Stony Brook University, State University of New York requires a minimum of 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
SUNY Stony Brook does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, SUNY Stony Brook has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Around 76% of students who started college at SUNY Stony Brook complete all the credits required within six years.
SUNY Stony Brook offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
SUNY Stony Brook 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 are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for SUNY Stony Brook.
When choosing a major, SUNY Stony Brook students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at SUNY Stony Brook 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 a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. SUNY Stony Brook does not require a senior project for all students.
SUNY Stony Brook 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.
SUNY Stony Brook has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
SUNY Stony Brook 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 Stony Brook offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
SUNY Stony Brook 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 college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
SUNY Stony Brook has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at SUNY Stony Brook include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus - a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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 Stony Brook offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering - 3-2 dual degree program in business administration - Education
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