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UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE & GEN ED 3 REQUIREMENTS

These requirements are TENTATIVE for students matriculating or choosing curricula in the 2020-2021 terms.

DEGREE REQUIREMENT

Completion a minimum of 120 s.h.

  1. Some majors require more than 120 s.h. Review the college catalog major listings for more information.
  2. Students are limited in the number of PHED activity (PACT attribute) s.h. they may earn as part of their degree. For students who matriculated prior to Fall 2009, the maximum number of PACT s.h. is 6. For students who matriculated Fall 2009 or after, the maximum number is 12. Any excess beyond the maximum permitted will require an equal number of additional non-PACT s.h.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) – completion of a minimum of 90 s.h.
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - completion of a minimum of 60 s.h.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) – completion of a minimum of 30 s.h.

Completion a minimum of 45 s.h. of 200 & 300 level courses

Completion of General Education 3 (GE3) (30 s.h. with 7 of 10 areas met including Oral Skills)

Completion of an Oral Skills course and one of the SUNY GE3 courses from NS3 or SS3.

Completion of a minimum of 45 s.h. in residence (Oneonta coursework).
30 of the last 60 s.h. must be completed with Oneonta coursework.

One-half of any major/minor must be completed with SUNY Oneonta coursework.

Completion of a maximum of 60 s.h.in the department of the major for B.A. and B.S. degrees*
Completion of a maximum of 90 s.h.in the department of the major for the B.F.A. degree
*Exception: Majors in the department/schools of Human Ecology; Economics & Business; Foreign Languages; English; Mathematics, Comp. Sci & Stats; and Communication & Media may have no more than 60 s.h. in any single discipline. For Human Ecology, the single discipline groups are FOOD & NUTR; CONS, CHLD, & FAMS; and FASH. For English, the single discipline groups are ALIT, ELIT, WLIT & LITR; LING; and COMP.

Completion of a minimum of 60 s.h. of non-major (department) coursework for B.A. and B.S. degrees*
Completion of a minimum of 30 s.h. of non-major (department) coursework for the B.F.A. degree
*Exception: Majors in the department/schools of Human Ecology; Economics & Business; Foreign Languages; English; Mathematics, Comp. Sci & Stats; and Communication & Media need at least 60 s.h. outside a single discipline from their field of study. For Human Ecology, the single discipline groups are FOOD & NUTR; CONS, CHLD, & FAMS; and FASH. For English, the single discipline groups are ALIT, ELIT, WLIT & LITR; LING; and COMP.

All courses in the major/minor core must be taken for a letter grade unless offered P/F only.

No more than two courses may overlap between or among majors/minors. Any excess in overlap requires the completion of additional coursework in the field.

Exception: Education majors with non-education dual majors have no overlap restriction.

A minimum 2.00 GPA is required.

  • OVERALL GPA – calculated using all courses completed at SUNY Oneonta.
  • MAJOR GPA – calculated using the highest SUNY Oneonta grades earned to complete the minimum major requirements.
  • MINOR GPA – calculated using the highest grades earned to complete the minimum minor requirements.

Some majors have higher GPA and minimum grade requirements. See the College Catalog major and course descriptions for details.

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