Associate in Arts (A.A.) and Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree Programs

Liberal Arts Academy

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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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. Please see the Justice Academy Peer Mentor Application

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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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Potential Careers / Transfer Paths

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.

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Contact the Liberal Arts Academy


Library Building, Room 434
Telephone: 718-631-6204

Academy Office Hours:
Monday: 8:45am-6pm
Tuesday: 8:45am-7pm
Wednesday: 8:45am-7pm
Thursday: 8:45am-6pm
Friday: 8:45am-5pm

Academy Lead Adviser

Sandra Sacrestano

Full-time Advisers

Ms. Adrienne Crosson
Ms. Patricia Beale
Ms. Mary Casatelli
Mr. Andre Coombs
Mr. Matthew Flood
Mr. Mark Tullio
Dr. Joan Greenhut
Mr. David Buckner

Part-time Advisers

Ellen Faughnan
Haang Fung
Kadiffa Brown

Faculty Coordinators:

Mr. David Rothman, Lecturer
Academic Literacy
Office Location: H-324, Extension: 5216

Dr. Maan (Jenny) Lin , Associate Professor
Foreign Languages & Literatures
Office Location: H-220, Extension: 5457

Dr. Rose-Marie Äikäs, Assistant Professor
Social Sciences
Office Location: M-120, Extension: 5176

Dr. Amy Traver, Associate Professor
Social Sciences
Office Location: M-121, Extension: 5319

Dr. Agnieszka Tuszynska, Assistant Professor
Office Location: H-426, Extension: 5647

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