Individual Studies

AS Degree – Code #0688

Dr. Kathleen Ebert, Program Coordinator

Email address: ebertkc@alfredstate.edu

The individual studies program serves students’ needs three ways:

Provides an opportunity to explore different career choices.

Prepares for transfer to a four-year school.

Fulfills a career goal that cannot be met by traditional program offerings.

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Create written communication appropriate for audience and purpose which meets standards of style, clarity, and grammatical correctness as described in the Writing Rubric.

Demonstrate oral communication proficiency.

Complete seven of the ten SUNY General Education requirements.

Complete 15 credit hours in a concentration and describe their coherent sequence of study and transfer focus.

DIRECT ENTRY INTO BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM

Alfred State individual studies graduates may enter directly into the technology management BBA degree program.

EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Employment and transfer rate of 100 percent – 10 percent are employed; 90 percent transferred to continue their education.

RELATED PROGRAMS

Business Administration (Transfer)

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Humanities

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math & Science

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Social Science

Liberal Arts & Sciences: Adolescent Education - Teacher Education Transfer

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS/RECOMMENDATIONS

Required: Algebra

Recommended: Geometry, Biology

Individual Studies - AS Degree

TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM

First

ASDC

xxx1

College Success OR

Career Planning

1

COMP

1503

Freshman Composition

3

xxx3

Gen. Education Math Elective

3

xxx3

Gen. Education Elective*

3

xxx3

Career Area

3

xxx3

Elective

3

16

Second

SPCH

1083

Effective Speaking

3

xxx3

Gen. Education Elective*

3

xxx3

Gen. Education Elective*

3

xxx3

Career Area

3

xxx3

Elective

3

HPED

XXX1

Phys Ed Elective

1

16

Third

xxx3

Career Area

3

xxx3

Elective

3

xxx3

Elective

3

xxx3

Gen. Education Elective*

3

xxx3

Gen. Education Elective*

OR

Liberal Arts Elective

3

15

Fourth

xxx3

Career Area

3

xxx3

Career Area

3

xxx3

Elective

3

xxx3

Gen. Education Elective*

3

xxx3

Gen. Education Elective*

OR

Liberal Arts Elective

3

15

*Students must satisfy a minimum of seven of the 10 SUNY General Education knowledge/skill content areas and complete a minimum of 30 credit hours in the liberal arts and sciences.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 61 hours (excluding HPE) is required for graduation with a cumulative index of 2.0.