What is the GSSP?
The Global Student Success Office
The Global Student Success Office is committed to supporting your journey at Queens College from your initial application through to graduation. The office assists with many aspects of your student life, including expediting your admission process, offering orientation programs as you transition to the American classroom, and providing academic and social experiences scheduled throughout the year. Whether you are required to participate in the Undergraduate Global Student Success Program, a study in the English Language Institute or enroll through General Admission, you will have access to service and support provided by the Global Student Success Office.
Undergraduate Global Student Success Program
Designed by academic experts, the Queens College Global Student Success Program is a required first-year experience program 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 small classes where you will receive more personalized attention, 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.
The table below is a sample program structure for the Undergraduate Global Student Success Program. The program has been designed to ensure that students completing this program make satisfactory progress with their studies at Queens College and to declare the major of their choice.*More information about the majors available can be found on the Programs pages
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|GSSP101 Navigating Your Path to Success||QNS101 Queens Community (3cr)|
ENGL 110 College Writing1 (3cr)
ENGL 115 Topics in Writing (1cr)
|ENGL130 Writing About Literature in English (3cr)|
Math 115 College Algebra for
Precalculus (3cr) or Math Course to suit
|ASTR 2 General Astronomy with Laboratory (4 cr)|
|ECON101 Intro to Macroeconomics (3cr)||ECON102 Intro to Microeconomics (3cr)|
|DRAM 100 Introduction to Acting (3cr)||FNES 163 General Nutrition (3cr)|