Feb 20, 2020
2019 - 2020 College Catalog
Liberal Arts and Sciences: General Studies - AA
SUNY Curriculum Code: 1395
- COMM 100 - Public Speaking or ENGL 200 - Advanced Composition /ENGL 250 - Special Topics in Writing Credit Hours: 3 1
- General Education Elective(s) from GE6 or GE9 or HUMN XXX Humanities Elective(s) from GE7/ARTS XXX Arts Elective(s) from GE8 Credit Hours: 3 3
- MATH XXX Mathematics/Science Elective(s) or ENGL XXX English/LITR XXX Literature Elective(s) Credit Hours: 3-4 2
- Social Science Elective(s) from GE3 or GE5 or MATH XXX Mathematics Elective(s) from GE1 Credit Hours: 3-4 4
- Social Science Elective(s) from GE4 or Laboratory Science Elective(s) from GE2 Credit Hours: 3-4 4
- Restricted Elective(s) Credit Hours: 12
- Unrestricted Elective(s) Credit Hours: 3
- Restricted Elective(s) Credit Hours: 9
- Unrestricted Elective(s) Credit Hours: 6
Minimum Total Credit Hours = 64
1 ENGL 100 /ENGL 200 and ENGL 200 /ENGL 250 and COMM 100 must be completed.
2 Both ENGL XXX/LITR XXX and MATH XXX/Science Elective(s) must be completed.
3 Both HUMN XXX GE7/ARTS XXX GE8 and General Education Elective(s) from GE6 or GE9 must be completed.
4 Students must take a minimum of 3 credits of behavioral and 3 credits of non-behavioral social science courses.
Behavioral social sciences: ANTH, GEOG, PSYC, SOCI
Non-behavioral social sciences: CJUS, ECON, GOVT, HIST
- General Education Requirement: All students in the General Studies programs must take at least one course from each of the following GE areas: GE1, GE2, GE3 or 5, GE4, GE6 or 9, GE7 or 8, GE10
- For this program, HONR (Honors) courses count as English, literature, humanities, or social science electives.
Program Learning Outcomes
A graduate of the General Studies AA program should be able to:
- Summarize sources accurately and analyze them effectively; communicate effectively through a variety of methods.
- Utilize college-level quantitative skills and scientific methods in problem solving.
- Identify a problem; seek out, gather, organize, analyze, summarize data; and propose a reasonable solution.
- Identify and explain theories, concepts, and systems with respect to individual, societal, and cultural behavior.
- Demonstrate the ability to articulate the societal and/or personal relevance of their studies through reflection.
SUNY General Education Requirement
Students who intend to receive AA, AS, or baccalaureate degrees must satisfy SUNY and campus General Education (GE) requirements to graduate. Students should be aware that GE requirements may vary by academic program. Consult with your academic advisor for program-specific information; for general information: General Education
AAS and AOS degree students may not be required to fulfill General Education (GE) requirements; however, any student who may wish to transfer should complete as many GE courses as possible. Consult with your academic advisor.