The College's Michael J Grant Campus in Brentwood has been selected as the venue for a speech by President Donald Trump on the subject of MS-13 gang violence, this coming Friday, July 28th. The speech will take place in the VanNostrand Theatre and is scheduled for Friday afternoon. Please note that the audience is restricted to invited members of law enforcement and the media, with all invitations being handled by the White House. Due to traffic conditions, you are encouraged to avoid the area. Please click here for further information.

General Education Requirement Supplement


State University of New York

General Education Requirement

All students enrolled in programs leading to A.A., A.S., and baccalaureate degrees are required by the State University of New York to complete 30 credits of SUNY-GER general education in a minimum of 7 of 10 areas. Students must take at least one course each in both Mathematics and Basic Communication and in 5 of the following 8 areas:

  1. Natural Sciences
  2. Social Sciences
  3. American History
  4. Western Civilization
  5. Other World Civilizations
  6. Humanities
  7. The Arts
  8. Foreign Language

Students who are planning to transfer to SUNY baccalaureate programs are strongly encouraged to take 3 of the 5 courses in Natural Science, Social Science, and the Humanities, as these areas are required in nearly all bachelor’s degree programs.

In addition to the 7 of 10 course requirement, students must also demonstrate the following competencies, which are infused throughout the General Education program:

  1. Critical Thinking (Reasoning)
  2. Information Management

Note: See list below to determine which Suffolk County Community College courses fulfill the SUNY General Education requirements.

General Education Area

Approved SCCC Courses


MAT101, MAT102, MAT103, MAT111, MAT116,
MAT121, MAT124, MAT125, MAT126, MAT131,
MAT141, MAT142, MAT200, MAT203, MAT204,
MAT205, MAT206; MAT210;

Natural Sciences:

AST101, AST102, AST103;
BIO101, BIO103, BIO105, BIO109, BIO111,
BIO121, BIO130, BIO132, BIO138, BIO150,
BIO152, BIO210, BIO244, BIO246, BIO262,
BIO270, BIO272;
CHE100, CHE120, CHE122, CHE133, CHE134,
CHE200, CHE250, CHE251;
ENV101, ESC101, ESC102;
MAR105, MAR111, MAR121;
MET101, MET102;
PHY101, PHY102, PHY112, PHY130, PHY132,
PHY230, PHY232, PHY245, PHY246;

Social Sciences:

ANT101, ANT103, ANT105, ANT203;
ECO101, ECO111, ECO112;
GEO101, GEO102, GEO103;
HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS107,
HIS110, HIS201;
POL101, POL103, POL105, POL107, POL109,
PSY101, PSY105, PSY205, PSY212;
SOC101, SOC122, SOC201, SOC224;

American History:

For all Students
HIS103, HIS104;
For Students Scoring above 85 on NYS American History Regents
HIS105, HIS106;

Western Civilization:

HIS101, HIS102, HIS107, HIS110, HIS201;
IND101, IND102;

Other World Civilizations:

ANT101, ANT105, ANT203, ANT205, ANT211;
GEO101, GEO102, GEO103;
HIS107, HIS110, HIS118, HIS119, HIS120;
POL107, POL111;
SPN175, SPN176;


ART101, ART111, ART112, ART113;
CIN111, CIN112, CIN114, CIN156;
COM105, COM121, COM131, COM133, COM204;
ENG102, ENG141, ENG142, ENG143, ENG144,
ENG202, ENG205, ENG206, ENG209, ENG210,
ENG211, ENG212, ENG213, ENG214, ENG215,
ENG216, ENG218, ENG219, ENG220, ENG221,
HUM120, HUM218;
IND101, IND102, IND123;
MUS101, MUS206, MUS210;
PHL101, PHL104, PHL105, PHL107, PHL111,
PHL112, PHL113, PHL201, PHL202, PHL211,
PHL212, PHL213, PHL214, PHL215, PHL293;
SPN175, SPN176, SPN222, SPN224, SPN225,
THR211, THR212;

The Arts:

ART101, ART111, ART112, ART113, ART114,
ART124, ART130, ART133, ART135, ART140,
ART141, ART161, ART171, ART181, ART202,
ART209, ART210;
CIN114, CIN156;
GRD104, GRD207;
MUS101, MUS103, MUS105, MUS117, MUS120,
MUS122, MUS123, MUS131, MUS132, MUS133,
MUS134, MUS135, MUS206, MUS210;
THR101, THR105, THR120, THR131, THR211,

Foreign Language:

CHI101, CHI102;
FRE101, FRE102, FRE201, FRE202;
GER101, GER102, GER201, GER202;
ITL101, ITL102, ITL113, ITL201, ITL202,
JPN101, JPN102, JPN201, JPN202;
LAT101, LAT102;
SPN101, SPN102, SPN113, SPN201, SPN202,
SPN220, SPN223, SPN224;

Basic Communication:

COM101, COM102, COM105;