College Catalog Fall 2010 - Spring 2011
Individual Studies - AAS

The Instructional Program

The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program in Individual Studies is designed to serve students who wish to tailor a program of study to a specific career or educational goal. This program is appropriate for students who are: 

Students are awarded the A.A.S. degree in Individual Studies after completing 63 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 depends upon the curriculum developed and a student’s cumulative GPA.

Note: The SUNY transfer guarantee is not available for the A.A.S. degree.

Curriculum

SUNY Curriculum Code: 0688

Required Coursework

Cr. Hrs.

ENGL 100 or ENGL 200

3

English or Literature Elective

3

Social Science or HUMN/ARTS Elective

3

Introductory Computer Course
(by advisement)

3

Liberal Arts and Sciences Elective

3-4

Mathematics (MATH 110 or higher)

3-4

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

3-4

Social Science Elective

3

UNIV 100 Freshman Seminar

 

or 

1-3

UNIV 101 Student Success

 

 

 

Major Area Electives :

 

(To be determined in consultation with academic advisor for completion of career or transfer goal)

33-38

Degree Requirement: 63 credit hours

Notes

Students who successfully complete a one-year technical certificate program and one credit hour in physical education will be granted thirty-one (31) semester hours of credit toward an A.A.S. degree in Individual Studies.

Admissions Requirements

High school graduate with a minimum 75% overall average or a minimum 2500 GED test score. A 70% or higher on the Math A and biology Regents exams is strongly recommended.

Program Objectives

A graduate of the Individual Studies A.A.S. 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.
  6. Display a fundamental understanding of one or more of the social sciences.

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Last Updated: 3/16/10