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.

General Education/Core Curriculum Requirements

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

The Freshman Year and Freshman-Year Withdrawal Policy

College Writing AP Policy for Freshmen

Undergraduate Core Curriculum Requirements Before Fall 2011:
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Updated Nov. 6, 2014

Quick Tip for Students:
To find courses offered in the current or upcoming semester that fulfill core curriculum requirements, use the myHeliotrope course search.

For Purchase College Faculty:
Forms and guidelines for approval of courses to satisfy core curriculum/general education requirements are available under Faculty Resources and Forms (Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs).