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Bulletin2020–21

BulletinThe Graduate CenterThe City University of New York2020–21Volume Forty-Three / NUMBER ONE365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016-4309www.gc.cuny.eduGeneral: 1.212.817.7000Admissions Office: 1.212.817.7470(TDD users should call the New York Relay Center at 1.800.662.1220.)

2020–21 Bulletin, The Graduate Center, City University of New YorkNOTICE OF POSSIBLE CHANGESThe City University of New York reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to makemodifications of any nature in the academic programs and requirements of the University andits constituent colleges without advance notice. Tuition and fees set forth in this publication aresimilarly subject to change by the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York. The University regrets any inconvenience this may cause.ACCREDITATIONThe City University of New York is registered by the New York State Department of Education:Office of Higher Education and the Professions, Cultural Education Center, Room 5B28, Albany,NY 12230; Telephone: 1.518.474.5851; http://www.nysed.gov/heds/IRPSL1.html. The GraduateCenter has been accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools since 1961, last reaffirmed in 2010. See http://www.gc.cuny.edu/CUNY /Accreditation.pdf.2

THE GRADUATE CENTER CALENDAR 2020–21FALL 2020July 31 (Fri.). Financial aid registration deadline. Last day for returningstudents to register full time in order to ensure fellowshippayment during the first week of classes. Deadline for filing for readmission and last day for nonmatriculated and auditor students to file an application for theFall 2020 semester.August 17 (Mon.). Registration begins for new matriculated students.August 21 (Fri.). Registration begins for non-matriculants, readmits, and permitstudents.August 25 (Tues.). Last day to apply for leave of absence for Fall 2020.Last day to drop for 100% tuition refund.Last day to file ePermit request.August 26 (Wed.). First day of classes for Fall 2020 semester. All students whoregister on or after this day must pay tuition and fees in full atthat time, including 25 late registration fee. Students makingan adjustment to an already existing enrollment on or after thisday will be assessed an 18 Program Adjustment Fee.September 1 (Tues.). Last day to register for Fall 2020 semester. Last day to drop for75% tuition refund.September 7 (Mon.). Labor Day observed. The Graduate Center is closed.September 8 (Tues.). Last day to drop for 50% tuition refund.September 15 (Tues.). Deadline for filing an add with special written permission ordrop (without the grade of “W” appearing on the studentrecord), changes of level, or residency changes for the Fall2020 semester. All changes that may affect student billingmust be completed by this date. No petitions for changes willbe accepted after this date. Last day to drop for 25% tuitionrefund. Last day to deposit a dissertation or thesis for aSeptember 30, 2020, degree.September 16 (Wed.). Grade of W is assigned to students who officially withdrawfrom a course.September 18–20 (Fri.–Sun.).No classes scheduled.September 28 (Mon.).No classes scheduled.September 29 (Tues.).Classes follow Monday schedule.October 12 (Mon.).The Graduate Center is closed.October 14 (Wed.).Classes follow Monday schedule.November 6 (Fri.).Last day to file for unevaluated withdrawal (“W”) from courses.November 25 (Wed.).Classes follow Friday schedule.November 26–29 (Thurs.–Sun.).The Graduate Center is closed.December 10–11 (Thurs.–Fri.).Reading Days.December 14–20 (Mon.–Sun.).Fifteenth week of the semester including Final Examination Period.December 30 (Wed.).Final grade submission deadline.3

2020–21 Bulletin, The Graduate Center, City University of New YorkSPRING 2021December 1 (Tues.). Registration begins for the Spring 2021 semester for thosematriculated students enrolled in the Fall 2020 semester.December 31 (Thurs.). Financial aid registration deadline: Last day for students toregister full time in order to ensure fellowship payment duringthe first week of classes.January 4 (Mon.). Deadline for filing for readmission and last day for nonmatriculated and auditor students to file an application forthe Spring 2021 semester.January 18 (Mon.). Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed. The Graduate Centeris closed.January 19 (Tues.). Registration for new matriculated students.January 25 (Mon.). Registration for non-matriculants, readmits, and permit students.January 28 (Thurs.). Last day to apply for a leave of absence for Spring 2021. Last day to drop for 100% tuition refund.Last day to file ePermit request.January 29 (Fri.). First day of classes for the Spring 2021 semester. All studentswho register on or after this day must pay tuition and fees infull at that time, including 25 late registration fee. Studentmaking an adjustment to an already existing enrollment on orafter this day will be assessed an 18 Program Adjustment Fee.Last day to deposit dissertation or thesis and file for aFebruary 1, 2021, degree.February 4 (Thurs.). Last day to register for Spring 2021. Last day to drop for 75%tuition refund.February 11 (Thurs.). Last day to drop for 50% tuition refund.February 12 (Fri.).Lincoln’s Birthday observed. The Graduate Center is closed.February 15 (Mon.). Presidents’ Day observed. The Graduate Center is closed.February 18 (Thurs.). Last day to drop for 25% tuition refund. Deadline to add acourse with permission or drop (without the grade of “W”appearing on the student record). All changes that may affectstudent billing must be completed by this date (including leveland residency changes). No petitions for changes will beaccepted after this date.February 19 (Fri.). Grade of W is assigned to students who officially withdrawfrom a course.March 27–April 4 (Sat.–Sun.).Spring Recess.April 4 (Sun.).Last day to withdraw from course with a grade W.May 1 (Sat.). Last day to deposit dissertation or thesis for a May 2021 degree.May 18 (Tues.).Reading Day.May 19–25 (Wed.–Tues.).Fifteenth week of the semester including Final Examination Period.May 25 (Tues.).End of Spring Term.4

CONTENTSNotice of Possible Changes.2Accreditation.2The Graduate Center Calendar 2020–21 . .3The City University of New York.8The Graduate Center.9The CUNY Senior Colleges and Professional Schools.10CUNY Graduate Programs.12CUNY Master’s Programs.13University Center Programs.14Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.14CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies.14CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU).15CUNY School of Professional Studies.15Macaulay Honors College.16General Information.17Admission Requirements.17Degree Requirements.19Awarding of Degrees.20International Academic Travel Requirements.21Interuniversity Doctoral Consortium.21Language Programs.22Libraries.22Information Technology.23Registration.23Grading.25Student Rights Concerning Education Records.27Academic Honesty.28Sale of Academic Papers.32Fraudulent Documents and Omission of Information.32Tuition and Fees.33Support Services.38Financial Assistance.42Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC).51Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC).51Centers and Institutes.52Academic Initiatives and Committees.59Graduate Center Doctoral and Master’s Programs.61Anthropology (Ph.D.).62Art History (Ph.D.).67Audiology (Au.D.).71Biochemistry (Ph.D.).77Biography and Memoir (M.A.).80Biology (Ph.D.).81Business (Ph.D.).93Chemistry (Ph.D.).100Classics (M.A. & Ph.D.).105Cognitive Neuroscience (M.S.).108Comparative Literature (M.A. & Ph.D.).110Computer Science (Ph.D.).115Criminal Justice (Ph.D.).122Data Analysis and Visualization (M.S.).126Digital Humanities (M.A.).128Earth and Environmental Sciences (Ph.D.).1305

2020–21 Bulletin, The Graduate Center, City University of New YorkEconomics (Ph.D.).142Educational Psychology (Ph.D.).146Engineering (Ph.D.).149English (Ph.D.).