Academic Schools and Departments

York College is a senior college of the City University of New York. Academic Departments are located in three Schools: School of Arts & Sciences, School of Business & Information Systems and School of Health Sciences and Professional Programs

School of Arts and Sciences

The School of Arts and Sciences provides students with the opportunity to obtain an excellent education in the…

Department of Behavioral Sciences by Rafael Nunez — last modified May 09, 2017
The mission of our department is to provide students with a strong academic foundation that will prepare them for the challenges of graduate study and careers. We strive to offer a flexible curriculum to meet the needs of our diverse student body and to foster personal and professional growth.
Department of Biology by Rafael Nunez — last modified Apr 25, 2017
Welcome to the Department of Biology!
Department of Chemistry by Rafael Nunez — last modified May 02, 2017
Chemistry (from Egyptian kēme (chem), meaning "earth") is the science concerned with the reactions, transformations and aggregations of matter, as well as accompanying energy and entropy changes during such transformations.
Department of Earth and Physical Sciences by Rafael Nunez — last modified Apr 25, 2017
The Department of Earth and Physical Sciences meets a wide range of scientific interests. It consists of the Geology, Physics, and Environmental Health Science disciplines.
Department of English by Rafael Nunez — last modified Apr 27, 2017
The English Department at York College abhors all expressions of hate and of prejudice, overt or tacit. We affirm our commitment to diversity and to inclusiveness, and will continue to work to create safer spaces for our students and for each other. We stand in solidarity with our students.
Department of History, Philosophy, and Anthropology by Rafael Nunez — last modified May 12, 2017
The Department of History and Philosophy offers majors in Anthropology, Black Studies, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Philosophy. It also houses the Cultural Diversity program.
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science by Rafael Nunez — last modified Jun 02, 2017
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers degree programs in Mathematics (B.A. and B.S.)and Computer Science (B.S.).
Department of Performing and Fine Arts by Rafael Nunez — last modified May 25, 2017
"Art is the signature of mankind" wrote G. K. Chesterton, and the faculty of the Department of Performing and Fine Arts believe that in their diversity these signatures give rise to the organic health of our many cultures.
Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Humanities by Rafael Nunez — last modified May 12, 2017
Through the study of the language, literature, and civilization of various cultures, the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Humanities aims to enrich the education of all students and prepare them for various careers.

School of Business and Information Systems

We welcome our new business students!

Department of Accounting and Finance by Rafael Nunez — last modified Apr 28, 2017
The Accounting faculty aims to provide students with sufficient theoretical and practical tools in the area of accounting to prepare them for the Uniform Certified Public Accountancy Examination, careers in public, private or government accounting, or to allow them to continue with graduate studies.
Department of Business and Economics by Rafael Nunez — last modified Jun 14, 2017
The Business and Economics Department faculty aims to create knowledge and develop ethical leaders and builders of enterprises that will create value for stakeholders and the society. The Department achieves this through our degree programs in Aviation, Business, Economics, Marketing, and Information Systems Management.

School of Health Sciences and Professional Programs

"A School That Places Students First" School of Health Sciences and Professional Programs at York College six academic…

Department of Health and Physical Education by Rafael Nunez — last modified Apr 25, 2017
Welcome to the Department of Health and Physical Education. There are three principal disciplines administered by this Department: Gerontological Studies and Services; Health Education; and Physical Education.
Department of Health Professions by Rafael Nunez — last modified Jun 06, 2017
Welcome to the Department of Health Professions. The programs offered by the Department of Health Professions aim to prepare students for various health careers that can help address health disparities in the community. Students may elect careers in medical technology, or physician assistant.
Department of Nursing by Rafael Nunez — last modified Apr 28, 2017
Experience to guide students in attaining the knowledge, skills, and values essential for professional nurse leaders and managers
Department of Occupational Therapy by Rafael Nunez — last modified May 04, 2017
Welcome to the Department of Occupational Therapy at York College! We are the only Occupational Therapy program in the CUNY system. We boast a culturally diverse student body, with all of the CUNY student, academic, and library resources at your disposal.
Department of Social Work by Rafael Nunez — last modified May 01, 2017
The Social Work Department at York College is student centered and dedicated to carrying out the mission of York College.

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