NYSCAS: New York School of Career and Applied Studies

Occupational Studies


ASSOCIATE IN OCCUPATIONAL STUDIES (A.O.S.) (60 credits)

Students who plan to continue toward a B.A. or B.S. degree should not enroll in this program. Instead, they should enroll in an A.S. degree program.

Associate in Occupational Studies in Business Management and Administration

Students who wish to earn an A.O.S. degree in Business Management and Administration can do so with one of the following six concentrations: Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Office Technology, and Information Systems. These degrees require a minimum of 60 credits.

Core Requirements (8 credits):

GLL 110 or 111

GSM 130/132
Introduction to College Writing(if exempt, take College Writing I)
OR
College Mathematics/Workshop
4

 

Business Base (16 credits):

GBA 101 Principles of Accounting I 3
GBA 102 Principles of Accounting II 3
GBE 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
GBE 102 Principles of Microeconomics 3
GBM 101 Principles of Management 3

General Electives (might be required to meet 60-credit requirement)

Concentration Requirements (18 credits):

Accounting

GBA 201 Intermediate Accounting I 3
GBA 202 Intermediate Accounting II 3
GBA 213 Cost Accounting 3
GBA 314 Federal Income Taxation of Individuals 3
GBM 213 Business Law I 3
GBA 498 Internship

Other approved elective

Finance

GBE 204 Money and Banking 3
GBF 101 Principles of Finance 3
GBF 210 Investment Principles 3
GBF 220 Corporate Finance 3
Two Approved Business Electives 6

Recommended Electives Include:

GBF 310 Security Analysis
GBF 498 Internship
GBK 101 Principles of Marketing

Management

GBK 101 Principles of Marketing 3
GBM 224 Human Resources Management 3
GBM 320 Entrepreneurship and Management of Small Business 3
Three Approved Business Electives 9

Recommended Electives Include:

GBA 209 Financial Statement Analysis
GBF 101 Principles of Finance
GBK 204 Marketing Management
GBM 213 Business Law I
GBM 498 Internship

Marketing

GBK 101 Principles of Marketing I 3
GBK 201 Consumer Behavior 3
GBK 204 Marketing Management 3
Three Approved Business Electives 9

Recommended Electives Include:

GBK 202 Marketing Research3
GBK 310 Retail Management and Merchandising3
GBK 315 Advertising and Promotion Management3
GBK 498 Internship3
GBM 320 Entrepreneurship and Management of Small Business3

 

Associate In Occupational Studies In Business Management & Administration Information Systems (60 credits)

Students may earn an A.O.S. degree in Business Management and Administration with a concentration in Information Systems on one of three tracks: either Data Communications (LAN or WAN), Programming (Visual Basic, C++/Unix, Java), or Digital Applications.

 

Core Requirements (8 credits):

GLL 110 or 111

GSM 130/132
Introduction to College Writing(if exempt, take College Writing I)
OR
College Mathematics/Workshop
4

 

Business/Computer Base (22 credits):

GBE 101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
GBA 101/103 Principles of Accounting I / Workshop 3+1
GCO 103

GCO 120
Computer Concepts for Computer Majors
OR
Fundamentals of Computers
4
GCO 147 Computer Hardware, Software & System Security 3
GCO 141 Introduction to Programming 3
GCO 498

GCO
Internship
OR
Approved Computer Science Elective
3

General Electives (15 credits)

Concentration Requirements: (17 credits)

LOCAL AREA NETWORK TRACK

GCO 202 Networking Essentials 3
GCO 354 Local Area Networks Concepts and Software 3
GCO 234 LAN Applications I 1
GCO 355/236 Advanced Local Area Networks Architecture and Software/Advanced LAN Applications 3+1
GCO 147 Computer Hardware, Software & System Security 3
GCO 228 Advanced Computer Hardware and System Security 3

WIDE AREA NETWORK TRACK (CISCO)

GCO 223/125 WAN Lab I 3+1
GCO 224/127 WAN Lab II 3+1
GCO 223 Wide Area Networks I 3
GCO 147 Computer Hardware, Software & System Security 3
GCO 228 Advanced Computer Hardware and System Security 3
GCO 231 Fundamentals of Network Security 3

VISUAL BASIC TRACK

GCO 270/270.6 Visual Basic I/Lab 3+1
GCO 272/272.6 Visual Basic II/Lab 3+1
GCO 344 Relational Database 3
GCO 366 Projects in Programming 3
GCO 451 Special Topics in Computer Science 3

C++/UNIX Track

GCO 230 C++ Programming Language 3
GCO 264 Data Structures I 3
GCO 245 UNIX Operating System 3
GCO 250 Advanced UNIX Operating System 3
GCO 364 Data Structures II 3
Two approved one-credit lab electives 2

Java Track

GCO 220/220.6 Java I/Lab 3+1
GCO 222/222.6 Java II/Lab 3+1
GCO 344 Relational Database 3
GCO 366 Projects in Programming 3
GCO 451 Special Topics in Computer Science 3

 

Associate In Occupational Studies In Digital Multimedia Design(60 credits)

Core Requirements (12 credits):

GCO 120 Fundamentals of Computers 4
GLL 110 or 111 Introduction to College Writing(if exempt, take College Writing I) 4
GSM 130/132 College Mathematics/Workshop 3+1

 

Concentration Requirements (32 credits):

GCD/GCO 130 Survey of PC Applications 4
GCD 150 Foundations of Design I 3
GCD 155 Foundations of Design II 3
GCD 230 Electronic Desktop Publishing 3
GCD 231 Electronic Desktop Publishing II 3
GCD 235 Computer Graphic Design I 3
GCD 236 Computer Graphic Design II 3
GCD 262 Electronic Desktop Publishing III 3
GCD 263 Web Design I/Lab 4
GCD Approved Desktop Publishing Elective 3

General Electives (16 credits)

MINORS

In addition to the majors described in the preceding pages, NYSCAS also offers a number of minors designed for students who wish to enhance their academic experience through more concentrated study in an additional subject area.

Business Communication Minor (21-22 credits)

Required Core (12-13 credits)

GCA 101 Public Speaking 3
GCA 215 Interpersonal Communication 3
GCA 217 Introduction to Public Relations 3
GBK 101

GPS 110

GSO 121
Principles of Marketing
OR
General Survey of Psychology
OR
General Survey of Sociology & Anthropology
3

4

4

 

Three electives from the following (9 credits)

GCA 121 Ethics in Communication 3
GCA 153 Introduction to the Arts 3
GCA 168 Mass Media in America 3
GCA 201 Persuasion and Propaganda 3
GCA 204 Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
GCA 205 Discussion and Meeting Dynamics 3
GCA 218 Dispute Resolution 3
GCA 219 Non-Profit Communication & Management 3
GCA 220 Communication and Public Policy 3
GCA 222 Customer Service Management Communication 3
GCA 302 Community Journalism 3
GCA 305 Intercultural Communications 3
GCA 306 Commercial Advertising I 3
GCA 320 Professional Business Communication 3
GCA 350 Managerial Communication 3
GCA 494 Internship 3

Other approved electives

Finance (18 Credits)

Required Core (15 credits)

GBA 101/103 Principles of Accounting I/ Workshop 3+1
GBF 101 Principles of Finance 3
GBF 210 Investment Principles 3
GBF 220 Corporate Finance 3
GBE 101

GBE 102
Principles of Macroeconomics
OR
Principles of Microeconomics
3

One elective from the following (3 credits)

GBE 204 Money and Banking 3
GBE 408 International Trade and Monetary Systems 3
GBF 310 Security Analysis 3
GBF 338 International Financial Markets 3
GBF 343 Real Estate Finance I 3
GBF 410 Seminar in Options Trading 3
GBF 437 The International Trading of Commodities 3

 

Comments:

  • Four of the six courses in the minor must be taken at Touro College.
  • Business majors who wish to have a minor in finance must complete an additional four (4) finance courses that are not being used to satisfy other business requirements.

Marketing/Management (24 Credits)

Required Core (18 credits)

GBE 101

GBE 102
Principles of Macroeconomics
OR
Principles of Microeconomics
3
GBF 101 Principles of Finance 3
GBK 101 Principles of Marketing 3
GBK 204 Marketing Management 3
GBM 101 Principles of Management 3
GSM 261 Statistics 3

Two electives from the following (6 credits)

GBK 201 Consumer Behavior 3
GBK 202 Marketing Research 3
GBK 315 Advertising Marketing Management 3
GBK 408 Strategic Marketing Management 3
GBK 410 Business-to-Business Marketing 3
GBM 202 Organizational Theory and Behavior 3
GBM 224 Human Resource Management 3
GBM 310 Multinational Business Management 3
GBM 320 Entrepreneurship and Management of Small Business 3

Other approved electives

Comments:

  • Not open to students who major in any of the business-related disciplines
  • At least six of the eight courses for the minor must be taken at Touro College.
  • Courses for the minor may not be double-counted or used to satisfy other requirements. Exceptions are Economics (GBE 101 or GBE 102) and Statistics (GSM 261), which may be used to help satisfy the Associate's or Baccalaureate Core.

 

EDUCATION

These minors are not open to Education Majors or to Interdisciplinary students with a concentration in Education.

  • Four of the six courses in the two minors must be taken at Touro College.
  • Childhood covers ages/grades one to six.
  • Early Childhood covers ages/grades birth to grade two.
  • Students do not need any specific criteria to be enrolled in this minor.
  • Course used for the minors may not be used to satisfy other degree requirements.
  • Exception: GCO 122 fulfills the core requirement for Computer Science.

CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (18 CREDITS)

Required Core (12 credits)

GCO 122 Computer Literacy & Information Retrieval* 3
GED 201 Psychosocial Foundations of Growth, Development and Learning 3
GED 301 Teaching Reading & the Language Arts 3
GED 304 Math, Science & Technology: Teaching & Remediation 3

 

Two of the following (6 credits)

EdSE 600 History and Philosophy of Education and Special Education** 3
GED 302 Remediation of Reading Disabilities 3
GED 303 Teaching the Social Studies Spectrum Subjects 3
GED 306 Teaching the Arts & Physical Education 3
SpEd 309 Principles of Curriculum Development for Students with Disabilities, Grades 1-6 3
SpEd 310 Principles of Classroom Management for Students with Disabilities, Grades 1-6 3

*GCO 120 will not satisfy computer requirements for this minor.
**Students must have upper division status and Education Department approval before registering for this course

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (18 CREDITS)

Required Core (12 credits)

GED 201 Psychosocial Foundations of Growth, Development and Learning 3
GED 311 Principles of Early Childhood Education 3
GED 317 Language Acquisition & Emergent Literacy II: K-Grade 2 3
GCO 122 Computer Literacy & Information Retrieval 3

 

Two of the following:

EdSE 600 History and Philosophy of Education and Special Education* 3
GED 209 Foundations of Parenting 3
GED 312 Methods of Early Childhood Education 3
GED 316 Language Acquisition & Emergent Literacy I: Birth-PreK 3
SpEd 313 Developmentally Appropriate Learning Experiences for Young Exceptional Children 3
SpEd 314 Addressing Challenging Behaviors of Young Exceptional Children 3

* GCO 120 will not satisfy computer requirements for this minor.
**Students must have upper division status and Education Department approval before registering for this course.

HUMAN SERVICES (18-21 credits)

Required Courses (12 credits)
GPS 110 General Survey of Psychology 4
GHU 140 Survey of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities 4
GHU 141 Introduction to Human Services 4

Three electives from the following

GED 209 Foundations of Parenting 3
GHU 217 HIV and Drug Addiction 3
GHU 240 Theories of Counseling 3
GHU 243 Group Work Techniques 3
GHU 245 Theories and Techniques of Family Counseling 3
GHU 246 Counseling Addictive Behaviors 3
GHU 260 The Family in the Urban Setting 3
GHU 261 Child Care & Advocacy 3
GHU 322 Counseling Children and Adolescents 3
GHU 326 Casework Management 1 3
GHU 328 Case Management II in Adult & Family Services 3
GHU 330 Case Management II in Child and Youth Services 3
GHU 331 Case Management II in Addiction Services 3
GPH 240 Values & Ethics in Human Services 3
GSO 230 Youth in Urban Communities 3
GSO 318 Sociology of the Family 3
GSO 335 Selected Topics in Social Deviance 3
GSO 350 Compulsivity-Abusive Relationships & Addictions 3

Other approved electives

Comments:

  • Four of the six courses in the minor must be taken at Touro College.
  • Students who major in Psychology and wish to have a minor in Human Services (in addition to all the requirements) must complete one additional course in psychology or human services that is not being used to satisfy any other degree requirements.
  • Courses used for the minor may not be used to satisfy other degree requirements.

PSYCHOLOGY (19 credits)

Required Courses (7 credits)

GPS 110 General Survey of Psychology 4
GPS 301

GPS 351
Experimental Psychology*
OR
Biological Psychology*
3

 

Four electives from the following (12 credits)

GPS 201 Developmental Psychology 3
GPS 204 Child Psychology 3
GPS 213 Social Psychology 3
GPS 216 Adolescent Development 3
GPS 224 Psychology of the Family 3
GPS 225 Psychology of Aging 3
GPS 230 Psychological and Sociological Aspects of Developmental Disabilities 3
GPS 231 Psychological Testing 3
GPS 312 Cognition and Memory 3
GPS 315 Motivation and Personality 3
GPS 317 Human Sexuality 3
GPS 325 Psychology of Minority Families 3
GPS 332 History and Systems of Psychology 3
GPS 485 Internship in Psychology 3

Other approved electives
*Biological Psychology and Experimental Psychology may be offered with a lab for four credits

Comments:

  • Four of the six courses in the minor must be taken at Touro College.
  • This minor is not open to Psychology or Social Science majors with concentration in Psychology.
  • Courses used for the minor may not be used to satisfy other college requirements.
  • Students who major in Human Services and wish to have a minor in Psychology (in addition to all the requirements) must complete one additional course in psychology that is not being used to satisfy any other human services requirements.
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