Individual Studies, A.A.S.Major Code: 0688
This program is also offered at the Norwich Campus.
The Individual Studies degree program provides flexible educational opportunities to students who are exploring their academic and career options or who have unique educational goals. Students are provided with academic advisement and career guidance that allows them to design an individualized plan of study. Students may take coursework in a variety of areas, including business, psychology, natural sciences, natural resources and renewable energy, criminal justice, computer information systems, agriculture, journalism, hospitality, the healthcare professions, and others.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and reasoning skills.
- Identify, analyze, and evaluate arguments as they occur in their own or others’ work.
- Develop well-reasoned and persuasive arguments.
- Demonstrate effective information management skills.
- Perform the basic operations of personal computer use.
- Understand and use basic research techniques.
- Locate, evaluate, and synthesize information from a variety of sources.
- Demonstrate readiness to join the workforce or pursue further study through the effective application of skill in communication, critical thinking and reasoning, and information management.
A minimum of 60 credits is required for degree completion.
|COMM 105||Research & Communication||3|
|COMP 102||Writing About Literature||3|
|SUNY General Education Natural Sciences (and Quantitative Reasoning) and/or or Mathematics as Advised||6-8|
|SUNY General Education Courses in the Arts, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice, Social Sciences, US History and Civic Engagement, World History and Global Awareness; or World Languages as Advised||9|
|Additional Elective Credits as Advised||37-39|