SUNY Oneonta


The State University of New York College at Oneonta is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (215) 662-5606. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation. The College is also accredited by the New York State Education Department.

The Human Ecology Department has professional accreditation from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. The Dietetic Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.

The Chemistry program has been approved by the American Chemical Society.

The Education programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) which is transitioning to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), 1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, phone: (202) 223-0077. This accreditation includes the initial teacher preparation and advanced levels of professional education programs offered at SUNY Oneonta.

The Department of Music is accredited by, and is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

The business programs are accredited by AACSB International—the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The Theatre Department is accredited by, and is an Associate member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre.

In compliance with the Federal Title II Campus Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act, a report of campus safety and security programs and incidents of crime on the campus is available from the Admissions Office, Alumni Hall, College at Oneonta, Oneonta NY 13820-4016.

Undergraduate Catalog

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The College and the Community

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Academic Advisement Center

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Undergraduate Degree Requirements

General Education 3

General College Degree Requirements Chart

Degree Credit

Grading System

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Interim Progress Reports

Academic Progress

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International Health Insurance and Medical Evacuation/Repatriation Insurance

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SUNY Cross-Registration Policy - Oneonta Campus

Hartwick Exchange Program

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College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

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Africana and Latino Studies




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Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Secondary Education and Educational Technology

Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education


Foreign Languages & Literatures

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Interdisciplinary Studies Program

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