CUNY-New York City College of Technology
Math Courses at CUNY-New York City College of Technology
11 Sep 2020
American Sign Language I is a beginning course where you are taught to develop skills in a form of manual communication used primarily by American-born deaf persons in interpersonal (face-to-face) relations. Emphasis will be placed on the use of the body for visually-based communications, and the structure, vocabulary and development of American Sign Language. There is also aspects of the deaf culture thought as well. So if you are interested in language and deaf culture in general this a great course to take.
Public speaking is a skill that many people want to develop and master. Not only is this an academic skill but it's also a great life skills. This course teaches the fundamental principles of speaking in public situations and the preparation and delivery of informative and persuasive presentations. Subjects include ethics in public speaking, audience analysis, selecting and researching speech topics, constructing well-reasoned arguments, extemporaneous delivery, and peer evaluation. Students are expected to develop outlines and speaking notes, use visual aids, and improve on verbal and nonverbal delivery skills. This is usually a general education course. A course in effective essay writing and basic research techniques including use of the library. Reading assignments are weekly, but super healthful for writing skills. Whether you are female or male, this course is super important to just get a diverse view of woman, in so many perspectives. Including, understanding female development from a historical, economic, sociological, psychological and anthropological perspective. Focus is on readings and research concerning women with an analytical emphasis on biological versus cultural orientations in the literature. This course is designed to familiarize students with several areas related to community health. Concerns with various diseases that impact humans from a community, state, national and world level will be addressed. Issues related to global concerns such as acid rain, global warming, and depletion of the ozone layer, starvation and water pollution will be addressed. Students will get hands on experience to really understand community health.If you enjoy hands on activities and are considering the medical or public health field this is an excellent course to take in your undergrad career. These courses are all a great boost your GPA, whether pre reqs or not, some are actually really interesting and can lead to career or major change. They can take stress and lead you to a new path, best of both worlds! College is a place of growth and discovery, however, that becomes more difficult if you are extremely overwhelmed due to your grades. Remember that you have so many classes and majors at your disposal, so take a look around and see, maybe even take some of these courses. Your GPA and your older self will thank you one day. And with that note good luck!