Liberal Arts and Sciences: General Studies Track

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Sample Schedule

The schedule below shows how the requirements for this degree may be met in four semesters. For some students, fulfilling degree requirements may take more than four semesters. When planning your schedule, you should consult with your advisor.

First Semester (14-15 Credit Hours)

  • ENG 101 Composition I (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics at MAT 152 level or higher (3-4)
  • Natural Sciences first sequence course (4)
  • First Year Experience Elective* (3)
  • Health/Physical Education (HPE) Elective (1)

Second Semester (16-17 Credit Hours)

  • ENG 102 Introduction to Reading Literature (3)
  • ENG 103 Composition II (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics at MAT 152 level or higher (3-4)
  • Natural Sciences second sequence course (4)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3) or SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)

Third Semester (15 Credit Hours)

  • CSC 135 Core Excel (1)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics or Natural Sciences (4)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral (3)
  • General Electives (6)
  • Health/Physical Education (HPE) Elective (1)

Fourth Semester (16 Credit Hours)

  • SUNY General Education approved course in The Arts (3) or SUNY General Education approved course in World Foreign Language (3)
  • 200 Level SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics or Natural Science (4)
  • SUNY General Education approved course from one of the following categories (3):
    • American History
    • Western Civilization
    • Other World Civilizations
  • General Electives (6)

*FYS 130 First Year Experience in Science recommended.

Schedule Updated: July 1, 2021


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