Oct 04, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Individualized Studies, B.S.

Bachelor of Science
Curriculum 0360 or 0450 Requirements

General Education Requirements 33-34 Credits

Up to 14 credits of prerequisite coursework may be required to satisfy GE and will count as elective credit.

Major Departmental Requirements 37-81 Credits

In consultation with an academic advisor, students select minor, concentration(s), and/or focus areas from any undergraduate program of study at SUNY Plattsburgh. A minor is an approved program of study and completion of a minor is noted on the transcript. A concentration is a minimum of 18 credits in one discipline (courses with the same prefix). A focus area requires completion of courses with the same prefix, or related prefixes. Students are encouraged to pursue a focus area in depth, and to integrate focus areas from related programs of study. Students are encouraged to complete an internship or other appropriate experience in their minor area.

Option 1: Contractual Studies (Curr 0360) 34-75 cr.


The name of the contractually approved program will appear in the comments area on the student’s transcript.

Option 2: General Studies (Curr 0450) 49-63 cr.


“General Studies” will appear in the comments area on the student’s transcript.

Electives 5-50 Credits

Certain major/cognate courses may also satisfy GE requirements thus increase elective credits accordingly.

Total Credits minimum 120

Additional Degree Requirements

  1. A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in all required major courses (Major Departmental Requirements 37-81 Credits).
  2. Completion of all college-wide degree requirements (Undergraduate Degree Requirements , General Education Program ).