Course no. Course title Common core category Credits
Common core requirements
REQUIRED I.A ENGL 101 English Composition I 3
ENGL 102 English Composition II 3
REQUIRED I.B MA-260 or Pre-calculus & Elements of Calculus for Bus. Students or 3-4
MA-321 or Mathematics in Contemporary Society or
MA-128* Calculus for Technical and Business Students
REQUIRED I.C Laboratory science 3-4
Introduction to Macroeconomics
Introduction to Microeconomics
FLEXIBLE II.A/II.B/II.C/II.D Humanities elective 3
FLEXIBLE II.A, II.B, II.D, or II.E Social Sciences or History elective (HI-100 series) 3
Subtotal 21-23
If a STEM variant is not taken under 1C, a separate laboratory science (1 credit) must be taken to satisfy IC non-STEM variant.
Requirements for the major
BU-101 Principles of Accounting I 4
BU-201 Business Organization and Management 3
BU-203 Principles of Statistics 3
CIS-101 (formerly BU-500) Introduction to Microcomputer Applications 3
CIS-102 Computer Programming Fundamentals for Business 3
CIS-152 (formerly BU-520) Computer Programming for Business I 3
CIS-153 (formerly BU-532) Microcomputer Operating Systems & Utility Software 3
CIS-201 (formerly BU-534) Local Area Network Management 3
CIS-208 (formerly BU-508) Database Management Systems 3
CIS-251 Analysis and Design of Systems Projects 3
Subtotal 31
Electives (Select 6 to 7 Credits)
CIS-202 (formerly BU-522) Computer Programming for Business II 3
CIS-203 (formerly BU-521) Object Oriented Programming for Business 3
CIS-204 (formerly BU-524) Web Design 3
CIS-205 (formerly BU-512) Introduction to Information Systems Management 3
CIS-206 (formerly BU-530) Spreadsheet Business Applications 3
CIS-252 (formerly BU-529) Application Development for Mobile Devices 3
CIS-254 (formerly BU-537) Data Security for Business 3
  Free elective or laboratory science 1
Subtotal  6-7

Total credits required


All students must complete two (2) Writing Intensive designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.

* Students intending to transfer to complete a Bachelor’s degree should consult with advisor to take either MA-260 or MA-128

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts Center
QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art Gallery
QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.