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For students certified by the Office of Disability Services. 
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For transfer students, returning students, students with dual or joint majors, or students changing their major.
Transfer Articulation Questions?
  • Prospective students: should consult the TAURUS web site. They can also send in an application and when they are admitted, they will then receive information about how to request articulation.
  • Admitted students: should refer to the letter from the Transfer Council which was included with their offer of admission. It includes instructions on how to request course articulation. The attached flyer describes the process.
  • If your transfer courses are not matched on your DARS report and you think they should be: you can find out more
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    About Us

    The General Education Office provides 'core courses' in World Civilizations, American Pluralism, and Great Discoveries in Science to all students enrolled at the University at Buffalo. The Office provides faculty facilitating these courses with curriculum assistance, office assistance, and faculty development programs.
    About Gen Ed

    General education focuses on a broad array of skills, knowledge, and issues that the university’s faculty considers to be particularly important for all college graduates. The program is intended to help students prepare for success and fulfillment in a continually changing world. General education complements the departmental major. The major provides depth of study in a particular area of specialization and prepares students for particular careers or for advanced study.
     

    College of Arts & Sciences
    General Education Program Office
    708 Clemens Hall - Buffalo, NY 14260 - 716.645.3479
    Last Updated: Thursday, March 8, 2007 9:01 AM