Pathways General Education Requirements
The new General Education Requirement at City College, and all of CUNY, is called Pathways. It provides a set of requirements that every student who enters City starting in Fall 2013 must complete to earn a degree. Pathways General Education Requirements at City College consist of:
I. Common Core (30 credits)
- Required (Fixed) Common Core (12 credits / 4 courses)
- Flexible Common Core (18 credits / 6 courses )
II. College Option (12 credits / 4 courses)
Because many Common Core courses can simultaneously count toward the satisfaction of major requirements for specific majors, students who have chosen or have a specific major in mind should consult with an advisor to see which Common Core choices will help them complete their degrees most efficiently. More on Pathways at CCNY is available through this visual guide.
Students with a particular major in mind can obtain information about Pathways major gateway courses at http://www.cuny.edu/academics/initiatives/pathways/majors.html . Click here for a list of CCNY gateway courses.
Additional information about Pathways is available at http://www.cuny.edu/academics/initiatives/pathways.html and at http://www.cuny.edu/academics/initiatives/pathways/about/rightsandresponsibilities.html . For changes in Pathways policies, instituted in February 2014 click here.