General Education Course Offerings

The following General Education courses are scheduled to be offered during the Fall 2019 semester.

Other Semesters Available:

Fall 2019 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 2019 semester. The list is accurate as of August 24, 2019, 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 August 24, 2019.

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- Life Science Themes
CMLIT 100. Writing about World Literature
ENGL 130. Writing about Literature in English
EURO 120. Writing about European Literature and Culture
HIST 190. Writing and History
MUSIC 121. Writing about Music
MUSIC 122. Writing Musical Cultures

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 115. College Algebra for Precalculus
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 201. Calculus
MATH 202. Advanced Calculus
MATH 231. Linear Algebra I
MATH 241. Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics

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, SCI)
BIOL 41. Anatomy and Physiology II (SW, SCI)
BIOL 43. Anatomy & Physiology (SW, SCI)
BIOL 44. Food and Human Microbiology (SW, SCI)
BIOL 105. General Biology: Physiology and Cell Biology (SW, SCI)
BIOL 106. General Biology: Life-forms and Ecosystems (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 205. Introduction to Literary Analysis (LANG, LIT)
FREN 223. Advanced Conversation and Phonetics (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 45W. Italian Civilization
ITAL 203. Intermediate Italian I (LANG)
ITAL 204. Intermediate Italian II (LANG)
KOR 305. Advanced Korean 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 225. Composition (LANG)

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

AMST 110W. Introduction to American Society and Culture
ENGL 152/152W. 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. Sociology of 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 113. Survey of Modern Art
ARTH 114. Survey of Asian Art
ARTH 256. Contemporary Art Practices
ARTH 258. History of Photography
ARTS 333. Introduction to Socially Engaged Art Practice
CMLIT 215W. Topics in Modern Literature
DANCE 150. Introduction to Dance
DRAM 100. Introduction to Acting
DRAM 111. Introduction to Theater Design
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
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. Political Theory
SEYS 120. Critical Social Theory, Action Research, and Multiple Literacies in Education for Social Justice
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, SCI)
BIOL 41. Anatomy and Physiology II (LPS, SCI)
BIOL 43. Anatomy & Physiology (LPS, SCI)
BIOL 44. Food and Human Microbiology (LPS, SCI)
BIOL 105. General Biology: Physiology and Cell Biology (LPS, SCI)
BIOL 106. General Biology: Life-forms and Ecosystems (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 9. Environmental Issues and Answers (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 235. Data and Society (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 151/151W. Works of English Literature: A Course for Nonmajors
ENGL 152/152W. Works of American Literature: A Course for Nonmajors (USED)
ENGL 157/157W. Great Works of Global Literatures in English (WCGI)
ENGL 161. Introduction to Narrative
ENGL 162/162W. Literature and Place
ENGL 165W. Introduction to Poetry (CE)
ENGL 312. Medieval Literature, 1100-1500
ENGL 332. Shakespeare I
ENGL 350. Topics in Early American Literature
ENGL 351. Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature
ENGL 352. American Novel to 1918
ENGL 354. African American Literature I
ENGL 355. African American Literature II
ENGL 366. Introduction to Irish Literature
ENGL 379. VT: Transnational/ Postcolonial/Global Literature
FREN 41/41W. French and Francophone Literatures in Translation
FREN 205. Introduction to Literary Analysis (WCGI, LANG)
GERM 41W. Masterpieces of German
GRKMD 41W. Modern Greek Literature in Translation
GRKMD 335. Studies in Modern Greek Literature
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

College Option: Language (LANG)

ARAB 101. Elementary Arabic I
ARAB 203. Intermediate Arabic I
CHIN 101. Elementary Chinese I
CHIN 203. Intermediate Chinese I
CHIN 250. Introduction to Classical Chinese I
CHIN 311. Advanced Modern Chinese
CHIN 318. Introduction to Applied Chinese Linguistics
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 205. Introduction to Literary Analysis (WCGI, LIT)
FREN 223. Advanced Conversation and Phonetics (WCGI)
FREN 363. French Poetry of the Nineteenth Century
GERM 111. Elementary German I
GERM 203. Intermediate German I
GERM 236. German Media of Today
GREEK 251. Elementary Ancient Greek I
GRKMD 112. Elementary Modern Greek II
GRKMD 223. Modern Greek Conversation (WCGI)
HEBRW 101. Elementary Hebrew I
HEBRW 102. Elementary Hebrew II
HEBRW 305. Advanced Modern Hebrew
ITAL 111. Elementary Italian I
ITAL 112. Elementary Italian II
ITAL 203. Intermediate Italian I (WCGI)
ITAL 204. Intermediate Italian II (WCGI)
ITAL 223. Advanced Conversation
ITAL 224. Advanced Grammar
ITAL 347. Studies in Medieval Literature III: Prose
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 370. Advanced Korean Through Film
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
RUSS 111. Elementary Russian I
RUSS 112. Elementary Russian II
RUSS 204. Intermediate Russian II
SPAN 111. Elem Spanish 1
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 221. Language Workshop for Spanish Heritage Students (WCGI)
SPAN 224. Grammar
SPAN 225. Composition (WCGI)
SPAN 240. Introduction to Hispanic Literary Studies
SPAN 250. Survey of Spanish Literature I
SPAN 260. Survey of Spanish Literature II
SPAN 280. Survey of Spanish-American Literature I
SPAN 290. Survey of Spanish American Literature II
SPAN 312. The Culture and Civilization of Latin America

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 40. Anatomy and Physiology I (LPS, SW)
BIOL 41. Anatomy and Physiology II (LPS, SW)
BIOL 43. Anatomy & Physiology (LPS, SW)
BIOL 44. Food and Human Microbiology (LPS, SW)
BIOL 105. General Biology: Physiology and Cell Biology (LPS, SW)
BIOL 106. General Biology: Life-forms and Ecosystems (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 9. Environmental Issues and Answers (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 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 235. Data and Society (SW)

College Option: Other (SYN)

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

None