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Double Majors, Minors, and Other Frequently Asked Questions

International Studies Program
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Double Majors, Minors, and Other Frequently Asked Questions

Double majors

Some students majoring in International Studies decide to pursue a second major in another department or program such as Anthropology, Black Studies, Sociology, or Political Science. If you are considering pursuing a double major, be sure to speak with an advisor in International Studies as well as with an advisor in the second department or program so that you understand all the requirements. Be advised that a maximum of two classes can count toward both majors.

 

Minors

Some students majoring in International Studies pursue a minor as well. If you are considering pursuing a minor, be sure to speak with an advisor in International Studies as well as an advisor in the minor department or program so that you understand all the requirements. Be advised that students are responsible for consulting with the minor program or department to determine whether any classes can count toward both the major and the minor.

 

Advising

Dr. Muir serves as the Director of the International Studies Program as well as Undergraduate Advisor. Her office hours and contact information are listed on the Home page of the website.

 

Enrolling in classes

Students enroll in classes through CUNYfirst. If a particular class requires "departmental permission," contact Dr. Muir (smuir@ccny.cuny.edu). If the class requires "instructor permission," contact the instructor of record.

 

Residency requirements

Students are required to take 80% of the 120 credits required for graduation at City College or at least the last 32 of the 120 credits. Students are also required to take at least 60% of their major credits and 60% of their minor credits at City College. If you have questions about the residency requirements, contact the Registrar or the Colin Powell School Advisors.

 

Incompletes and other questions about grades

For information about CCNY policies on incompletes and grades, see the website of the Registrar.

 

Master's Degree in International Affairs 

The Master's in International Affairs is a separate program here at City College. For more information, visit the program's website: https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/irprogram

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Dr. Muir is out of the office and away from email until the Fall 2018 semester begins.

If you have questions about the International Studies Program over the summer, please email: ccnyinternationalstudies@gmail.com

A College Assistant for the department will be available in the office:

Monday and Wednesday: 9am-5pm

Tuesday and Thursday: 10am-11:30am and 4:30-7:00pm

Dr. Sarah Muir, Director, International Studies Program

smuir@ccny.cuny.edu

Fall 2018 Office Hours:

Tuesday and Thursday 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Wednesday 9:30am to 11:00am

Or, by appointment

North Academic Center 7/114
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031