BU-201 Business Organization and Management

3 credits   9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Eligibility: High school recommendation and passing high school average

Structure and character of modern business; business and its relationship to other social organizations; how businesses and organizations are organized and managed; human factors in business and industry; management and decision-making processes; production, financing and marketing.

 

CRIM 101 Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System

3 college credits  9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Eligibility: Minimum score of 75+ on the ELA Regents or SAT Verbal 480+ or if Regents not yet taken, a GPA of 85+ in English after four semesters

This course provides an overview of the foundation and components of the criminal justice system, including criminal law, police, courts and corrections. The main emphasis will be on the criminal justice process and how the various institutions of the criminal justice system interact. Key issues will be addressed, including conflict between crime control and due process and conflicts related to, for example, gender, class and ethnicity.

EN-101 English Composition

3 credits   9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Eligibility: Minimum score of 75 on the ELA Regents or SAT Verbal 480+ or if Regents not yet taken, a GPA of 85+ in English after four semesters of high school

Development of a process for producing intelligent essays that are clearly and effectively written; library work, 6,000 words of writing; both formal themes written for evaluation and informal writing such as the keeping of a journal. During the recitation hours, students review grammar and syntax, sentence structure, paragraph development and organization and the formulation of thesis statements.

ET-570 Creating Smart Phone Applications

 

3 credits   9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Eligibility: Passing high school average

This course introduces the use and features of smart phones in modern life and how to make working applications. Students will create apps using existing modules and building blocks. No prior programming knowledge is necessary. Basics of HTML, CSS and Javascript programming languages will be introduced along with a minimum of XML programmong to introduce students to the needs of more advanced apps.

ET-718 Database Technology and AWS Certification Workshop

3 credits, 4 hours   

Monday through Thursday, 9:45 am - 1:45 pm  

Eligibility: Permission of the Department Chair

Students will learn the fundamentals of modern database technology. They will study and create solutions using Enterprise database technology such as Microsoft SQL server. 

FMP-243 American Film History

3 credits   10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Eligibility: Minimum score of 75 on the ELA Regents or SAT Verbal 480+ or if Regents not yet taken, a GPA of 85+ in English after four semesters of high school


An historical study of of the nature and development of the cinema as an art form in the US from its beginnings until the present time. Technological, economic, industrial, legal, social and cultural factors which played an important role in shaping film genres are examined decade by decade. Significant foreign influences are also cited along with hundreds of illustrative clips and a classic feature film each session.

IS-220 Herbs: Nature's Pharmacy

3 credits  9:30 am - 12:00

Eligibility: Passing high school average

This course will introduce the healthcare student to general concepts underlying the use of vitamins, minerals and herbs within a holistic health framework. Current research on the safety and the efficacy of these supplements will be examined as well as the regulations governing their use.

PLSC- American Government and Politics

3 credits   9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Eligibility: Minimum score of 75 on the ELA Regents; if Regents not yet taken, a GPA of 85+ in ELA after four semesters of high school English

Study and analysis of American government; its historical and intellectual origins and development; special consideration of its structure and operations; functions of the President, Congress and Judiciary; role of government and politics in modern industrial society.

PSYC-125 Psychology of Personal Adjustment

3 credits   9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Eligibility: Minimum score of 75 on the ELA Regents or SAT Verbal 480+ or if Regents not yet taken, a GPA of 85+ in English after four semesters of high school


Focus is on personal adjustment in an ongoing process of the normal individual. An examination of individual adjustment in terms of the psychological, developmental and socio-cultural dimensions of everyday living. A major concern is the practical application of psychological principals to the enhancement of personal adjustment. Main topics include the origins of adjustment, adjustment and identity, individual growth and change, social adjustment and problems of adjustment.

SP-213 Intercultural Communications

3 credits    9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Eligibility: passing high school average.

An exploration of multiculturalism and diversity, focusing on the comunication process. Course is designed to help students develop intercultural competence in national and international settings.

 

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 GalleryOpens in a new window

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.