College Academic Programs
Each CUNY college has its own academic policies, procedures and programs. Over 35 degree programs are offered in 8 academic areas of study. Undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees can be obtained in a wide range of subjects, including business, computer science, engineering, liberal arts, fine arts, and health professions. Law, bio-medical and journalism programs are also available.
Academic programs and degree offerings vary from college to college. For more information about a specific CUNY college or academic program, visit each individual college web site.
To successfully complete your program and earn your degree, you will need to understand how the U.S. higher education system operates at your CUNY college. CUNY colleges employ a credit bearing, semester based system, with specific program and degree requirements. It is also important for you to know the grading system, course registration procedures and academic calendar at your college. An academic advisor at your college will help you to understand this system. You can also become familiar with it via the glossary on this website and the information found on the individual college websites.
Visit http://www1.cuny.edu/academics/academic-programs.html for detailed informatiom
Understanding the rules of academic honesty are also key components of the U.S. higher education system, and consequently to your academic success.
Learning comes best in an atmosphere of honesty and trust. Therefore, all forms of cheating, plagiarism, and fraud are not only morally unacceptable but they also undermine CUNY's educational mission. Your college will take these issues very seriously.
To become familiar with the rules of academic honesty, speak to your instructors and academic advisors. Don't hesitate to ask them to clarify anything you do not understand. You can also visit CUNY's academic honesty web site for definitions and examples of cheating, plagiarism, and other aspects of academic integrity.