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Colleges / New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York

New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York

Brooklyn, NY 4-Year Public

City Tech Academics

New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program at City Tech, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits.

City Tech does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, City Tech has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 24% of students who started college at City Tech graduate within six years.

City Tech offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at City Tech?

City Tech has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at City Tech

When choosing a major, City Tech students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at City Tech below.

City Tech does not offer double majors, so students must choose on area of study to focus on.

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. City Tech does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does City Tech Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

City Tech offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does City Tech Have An Online Program?

City Tech has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does City Tech Offer Credit for AP Classes?

City Tech offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does City Tech Have An Honors Program?

City Tech offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does City Tech Require Internships?

City Tech does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

City Tech has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at City Tech include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at City Tech

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

City Tech does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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City Tech Majors & Subject Areas

Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Architectural Technology/Technician
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Technical Teacher Education
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Facilities Planning and Management
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Applied Mathematics, General
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General
Chemical Technology/Technician
Human Services, General
Social Work
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Transportation and Materials Moving, Other
Design and Visual Communications, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Fashion Merchandising
Construction Management

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