FAQs from Students
You will follow the requirements of Brockport’s Learning for Life General Education Program.
If you have completed an Associate’s degree or 30 credits and seven of 10 SUNY categories at the time of matriculation, you do not have any additional GE requirements to complete at Brockport.
Transfer students who do not meet these conditions will receive credit for the courses they transfer in as determined by their general education transfer agreement. Remaining credits should be fulfilled according to the requirements in place at Brockport.
Continuing students will complete any outstanding general education requirements in the new curriculum. In the transition from the old curriculum to the new, some students may see a reduction in their GE requirements. In other cases, incomplete requirements may need to be fulfilled with a different type of course. Students will never face an increase in their requirements or a set-back in their progress toward graduation because of the transition to the revised general education curriculum. Students should work with their advisors if they have any questions about how the transition affects them.
Yes, but this is limited to specific requirements. Each general education course fulfills one SUNY knowledge area and may also fulfill one of the following requirements: contemporary issues, oral communication, or perspectives on gender. These areas are also offered as stand-alone courses.
Yes. Students should consult their major requirements or their advisors to see which general education courses count for the major as well.
You can track your progress in Degree Works. In Fall 2023, your audit will be updated to reflect your progress in relation to the new curriculum.
First, consult with your advisor who will help you to double check on any courses that you think are not accurately accounted for. If you confirm that a course should be counting for an unmet requirement, your advisor can work with the Registrar’s office to correct your audit.