Students have access to many groups and extracurricular learning opportunities to support their education and career path, including:
Students enrolled in Internship for Economics (ECON 393) will have the chance to gain real-world experience through an internship at one of New York City’s countless industry-leading employers. Recently, students pursuing the BBA have completed (or participated in) the following internships:
Queens College and the Department of Economics also offer thousands of dollars’ worth of competitive scholarships every year, including:
Students typically apply to declare the Bachelor of Business Administration during their second or third year of study at Queens College. Students may apply after completing four core courses ECON101 Microeconomics, ECON102 Macroeconomics, ACCT101 ACCOUNTING and ACCT102 ACCOUNTING. In each of the four core courses, students must have a grade of C- or better, with an average of B- (GPA 2.7) or better. Students must maintain a 2.7 GPA in their studies to graduate with the BBA. Students should confirm current requirements to declare the GPA in the Queens College Undergraduate Bulletin, speak with an academic advisor or the Department of Economics.
Queens College Global Student Success Program (GSSP) is a required first-year experience program designed by academic experts covering all aspects of your new living and learning environment in the United States. As a Queens College student from day one, you will enjoy the added benefits of smaller classes where you will receive more personalized attention, and access to academic advisors and tutoring as well as opportunities to connect with other international and American students through a variety of social activities, student clubs and organizations.
Students who enter Queens College and are required to participate in the GSSP will take a structured first year of academic coursework that will best prepare them for success in the Bachelor of Business Administration. GSSP students will also be well prepared for other Queens College majors should they decide to pursue a different major after their arrival at Queens College.