Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree Programs

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This program will equip students with the knowledge and skills required to succeed as technicians in the modern biotechnology environment and provide QCC graduates with seamless transfer to the BS program at York College. Course study is complemented by hands-on internships and field experiences with local partners such as the FDA, Stony Brook University, and Albert Einstein Medical College.

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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!

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Everywhere you look, you see engineering at work – bridges, buildings, space ships, cell phones, and more. This math and science-based program gives you the foundation you need for transfer with advanced standing to a bachelor’s degree program in Engineering.

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Graduates of the Associate in Science degree program in Environmental Science are prepared for transfer to a four-year college to complete a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree that is essential for most types of employment in this field. QCC students will be offered the opportunity to obtain the A.S. Degree with a concentration in Environmental Science.

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Recent advances in chemistry, biology and computer science have created new opportunities in fields such as forensic science and criminalistics. This program provides a science-based foundation for students to transfer to John Jay College of Criminal Justice (minimum GPA of 2.5 required) and receive their Bachelor of Science degree.

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The AS degree prepares you to transfer with advanced standing to baccalaureate in science programs (BS), leading to careers in science, mathematics, education, computer science, and the health sciences.

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Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree Programs

Fascinated by computers and their critical role in our lives? Become a computer programmer or technician, a technical sales representative, or a LAN technician. Gain the education, the technical skills, and the “hands-on experience” through internships and cooperative education projects and be ready for the job market and/or move toward a Bachelor of Engineering Technology.

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Do you have strong analytical, practical and visual skills? Prepare for drafting and design careers, -- engineering drafters, associate designers, detailers, technical illustrators, architectural drafters and CAD operators.

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Graduates are competent technicians prepared with problem-solving skills, a strong technical foundation, and the mathematics and science education needed to enter the field of electrical technology. Graduates may also transfer into the junior year of a bachelor’s program in engineering technology.

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Go where the future is with this program that combines learning of technology, art, music, and writing. Gain valuable skills in communications, programming, artistic layout and design, and animation. A cooperative education component puts you in the work place for college credit.

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Do you see yourself at work in the space program, missile development, air and water pollution control, robotics or high speed railway equipment development? Learn in classrooms and labs that contain the same equipment as those found in industry. Graduates face strong employment opportunities as well as the possibility of transfer into a mechanical engineering degree program.

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Find a career in communications through the study of electronics, computers, and networks. Gain the education so you are ready to solved problems involving complete voice, video and data networks. Some students go on to study for a Bachelor’s in Engineering Technology.

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The above programs - Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Engineering Technology — are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (ETAC of ABET):

415 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD, 21201
410.347.7700

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Certificate Program

STEM Academy

The certificate program in New Media Technology provides students with a broad understanding of Internet-based technologies for the design, development, maintenance, and support of such digital media as hyperlinked texts, static and moving imagery, audio, video, and multiple interfaces of these media. For those seeking immediate employment in a burgeoning field or for professionals currently in the field who wish to enhance job skills, the certificate program offers training and education for students with varied interests, backgrounds, and preparation. Using an integrated, interdisciplinary approach, the program combines instruction in technology, art, and writing, providing valuable skills in communication, programming, database and e-commerce, artistic layout and design, and animation.

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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.

STEM Academy

Academy Sponsored Event

STEM Academy, Health Related Sciences Academy & The Environmental Sustainability Club present

How to Strengthen your Relationship with Math
Math Education Program at QCC
Dr. Clara Wajngurt, Department of Math and Computer Science
12:10-1:00 PM

How to Succeed in Anatomy and Physiology
Dr. Mangala Tawde, Department of Biological Sciences and Geology
1:10-2:00 PM

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 - Science Building, Room S-413


Contact the STEM Academy

Location:

Science Building, Room S-124
Telephone: 718-281-5340
STEMacademy@qcc.cuny.edu

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:

Mr. Scott Beltzer

Academy Advisers:

Mr. Ryan Brannan
Ms. Edna Spencer
Ms. King Fung-Shelley

College Office Assistant
Ms. Jacqueline Pierre

Faculty Coordinators:

Dr. Moni Chauhan, Professor
Chemistry
Office Location: S-443, Extension: 5573

Mr. Danny Mangra, Associate Professor
Engineering Technology
Office Location: T-9, Extension: 5714

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