The Department of Social Work offers a Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) degree, which prepares students for entry-level generalist urban practice and provides a local and global context for understanding and addressing the experiences of people and societies. The department also offers a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree, which focuses on generalist practice in the first year and a healthcare specialization in the advanced year.
The mission of the York College Nursing Program is to offer a liberal arts-based experience to guide students in attaining the knowledge, skills, and values essential for professional nurse leaders and managers, including the ability to make sound judgment and address the health needs of diverse cultural groups within the urban community.
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 clinical laboratory science, or physician assistant.
The Department of Health and Human Performance is dedicated to providing high-quality education and career preparation, responding to the needs and interests of our student body and to the surrounding community it serves.
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.
The disciplines of Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology combine academic excellence with a strong focus on community service. Students have the opportunity for community-based internships as well as independent research and study with individual faculty members.
The Department offers programs in accounting and finance that provide students with essential skills and knowledge for professional careers. These programs focus on areas like CPA exam preparation, financial asset valuation, and ethical understanding, while also fostering critical thinking and effective communication. The goal is to prepare students for leadership in various sectors and contribute to their communities.
The Biology Program provides academic experiences in the life sciences that meet a variety of student needs. The courses offered cover a broad range of subjects from General Biology, Biostatistics and Genetics, which all majors must take, to Organismic Biology, Molecular and Cell Biology, and Ecology.
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.
The Department of Earth and Physical Sciences houses programs in Astronomy (minor), Environmental Health Science, Environmental Science (minor), Earth Science Education, Geology, and Physics.
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.
The Department of History and Philosophy offers majors in Anthropology, Black Studies, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Philosophy. It also houses the Cultural Diversity courses.
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers programs in Mathematics (BA and BS) and Computer Science (BS). The department also offers a minor in mathematics and a minor in computer science.
Teachers prepared by the York College Department of Teacher Education demonstrate caring and ethical professional behavior in order to build teaching and learning environments that draw on the strengths of students
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 society. The Department achieves this through our degree programs in Aviation, Business, Economics, Human Resource Management, Marketing, and Information Systems Management.
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.
The Department of Performing and Fine Arts at York College offers degree programs in Studio Art, Art History, Music, Speech Communications / Theatre Arts, and Communications Technology.