The Office of Undergraduate Studies supports policy, practice and experimentation aimed at improving student learning outcomes, particularly to increase retention and graduation rates and to promote excellence in undergraduate education. Areas of special interest include: working with K-12 partners to improve college readiness; improving success rates in CUNY’s developmental education programs; expanding high impact, evidence-based practices in the first year and beyond; easing transfer across CUNY colleges; assessing general education outcomes; and supporting efforts to improve pedagogy across disciplines.
CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies
CUNY BA offers students the opportunity to work with faculty mentors and academic advisers to design a unique BA or BS degree that takes advantage of courses, programs, and resources across the entire university. Learn more about how CUNY BA allows highly motivated, self-directed students to pursue academic goals that transcend traditional majors.