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Hunter College Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

New York, NY

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Archeology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
  • Environmental Science
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Hebrew Language and Literature
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Psychology, Social sciences, English, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Nursing, social work, anthropology, economics, English, history, mathematics, music, physics, sociology
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 37% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Science in Education, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Social Work, Master of Science, Master of Urban Planning

Master's Programs of Study

  • Animal Behavior
  • Art History
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Comparative Literature
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • English as a Second Language
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • French
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • History
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychology--General
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Nursing--General

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