2024-25 University Bulletin 
    Jun 24, 2024  
2024-25 University Bulletin

Liberal Arts, A.A.

NY State Program Code: 04182
HEGIS Code: 5649.00
CIP Code: 24.0101

Candidates for this degree must have completed at least 64 credits, 30 of which must be taken in graded course work at the University. No more than 34 of the total credits may be awarded from prior learning. In all cases, candidates must have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.5.

In addition to the 16 credits of core liberal arts requirements, the A.A. in Liberal Arts requires two humanistic studies foundation courses, two social sciences foundation courses and two art courses. Students must also complete 24-30 elective credits chosen in conjunction with help of their academic adviser.

The College of Professional and Continuing Studies General Education and Core Requirements

The College of Professional and Continuing Studies students must meet the requirement of four core courses and six distribution courses, as described here.

Requirements for the Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Liberal Arts

Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required to Graduate: 64

Semester Sequence:

Degree: A.A.
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required to Graduate: 64

Course Credits 0-30 31-64
    Fall Spring Fall Spring
AHS (0611) 121: Expository & Professional Writing 4  ✓  ✓  

One of these three courses:
ANS (0612) 110: Quantitative Problem Solving, or
MTH (0144) 113: Survey of Statistics, or
MTH (0144) 114: Statistics for Natural Sciences*

 ✓  ✓  

ANS (0612) 131: Science and the Citizen, or
a Lab Science

4      ✓
ASO (0613) 205: Global and Societal Development and Conflict, or
Transfer of two Social Science course
4  ✓    ✓  
Art 2
Humanities 2
 ✓  ✓  ✓

Social Science

Electives 24  ✓  ✓  ✓

*Requirement can also be met with transfer of two college-level mathematics courses

For more information regarding our General Education and Core requirements please contact an academic advisor