General Education Requirements

College Option for Weissman Students (BA Degree)

 

College Option for students receiving the BA degree from the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences:

  • Students who enter as freshmen will take all four of the courses listed below:
  • Students who transfer with 30 or fewer total credits from an associate program at any college (including non-CUNY regionally accredited colleges) will take all four of the courses listed below:
  • Students who transfer with more than 30 total credits from an associate program from any college (including non-CUNY regionally accredited colleges) but without an associate degree will take the first three of the courses listed below:
  • Students who transfer with an associate degree from any college (including non-CUNY regionally accredited colleges) will take the first two of the courses listed below:
  • Students can transfer the College Option credits they earn in a CUNY baccalaureate program toward their College Option requirements at Baruch. If any of these College Option courses are being used to fulfill a requirement in the flexible core, they may not also be used to fulfill Baruch's College Option. In that circumstance, to fulfill Baruch's College Option you must substitute a 3000-level liberal arts course for the course being used in the floxible core.

 

For students entering Baruch or opting in to Pathways in fall 2013 please follow the four courses below (all three-credit) of the Weissman College Option:

Course 1

CMP / ENG 2800

or

CMP / ENG 2850

Great Works of Literature I

or

Great Works of Literature II

Course 2
COM 1010 Speech Communication
Course 3
  1st Foreign Language course (based on placement)*
Course 4
  2nd Foreign Language course (the same language as the 1st Foreign Language course)

*One of these courses must be completed at Baruch.

 

 

For students entering Baruch or opting in to Pathways in spring 2014 and after, please follow the four courses below (all three-credit) of the Weissman College Option:

Course 1

CMP / ENG 2800

or

CMP / ENG 2850

Great Works of Literature I

or

Great Works of Literature II

Course 2
1st Foreign Language course (based on placement)*
Course 3
  2nd Foreign Language course (the same language as the 1st Foreign Language course)
Course 4
COM 1010 Speech Communication

*One of these courses must be completed at Baruch.