General Education Requirements

Pathways at Baruch: College Options

Part III, the College Option, consists of as many as four courses, depending on how much coursework the student has completed at another institution. The requirements for the College Option will also differ depending on whether the student is pursuing a degree in the Macaulay Honors College, the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, the Zicklin School of Business, or the School of Public Affairs.

  • A student who enters Baruch as a freshmen will take four courses.
  • A student who transfers to Baruch with 30 or fewer total credits from an associate program in any college (including non-CUNY regionally accredited colleges) will take four courses.
  • A student who transfers to Baruch with more than 30 total credits from an associate program in any college (including non-CUNY regionally accredited colleges but without an associate degree will take three courses.
  • A student who has completed an associate degree at any college (including non-CUNY regionally accredited colleges) will take two courses.
  • A student who has completed nine credits of the College Option at another senior college will take only one course.
  • A student who has earned a Bachelor's degree will be deemed to have fulfilled the College Option requirements at Baruch.

Here are the four College Options at Baruch:

Macaulay Honors Baruch College Options

Bachelor of Arts degree from the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Zicklin School of Business

Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Public Affairs