State University of New York - Buffalo State College

Buffalo, NY

Buffalo State College says, "The Intellectual Foundations program promotes an understanding of the continuity of human history, the depth of inherited knowledge, the validity of diverse modes of inquiry, the value of artistic expression, and the richness of our collective experience. Its purpose is to develop the skills and habits of the mind required for a life of intellectual curiosity and civic engagement." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.buffalostate.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:9,475
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:25%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,669 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$17,519 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Humanities" requirement may be fulfilled with non-literature courses.

  • 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

    YES
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Cognate Foundations: Natural Sciences" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

  • General Education Assessment

    State University of New York - Buffalo State College uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/06/2016

C

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