York College enriches lives and enables students to grow as passionate, engaged learners with the confidence to realize their potential as individuals and global citizens. With more than 40 majors ranging from accounting to womens studies, York is known for its liberal arts curriculum.
Known particularly for its liberal arts curriculum, York Colleges more than 40 major disciplines include Accounting, African-American Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communications Technology, Computer Science, Economics, English, Fine and Performing Arts, Foreign Languages, Music, Nursing, Occupational Therapy (BS/MS), Physics, Pre-Medical/Dental, Psychology, Social Work, Speech Communications and Theatre Arts, Studio Art, Teacher Education, and Women's Studies. The CUNY Aviation Institute has recently launched a baccalaureate degree in Aviation Management, capitalizing on the many job opportunities available at Kennedy Airport and other local and national airports. The Music program includes an emphasis on jazz, with the opportunity to play in the college's popular jazz band. The English major includes an optional minor in journalism, with hands-on training available with the multiple-award winning York College newspaper, Pandora's Box.