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Colleges / State University of New York College at Oneonta

SUNY Oneonta Academics

State University of New York College at Oneonta requires a minimum of 122 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at SUNY Oneonta, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

SUNY Oneonta does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, SUNY Oneonta has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 75% of students who started college at SUNY Oneonta finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

SUNY Oneonta offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at SUNY Oneonta?

SUNY Oneonta has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at SUNY Oneonta

When choosing a major, SUNY Oneonta students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at SUNY Oneonta below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. SUNY Oneonta does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does SUNY Oneonta Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

SUNY Oneonta offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does SUNY Oneonta Offer Online Classes?

SUNY Oneonta has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does SUNY Oneonta Give Credit for AP Classes?

SUNY Oneonta offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does SUNY Oneonta Have An Honors Program?

SUNY Oneonta does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College..

Does SUNY Oneonta Require Internships?

SUNY Oneonta does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

SUNY Oneonta does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at SUNY Oneonta

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

SUNY Oneonta offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University at Buffalo and the State University of New York; Alfred University; Clarkson University; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Syracuse University - 3-2 dual degree program in business administration with State University of New York at Binghamton, Clarkson University, Rochester Institute of Technology and Union College - Accounting at State University of New York at Binghamton, fashion with Fashion Institute of Technology, American Intercontinental University in London

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SUNY Oneonta Majors & Subject Areas

Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Environmental Science
African-American/Black Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Educational/Instructional Technology
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Elementary Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Earth Science Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
English Language and Literature, General
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Museology/Museum Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Economics, General
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Digital Arts
Fashion/Apparel Design
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Music Management
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
Business/Managerial Economics
History, General

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