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College Catalog Fall 2007 - Spring 2008
Individual Studies - Certificate

The Instructional Program

The Individual Studies certificate program is designed to serve students who wish to tailor a one-year program of study to a specific career or educational goal. The program provides intensive academic advisement in an effort to have students explore major and/or career options with a focus on:

Students are awarded the Individual Studies certificate after completing 30 credit hours of study in accordance with program guidelines. Students who are uncertain of their educational or career goals are encouraged to enroll in Delhi's Undeclared option for their first year of study.

Career Options

Career opportunities vary according to the individual curriculum developed; many possibilities are available.

Transfer Options

Transfer to other programs or colleges is dependent on:

Note: The SUNY transfer guarantee is not available for certificate programs.


SUNY Curriculum Code: 0987

Required Coursework

Cr. Hrs.

ENGL 100 or 200 or BUSI 120


Introductory Computer Course
(by advisement)


Liberal Arts and Sciences Elective


Mathematics (MATH 102 or higher)


Science Elective (lab or non-lab, based on advisement)


UNIV 100 Freshman Seminar




UNIV 101 Student Success


Major Area Electives (based on advisement)


Certificate Requirement: 31 credit hours

Admissions Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Four units of high school English, three units of social studies, one unit of mathematics, and one unit of laboratory science are highly recommended.

Program Objectives

A graduate of the Individual Studies certificate program should be able to:

  1. Display a fundamental understanding of computers and computer information systems and be familiar with common computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and graphics.
  2. Express him/herself effectively through written and oral communication.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to manipulate college-level mathematical concepts, including mathematical circuits, planning and scheduling, linear programming, voting systems, and game theory.
  4. Understand and apply methods and behaviors which promote success in college, including critical and creative thinking.
  5. Demonstrate a solid grounding in the science of their choosing.

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Last Updated: 2/19/16