Discipline Category Descriptions

BASIC SKILLS COURSES

Description
This category includes:
If indicated by placement testing, basic skills courses are required as prerequisite or corequisite courses. These courses count toward load and financial aid but receive zero college credits toward the graduation requirement.
ENG099, MAT090, MAT098, and RDG095
DISCIPLINE CATEGORIES
Discipline Category Name
This category includes:
Accounting
Any course with the prefix: ACC
Business
Any course with the prefix: BUS
College Success
FCS101
Computer Science
Any course with the prefix: CSC
Criminal Justice
Any course with the prefix: CRI
Electrical/Electronics Technology
Any course with the prefix: ETE
English
Any course with the prefix: ENG above 100
Environmental Science & Technology
Any course with the prefix: ENV
Free Electives
Any course that receives college credit.
Note: COM100, MAT100, and MAT100Q count as free elective credit only.
Health & P.E.
Any course with the prefix: HPE
Health & P.E. Activity
Any 1-credit course with the prefix: HPE (except HPE100)
Health Services Management
Any course with the prefix: HSM
History
Any course with the prefix: HIS or FRE250
Note: HIS121, HIS122, HIS132 can count as either History or Humanities
Humanities
Any course with the prefix: ART, CHI, COM (except COM100), ENG above 102 (except ENG235), ESL, FRE, GER, GWS, HUM, MSM, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE or HIS121, HIS122, HIS132
Note: GWS101, MSM118 can count as either Humanities or Social Science; HIS121, HIS122, HIS132 can count as either Humanities or History
Humanities sub-category:  Foreign Language
Any course with the prefix: CHI, FRE, GER, SPA
Humanities sub-category:  The Arts
Any course with the prefix: ART, MUS, THE or HUM110, MSM239
Human Services
Any course with the prefix: HUS, SWK
Individual Studies Electives
College-credited courses as per advisement
Industrial/Commercial Electrician
Any course with the prefix: ICE
Info. Management
CSC102, LIB101, SCI110
Math above 100
Any course with the prefix: MAT above 100
Mechanical Technology
Any course with the prefix: MEC
Nursing
Any course with the prefix: NUR
Science with a lab
Any course with the prefix: BIO, CHE, GEL, MET, PHY, SCI (except SCI110) or ENV101, ENV210
Social Science
Any course with the prefix: ANT, ECO, GWS, PSC, PSY, SOC or CRI102, CRI103, CRI206, MSM118
Note: GWS101, MSM118 can count as either Social Science or Humanities
STEM Electives
Any course with the prefix: BIO, CHE, ETE, GEL, MAT above 100, MET, PHY, SCI (EXCEPT SCI110) or CSC121, CSC202, CSC217, CSC222, ENV101, ENV210, ENV220, MEC203, MEC204, MEC205, MEC206, WTT102, WTT201, WTT202
Wind Energy & Turbine Technology
Any course with the prefix: WTT

  

SUNY-GER CATEGORIES
 Abbreviation Name
AH   American History
 AR The Arts 
 BC  Basic Communication
FL Foreign Language
H Humanities
M Mathematics
NS Natural Science
OW Other World Civilizations
SS Social Science
WC Western Civilizations

  

LIBERAL ARTS COURSES
English
ENG 101 or higher
Humanities
ART, CHI, COM (except COM100), ENG above 102 (except 235), ESL, FRE, GER, GWS, HIS121, HIS122, HUM, MSM, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE
Mathematics MAT above 100
Natural Sciences BIO, CHE, GEL, MET, PHY, SCI (except SCI110), ENV101, ENV210, ENV200
Social Sciences ANT, CRI102, CRI103, CRI206, ECO, GWS, HIS, MSM118, PSC, PSY, SOC

  

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