Undergraduate Bulletin

Fall 2022 Bulletin

AIM: Advancement on Individual Merit

AIM 100: EOP Pre-Freshman Summer Academic Bridge

The purpose of the EOP Summer Academic Bridge course is to give students a foundation in math, writing, and a science related to their undergraduate goals. The course will build on their current skills with the goal of increasing the likelihood of their academic success in these areas during their first full semester at Stony Brook University. Students will be placed in the appropriate section based on the university placement recommendations in math and writing. The EOP Summer Academic Bridge will be supported through the EOP Transitional Support Bridge course.

New AIM/EOP students

3 credits, ABC/U grading

AIM 101: EOP Pre-Freshman Summer Support Bridge

The purpose of the EOP Summer Bridge course is to build a strong, supportive foundation by introducing the necessary support and resources needed to be successful at Stony Brook University. The course will build on their current skills with the goal of increasing the likelihood of the student¿s success in acclimating to college and Stony Brook University culture and lifestyle. Additionally, the course goal is to help students navigate the challenges that stem from socioeconomic disadvantage. In addition, this course will support the EOP Academic Bridge course.

New AIM/EOP students

3 credits, S/U grading

AIM 102: Expository Writing

The fundamentals of grammar through investigating methods of interpreting various forms of literature with emphasis on the process of writing and re-writing. Does not count toward graduation. A through C/Unsatisfactory grading only. The Pass/No credit option may not be used. Open to EOP/AIM students only.

Prerequisite: Placement by writing placement examination

Corequisite: WRT 101 or ESL course

3 credits

AIM 104: Literary Analysis and Critical Reasoning

Introduction to literary analysis and critical reasoning through close examination of selected works. Open to EOP/AIM students only. A through C/Unsatisfactory grading only. The Pass/No credit option may not be used.

Prerequisite: Placement by writing placement examination

DEC:     B
SBC:     HUM

3 credits, ABC/U grading