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General Education Mobile (GEM)

Online Courses for Military

What is the General Education Mobile (GEM)?

GEM is an exciting partnership between the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) and civilian academic institutions. GEM offers General Education courses to meet CCAF associate in applied science (AAS) degree requirements. Courses are offered in a distance learning format: anytime, anywhere. GEM reduces the CCAF educational impact of deployments, PCS, and family commitments.

Learn more about the GEM Program.

Why Choose SUNY Niagara for GEM Courses?

  • 7-1/2 week course/term length
  • Affordable
  • Completely online
  • Easy registration

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Tuition and Fees

Our 2023/24 per credit hour tuition rate is $214, plus a $20.50 per credit General & Service fees.

Service members enrolled in a three (3) credit hour course will be charged $703.50 in tuition and fees.

Register Now

Complete the online GEM registration form to enroll in GEM courses.

Testing and course pre-requisites are not required.

Submit TA Approval

Submit the Tuition Assistance Form on the AF Portal 7-45 days prior to the starting of your class. Your base Educational Adviser (EA) will be able to help if needed.

You’re now registered

A welcome letter, online account, and textbook information will be emailed to you one week before your class begins

We are GEM Certified

View SUNY Niagara classes as a GEM Certified School at Air Force Virtual Education Center.

Course Offerings

Fall 2023

Online mods:

ART 137 – Ancient to Gothic Art 3 Cr.
Second 7 ½ week mod | October 23, 2023 – December 16, 2023

ENG 101 – Writing 3 Cr.
Second 7 ½ week mod | October 23, 2023 – December 16, 2023

MAT 110 – Intermediate Algebra 4 Cr.
First 7 ½ week mod | August 28, 2023 – October 20, 2023

MAT 164 – Introduction to Statistics 3 Cr.
Second 7 ½ week mod | October 23, 2023 – December 16, 2023

PSY 110 – Introduction to Psychology 3 Cr.
Second 7 ½ week mod | October 23, 2023 – December 16, 2023

Soc 101 – Introduction to Sociology 3 Cr.
Second 7 ½ week mod | August 28, 2023 – October 20, 2023

SPE 101 – Speech Communication 3 Cr.
Second 7 ½ week mod | October 23, 2023 – December 16, 2023

Spring 2024

Online mods:

ART 138- 14th to 19th Century Art 3 Cr.
Second 7 ½ week mod | March 19, 2024- May 10, 2024

ENG 101- Writing I 3Cr.
Second 7 ½ week mod | March 19, 2024- May 10, 2024

MAT 110- Intermediate Algebra 4 Cr.
First 7 ½ week mod | January 16, 2024- March 18, 2024

MAT 164 – Introduction to Statistics 3 Cr.
Second 7 ½ week mod | March 19, 2024- May 10, 2024

PSY 110 – Introduction to Psychology 3 Cr.
Second 7 ½ week mod | March 19, 2024- May 10, 2024

SPE 101 – Speech Communication 3 Cr.
First 7 ½ week mod | January 16, 2024- March 18, 2024