Common Core Credits
REQUIRED CORE: I. A: English Composition I, II 6
REQUIRED CORE: I. B: Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning Required: MA-440 (or higher) 4
REQUIRED CORE: I. C: Life & Physical Sciences Required: BI-201, CH-151, PH-301 or PH-311, or PH-411 4
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. A: World Cultures & Global Issues (Select one course from II.A) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. B: U.S. Experience in Its Diversity (Select one course from II.B) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. C: Creative Expression (Select one course from II.C) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. D: Individual & Society (Select one course from II.D) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. E: Scientific World: Select one from BI-201, CH-151 (or higher), MA-443, MA-451, MA-461, CS-101, CS-201, CS-203, PH-301 or PH-311, PH-411 4
FLEXIBLE CORE: II: A, B, C, D or E: Select one from BI-201, CH-151 (or higher), MA-443, MA-451, MA-461, CS-101, CS-201, CS-203, PH-301 or PH-311, PH-411 4
Subtotal
*Credit range accounts for students who take STEM variants in I.B, I.C, and II.E.
34
Major
MA 441 (or higher level) 4
Select one from BI-202, BI-356, BI-453, CH-152 (or higher), PH-302 or PH-312, or PH-412 and PH-413 (student may not receive credit for both PH 302 or PH-312 and combination of PH-412 and PH-413), MA-442 (or higher)
Select one from BI-202, CH-152 (or higher), CS-101(or higher), MA-442 (or higher level), PH-302 or PH-312, or PH-412 and PH-413 ( student may not receive credit for both PH-302 or PH-312 and combination of PH-412 and PH-413)
8-11
Concentration (range depends on course choices in major above)

3-6

Subtotal 18
Additional Major Requirements
SP 211 (if taken in common core, additional course in concentration recommended) 3
History or Social Science (if taken in common core, additional course in concentration recommended) 3
HE-101 (HE-102 may be substituted) 1
One course in Physical Education from PE-400 or 500 series or one course from DAN-100 series (1 credit courses only) 1
Subtotal 8
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 60
All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.

*The following courses are gateway major courses for Biology majors across CUNY: BI 201, 202, CH 151, 152, and MA 440.


Students following the AS Liberal Arts and Science (Math and Science) concentration may not apply the following courses toward their concentration:

  • Biology- 110, 115, 120, 130, 131, 132, 140, 160, 170, 171, 250, 340, 341, 505
  • Chemistry- 101, 102, 105, 110, 111, 120, 121, 127, 128, 130, 131
  • Geology- 100, 105, 125
  • Mathematics and Computer Science- 114, 119, 120, 121, 301, 303, 321, 260, 261
  • Physics- 101, 102, 103, 104, 110, 111, 112, 120, 121, 123, 124, 129, 130, 131, 133, 140, 150, 151

Cultural Centers

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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.

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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.

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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.