Buffalo State

Graduate Catalog 2016-2017

Guide to Course Descriptions

Individual graduate-level courses are described in alphabetical order by discipline in this section of the catalog.

Course Scheduling

Whether or not a specific course will be scheduled for a given term is contingent on student enrollment, budget support, and adequate staffing. Check the graduate course schedule for updated course scheduling each semester. The descriptions in this catalog are current as of fall 2012.

Undergraduate Courses

This catalog does not list undergraduate courses numbered 101–499. These course descriptions can be found at suny.buffalostate.edu. Undergraduate coursework does not fulfill the requirements of an advanced degree.

Here is a sample course listing:­

CRS 680
DESIGNING AND DELIVERING CREATIVITY EDUCATION
3, 3/0

Prerequisites: CRS 559 and CRS 560.

Team-teaching experience in creative studies undergraduate courses under direct supervision of the faculty. With permission of instructor, under special circumstances, team teaching may be done in a school, in industry, or in a special creative problem-solving program.

Here’s what it means:

CRS 680

This is a creative studies course, number 680.

DESIGNING AND DELIVERING CREATIVITY EDUCATION

Name of course

3, 3/0

This course earns three credits; it meets for three lecture hours and zero lab hours each week.

The remainder of the course listing describes the subject matter and any prerequisites and co-requisites.

Course Number System

500–599

Generally open to all graduate students

600–699

Generally limited to students within the program and others with specific preparation

700–799

Advanced courses requiring greater preparation

Course Prefix Key

ACM

PROFESSIONAL APPLIED AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS

ADE

ADULT EDUCATION

AED

ART EDUCATION

ANT

ANTHROPOLOGY

ATS

ART THERAPY

BIO

BIOLOGY

BME

BUSINESS AND MARKETING EDUCATION

BUS

BUSINESS

BXE

BILINGUAL EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION

CHE

CHEMISTRY

CNS

ART CONSERVATION

COM

COMMUNICATION

CRJ

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CRS

CREATIVE STUDIES

CTE

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

DES

DESIGN

ECO

ECONOMICS

ECS

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

EDC

EDUCATIONAL COMPUTING

EDL

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

EDT

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

EDU

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

ENG

ENGLISH

EXE

EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION

FAR

FINE ARTS

FIN

FINANCE

FLE

FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION

FRE

FRENCH

FTT

FASHION TECHNOLOGY

GEG

GEOGRAPHY

GES

GEOSCIENCES

HEW

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

HIS

HISTORY

HPR

COACHING AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

INT

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

MAT

MATHEMATICS

MCL

MODERN AND CLASSICAL LANGUAGES

MED

MATHEMATICS EDUCATION

MET

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

MST

MUSEUM STUDIES

MUS

MUSIC

NFS

NUTRITION AND FOOD SCIENCE

PAD

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

PHI

PHILOSOPHY

PHY

PHYSICS

PLN

PLANNING

PSC

POLITICAL SCIENCE

PSY

PSYCHOLOGY

SAF

SAFETY STUDIES

SCI

SCIENCE

SLP

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

SOC

SOCIOLOGY

SPF

SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS

SPA

SPANISH

SSE

SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION

SWK

SOCIAL WORK

TEC

TECHNOLOGY

TED

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

THA

THEATER

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Graduate Catalog 2016-2017

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Graduate Programs at Buffalo State

Graduate Programs by School

Adult Education (M.S. and Graduate Certificate)

Applied Economics (M.A.)

Art Conservation (M.A. and C.A.S.)

Art Education (M.S.Ed.)

Art Education (PTCP)

Biology (M.A.)

Biology Education (7–12, M.S.Ed.)

Business and Marketing Education (M.S.Ed.)

Business and Marketing Education (PTCP)

Career and Technical Education (M.S.Ed.)

Career and Technical Education (PTCP)

Chemistry Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

Childhood and Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction (M.S.Ed.)

Childhood and Early Childhood Education (Birth–Grade 6; M.S.Ed.)

Creative Studies (M.S.)

Creativity and Change Leadership (Graduate Certificate)

Criminal Justice (M.S.)

Earth Science Education (7-12), M.S.Ed.

Economics

Educational Technology (M.S.Ed.)

Educational Leadership (C.A.S.) - Building

Educational Leadership (C.A.S.) - Building & District

English (M.A.)

English Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

English Education (7–12; PTCP)

Foreign Language Education (1-6 Extension; 7-12) (M.S.Ed.)

Forensic Science (M.S.)

French Education (7–12; PTCP)

Great Lakes Ecosystem Science (M.A.)

Great Lakes Ecosystem Science (M.S.)

Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration (M.S.)

History (M.A.)

Human Resource Development (Graduate Certificate)

Industrial Technology (M.S.)

Literacy Specialist (Birth Through Grade 12; M.S.Ed.)

Mathematics Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

Mathematics Education (7–12; PTCP)

Mathematics Education (7–12; 5–6 Extension; PTCP)

Multidisciplinary Studies (M.A. and M.S.)

Museum Studies (M.A.)

Museum Studies (Graduate Certificate)

Music Education (M.M.)

Physics Education (7–12; M.S.Ed.)

Physics Education (7–12; M.S.Ed. with Alternative Certification)

Professional Applied and Computational Mathematics (M.S.)

Public Administration in Public and Nonprofit Management (M.P.A.)

Public Management (Graduate Certificate)

Public Relations M.S.

Science Education (M.S.Ed.)

Social Studies Education (7-12; M.S.Ed.)

Social Studies Education (7-12; PTCP)

Social Studies Education (7-12; 5-6 Extension; PTCP)

Spanish Education (7-12; PTCP)

Special Education

Speech-Language Pathology (M.S.Ed.)

Teaching Bilingual Exceptional Individuals

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Technology Education (M.S.Ed.)

Technology Education (PTCP)

Guide to Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

ACM - Applied & Computational Mathematics

ADE - Adult Education

AED - Art Education

ATS - Art Therapy Studies

BIO - Biology

BME - Business and Marketing Education

BUS - Business

BXE - Bilingual Exceptional Education

CHE - Chemistry

CIS - Computer Information Systems

CNS - Art Conservation

COM - Communication

CRJ - Criminal Justice

CRS - Creative Studies

CTE - Career and Technical Education

DAN - Dance

DED - Distributive Education

DES - Design

ECO - Economics

ECS - Elementary Education

EDL - Educational Leadership

EDU - Elementary Education

EDT - Educational Technology

ENG - English

ENT - Engineering Technology

ESL - English as a Second Language

EXE - Exceptional Education

FAR - Fine Arts

FIN - Finance

FLE - Foreign Language Education

FOR - Forensic Science

FRE - French

GEG - Geography

GES - Geology

GLC - Great Lakes Center

HEA - Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration

HEW - Health and Wellness

HIS - History

HPR - Coaching and Physical Education

INT - Industrial Technology

MAT - Mathematics

MCL - Modern and Classical Languages

MED - Mathematics Education

MET - Mechanical Engineering Technology

MST - Museum Studies

MUS - Music

NFS - Dietetics and Nutrition

OEC - Occupational Education

PAD - Public Administration

PHI - Philosophy

PHY - Physics

PLN - Planning

PSC - Political Science

PSM - Professional Science and Mathematics

PSY - Psychology

SCI - Science

SLP - Speech Language Pathology

SOC - Sociology

SPA - Spanish

SPF - Social Psychological Foundations

SSE - Social Studies Education

SWK - Social Work

TEC - Technology

TED - Technology Education

THA - Theater Arts

UED - Urban Education

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