SUNY General Education Requirements
These 30 general education credits are comprised of one course from each of the following ten SUNY general education areas:
- Basic Communication
- Social Science
- Western Civilization
- Foreign Language
- Other World Civilizations
- American History
These ten areas are built into the degree requirements of all FIT majors.† In general, the first seven areas are required in the A.A.S program, and the last three areas†- Foreign Language, Other World Civilizations, and American History - are required in the bachelor's program.
In addition, FITís local liberal arts requirements include a second English course, a second Social Science course, and HA112 as part of the AAS degree.
Please consult the particular major requirements you are interested in to see the specific general education and liberal arts courses required for your major. These are listed after the four-semester curriculum grid for your degree (scroll down to the bottom of the page).
See also the list of†SUNY-approved general education courses at FIT.
Campus Policy on Grades:† A grade of D or better in an FIT course is required for general education credit.
All BFA students are required to complete the following credits in order to meet NASAD requirements.† Many of these courses may also fulfill SUNY general education requirements:
- 12 credits in History of Art (HA) courses; and
- 30 credits in liberal arts (non-HA) courses