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Create your field of study

At Jamestown Community College, you can choose from numerous academic programs. Or, you can create your own. The certificate in Individual Studies gives you the opportunity to choose your courses and develop your own study path.

With the Individual Studies certificate, you can customize your studies to what you want to learn. If you’re not sure what you want to pursue, the Individual Studies program is perfect for trying courses from any discipline and learning how your passions can fuel your career goals.

The certificate is developed with the help of your advisor so that it supports your goals after JCC. This certificate is not approved for Title IV financial aid. Students enrolled in this certificate are not eligible to receive federal financial aid (PELL, SEOG, or direct loans).

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Available Online

Available Online

This program is available 100% online and on both the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses.

Career Goals

Career Goals

With an Individual Studies certificate, your tailored skill set can help you directly enter the workforce.

Work With Your Advisor

Work With Your Advisor

Work with your advisor to create your customized certificate so that it supports your career goals.

Related Majors

Related Majors

Courses

Minimum program credit hours: 30

Program Codes
Degree Option
Certificates
Hegis Code
5699
Curriculum Code
0987
General Requirements
9 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
3 SUNY LAS JCC
3  
3
3
Core Requirements
21 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
21 SUNY LAS JCC
  SUNY LAS JCC
Electives
none Degree Requirements Met
Important Points
  • This certificate is not approved for Title IV financial aid. Students enrolled in this certificate are not eligible to receive federal financial aid (PELL, SEOG, or Direct loans).
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate basic competency in college-level quantitative reasoning skills, including arithmetic, algebra, and data analysis (SGE).
  2. Demonstrate competency in college level reading and writing skills (SGE).
  3. Recognize the value of learning as an ongoing process and understand their role in directing that process through individualizing a program of study.