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City University of New York--Queens College

Academics and Majors

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As a senior college of the City University of New York, Queens College is an edu­cational institution for locals. The large, diverse university sits upon seventy-seven acres in the middle of Flushing, and offers (mainly locals and commuters) the chance to get a degree that is “affordable without sacrificing proper education.” One enamored senior de...

Visiting And Contact Information

6530 Kissena Blvd

Jefferson 117

Flushing, NY 11367

United States

Phone: 7189975600

Fax: 7189975617


Majors & Special Programs
Academic Rating: 74
Most Popular Majors: Accounting
Economics, General
Psychology, General
All Majors: Accounting
Actuarial Science
African Studies
African Studies
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Combined Degree Programs: BA/MA
Special Study Options: Accelerated
Cross Registration
Distance Learning
Double Major
Dual Enrollment
Exchange Student
Honors Program
Liberal Arts Career Combo
Student Designed Major
Study Abroad
Teacher Certification
Weekend College

Other Special Study Options:
Experiental Learning, Courses offered through Blackboard
Required Coursework: Arts/fine arts
English (including composition)
Foreign languages
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science

Other required coursework:
The Common Core structure comprises two parts. The 12-credit “Required Core” consists of requirements in English Composition (six credits), Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning (three credits), and Life and Physical Sciences (three credits). A variant permits colleges to offer four-credit courses to satisfy the math or science areas, subject to certain provisions. The second component of the 30-credit structure, the 18-credit “Flexible Core,” requires students to complete six three-credit liberal arts and sciences courses, with at least one course selected from five areas and no more than two courses in any discipline or interdisciplinary field. The five areas are: World Cultures and Global Issues, U.S. Experience in its Diversity, Creative Expression, Individual and Society, and Scientific World. New General Education Curriculum. For more information, see website http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/ctl/gened/ http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/academic-news/2012/01/11/a-message-on-the-pathways-initiative-from-the-executive-vice-chancellor-and-university-provost/
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Online Courses
Online Courses Offered:Yes

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Faculty & Class Information
Student Faculty Ratio:14:1
Total Faculty:1467
Full-time & part-time faculty with Phds:789
Classes Taught by TAs:0.5%
Most Frequent Class Size:20 - 29
Most Frequent Lab & Sub-Section Size:20 - 29
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