General Education Course Offerings

The following General Education courses are scheduled to be offered during the Fall 2018 semester.

Other Semesters Available:

Fall 2018 Scheduled Pathways Courses

Students who entered Queens College in the Fall 2013 semester or later follow the Pathways curriculum.

The following courses satisfy Pathways requirements and are scheduled to be offered during the Fall 2018 semester. The list is accurate as of March 31, 2018, but may change as additional courses are scheduled or if scheduled courses are canceled during the enrollment period.

Courses in italics had fewer than 10% open seats as of March 31, 2018.

Each course may be used to satisfy just one requirement, but some courses appear in multiple areas. In those cases, you may choose to have the course satisfy any one of those areas. See an advisor in the Advising Center (Kiely 217) for more information on this option. Courses that are listed in multiple areas show the abbreviations of their other areas in parentheses following the course title.

Some courses have co-requisites, which are listed in the course catalog. In those cases, both the course shown here and its co-requisite(s) must be completed in order to satisfy the listed requirement.

Required Core: College Writing 1 (EC-1)

ENGL 110/110H. College Writing I

Required Core: College Writing 2 (EC-2)

BIOL 13. Writing in the Sciences - Evolutionary Themes
CMLIT 100. Writing about World Literature
ENGL 130/130H. Writing about Literature in English
EURO 120. Writing about European Literature and Culture
HIST 190. Writing and History
MUSIC 121. Writing about Music
URBST 120. Writing in Urban Studies

Required Core: Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning (MQR)

CSCI 12. Introduction to Computers and Computation
CSCI 48. Spreadsheet Programming
CSCI 111. Introduction to Algorithmic Problem - Solving
CSCI 112. Introduction to Algorithmic Problem Solving in Java
CSCI 211. Object-Oriented Programming in C++
CSCI 212. Object-Oriented Programming in Java
MATH 110. Mathematical Literacy - An Introduction to College Mathematics
MATH 114W. Elementary Probability and Statistics
MATH 119. Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers
MATH 120. Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
MATH 122. Precalculus
MATH 131. Calculus with Applications to the Social Sciences I
MATH 141. Calculus/Differentiation
MATH 142. Calculus/Integration
MATH 143. Calculus/Infinite Series
MATH 151. Calculus/Differentiation & Integration
MATH 152. Calculus/Integration & Infinite Series
MATH 157. Honors Calculus I
MATH 201. Calculus
MATH 202. Advanced Calculus
MATH 231. Linear Algebra I
MATH 241. Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics
SOC 205. Social Statistics I

Required Core: Life and Physical Sciences (LPS)

ASTR 2. General Astronomy with Laboratory (SW, SCI)
BIOL 11. Introduction to College Biology (SW, SCI)
BIOL 40. Anatomy and Physiology I (SW)
BIOL 41. Anatomy and Physiology II (SW)
BIOL 43. Anatomy & Physiology (SW)
BIOL 44. Food and Human Microbiology (SW)
BIOL 105. General Biology I (SW, SCI)
BIOL 106. General Biology II (SW, SCI)
CHEM 1013. Basic Chemistry (SW, SCI)
CHEM 1023. Basic Organic Chemistry (SW, SCI)
CHEM 1033. Basic Biochemistry (SW, SCI)
CHEM 1134. General Chemistry I (SW, SCI)
CHEM 1144. General Chemistry II (SW, SCI)
CHEM 2514. Organic Chemistry I (SW, SCI)
ENSCI 99. A Practical Guide to Environmental Choices (SCI)
ENSCI 100. Our Planet in the 21st Century: Challenges to Humanity (SW, SCI)
FNES 101. The Science of Foods (SW, SCI)
GEOL 99. Planet Earth: Resources (and Hazards) for the 21st Century (SCI)
GEOL 101. Physical Geology (SW, SCI)
GEOL 102. Historical Geology (SW, SCI)
PHYS 103. Physics for Computer Science I (SW, SCI)
PHYS 204. Physics for Computer Science II (SW, SCI)
PHYS 1214. General Physics I (SW, SCI)
PHYS 1224. General Physics II (SW, SCI)
PHYS 1454. Principles of Physics I (SW, SCI)
PHYS 1464. Principles of Physics II (SW, SCI)
PSYCH 213W. Experimental Psychology (SW, SCI)

Flexible Core: World Cultures and Global Issues (WCGI)

ANTH 101. Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
CMLIT 101H/101W. Global Literatures I (LIT)
CMLIT 229W. Women in Modern World Literature
CMLIT 231. African Literatures in a World Context
DANCE 151. Dance and Culture: Dancing Values
DRAM 1. Introduction to Drama and Theatre
ENGL 157/157W. Great Works of Global Literatures in English (LIT)
FREN 203. Intermediate French I (LANG)
FREN 204. French Composition and Grammar I (LANG)
GRKMD 204. Intermediate Modern Greek II (LANG)
GRKMD 223. Modern Greek Conversation (LANG)
HIST 101. Early Modern Europe, 1500-1815
HIST 102. Modern Europe, 1815 to the Present
HIST 160. Global History: World
ITAL 45. Italian Civilization
ITAL 203. Intermediate Italian I (LANG)
ITAL 204. Intermediate Italian II (LANG)
KOR 305. Advanced Korean I (LANG)
PORT 203. Intermediate Portuguese I (LANG)
PSCI 103. Comparative Politics
PSCI 104. International Politics
SPAN 201. Spanish for Heritage Speakers III (LANG)
SPAN 203. Intermediate Spanish I (LANG)
SPAN 204. Intermediate Spanish II (LANG)
SPAN 221. Language Workshop for Spanish Heritage Students (LANG)
SPAN 222. Language Workshop for Non-Native Spanish Heritage Students (LANG)
SPAN 225. Composition (LANG)

Flexible Core: U.S. Experience in its Diversity (USED)

AMST 110W. Introduction to American Society and Culture
ENGL 152W. Works of American Literature: A Course for Nonmajors (LIT)
HIST 103. American History, 1607-1865
HIST 104. American History, 1865 to the Present
HIST 163. Social and Cultural History
LCD 103. Multilingualism in the United States
PSCI 100. American Politics and Government
PSCI 102. Current Political Controversies
PSCI 210. American State and Local Government
SOC 103. American Life
SOC 211. Ethnic and Racial Relations
SOC 222. Social Welfare as a Social Institution
URBST 101. Urban Issues: Poverty and Affluence
URBST 103. Urban Diversity
URBST 105. Urban Politics
WGS 101W. Introduction to Women and Gender Studies

Flexible Core: Creative Expression (CE)

ARTH 1. Introduction to Art
ARTH 102. History of Western Art II
ARTH 110. Survey of Ancient Art
ARTH 113. Survey of Modern Art
ARTH 114. Survey of Asian Art
ARTH 220. Renaissance Art and the Birth of Modernity
ARTH 256. Contemporary Art Practices
ARTH 258. History of Photography
CMLIT 215W. Topics in Modern Literature
DANCE 150. Introduction to Dance
DRAM 100. Introduction to Acting
DRAM 111. Introduction to Design for the Theater
ENGL 153W. Introduction to the Bible
ENGL 165W. Introduction to Poetry (LIT)
HNRS 125. The Arts in New York City
MUSIC 1. Introduction to Music

Flexible Core: Individual and Society (IS)

ACCT 261. Business Law I
ANTH 104. Language, Culture, and Society
ECON 100. Economics and Society
ECON 101. Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON 102. Introduction to Microeconomics
HIST 255. VT: Transformational Moments in the Arab/Israeli Conflict
HSS 200. Social Sciences and Society
PHIL 101. Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 104/104H. Introduction to Ethics
PHIL 116. Introduction to Philosophy of Religion
PSCI 101. Introduction to Political Science
PSCI 105. Introduction to Political Thought
SOC 101. General Introduction to Sociology
SOC 208. Social Problems
SOC 215. Sociology of Education
URBST 114. Sex and the City

Flexible Core: Scientific World (SW)

ANTH 102. Introduction to Human Evolution (SCI)
ANTH 103. Introduction to Archaeology (SCI)
ASTR 1. General Astronomy (SCI)
ASTR 2. General Astronomy with Laboratory (LPS, SCI)
BIOL 11. Introduction to College Biology (LPS, SCI)
BIOL 40. Anatomy and Physiology I (LPS)
BIOL 41. Anatomy and Physiology II (LPS)
BIOL 43. Anatomy & Physiology (LPS)
BIOL 44. Food and Human Microbiology (LPS)
BIOL 105. General Biology I (LPS, SCI)
BIOL 106. General Biology II (LPS, SCI)
CHEM 163. Chemistry in Modern Society (SCI)
CHEM 1013. Basic Chemistry (LPS, SCI)
CHEM 1023. Basic Organic Chemistry (LPS, SCI)
CHEM 1033. Basic Biochemistry (LPS, SCI)
CHEM 1134. General Chemistry I (LPS, SCI)
CHEM 1144. General Chemistry II (LPS, SCI)
CHEM 2514. Organic Chemistry I (LPS, SCI)
CSCI 100. Information and Intelligence (SCI)
ENSCI 100. Our Planet in the 21st Century: Challenges to Humanity (LPS, SCI)
ENSCI 112. Our Changing Planet (SCI)
FNES 101. The Science of Foods (LPS, SCI)
FNES 163. General Nutrition (SCI)
GEOL 16. Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Moving Continents (SCI)
GEOL 25. Natural Resources and the Environment (SCI)
GEOL 101. Physical Geology (LPS, SCI)
GEOL 102. Historical Geology (LPS, SCI)
HNRS 225. Science and Technology in New York City (SCI)
LCD 102. Analyzing Language (LANG, SCI)
PHYS 3. Physics of Musical Sound (SCI)
PHYS 103. Physics for Computer Science I (LPS, SCI)
PHYS 204. Physics for Computer Science II (LPS, SCI)
PHYS 1214. General Physics I (LPS, SCI)
PHYS 1224. General Physics II (LPS, SCI)
PHYS 1454. Principles of Physics I (LPS, SCI)
PHYS 1464. Principles of Physics II (LPS, SCI)
PSYCH 101. General Psychology (SCI)
PSYCH 213W. Experimental Psychology (LPS, SCI)
SOC 212W. Sociological Analysis (SCI)

College Option: Literature (LIT)

CLAS 150. Greek and Latin Classics in Translation
CMLIT 101H/101W. Global Literatures I (WCGI)
CMLIT 102W. Global Literatures II
EAST 152. Korean Literature in Translation
EAST 250. Modern Chinese Fiction in Translation
EAST 251. Modern Japanese Fiction in Translation
ENGL 151W. Works of English Literature: A Course for Nonmajors
ENGL 152W. Works of American Literature: A Course for Nonmajors (USED)
ENGL 157/157W. Great Works of Global Literatures in English (WCGI)
ENGL 161/161W. Introduction to Narrative
ENGL 162/162W. Literature and Place
ENGL 165W. Introduction to Poetry (CE)
ENGL 313. The Arthurian Tradition
ENGL 332. Shakespeare I
ENGL 334. Milton
ENGL 344. The English Novel I
ENGL 351. Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature
ENGL 354. African-American Literature I
ENGL 364. Studies in African American Drama, Film, and Literature
ENGL 367. Modern Irish Literature
ENGL 369. Asian-American Literature
ENGL 378. Topics in Caribbean Literature
FREN 41/41W. Masterpieces of French Literature in Translation
GERM 41W. Masterpieces of German
GRKMD 41W. Modern Greek Literature in Translation
HEBRW 150. Modern Hebrew Literature in Translation
ITAL 41W. Masterpieces of Italian Literature in Translation
MES 160. Classical Islamic Literature and Civilization
RUSS 155/155W. Keys to Russian Literature
SPAN 41. Masterpieces of Hispanic Literature in Translation
SPAN 51. Hispanic-Jewish Literature in Translation
SPAN 60. Hispanic Literature and Culture in the United States

College Option: Language (LANG)

ARAB 101. Elementary Arabic I
ARAB 203. Intermediate Arabic I
ARAB 305. Advanced Arabic I
CHIN 101. Elementary Chinese I
CHIN 203. Intermediate Chinese I
CHIN 250. Introduction to Classical Chinese I
CHIN 320. Chinese Drama
CHIN 330. The Chinese Essay
CHIN 350. VT: Chinese Fiction
CHIN 360. Traditional Chinese Literature
FREN 111. Elementary French I
FREN 112. Elementary French II
FREN 203. Intermediate French I (WCGI)
FREN 204. French Composition and Grammar I (WCGI)
FREN 228. Advanced Literary Analysis
FREN 231. Skills and Art of Translation
FREN 345. VT: Topics in Eighteenth Century French Literature
GERM 111. Elementary German I
GERM 112. Elementary German II
GERM 203. Intermediate German I
GRKMD 112. Elementary Modern Greek II
GRKMD 204. Intermediate Modern Greek II (WCGI)
GRKMD 223. Modern Greek Conversation (WCGI)
HEBRW 358. The Modern Hebrew Media
ITAL 111. Elementary Italian I
ITAL 112. Elementary Italian II
ITAL 203. Intermediate Italian I (WCGI)
ITAL 204. Intermediate Italian II (WCGI)
ITAL 235. Commercial and Technical Italian
ITAL 329. Textual Analysis
JPNS 101. Elementary Japanese I
JPNS 203. Intermediate Japanese I
JPNS 211. Classical Japanese I
JPNS 305. Advanced Modern Japanese I
KOR 101. Elementary Korean I
KOR 102. Elementary Korean II
KOR 203. Intermediate Korean I
KOR 305. Advanced Korean I (WCGI)
KOR 360. Readings in Korean
LATIN 101. Elementary Latin
LCD 101. Introduction to Language
LCD 102. Analyzing Language (SW, SCI)
PORT 111. Elementary Portuguese I
PORT 112. Elementary Portuguese II
PORT 203. Intermediate Portuguese I (WCGI)
RUSS 111. Elementary Russian I
RUSS 112. Elementary Russian II
SPAN 111. Elementary Spanish I
SPAN 112. Elementary Spanish II
SPAN 201. Spanish for Heritage Speakers III (WCGI)
SPAN 203. Intermediate Spanish I (WCGI)
SPAN 204. Intermediate Spanish II (WCGI)
SPAN 215. Spanish Conversation
SPAN 221. Language Workshop for Spanish Heritage Students (WCGI)
SPAN 222. Language Workshop for Non-Native Spanish Heritage Students (WCGI)
SPAN 224. Grammar
SPAN 225. Composition (WCGI)
SPAN 240. Introduction to Hispanic Literary Studies
SPAN 260. Survey of Spanish Literature 2
SPAN 290. Survey of Spanish American Literature II
SPAN 310. The Culture and Civilization of Spain
SPAN 390. Hispanic Literature Seminar

College Option: Science (SCI)

ANTH 102. Introduction to Human Evolution (SW)
ANTH 103. Introduction to Archaeology (SW)
ASTR 1. General Astronomy (SW)
ASTR 2. General Astronomy with Laboratory (LPS, SW)
BIOL 11. Introduction to College Biology (LPS, SW)
BIOL 22. Introduction to Human Physiology
BIOL 105. General Biology I (LPS, SW)
BIOL 106. General Biology II (LPS, SW)
CHEM 163. Chemistry in Modern Society (SW)
CHEM 1013. Basic Chemistry (LPS, SW)
CHEM 1023. Basic Organic Chemistry (LPS, SW)
CHEM 1033. Basic Biochemistry (LPS, SW)
CHEM 1134. General Chemistry I (LPS, SW)
CHEM 1144. General Chemistry II (LPS, SW)
CHEM 2514. Organic Chemistry I (LPS, SW)
CSCI 100. Information and Intelligence (SW)
ENSCI 99. A Practical Guide to Environmental Choices (LPS)
ENSCI 100. Our Planet in the 21st Century: Challenges to Humanity (LPS, SW)
ENSCI 112. Our Changing Planet (SW)
FNES 101. The Science of Foods (LPS, SW)
FNES 163. General Nutrition (SW)
GEOL 16. Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Moving Continents (SW)
GEOL 25. Natural Resources and the Environment (SW)
GEOL 99. Planet Earth: Resources (and Hazards) for the 21st Century (LPS)
GEOL 101. Physical Geology (LPS, SW)
GEOL 102. Historical Geology (LPS, SW)
HNRS 225. Science and Technology in New York City (SW)
LCD 102. Analyzing Language (SW, LANG)
PHYS 3. Physics of Musical Sound (SW)
PHYS 5. Physics and the Future
PHYS 7. Introduction to the Physics of Musical Sounds
PHYS 14. Conceptual Physics
PHYS 103. Physics for Computer Science I (LPS, SW)
PHYS 204. Physics for Computer Science II (LPS, SW)
PHYS 1214. General Physics I (LPS, SW)
PHYS 1224. General Physics II (LPS, SW)
PHYS 1454. Principles of Physics I (LPS, SW)
PHYS 1464. Principles of Physics II (LPS, SW)
PSYCH 101. General Psychology (SW)
PSYCH 213W. Experimental Psychology (LPS, SW)
SOC 212W. Sociological Analysis (SW)

College Option: Other (SYN)

Any LPS or Flexible Core course listed above, plus the following Synthesis courses.

None