College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
 
  

Pathways
 Pathways Gateway Courses into Majors

Biology


Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at College

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introductory Majors Biology (Molecular and Cellular Biology)

BIO 170/171

General Biology I/General Biology I Laboratory

Introductory Majors Biology (Organismic Biology)

BIO 180/181

General Biology II/General Biology II Laboratory

General Chemistry I

CHM 141/121

General Chemistry I/General Chemistry I Laboratory

General Chemistry II

CHM 142/127

General Chemistry II/General Chemistry II Laboratory

Pre-calculus

MTH 130

Pre-Calculus Mathematics

*CUNY colleges differ in the sequencing of their two Introductory Biology courses. A faculty committee outlined topics to be covered in each course. One course will cover Cellular and Molecular Biology, while the other course will cover Organismic Biology. The order in which the sequence is offered is to be left to the discretion of each college.

Business


Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at College

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introduction to Computer Information Systems and Technologies

BUS 215

Information Management

Fundamentals of Business Law

BUS 160

Business Law I

Introduction to Microeconomics

ECO 111

Introduction to Microeconomics

Introduction to Macroeconomics

ECO 112

Introduction to Macroeconomics

*Each college with a Business major will offer “Introduction to Microeconomics” or “Introduction to Macroeconomics,” with some colleges offering both courses. Colleges that currently require only one of these courses will accept either course as fulfilling an incoming transfer student’s gateway requirement.

Economics


Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at College

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introduction to Macroeconomics

ECO 112

Introduction to Macroeconomics

Introduction to Microeconomics

ECO 111

Introduction to Microeconomics

Introductory Statistics

ECO/MGT 230

Introduction to Economics and Managerial Statistics


English


Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at College

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

English Composition

ENG 151

College Writing

Introduction to Literature

ENL 365**
ENL 310**

World Literature in Contexts

Introduction to Literary Studies

ENL 290

Introduction to Literary Studies

**Pending approval of the College of Staten Island English Department
*“Introduction to Literature” includes three options, of which each college would adopt only one: “Introduction to World Literature,” “Introduction to Writing about Literature,” or “Introduction to English, American, or Anglophone Literature.”

Nursing


Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at College

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Anatomy and Physiology I

BIO 150

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

Anatomy and Physiology II

BIO 160

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

Introduction to Psychology

PSY 100

Psychology

Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning

MTH 113

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

English Composition

ENG 151

College Writing

Psychology

Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at College

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introduction to Psychology

PSY 100

Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

PSY 202

Psychopathology

Personality Psychology

N/A

 

Child Development

PSY 242

Developmental Psychology

Lifespan Development

N/A

 

*The Psychology major committee recommended the following: “Introduction to Psychology;” either “Abnormal Psychology” or “Personality Psychology;” either “Child Development” or “Lifespan Development.” The committee noted that some colleges offer both “Abnormal Psychology” and “Personality Psychology,” and some colleges offer both “Child Development” and “Lifespan Development.” In these cases a college may accept both courses toward the major.

Political Science


Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at College

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introduction to American Government

POL 100

American Government and Politics

Introduction to Political Science

POL 103

Understanding the Political World: An Introduction to Political Science

Urban Politics

N/A

 

Global Issues/Issues in International Relations

POL 260

International Politics: In Search of a New World Order

*Each college with a Political Science major will offer at least three of these courses and will accept any of these four courses for credit toward major requirements.

Sociology


Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at College

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Introduction to Sociology

N/A**

 

Social Institutions

N/A

 

Social Institutions

ANT/SOC/INT 305

Power and Society in Latin America

Social Inequality

SOC 260

Class, Status, and Power

Social Inequality

N/A

 

** SOC 100 and ANT 100 are offered at the College of Staten Island but these courses do not count towards the Sociology/Anthropology major. They may be used to satisfy general education requirements.
*The Sociology major committee identified three areas: “Introduction to Sociology,” “Social Institutions,” and “Social Inequality.” Each college with a Sociology major will offer either one course in each of the three areas, or will offer two courses in one area and one course in another area. No more than one course may be placed in the Introduction to Sociology area. 

Teacher Education


Pathways Gateway Course

Corresponding Course at College

 

Course Prefix/Number

Course Title

Social Foundations of Education

EDC 215
EDE 200
EDS 201

Social Foundations of Early Childhood
Social Foundations of Education
Social Foundations of Secondary Education

Psychological Foundations of Education

EDC 216
EDE 260
EDS 202

Psychological Foundations of Early Childhood
Psychological Foundations of Education
Psychological Foundations of Secondary Education

Arts in Education

N/A*

 

*We do offer EDC 360 Workshop in Social Studies and EDE 302 Social Studies, Art, and Reading and Language Arts in Elementary School, both of which have components of Art in the curriculum but are not exclusively nor even primarily “Arts and Education” courses.