The Pathways Common Core is the new general education requirement in all CUNY colleges.
Totaling 30 transfer credits for Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree programs, the common core will satisfy 30 credits of general education requirements at any college in CUNY. The remaining credits in degree programs will be satisfied by the "major" requirements and electives.
The 30-credit common core is divided into two categories: required and flexible.
|The required core consists of:||The flexible core consists of:|
|(I.A) English Composition (6 credits)||(II.A) World Cultures and Global Issues (3 credits)|
|(I.B) Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning (3 credits)||(II.B) U.S. and Its Diversity (3 credits)|
|(I.C) Life and Physical Sciences (3 credits)||(II.C) Creative Expression (3 credits)|
|(II.D) Individual and Society (3 credits)|
|(II.E) Scientific World (3 credits)|
|One additional course from the flexible core (3 credits)|
Click on a category to view the lists of courses from which you may choose. To satisfy the common core requirements for Associate in Arts (AA) or Associate in Science (AS) degree programs, you must satisfy the credit requirements in all categories above.
Students in Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree programs will complete only a portion of the common core requirements described above, according to the specific requirements of the program; consult an academic adviser.
Students who wish to opt into the Pathways curriculum should meet with an academic adviser.