State University of New York Empire State College requires at least 124 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. SUNY Empire State College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, SUNY Empire State College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
SUNY Empire State College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: SUNY Empire State College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
SUNY Empire State College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with SUNY Empire State College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, SUNY Empire State College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at SUNY Empire State College.
Student Designed Majors
SUNY Empire State College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
SUNY Empire State College does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at SUNY Empire State College
SUNY Empire State College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
✅ SUNY Empire State College does offer 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.
✅ SUNY Empire State College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ SUNY Empire State College 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.
❌ SUNY Empire State College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ SUNY Empire State College does not require an internship for any students.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While SUNY Empire State College does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
SUNY Empire State College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does SUNY Empire State College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
SUNY Empire State College does not have any ROTC programs.
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