New Policy

Three Repeat Policy, Department of Biological Sciences and Geology, Queensborough Community College (effective Spring 2020)

Queensborough Community College students enrolling in any Biology course offered by the Department of Biological Sciences and Geology (effective Spring 2020) will be limited to a maximum of three registrations for any single course. The three-registration limit is regardless of the grade the student has achieved during any of their attempts including  F, WU, and FIN. Students who wish to take any course for a fourth time are able to appeal this registration restriction with the Department's curriculum committee and an exception may be granted provided they have a valid documented reason including family or medical leave or financial hardship. This policy does not apply to students enrolled in any Biology courses prior to Spring 2020.​​​

Environmental Science - Associate in Science degree

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 these fields.

Why study Environmental Science at QCC?

  • QCC’s Environmental Science Program offers a strong foundation that will allow easy transfer to a 4-year school.
  • Newly revised courses expose students to modern laboratory equipment and technology used in environmental fields.
  • QCC offers many opportunities for research with faculty mentors.

Learn more about the program, career and transfer opportunities.

Public Health - Associate in Science degree

In collaboration with the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Dance the Department of Biological Sciences and Geology is proud to announce the NYSED approved Associate in Science degree program in Public Health.

Public health is the science of protecting and improving the health of families and communities through promotion of healthy lifestyles, research for disease and injury prevention and detection and control of infectious diseases. Public Health and related fields is among the fastest growing employment areas in NYC and the nation. Public Health is projected to be among the top 10 majors at the 4-year CUNY colleges.


Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.