Course Listings

Course Coding System

At the time of the printing of this catalog, all incoming students at Buffalo State College, both first-year and transfer students, are required to fulfill requirements IF14. 

Banner codes are used to identify which Intellectual Foundations 14 requirement(s) a course fulfills. The IF14  codes are as follows:

Code IF Requirement Area
AH14 Foundations of Civilizations: American History
AR14 Coganate Foundation: Arts
DI14 Diversity
GE14 Global Engagement
HU14 CognateFoundations: Humanities
MQ14 Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
NS14 Coganate Foundations: Natural Sciences
NW14 Foundations of Civilizations: Non-Western Civilizations
SS14 Cognate Foundations: Social Sciences
WC14 Foundations of Civilizations: Western Civilizations

Here’s a sample course listing:

ANT 300 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA 3, 3/0; DI14, NW14

Prerequisite: ANT 100 or permission of instructor. Way of life of the original inhabitants of Western North America; reconstructing life during the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries using archaeology, historical documents, and oral tradition. Tribal nations of the Plains, Northwest Coast, Southwest, Great Basin, Plateau, and California. Effects of European exploration and colonization and the persistence of indigenous Western North American peoples in the modern world.

Here’s what it means:

ANT 300 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA 3, 3/0, DI14, NW14

This is an anthropology course, number 300.

The number of semester credit hours the course earns, the number of lecture hours the class meets per week/number of studio or lab hours per week.

This course satisfies two requirements in Intellectual Foundations 14: Diversity (DI14) and the Foundations of Civilizations Non-Western Civilizations (NW14).

Prerequisites:  Prerequisites or requirements you must fulfill before registering for a course. For this course, students must have taken ANT 100 first.

The remainder of the course listing describes the subject matter.


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