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Summary of Graduation Requirements


In order to be eligible for graduation, the student must meet the following criteria:

  • Achieve a minimum overall average of C (GPA of 2.0).

  • Achieve a minimum quality point accumulation (QPA) of zero.

  • Obtain a grade of C or better in specified mathematics, science

  • and major courses in the program.

  • Satisfy the credit distribution requirements of the degree.

  • Fulfill the residency and credit requirements of the degree.

Liberal Arts Credit Requirements

The following applies to all students who enter The City College of New York either as a freshmen or a transfer student:

To obtain a Bachelor of Science degree, a minimum of sixty (60) credits must be earned in courses that are classified as Liberal Arts and Science courses. For Bachelor of Engineering, a minimum of thirty (30) credits must be earned in courses that are classified as Liberal Arts and Sciences courses. Credits taken at or transferred into City College are subject to this requirement based on New York State Regulations.