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Nov. 25, 2014:  

In recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday, all Jefferson Community College offices will close at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.

SUNY General Education Requirements

Students planning to transfer into a SUNY baccalaureate program should satisfy the following

  • Thirty (30) credits of general education coursework from the table below

to include

  • courses from at least 7 of the 10 knowledge and skill areas listed below (two of the seven must be Mathematics and Basic Communication).
  • (Exception: Engineering Science students should plan to complete 6 of the 10 areas.)

Special Notes

  1. Although a given course may appear in more than one knowledge and skill area, please note that it can only be used to fulfill one requirement.
  2. Students who have received a grade of 85 or above on the NYS History Regents exam may select from a longer list of courses to fulfill the American History competency than those students who have not taken this exam or whose score is less than 85. It is important to confirm the history regents grade before advising a student to select a history course from this longer list. If the Admissions Office received a high school transcript, you should have a copy in your advising folder and you can confirm the grade on this transcript. You may also call the Admissions Office (315-786-2277).
SUNY General Education Knowledge and Skill Areas (Effective Spring 2013)
Mathematics
MTH 133, MTH 144, MTH 149, MTH 150, MTH 155, MTH 166, MTH 174, MTH 185, MTH 221, SCI 199*
Natural Sciences
BIO 105, BIO 106, BIO 111, BIO 112, BIO 131, BIO 132, BIO 201, BIO 203, BIO 204, CHE 107, CHE 130, CHE 131, GEO 102, GEO 105, GEO 110, GEO 131, GEO 132, GEO 141, GEO 144, PHY 131, PHY 143, SCI 107, SCI 110, SCI 199*
Social Sciences
ANT 141, ECO 101, ECO 102, POL 121, POL 122, PSY 133, PSY 222, PSY 232, SOC 144, SOC 241, SOC 242
American History
If Below 85 on US History Regents Exam: HIS 150, HIS 151
If 85 or Above on US History Regents Exam:  HIS 150, HIS 151, HIS 217
Western Civilization
HIS 111, HIS 112, PHI 101*, POL 127
Other World Civilizations
ANT 143, ENG 195, ENG 209, ENG 245, GEG 101, PHI 212*, POL 126
Humanities
ART 113*, ART 114*, ART 115*, ART 116*, ART 123*, ENG 102, ENG 151, ENG 152, ENG 166, ENG 171, ENG 173, ENG 185, ENG 203, ENG 204, ENG 214, ENG 225, ENG 226, ENG 248, MUS 101*, MUS 115*, MUS 117*, MUS 140*, MUS 150*, PHI 101*, PHI 212*, PHI 213, PHI 221, STA 142, STA 151, STA 211
The Arts
ART 102, ART 103, ART 113*, ART 114*, ART 115*, ART 116*, ART 117, ART 118, ART 123*, ART 125, ART 131, ART 150, ART 232, ART 242, ART 250, ENG 220, ENG 222, ENG 223, ENG 224, MUS 100, MUS 101*, MUS 115*, MUS 117*, MUS 121 A,B,C,D, MUS 122 A,B,C,D, MUS 123 A,B,C,D, MUS 124 A,B,C,D, MUS 125, MUS 140*, MUS 150*, MUS 172, MUS 173, MUS 174, MUS 272, MUS 273, MUS 274
Foreign Language
ASL 121**, ASL 122**, ARA 111, FRE 111, FRE 112, FRE 121, FRE 122, FRE 221, FRE 222, GER 111, GER 112, GER121, GER 122, ITA 111, ITA 112, LAT 121, SPA 111, SPA 112, SPA 121, SPA 122, SPA 220, SPA 221, SPA 222
Basic Communication
ENG 101

*This course appears in more than one knowledge and skill area but can only be used to fulfill one requirement.

**ASL 121 and ASL 122 only fulfill the Foreign Language learning outcome for students enrolled in the Human Services A.S., Early Childhood A.A.S., and Teacher Education A.A. degree programs. Students enrolled in other degree programs must use one of the other courses listed.