

5.26%

5.26%

0.00%

15.79%

Hispanic

100%

27.59%

48.28%

48.28%

0.00%

31.03%

6.90%

0.00%

0.00%

13.79%

Asian/Pacific Islander

100%

0.00%

25%

25%

25%

25%

25%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Amer Indian/Alaskan

0

25%

25%

25%

0.00%

25%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

50%

Non-resident Alien

100%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

100%

Unknown

100%

31.25%

56.25%

59.38%

6.25%

3.13%

12.50%

3.13%

0.00%

15.63%

Subtotal

100%

27.37%

47.33%

52.06%

8.44%

22.84%

4.32%

1.03%

1.03%

10.29%

Total

100%

35.43%

54.02%

57.04%

10.30%

17.59%

5.28%

0.84%

1.17%

7.79%

*Disclosure of completion, persistence and transfer rates for full-time, first-time baccalaureate level students entering in Fall 2001, pursuant to terms of the Student Right-To-Know-Act (status as of the Fall 2007 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 (607) 753-4963
Auxiliary Services Corporation (ASC) Customer Service (607) 753-4627
Auxiliary Services Corporation (ASC) Executive Office (607) 753-5665
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 Accounts Office (607) 753-2313
Student Affairs (607) 753-4721
Student Development Center (607) 753-4728
Summer/Winter Session Office (607) 753-4207
University Police Department (607) 753-4124

Academic Calendars

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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 Recess 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.

Additional academic calendars can be accessed at www.cortland.edu/resources/calendars.html.

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