2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 30, 2022  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Accreditations

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

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

Inclusive Special Education by the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

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 Council on Accreditation sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association


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Retention Rates * 
 

Gender/Ethnicity

Initial Cohort Entering Fall 2002

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 2008

Attrition

Female

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

564

282

378

387

46

75

25

5

1

25

Black/NonHispanic

9

1

2

2

2

1

0

0

0

4

Hispanic

27

12

15

17

0

4

2

2

0

2

Asian/Pacific Islander

7

3

6

6

0

0

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

Unknown 26 14 19 19 1 0 3 1 1 1
Subtotal

636

313

421

428

49

81

30

8

2

34

Male

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

341

120

194

202

28

59

15

1

3

33

Black/NonHispanic

14

5

7

7

2

3

0

1

0

1

Hispanic

27

6

7

7

6

11

1

1

0

1

Asian/Pacific Islander

10

2

3

3

4

1

0

0

0

2

Amer Indian/Alaskan

2

0

1

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

Nonresident Alien

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Unknown 19 8 11 13 0 3 0 0 0 3
Subtotal

414

141

223

233

40

78

16

3

3

41

Total

1050

454

644

665

89

159

46

11

5

75

*Disclosure of completion, persistence and transfer rates for full-time, first-time baccalaureate level students entering in Fall 2002, pursuant to terms of the Student Right-To-Know-Act (status as of the Fall 2008 semester).

Retention Rates Expressed as a Percentage of the Entering Cohort*
 

Gender/Ethnicity

Initial Cohort Entering Fall 2002

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 2008

Attrition

Female

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

100%

50.0%

67.0%

68.6%

8.2%

13.3%

4.4%

0.9%

0.2%

4.4%

Black/NonHispanic

100%

11.1%

22.2%

22.2%

22.2%

11.1%

 0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

44.4%

Hispanic

100%

44.4%

55.6%

63%

0.0%

14.8%

7.4%

7.4%

0.0%

7.4%

Asian/Pacific Islander

100%

42.9%

85.7%

85.7%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

14.3%

Amer Indian/Alaskan

100%

33.3%

33.33%

33.33%

0.0%

33.33%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

33.33%

Nonresident Alien

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Unknown

100%

53.8%

73.1%

73.1%

3.8%

0.0%

11.5%

3.8%

3.8%

3.8%

Subtotal

100%

49.2%

66.2%

67.9%

7.7%

12.7%

4.7%

1.3%

0.3%

5.3%

Male

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

White/NonHispanic

100%

35.2%

56.9%

59.2%

8.2%

17.3%

4.4%

0.3%

0.9%

9.7%

Black/NonHispanic

100%

35.7%

50%

50%

14.3%

21.4%

0.0%

7.1%

0.0%

7.1%

Hispanic

100%

22.2%

25.9%

25.9%

22.2%

40.7%

3.7%

3.7%

0.0%

3.7%

Asian/Pacific Islander

100%

20%

30%

30%

40%

10%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

20%

Amer Indian/Alaskan

100%

0.0%

50%

50%

0.0%

50%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

Non-resident Alien

100%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

100%

Unknown

100%

42.1%

57.9%

68.4%

0.0%

15.8%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

15.8%

Subtotal

100%

34.1%

53.9%

56.3%

9.7%

18.8%

3.9%

0.7%

0.7%

9.9%

Total

100%

43.2%

61.3%

63.3%

8.5%

15.1%

4.4%

1%

0.5%

7.1%

*Disclosure of completion, persistence and transfer rates for full-time, first-time baccalaureate level students entering in Fall 2002, pursuant to terms of the Student Right-To-Know-Act (status as of the Fall 2008 semester).


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Frequently Called Numbers
 

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

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Academic Calendars

 

Fall Semester 2009
President’s Opening Address and faculty meetings Thursday, Aug. 27
Advisement and registration for new students Friday, Aug. 28
Academic Convocation Sunday, Aug. 30
All classes begin Monday, Aug. 31
Labor Day (No classes in session) Monday, Sept. 7
First-Quarter Student Teaching begins Tuesday, Sept. 8
* Rosh Hashanah Saturday, Sunday, Sept. 19-20
* Yom Kippur Monday, Sept. 28
October Open House Monday, Oct. 12
First-Quarter Classes end Thursday, Oct. 15
Fall Break begins - 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16
Classes resume and Second Quarter begins - 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19
First-Quarter Student Teaching ends Friday, Oct. 23
Second-Quarter Student Teaching begins Monday, Oct. 26
November Open House Monday, Nov. 11
Thanksgiving Recess begins - 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25
Classes resume - 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30
** Last day for in-class examinations Monday, Dec. 7
All classes end Friday, Dec. 11
Study Days Saturday, Sunday, Dec. 12-13
Final Examination Period Monday, Dec. 14 through Friday, Dec. 18
Second-Quarter Student Teaching ends Wednesday, Dec. 23
 
Winter Session 2010
All classes begin Monday, Jan. 4
All classes end Friday, Jan. 15
 
Spring Semester 2010
President’s State of the College Address and faculty meetings Thursday, Jan. 21
Advisement and registration for new students Friday, Jan. 22
All classes begin Monday, Jan. 25
Third-Quarter Student Teaching begins Monday, Jan. 25
Third-Quarter Classes end Friday, March 12
Spring Break begins - 6 p.m. Friday, March 12
Third-Quarter Student Teaching ends Friday, March 19
Classes resume and Fourth Quarter begins - 8 a.m. Monday, March 22
Fourth-Quarter Student Teaching begins Monday, March 22
* Passover Tuesday, Wednesday, March 30-31
* Good Friday Friday, April 2
Easter Sunday, April 4
Spring Open House Saturday, April 10
Scholars’ Day Wednesday, April 14
Honors Convocation Saturday, April 17
** Last day for in-class examinations Tuesday, May 4
All classes end Tuesday, May 11
Study Days Wednesday, Thursday, May 12-13
Final Examination Period Friday, May 14 through Wednesday, May 19
Fourth-Quarter Student Teaching ends Wednesday, May 19
Graduate Commencement Friday, May 21
Undergraduate Commencement Saturday, May 22

* 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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