Liberal Arts Academy


The Liberal Arts Academy provides a myriad of opportunities to complete the first 60 credits of your baccalaureate degree.

What degrees/programs are offered?

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

Liberal Arts and Sciences

This program, the College’s most popular choice of study, is the gateway for many careers. The AA degree is HALF of your baccalaureate (BA) degree in the liberal arts and sciences. Get started here for a major in Psychology, English, Sociology, History, Art and many more.

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Criminal Justice

Part of the Liberal Arts Academy, the Criminal Justice program prepares students for transfer to John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Upon completion of this articulated degree program, students are prepared for careers in law enforcement, corrections, courts services, security and more.

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Childhood Education

This very specific program leads to a dual/joint A.A./B.A. degree that prepares students to enter the bachelor’s degree program in early childhood and elementary education at Queens College. Coursework parallels the first two years at Queens College, and meets all New York State learning standards for teacher education. At the completion of the baccalaureate (BA) degree, students are prepared to teach at the 1-6 grade level.

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What careers can I pursue after Queensborough?

With a degree/certificate from Queensborough Community College, you can achieve extraordinary success in a wide variety of careers. Visit CareerTraQ to get started exploring potential options. Also, visit the Office of Career Services page for valuable resources to aid you in career planning.

Where can I transfer after Queensborough?

Queensborough Community College has transfer agreements with several colleges and universities for you to continue to acquire the skills necessary to succeed in your chosen field. Visit our Transfer Agreements page to learn more.

 

Library Building, Room 434
Telephone: 718-631-6204
Liberalartsacademy@qcc.cuny.edu

Academy Office Hours:
Monday: 9am-6pm
Tuesday: 9am-7pm
Wednesday: 9am-7pm
Thursday: 9am-6pm
Friday: 9am-5pm

Academy Advisers:

Jose Alonso
Patricia Beale
Mary Casatelli
Andre Coombs
Rebecca De Jesus
William Duque
Sabera Saadullah
Joanna Taczynski

Faculty Coordinators:

Mr. David Rothman, Lecturer, Basic Skills
Office Location: H-324, Extension: 5216
Dr. Maan (Jenny) Lin , Associate Professor, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Office Location: H-220, Extension: 5457
Ms. Jodie Childers, Assistant Professor, English
Office Location: H-418, Extension: 5477
Dr. Rose-Marie Äikäs, Assistant Professor, Social Sciences
Office Location: M-120, Extension: 5176
Ms. Renee Rhodd, Articulation Coordinator
Office Location: M-125, Extension: 6027

Schedule of Events:

What We Want Our Words to Say
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 12:10pm to 2pm in the Science Building, Room S-112

Gang Prevention and Intervention for Educators and Other Practitioners
Mr. Norbert Davidson, Program Director
NYC Department of Education – Gang Prevention and Intervention Unit
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - Science Building, Room S-112 - 12:10pm-2:00pm

How to Become a New York State Certified Teacher
Mr. Luis Echevarria, Deputy Director, NYC Department of Education Scholarship, Incentives and Speech Programs
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - Medical Arts Building, Room M-130 - 12:10 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Career Conversations
A panel discussion on what you can do with a Liberal Arts degree
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Library Building, Room LB-14 - 12:10pm to 2:00pm