SUNY-Wide General Education Categories

Requirements of the Program


FOR STUDENTS MATRICULATING FALL 2014 AND THEREAFTER:

1) A minimum of 30 credits of coursework in the following areas:

Math and Statistics 1 course
Writing and Critical Inquiry* 1 course
Arts** 1 course
Humanities** 1 course
Natural Sciences 1 course
Social Sciences 1 course
U.S. History 1 course
International Perspectives 1 course
Foreign Languages 1 course
Challenges for the 21st Century 1 course

*Writing and Critical Inquiry course must be completed with a grade of S or C or better.
** No single course can be used to satisfy BOTH the Humanities and the Arts requirement.

2) Academic Competencies of Advanced Writing, Oral Discourse, Information Literacy, and Critical Thinking through completion of a major.

FOR STUDENTS MATRICULATING FALL 2013 THROUGH SUMMER 2014:

1) A minimum of 30 credits of coursework in the following areas:

Math and Statistics 1 course
Writing and Critical Inquiry* 1 course
Arts** 1 course
Humanities** 1 course
Natural Sciences 1 course
Social Sciences 1 course
U.S. History 1 course
International Perspectives 1 course
Foreign Languages 1 course
Challenges for the 21st Century 1 course

*Writing and Critical Inquiry course must be completed with a grade of S or C or better.
** No single course can be used to satisfy BOTH the Humanities and the Arts requirement.

2) An Information Literacy course

 FOR STUDENTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO FALL 2013:

1) A minimum of 30 credits of coursework in the following areas:

Math and Statistics 1 course
Writing Intensive* 1 course
Arts** 1 course
Humanities** 1 course
Natural Sciences 1 course
Social Sciences 1 course
U.S. History 1 course
International Perspectives 1 course
Foreign Languages 1 course
Additional approved course in Arts, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, U.S. History, International Perspectives, or Foreign Languages 1 course

*Writing Intensive courses must be completed with a grade of S or C or better.
** No single course can be used to satisfy BOTH the Humanities and the Arts requirement.

2) An Information Literacy course