Dual/Joint Degree Program with York

Chemistry matters. It’s the study of matter—how it interacts, transforms and changes. If you’re looking to learn about the very substance of the world, find a great job and help improve society, explore chemistry at Queensborough!

Armed with an A.S. in Chemistry, you can transfer to York College to complete a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Our education can open doors to growing career opportunities in the local economy including the biomedical and personal care industries and food and health related manufacturing. Maybe you’ll invent a product that can improve life for us all! Get started here!

Common Core Credits
REQUIRED CORE: I. A: English Composition I, II (Take ENGL 101 & 102) 6
REQUIRED CORE: I. B: Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning (Required: MA 441)* 4
REQUIRED CORE: I. C: Life & Physical Sciences (Required: CH 151)* 4.5
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. A: World Cultures & Global Issues (HI 110, 111, 112 recommended) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. B: U.S. Experience in Its Diversity (SP 211 recommended) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. C: Creative Expression (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. D: Individual & Society (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. E: Scientific World (Required: BI 201)* 4
FLEXIBLE CORE: II: A, B, C, D or E (Required: CH 152)* 4.5
Subtotal 35
MA 442 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 4
CH 251 Organic Chemistry I 5
CH 252 Organic Chemistry II 5
BI 202 General Biology II 4
Subtotal 18
Additional Major Requirements
HE 102 Health, Behavior and Society 2
Foreign Language or Liberal Arts and Sciences 3-4
Subtotal 5-6
Free electives 1-2
Total 60

*Students are required to take particular courses in some areas of the Common Core that fulfill both general education and major requirements. If students do not take the required courses in the Common Core, they will have to take additional credits to complete their degree requirements.
All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust CenterOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and ArchivesOpens in a new window

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

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

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 GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

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.