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Individual Studies - AAS

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Students in this Major:

  • Enroll in one of the Schools: School of Business and Liberal Arts, Canino School of Engineering Technology, or School of Science, Health, and Criminal Justice.
  • Develop a program consistent with a specific career objective.
  • Have the opportunity to explore an unknown area.
  • Benefit from the knowledge and skills obtained through life experiences.
  • Earn an Associates in Applied Science after 60 credits hours.
  • May transfer into baccalaureate degree programs.

Career Opportunities:

  • Employment options are unlimited, since in consultation with the academic advisor, students can design their own programs.

Recent Employers of SUNY Canton Graduates:Students Studying

  • Burke's Construction
  • Fleet Bank
  • Dine-A-Mate, Inc.
  • Builders Square
  • Corning, Inc.
  • Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center
  • Potsdam Stone and Concrete
  • Morris Protective Services

Admission Requirements:

  • Refer to the table of high school course prerequisites for admission.
  • Student should be prepared to take Expository Writing (ENGL 101) or Oral and Written Expression (ENGL 102).
  • Transfer students must meet re-registration requirements.

Transfer Opportunities

  • SUNY Canton
  • SUNY Potsdam, Plattsburgh, Oswego, Cortland, Geneseo, and Brockport
  • State University Centers at Albany, Buffalo, and Binghamton
  • Clarkson University
  • Niagara University
  • St. Lawrence University

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (Curriculum 0688)

Credits

English/Humanities 6
Social Sciences 6
Natural Science and/or Mathematics 6
Applied Electives * 30
General Electives 9
Liberal Arts Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS 60*

* All students must take a writing intensive applied elective.

NOTE: All students must successfully complete the SUNY Canton Computer Competency requirement.