The minimum program requirements are outlined below. You can track your progress toward degree by accessing your Student Advisement Report and using the Student Guide and Worksheet, available for download below.
Minimum credits required: 120
Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) credits required: A minimum of 60 for a BS; 90 for a BA.
Of these 60/90 LAS credits:
Students who enter CUNY BA for Summer/Fall 2013 and beyond must complete the Required and Flexible components of CUNY’s General Education Requirement, called Pathways. That is 10 courses, totalling 30 credits.
Students who entered CUNY BA before Summer 2013 must complete the Core distribution of 13 courses.
Area(s) of Concentration: Corresponds to a major. For a single area, 8 courses/24 credits are required; for a dual area, 6 courses/18 credits requied in each area are required. All courses taken for the AOC must meet AOC requirements.
Residency Requirement: A minimum of 30 credits of coursework in CUNY after admission to the program.
Non-Collegiate Credit: A maximum of 30 credits is possible (this includes credit by exam; military, FDNY, NYPD, EMS, NPONSI credits; and life experience credits [a maximum of 15 credits]).
Grade Point Average: Students must maintain at least a 2.50 GPA overall and in their area(s) of concentration.