Department Information

Chair:
Mark Connell
Memorial Library, Room B-115
Phone: 607-753-2506

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Program Details

Computer Applications Minor [CAP] (Minor)

Getchen Douglas, coordinator
Memorial Library, Room B-114
607-753-4029
www.cortland.edu/cap/

Faculty

Mark Connell, Gretchen Douglas

Minor Offered

Computer Applications

Description

The interdisciplinary minor in computer applications is designed to complement any academic major and focuses on the development of applications within various academic disciplines. Students completing the minor will have been exposed to the skills and knowledge needed to use a variety of computers and packaged software as tools to solve problems in their respective disciplines.

SUNY Cortland offers interdisciplinary courses in computer applications so that all students in liberal arts or professional studies programs will have the opportunity to become familiar with the use of computers. Applications courses are described in this section.

A. Introduction to Computers: 6 credit hours
  • CAP 100 - Introduction to Computer Applications (3 cr. hr.) (or equivalent) and
  • CAP 104 - Computers and Society (3 cr. hr.)
B. Computer Programming: 3 credit hours
  • CAP 201 - C Programming (3 cr. hr.)
  • CAP 204 - Visual Basic (3 cr. hr.)
  • CAP 206 - Introduction to Programming with Pascal (3 cr. hr.)
  • CAP 216 - Introduction to Data Structures (3 cr. hr.)
  • MCS 186 - Introductory Programming (3 cr. hr.)
  • PHY 186 - Introductory Programming (3 cr. hr.)
C. Beginning Software Applications: 3 credit hours
  • CAP 233 - Computerized Information Retrieval (1 cr. hr.)
  • CAP 240 - Intermediate Computer Applications (3 cr. hr.)
D. Applied Data Analysis with Computers: 3 credit hours
  • CAP 328 - Geographic Information Systems (4 cr. hr.)
  • COM 230 - Statistical Methods (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 221 - Economic Statistics (3 cr. hr.)
  • EXS 201 - Statistics in Exercise Science (3 cr. hr.)
  • GLY 281 - Data Analysis in Natural Science (3 cr. hr.)
  • GRY 324 - Introduction to Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (3 cr. hr.)
  • GRY 328 - Geographic Information Systems (4 cr. hr.)
  • GRY 400 - Geographical Analysis (4 cr. hr.)
  • MAT 201 - Statistical Methods (3 cr. hr.)
  • MGT 423 - Computer Applications in Economics and Management (3 cr. hr.)
  • PED 434 - Statistics and Assessment in Physical Education (3 cr. hr.)
  • POL 312 - Methods of Political Analysis (3 cr. hr.)
E. Advanced Computer Applications: 3 credit hours
  • CAP 220 - Introduction to Networking (3 cr. hr.)
  • CAP 327 - Computer Mapping (4 cr. hr.) also listed as GRY 327
  • CAP 330 - Advanced GIS Techniques (4 cr. hr.) also listed as GRY 330
  • CAP 350 - Data Base Management Systems (3 cr. hr.)
  • CAP 351 - Advanced Web Page Design (3 cr. hr.)
  • CAP 380 - Presentation Competency (3 cr. hr.) also listed as COM 380
  • CAP 403 - Applied Data Analysis and Interpretation using SPSS (3 cr. hr.) also listed as PSY 403
  • CAP 404 - Advanced Visual Basic Programming (3 cr. hr.)
  • COM 251 - Introduction to Digital 3-D Modeling and Animation (3 cr. hr.)
  • COM 345 - News Editing and Design (3 cr. hr.)
  • COM 349 - Multimedia Production (3 cr. hr.)
  • ECO 421 - Econometrics (3 cr. hr.)
  • EXS 225 - Digital Video for Kinesiology (3 cr. hr.)
  • PWR 397 - Writing for Online Publication (3 cr. hr.)
  • SPM 335 - Information Technology in Sport (3 cr. hr.)
  • SPM 435 - Applied Information Technology in Sport (3 cr. hr.)
Total Credit Hours Required for Minor: 18