Academic Programs

 

DEGREE PROGRAMS OFFERED

Unless noted, ALL degrees granted by SUNY Geneseo are 4-year "undergraduate" Bachelor Degrees in the Arts and Sciences.

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

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SUNY Geneseo’s accreditation by the Middle States Association indicates national recognition of its high quality programs. This accreditation demonstrates Geneseo's excellence ofinstruction and resources to graduate schools, and to the corporations which hire Geneseo interns and graduates.

Students may complete either one major, or with careful planning may specialize in two majors (two different subjects). Every Geneseo student receives expert advice and assistance in planning their courses from academic advisors and counselors. 

SEMESTER SCHEDULES

Courses are offered year-round. Fall semester is held from August to December. In January students enjoy a long vacation as well.

Spring semester is held from the end of January through mid-May. Classes are also offered through the summer, so students may choose to study on campus, accept an internship with a company or take a 3-month holiday!

 

SUCCESS IN THE CLASSROOM

One outstanding factor about SUNY Geneseo is the personal attention professors give to students. Classes are small (averaging 29 students), which allows professors to know their students individually. All classes are taught by professors, not by student teaching assistants, as is often the situation at many large universities.

Many exceptional students receive funding to assist professors in research projects – an experience only graduate level students have at larger universities.

A variety of tutoring services are offered on campus for students who need additional help in understanding course material.

 

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TECHNOLOGY

Modern laboratories, broadcast studios and editing suites, plus state-of-the-art computer workstations support class instruction and academic research.

Students benefit from the very latest conveniences of the internet. The Web publisher Yahoo ranks SUNY Geneseo as one of the top "wired" campuses in the  U.S.  All residence rooms on campus include free access to the Internet.

And in 2001 Geneseo has become wireless. Students with laptop computers and wireless cards may access the internet from almost anywhere on campus. Bring your own equipment or purchase Apple and Dell computers through the university at a substantial discount. As of Fall 2007, all incoming students are required to have a laptop notebook.