State University of New York - Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

SUNY-Stony Brook says, "General education requirements help students to place the more specialized parts of their undergraduate study, their major and pre-professional training in a cultural and historical context. They also develop the intellectual skills necessary to enhance learning during the university years and later." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.stonybrook.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:16,480
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:47%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,855 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$23,935 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Address Problems using Critical Analysis and the Methods of the Humanities" and "Understand the Political, Economic, Social, and Cultural History of the United States" requirements.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "Understand the Political, Economic, Social, and Cultural History of the United States" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. history or government surveys.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Understand, Observe, and Analyze Human Behavior and the Structure and Functioning of Society" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Study the Natural World" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/07/2016

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