Queensborough Community College Transfer Resource Center Presents

Four-Year College Planning Series: Liberal Arts & Sciences Majors



Fall 2021

Transfer Resource Center (TRC) Team

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Transfer Timeline

  • 0 to 15 Credits
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    Explore your options.

  • 15 to 30 Credits
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    Create a plan and stay course.

  • 30 to 45 Credits
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    Application season begins.

  • 45 to 60 Credits
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    Review admissions decisions.

Know Your Degree/Major


*Dual/Joint Degree Programs


What is a Dual/Joint Degree Program?

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Dual/Joint Degree Programs for Liberal Arts Students


*Students do not file a CUNY Transfer Application to transition to John Jay.

**Students must file a CUNY Transfer Application to transfer to Queens College.


QCC/Queens Dual/Joint Childhood Education Program (Grades 1-6)


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The Dual/Joint Childhood Education Program prepares students to enter the Bachelor's degree program in Childhood Education at Queens College. It meets all New York State learning standards for teacher education certification. Students will complete the Liberal Arts core requirements at Queensborough before transferring.

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The CUNY Justice Academy


CUNY Justice Academy

The CUNY Justice Academy (CJA) program is available at CUNY community colleges. This program provides an opportunity for students to transition into John Jay as a junior.

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The CUNY Justice Academy at QCC

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  • Right Arrow Logo Image Students in the CUNY Justice Academy (CJA) program at QCC, have access to a CJA Adviser on the John Jay campus.
  • Right Arrow Logo ImageQCC/John Jay Justice Academy Adviser: Keisha Lewars Klewars@jjay.cuny.edu.

What are Articulation Agreements?

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Staying on Track


For information about requirements for completing your Liberal Arts degree program, schedule an advisement appointment with your Adviser or Student Manager via STARFISH.

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Liberal Arts Concentrations


Liberal Arts Concentrations are designed for students who have not yet chosen a specific area of study. Students are prepared to enter a bachelor's degree program as a junior and are encouraged to choose electives from the area in which they may major. Up to nine credits in a concentration may be selected to fulfill the free electives. Queensborough currently offers 14 Liberal Arts concentrations:


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    American Studies

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    Communication Studies

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    Education

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    English

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    Exercise Science

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    Gender Studies

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    History

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    International Studies

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    Liberal Studies

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    Nutrition

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    Personal Training

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    Physical Education

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    Sociology

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    Urban Studies

CUNY Options for Liberal Arts & Sciences Students




  • CUNY Colleges

    • Brooklyn College

    • City College

    • Hunter College

    • New York City College of Technology

    • Queens College

    • School of Professional Studies

    • York College

  • Programs

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      American Studies

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      Bilingual Childhood Education

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      Creative Writing

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      Community Health Education

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      Exercise Science

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      Health Services Administration

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      International Criminal Justice

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      Nutrition and Exercise Science

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      Sociology

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      Teacher Education

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      Urban Studies

SUNY Options for Liberal Arts & Sciences Students




  • SUNY Colleges

    • Binghamton University

    • Buffalo State College

    • SUNY Empire State (Online)

    • SUNY Farmingdale

    • SUNY Oneonta

    • SUNY Old Westbury

    • SUNY Stony Brook

    • University at Albany

    • University at Buffalo

  • Program Options

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      Dietetics

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      English/School Librarianship Combined BA/MS

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      Gender Studies

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      Kinesiology: Fitness Development

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      Liberal Arts

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      Medieval and Early Modern Studies

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      Multidisciplinary Studies

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      Nutritional Sciences

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      Urban Studies and Planning

Private College Options for Liberal Arts & Sciences Students




  • Private Colleges

    • Adelphi University

    • Columbia University

    • Cornell University

    • Hofstra University

    • Mercy College

    • New York University

    • Pace University

    • Russell Sage College

    • St. John's University

    • Vassar College

  • Program Options

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      Africana Studies

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      Anthropology

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      Drama

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      Earth Science

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      Economics

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      History

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      Latin American & Latinx Studies

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      Religion

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      Music

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      Victorian Studies

How to Reach Us

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We are available to assist you via email, telephone or Zoom.

For Transfer resources and information, visit us online at www.qcc.cuny.edu/transfer

For quick questions or to schedule an appointment, email us at TransferResourceCenter@qcc.cuny.edu

Be sure to email us from your QCC email address. Include your full name, phone number and CUNY id number in your email.