Pathways Gateway Courses into Majors

Biology

 

Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at Queensborough

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introductory Majors Biology (Molecular and Cellular Biology)

BI 201

General Biology I

Introductory Majors Biology (Organismic Biology)

BI 202

General Biology II

General Chemistry I

CH 151

General Chemistry I

General Chemistry II

CH 152

General Chemistry II

Pre-calculus

MA 440

Pre-Calculus Mathematics

 

Note: CUNY colleges differ in the sequencing of their two Introductory Biology courses. A faculty committee outlined topics to be covered in each course. One course will cover Cellular and Molecular Biology, while the other course will cover Organismic Biology. The order in which the sequence is offered is to be left to the discretion of each college.

 

Business

 

Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at Queensborough

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introduction to Computer Information Systems and Technologies

BU 512

Introduction to Information Systems and Technology

Fundamentals of Business Law

BU 301

Business Law

Introduction to Microeconomics

ECON 102

Introduction to Microeconomics

Introduction to Macroeconomics

ECON 101

Introduction to Macroeconomics

 

Note: Each college with a Business major will offer “Introduction to Microeconomics” or “Introduction to Macroeconomics,” with some colleges offering both courses. Colleges that currently require only one of these courses will accept either course as fulfilling an incoming transfer student’s gateway requirement.

Criminal Justice

 

Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at Queensborough

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introduction to Law Enforcement

CRIM 201

Policing

Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRIM 101

Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System

Criminology

CRIM 102

Criminology

 

Economics

 

Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at Queensborough

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introduction to Macroeconomics

ECON 101

Introduction to Macroeconomics

Introduction to Microeconomics

ECON 102

Introduction to Microeconomics

Introductory Statistics

BU 203

Principles of Statistics

 

English

Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at Queensborough

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

English Composition

EN 101

English Composition I

 

Introduction to Literature

EN 102

English Composition II

Introduction to Literary Studies

EN 230

Introduction to Literary Studies

 

Note: “Introduction to Literature” includes three options, of which each college would adopt only one: “Introduction to World Literature,” “Introduction to Writing about Literature,” or “Introduction to English, American, or Anglophone Literature.”

 

 

Nursing

 

Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at Queensborough

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Anatomy and Physiology I

BI 301

Anatomy and Physiology I

Anatomy and Physiology II

BI 302

Anatomy and Physiology II

Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 101

Psychology

Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning

 

MA 119

College Algebra

English Composition

EN 101

English Composition I

 

Psychology

 

Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at Queensborough

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 101

Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 230

Abnormal Psychology

Personality Psychology

PSYC 250

Personality

Child Development

PSYC 215

Child Development

Lifespan Development

PSYC 220

Human Growth and Development

 

Note: The Psychology major committee recommended the following: “Introduction to Psychology;” either “Abnormal Psychology” or “Personality Psychology;” either “Child Development” or “Lifespan Development.” The committee noted that some colleges offer both “Abnormal Psychology” and “Personality Psychology,” and some colleges offer both “Child Development” and “Lifespan Development.” In these cases a college may accept both courses toward the major.

Political Science

 

Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at Queensborough

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introduction to American Government

PLSC 101

American Government and Politics

Introduction to Political Science

PLSC

N/A – will  be developed

Urban Politics

PLSC

N/A – will  be developed

Global Issues/Issues in International Relations

PLSC 180

American Foreign Policy

 

Note: Each college with a Political Science major will offer at least three of these courses and will accept any of these four courses for credit toward major requirements.

 

Sociology

Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at Queensborough

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introduction to Sociology

SOCY 101

Sociology

Social Institutions

SOCY 230

Sociology of the Family

Social Institutions

SOCY 220

Urban Sociology

Social Institutions

SOCY 275

Media and Society

Social Inequality

SOCY 240

Race and Ethnic Relations

Social Inequality

SOCY 250

Sociology of Gender

 

Note: The Sociology major committee identified three areas: “Introduction to Sociology,” “Social Institutions,” and “Social Inequality.” Each college with a Sociology major will offer either one course in each of the three areas or two courses in one area and one course in another area. No more than one course may be placed in the Introduction to Sociology area.

 

Teacher Education

 

Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at Queensborough

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Social Foundations of Education

EDUC 101

Contemporary Education: Principles and Practices

Psychological Foundations of Education

PSYC 215

Child Development

Arts in Education

MU 261

Music for Teachers of Children

 

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