SUNY Plattsburgh Branch Campus at Queensbury Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

The SUNY Plattsburgh Branch Campus at Queensbury, located in the Regional Higher Education Center on the SUNY Adirondack campus, offers three degree-completion programs in the following fields:

Each program offers a set package of courses each semester, so that by the end of the fourth semester students have all of the departmental courses needed to graduate.

As degree-completion programs, rather than complete undergraduate degrees, students are required to enter with certain courses.

General Requirements

For admission to any of the four programs offered through SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury, students must have already earned an Associate's Degree, or the equivalent of approximately 60 credits. The recommended GPA for most programs is a 2.30.

When choosing courses to prepare for these programs, students should focus on completing as many of the SUNY General Education requirements as possible.

Programmatic Requirements

Criminal Justice Major

The Criminal Justice Program is looking for students who have completed a two-year degree in Criminal Justice, or its equivalent.  At minimum, the program is looking for students to have completed:

  • Criminology (with a course grade of 'C' or higher)
  • Criminal Law
  • General Psychology
  • Intro to Sociology (with a course grade of 'C' or higher)
  • Intro to Statistics

The following courses are also recommended:

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • American Government
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Juvenile Delinquency or Social Problems

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Business Administration Major

Students looking to complete the Business Administration Program at SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury should complete a Business AS Transfer Degree, or its equivalent.  To graduate in two years, the courses that must be completed prior to beginning the program include:

  • Business Law I
  • Calculus or Pre-Calculus
  • Computer Applications
  • Financial Accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Public Speaking
  • Statistics

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Psychology Major

To gain admission to the Psychology program, students should have completed three or four of the following Psychology courses:

Required Courses:

  • General Psychology (with a course grade of 'C' or higher)
  • Developmental Psychology

Recommended Courses:

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Child Psychology OR Adolescence Psychology

We urge you to consult our Transfer Course Equivalencies when choosing courses.

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Contact Information

The Admissions Office is located on the 10th floor of the Kehoe Building.

Phone: (518) 564-2040
Toll-free: (888) 673-0012
Fax: (518) 564-2045
Email: admissions@plattsburgh.edu

Mailing Address:
Admissions
SUNY Plattsburgh
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901