General Education Experience: Learning for Life

Community. Engagement. Excellence. Transformation.

Vision Statement

SUNY Brockport’s general education experience prepares you for a future in a complex, interconnected world by engaging you in problem-solving from multiple perspectives, providing you with skills and knowledge that lead to success in your major and professional endeavors, and establishing a foundation for lifelong learning.


Brockport’s Learning for Life general education program is 31-40 credits.* The combination of classes that students select is up to them, based on their professional, personal, and intellectual interests.

Learning for Life

*Some general education courses will have critical thinking and information literacy learning outcomes embedded within the knowledge or skill area. Oral Communication, Contemporary Issues, and Perspectives on Gender can also be embedded within another general education course.