Graduate

SUNY BUFFALO STATE
GRADUATE CATALOG 2016–2017
SUNY Buffalo State
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222-1095
http://suny.buffalostate.edu

Nondiscrimination Notice

Pursuant to College policy, the College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction.  Employees, students, applicants or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

The College's policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment.  These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New York State Human Rights Law.  These laws prohibit discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and other laws, regulations and policies prohibiting discrimination may be directed to Dr. Karen A. Clinton Jones, Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, 415 Cleveland Hall, Buffalo, New York 14222; or by phone (716) 878-6210 or fax (716) 878-6234.  Inquiries may also be directed to the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor, New York, N.Y., 10005-2500; Tel. (646) 428-3800; Email; OCR.NewYork@ed.gov.

This catalog is current as of May 2017. The college reserves the right to cancel any course described in this catalog and to change any rules governing curriculum, administration, tuition, fees, admissions, regulations affecting students, dates, and course content. Each student is expected to have knowledge of the information contained in this catalog and in other college publications. This catalog describes all graduate programs of the college. For undergraduate programs, consult the undergraduate catalog. For programs offered during the summer, consult the summer session schedule.

The offices of the vice presidents supplied copy for their respective areas of responsibility. The Academic Affairs Office coordinated the collection of data for this catalog.