General Education Pathways Course Offerings
2.A. World Cultures & Global Issues: SP-213 Intercultural Communication
2.B. U.S. & Its Diversity: SP-211: Public Speaking
2.C. Creative Expression: FMP-243: American Film History FMP-244: Elements of Film FMP-245: Introduction to Electronic Media FMP-246: Media Criticism SP-321: Oral Performance for the Actor & Speaker TH-111: Introduction to Theatre TH-120: Acting I (for the non-major)
2.D. Individual & Society: SP-101: Introduction to Communication Studies SP 212: Interpersonal Communication SP-214: Communication in a Professional Setting
2.E. Scientific World: SP-215 Phoentics SP-216 Introduction to Language Science and Linguistics
It is the morning after the brutal murder of Julio Rivera, a gay Puerto Rican man in Jackson Heights, Queens. The murder became the first gay hate crime tried in New York State during the 1990s. In Julio Ain’t Goin’ Down Like That, the community reacts and is taken on a journey of self-discovery by a fabulously unapologetic queen personifying the beauty and brutality of Jackson Heights.
Pamela is a darkly comedic family drama that takes place over one dinner. Secrets are revealed and old conflicts re-emerge. When adult children Matt and Vanessa accidentally uneart quite a family scandal, they attempt to confront their dramatic Mother. Explore Professor Turner's website.
Intimate class sizes offering personable, individualized attention. Courses taught by professors, not teaching assistants. Professors who prioritize excellence in teaching & mentorship. Free unlimited access to support services: Academic Computing Center, Campus Writing Center, Mathematics Learning Center, & the Student Learning Center.
Queensborough has more than 400 full-time faculty with 81% having earned a doctoral or terminal degree, 3x the national average for community colleges.
For a fraction of the cost, you can complete the first 2 years (60 credits) of a traditional 4-year (120 credits) college program.
90% of our students graduate without Federal student loan debt
45% savings on tuition compared to 4-year public in-state institutions
20% savings on tuition costs compared to CUNY 4-year colleges
66% of full-time students attend Queensborough Community College tuition free
Nassau County residents may be eligible for NYC tuition rates. You don’t have to live in New York City to get the NYC tuition rate.
Students graduating with an Associate’s degree are extremely attractive to 4-year colleges. Colleges that may have been out-of-reach financially or academically after high school, now seek to fill vacated seats in the junior year, with many offering substantial scholarships.
Before you transfer, graduate. Completing your Associate Degree first, ensures your courses & credits have lifetime value. If you transfer before you graduate, your community college credits will be evaluated course by course reducing the chances that your courses & credits will transfer. We have agreements that allow graduates of Queensborough to complete a bachelor’s degree in an efficient manner after transfer, with the following:
A.S. Theatre (Acting) to B.F.A. Theatre Arts (Acting)
A.S. Theatre (Technical Theatre) to B.F.A. Theatre Arts (Design/Technology)
A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences (Communication Studies) to B.A. Communications Studies
A.S. Film and Media Production to B.A. Film
A.S. Film and Media Production to B.A. TV and Radio
A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences (Communication Studies) to B.A. Communication Sciences and Disorders
A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences (Communication Studies) to B.A. Professional Communication
A.S. Theatre (Acting or Technical Theatre) to B.A. Theatre
A.S. Theatre (Acting or Technical Theatre) to B.F.A. Multimedia Performing Arts
St. John’s University
A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences (Communication Studies) to B.A. Rhetoric and Public Address
A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences (Communication Studies) to B.A. Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
We support the mission of the college by offering academic coursework that is rigorous in nature, pedagogically sound, and prepares students for further studies and careers in Communication Studies; Theatre Arts; and Film and Media Production. Our Department provides students with experiential learning opportunities designed to advance their capacity for expressive, effective communication.
Develop and deliver courses and academic programs that support student success and maintain the highest level of academic rigor.
Encourage and support faculty as teachers, scholars, and members of an academic community who provide college service to advance the goals of the institution.
Collaborate with Academic Affairs, the Office of Pre-College Learning, other academic departments, and the campus community in support of academic initiatives for student success and the college’s mission and goals.
Develop and implement processes and practices that assess for student learning in support of the college’s dedication to academic excellence.
We are here for you during this difficult time. We support and stand in solidarity with black people and communities of color, today and in each day to come. We see you and we commit to the following:
-To continue to question our histories and disrupt practices that reinforce oppression and inequities.
-To commit to actively combatting racism, bigotry and violence.
-To share resources and amplify Black and POC voices.
-To recognize that the fight against institutional racism is never finished
Below you will find a google doc link with resources for self-care, engagement, and action. This is a living document that will continue to be updated. We offer this to you to engage with as much or as little as you wish. We are also here to listen to you. We invite you to collaborate in the creation of this living document by sharing your suggestions, and/or letting us know your needs.
Thank you to Professor Ari Fulton for initiating and calling our faculty into action in the creation of this resource. Thank you to Professor Heather Huggins, Professor C. Julian Jiménez, and Professor Liisa Yonker for acting as faculty contributors. Special thanks to Chairperson Georgia McGill for her support in this statement and living document.
The Faculty & Staff of the Department of Communication, Theatre, & Media Production