Elective Key and Math Course Guidance
Gen Ed Elective: a course carrying one or more Gen Ed area attribute(s): Basic Communication (BC3), Mathematics (M3), American History (AM3), World Civilizations (OW3), Foreign Language (FL3), Social Sciences (SS3), Humanities (H3), The Arts (A3), Natural Sciences (NS3), Western Civilization (WC3). Elective courses and major courses carrying Gen Ed attributes apply toward SUNY Oneonta’s Gen Ed requirements .
OCS Elective: any course that carries an Oral Communication Skills (OCS) attribute. This is a degree requirement for students matriculating in or after Fall 2020.
Liberal Arts Elective: any course that carries a Liberal Arts (LA) attribute. SUNY Oneonta’s minimum LA requirements vary by degree award.
Upper Division Elective: any elective course at the 200- or 300-level. All courses (required and elective) at this level apply toward SUNY Oneonta’s upper division requirement .
Upper Division Liberal Arts Elective: any course at the 200- or 300-level carrying an LA attribute.
Elective: any course outside the major. Electives apply toward the total credits required by a degree program. Electives may also be needed to satisfy other degree requirements , including the minimum number of credits outside the department of the major.
Math Course Guidance
SUNY Oneonta recognizes that students enter college with different math backgrounds. For guidance on the math course(s) most suited to your preparation and program of study, visit the College’s Math Pathways site.