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The Core Curriculum:
Undergraduate General Education at Purchase College

The core curriculum at Purchase College satisfies the SUNY general education requirements and engages all undergraduate students in essential learning.

Requirements and Student Learning Outcomes

Courses That Fulfill Core Curriculum Requirements

First-Year Seminars and General Core Curriculum Courses

Approved General Education Courses, by SUNY Campus
This site, maintained by the SUNY System Administration, provides links to lists of approved general education courses at each SUNY campus, including Purchase core curriculum courses that satisfy SUNY general education requirements.

Math Fluency and Foreign Language Placement Guidelines

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Related Academic Policies:

The Freshman Year and Freshman-Year Withdrawal Policy

College Writing AP Policy for Freshmen