2021 - 2022 College Catalog 
    
    May 18, 2022  
2021 - 2022 College Catalog

Liberal Arts and Sciences: General Studies - AS


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SUNY Curriculum Code: 1394

HEGIS: 5649.00

Academic Requirements

First Semester


Second Semester


Third Semester


  • Math or Science Elective - Any 200 level or Higher Credit Hours: 3
  • Math or Science Elective - Any 200 level or Higher Credit Hours: 3
  • 200 level or higher LA&S Course Credit Hours: 3
  • LA&S Course Credit Hours: 31
  • Unrestricted Elective Credit Hours: 3

Fourth Semester


  • 200 level or higher LA&S Course Credit Hours: 3
  • 200 level or higher LA&S Course Credit Hours: 3
  • LA&S Course Credit Hours: 31
  • Unrestricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • LASC 290 - Capstone: Contemporary Issues  Credit Hours: 3

Minimum Total Credit Hours = 61-64


Notes:

1 Any course offered by the school of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

Additional Notes:

  1. All students in the General Studies programs must take at least one course from each of the following General Education subject areas: GE1, GE2, GE3 or 5, GE4, GE6 or 9, GE7 or 8, GE10
  2. For this program, HONR (Honors) courses count as English, literature, humanities, liberal arts, or social science electives.

Program Learning Outcomes


A graduate of the General Studies AS program should be able to:

  • Express him/herself effectively through written and oral communication.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of and appreciation for literature.
  • Demonstrate an ability to manipulate college-level mathematical concepts.
  • Demonstrate a solid grounding in the science of the student’s choosing.
  • Display a fundamental understanding of the behavioral social sciences.
  • Display a fundamental understanding of the non-behavioral social sciences.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of an area of the humanities based upon the courses the student elects.
  • Demonstrate a solid foundation of liberal arts knowledge based on the courses taken in this area.

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.

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