Three-Year Degree Program Outlines

In addition to the courses listed below for each major, students must satisfy all Liberal Arts in Practice curriculum requirements.

Current students interested in pursuing a three-year degree program must be in good academic standing and have completed at least 40 academic credits by the end of their first year. Current students wishing to enroll in a three-year program must fill out and submit a declaration form to the Office of the Registrar.

Accounting (General)

Year 1

ACCO 141 Principles of Accounting I

ACCO 142 Principles of Accounting II

Two Economics courses

Year 2

ACCO 247 Managerial Accounting I

ACCO 321 Intermediate Accounting I

ACCO 322 Intermediate Accounting II

FINA 327 Financial Management I

Year 3

ACCO 342 Taxation I

ACCO 491 Contemporary Issues in Accounting

Accounting electives totaling at least 6 credits from ACCO 344, 349, 395/495 (3 credits maximum), 421, 422, 431, 490 and BUSA 348

Contact Stephen Kolenda, kolendas@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


Art History

Year 1

Fall
ART 102 World Art History I – Ancient Art

ART 103 World Art History II – Middle Periods

Two 2-credit Studio Art Courses

Foreign Language

Spring
ART 104 World Art History III – Art of the Modern World

One 4-credit Studio Art Course

Foreign Language

Year 2

Fall
Art History (Early)

One Art History elective

Spring
Art History (Late)

One Art History elective

ARTH 487 Art History Research & Methods

Year 3

Fall
Art History (Late)

ARTH 490 Art History Senior Thesis

Spring
Art History (Early)

Contact Doug Zullo, zullod@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


 

Biology

*Courses offered alternate years

Year 1

Fall
BIOL 101 Biology in Practice

CHEM 107 General Chemistry I

Spring
BIOL 202 Concepts in Biology I

CHEM 108 General Chemistry II

One Biology elective

Year 2

Fall
BIOL 203 Concepts in Biology II

BIOL 392 Research Methods

MATH 108 Statistics OR MATH 121 Single Variable Calculus

CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry I or *PHYS 201 General Physics I

Spring
Two Biology electives or One Biology elective

*PHYS 202 General Physics II

Year 3

Fall
Two Biology electives
*CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry I or PHYS 201 General Physics I

Spring
BIOL 490 Senior Project

One Biology elective and PHYS 202 General Physics II or Two Biology electives

Contact Doug Hamilton, hamiltond@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


 

Business Administration

Year 1

ACCO 101 Financial Accounting

BUSA 101 Introduction to Business

BUSA 280 Finance

One Economics Course

Year 2

BUSA 230 Organizational Behavior

BUSA 240 Marketing

BUSA 300/400 level elective

BUSA 300/400 level elective

Year 3

BUSA 300/400 level elective

BUSA 300/400 level elective

BUSA 480 Business Policy and Strategy

Contact Penny Wightman, wightmanp@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


 

Chemistry

Bachelor of Arts Program

Students must test at Level 5 in Mathematics and take MATH 121 Single Variable Calculus their first semester.

All Chemistry courses include a lab, with the exception of BIOC 405.

Year 1

Fall
CHEM 107 General Chemistry I

MATH 121 Single Variable Calculus

PHYS 140 Principles of Physics I

Spring
CHEM 108 General Chemistry II

MATH 233 Multivariable Calculus

PHYS 141 Principles of Physics II

BIOL 202 Concepts in Biology: Energy or 203 Concepts in Biology: Information

Year 2

Fall
CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 210 Inorganic Chemistry I

Spring
CHEM 202 Organic Chemistry II

CHEM 203 Analytical Chemistry

Year 3

Fall
BIOC 405 Biochemistry I

CHEM 490 Senior Thesis (1 credit)

January
CHEM 490 Senior Thesis (4 credits)

Spring
CHEM 303 Physical Chemistry I

CHEM 490 Senior Thesis (1 credit)

Contact Dr. Andrew Piefer, piefera@hartwick.edu, for more information about these programs.


 

Computer Science

Prerequisite: Level 5 on the Math Placement Exam

* Some courses offered alternate years only

Year 1

Fall
CISC 120 Introduction to Programming

MATH 121 Single Variable Calculus

Spring
CISC 135 Visual Programming

CISC 315 Database Management

MATH 233 Multivariable Calculus

Year 2

Fall
CISC 225 Advanced Programming Techniques

*CISC 240 Computer Organization & Assembly Language or
*CISC 325 Data Structures and *CISC 345 Computer Security

Spring
MATH 235 Advanced Single Variable Calculus

*CISC 320 Programming Languages or
*CISC 430 Operating Systems and *CISC 330 Computer Networks

Year 3

Fall
MATH 220 Linear Algebra

*CISC 325 Data Structures and *CISC 345 Computer Security or
*CISC 240 Computer Organization & Assembly Language

Spring
CISC 490 Senior Thesis

*CISC 430 Operating Systems and *CISC 330 Computer Networks or
*CISC 320 Programming Languages

Contact Howard Lichtman, lichtmanh@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


Economics

Prerequisites: Math Placement Score of 4 or 5

Requirement for Continuation in the Program: ECON 101, 102 grade of B+ or higher

Year 1

Fall
ECON 101 Topics in Microeconomics

ECON 102 Topics in Macroeconomics (one course waived with AP=5 or SUPA credit)

Spring
ECON 222 Macroeconomic Theory

MATH 108 Statistics (or higher MATH)

Year 2

Fall
ECON 221 Microeconomic Theory

ECON 223 Econometrics

January
ECON 395 Internship in Economics (optional)

Spring
2 300-level Economics electives

Year 3

Fall
2 300-level Economics electives

January
ECON 395 Internship in Economics (optional)

Spring
ECON 490 Senior Thesis

Contact Carli Ficano, ficanoc@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


 

English

Year 1

Completion of ENGL 190 by the end of the first year.

Year 2

Completion of ENGL 329 and ENGL 370, as well as an “Approaches” course, by end of second year.

Year 3

Completion of all other requirements by the end of the third year, including:

Fall

ENGL 489 Senior Project Methods

January

490 Senior Project

A recommended student course load to achieve our required 13 courses in the Literature major would be:

  • 4 required major courses in the first year;
  • 4 required courses in the second year;
  • 5 courses in the third year, including the senior project in January Term, plus the Senior Projects Methods course.

Contact Susan Navarette, navarettes@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


 

French

One French course (200-level or above, excluding literature in translation course (FREN 212, 215 & 218)) per semester for five semesters on campus, including FREN 490 Senior Project.

One semester in an approved, affiliated study-abroad program in a Francophone country, earning at least 16 credits in French-language courses.

Contact Mark Wolff, wolffm@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


 

Geology

Option 1: Students entering in an ODD year

Year 1

Fall
GEOL 107 Physical Geology

CHEM 107 General Chemistry I or CHEM 109 Accelerated General Chemistry

January
GEOL 302 Surficial Geology

Spring
GEOL 108 Historical Geology

CHEM 108 General Chemistry II

Year 2

Fall
GEOL 206 Mineralogy

GEOL 307 Petrology

January
GEOL 275 Off-Campus Field Studies

Spring
GEOL 309 Stratigraphy and Sedimentation

MATH 233 Multivariable Calculus

GEOL 305 Groundwater Hydrology

Year 3

Fall
GEOL 311 Field Geology

PHYS 140 Principles of Physics I

January
GEOL 490 Senior Project

Spring
GEOL 308 Structural Geology

PHYS 141 Principles of Physics II

GEOL 316 Geochemistry

Option 2: Students entering in an EVEN year.

Year 1

Fall
GEOL 107 Physical Geology

CHEM 107 General Chemistry I or CHEM 109 Accelerated General Chemistry

GEOL 206 Mineralogy

January
GEOL 275 Off-Campus Field Studies

Spring
GEOL 108 Historical Geology

CHEM 108 General Chemistry II

GEOL 305 Groundwater Hydrology

Year 2

Fall
MATH 121 Single Variable Calculus

One Geology Elective

January
GEOL 302 Surficial Geology

Spring
GEOL 308 Structural Geology

MATH 233 Multivariable Calculus

GEOL 316 Geochemistry

Year 3

Fall
GEOL 307 Petrology

PHYS 140 Principles of Physics I

January
GEOL 275

Spring
GEOL 309 Stratigraphy and Sedimentation

GEOL 490 Senior Project

PHYS 141 Principles of Physics II

Contact Eric Johnson, johnsone@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


 

History

Year 1

1 Perspectives in U.S. History Course

1 Perspectives in Global History Course

2 History electives

Year 2

HIST 222 Introduction to Historical Methods

3 History Electives, at least two at the 300-level or above

Complete at least one concentration

Year 3

HIST 489 Senior Seminar

HIST 490 Senior Thesis

2 History electives, at least one at the 300-level or above

Complete second concentration

Contact Cherilyn Lacy, lacyc@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


Mathematics

Students must place above Single Variable Calculus and be prepared to start with Multivariable Calculus in fall semester of their first year.

Year 1

Fall
MATH 233 Multivariable Calculus

January
1 Math Elective (*Advanced Multivariable Calculus)

Spring
MATH 235 Advanced Single Variable Calculus

Year 2

Fall
MATH 220 Linear Algebra

PHYS 201 General Physics I

January
1 Math Elective (*Advanced Multivariable Calculus)

Spring
MATH 320 Intro. to Abstraction

1 Math Elective

Year 3

Fall
MATH 420 Abstract Algebra

1 Math Elective

January
MATH 390 Junior Seminar

Spring
MATH 431 Introduction to Real Analysis

MATH 490 Senior Capstone

 *NOTE: Advanced Multivariable Calculus is offered alternate years during January term. A Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree student should plan to take it during the January of the first or second year.

Contact Dr. Min Chung, chungm@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


Nursing

Year 1

Fall
BIOL 206 Anatomy and Physiology I

PSYC 301 Developmental Psychology

CHEM 107 General Chemistry I

NURS 134 Foundations of Nursing Science

Spring
SCIE 144 Physical Assessment

BIOL 207 Anatomy and Physiology II

BIOL 210 Microbiology of Disease

1 Ethics Course

Summer
NURS 234 Medical-Surgical Nursing I

BIOL 344 Pathophysiology

Year 2

Fall
NURS 357 Pediatric Nursing

SCIE 345 Pharmacology

MATH 108 Statistics

January
NURS 336 Rural Health or NURS 346 Transcultural Nursing

Spring
NURS 356 Women’s Reproductive Health

NURS 334 Medical-Surgical Nursing II

NURS 448 Introduction to Research

NURS 333 Gerontology

Year 3

Fall
NURS 441 Psych-Mental Health Nursing

NURS 443 Community Health Nursing

NURS 490 Senior Thesis

January
NURS 446 Trans.to Prof. Practice I: Leadership & Policy

Spring
NURS 434 Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing

NURS 495 Trans. to Prof. Practice II: Independent Practicum

Contact Dr. Patricia Grust, grustp@hartwick.edu and Jane Bachman, bachmanj@hartwick.edu for more information about this program.


 

Philosophy

Year 1

(3 Philosophy Courses)

236 Logic

Two other courses in Philosophy, for example: 201 Classics, 250 Topics in Philosophy, 249 Existentialism

Year 2

(4 Philosophy Courses)

381 Ancient Philosophy

383 Modern Philosophy

At least one of: 271 Values and Society or 336 Ethics

One other course in philosophy, for example: 350 Topics in Philosophy or 250 Topics in Philosophy

Year 3

(3 Philosophy Courses)

PHIL 490 Senior Capstone Seminar

*Two elective courses in philosophy, for example: 370 Philosophy of Mind, 337 Philosophy of Art, 350 Topics in Philosophy

*Two of the student’s electives must cover two of the following subject areas: 19th or 20th century philosophy, contemporary approaches to philosophical issues, or a major philosopher. This will be accomplished in consultation with the philosophy advisor.

Contact any member of the Philosophy Department for more information about this program.


 

Political Science

Year 1

POSC 101 U.S. Government and Politics OR POSC 107 Freedom, Equality and Justice

POSC 105 International Relations or POSC 108 Intro to Comparative Politics and two POSC electives at the 200-level

Year 2

POSC 209 Political Science Research Methods and three POSC electives, at least one at the 300-level

Year 3

POSC 489 Thesis Methods

POSC 490 Senior Thesis and two POSC electives, at least two at the 300-level

Contact Laurel Elder, elderl@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


Psychology 

Year 1

Fall
PSYC 110 Psychological Science I

Spring
PSYC 111 Psychological Science II

PSYC 290 Psychological Research Methods

Year 2

Fall
PSYC 291 Experimental Statistics

1 or 2 core courses*

Spring
2 or 3 core courses*

Year 3

Fall
Research course 1**

1 PSYC topics course

Spring
Research course 2**

PSYC 488 Senior Capstone

*Core courses include:

  • PSYC 301 Developmental Psychology or 307 Child Development
  • PSYC 302 or 306 Clinical Psychology: Personality or Abnormal
  • PSYC 303 Social Psychology
  • PSYC 304 Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC 305 Biopsychology

**Research courses include:

  • PSYC 361 Research in Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC 362 Research in Clinical Psychology
  • PSYC 363 Research in Social Psychology
  • PSYC 364 Research in Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC 366 Research in Learning
  • PSYC 367 Research in Child Development

Contact the Psychology Department for more information about this program.


Religious Studies

Year 1

Three courses at 100 level, one in each major area of study, for example:

Monotheistic Traditions: RELS 101, 105 or 110

Asian Traditions: RELS 106

Contemporary Western Traditions: RELS 103, 107, or 115

Year 2 – 3

Three courses at 200 level, one in each major area of study, for example:

Monotheistic Traditions: RELS 210, 211, 235, 237, 239

Asian Traditions: RELS 221, 222, 223, or 235

Contemporary Western Traditions: RELS 241, 243 or 245

Year 3

3 courses – Two 300 level courses, any area

RELS 490 Senior Thesis

Contact Sandy Huntington, huntingtonc@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


 

Sociology

Year 1

Fall
SOCI 105 Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 155 Children’s Lives

Spring
Two Sociology electives

Year 2

Fall
SOCI 310 Classical Theory

SOCI 385 Qualitative Analysis for Sociologists

Spring
SOCI 397 Contemporary Theory

SOCI 383 Quantitative Analysis for Sociologists

Year 3

Fall
Two Sociology electives

Spring
One Sociology elective

SOCI 485 Senior Seminar Capstone

Contact Reid Golden, goldenr@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


 

Spanish

Year 1

Span 201 Intermediate Spanish I

Span 202 Intermediate Spanish II

Span 203 or 205, depending which one is offered that semester.

We believe that the first year should not have more than 3 courses and no one above the 200 level, unless of course the student shows special abilities and then we can work a special program for those students advanced in the language.

Year 2

The other 203 or 205 not available the semester before.

Again, a student might have the linguistic level to go directly to a 300-level course. This needs to be determined for each individual case.

3 courses at the 300 level

Year 3

3 courses at the 400 level

Span 490

Contact Mark Wolff, wolffm@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.


 

Theatre Arts

Year 1

Fall
THEA 100 Theatre Practicum

THEA 120 Introduction to Theatre Arts

THEA 140 First-Year Seminar: Fundamentals of Acting

January
THEA 205 Theatre in New York City (optional)

Spring
THEA 100 Theatre Practicum

THEA 231 Fundamentals of Theatrical Design

One 200-level dramatic literature course

Year 2

Fall
THEA 110 Introduction to Movement and Dance for the Theatre

THEA 220 Play Production

One 200- or 300-level dramatic literature course

January
THEA 303 Theatre in England (optional)

THEA 395 Theatre Internship (optional)

Spring
THEA 240 Advanced Acting

THEA 260 Art of the Cinema (writing level course)

One 300-level dramatic literature course

Year 3

Fall
One 300-level dramatic literature course

THEA 100 Theatre Practicum

January
THEA 303 Theatre in England (optional)

THEA 495 Theatre Internship (optional)

Spring
THEA 490 Senior Project

Contact Kenneth Golden, goldnek@hartwick.edu, for more information about this program.

 

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