Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate StudiesA John Jay education challenges, inspires and prepares students for a lifetime of meaningful contribution. Our students develop reasoning and analytical skills and cultivate leadership abilities. Our leading-edge course material is designed to help students learn in and out of the classroom. Students partner with their academic advisors to expand the body of knowledge in their fields of study, and also use that knowledge to solve real-world problems.

Our undergraduate curriculum offers approximately twenty-one fields of study including a wide array of liberal arts majors, minors and concentrations.


John Jay offers a range of multifaceted majors across the humanities, natural sciences, arts and social sciences to help you explore your academic interests and passions.  For more information, click here

Minors,  Certificate programs and Continuing and Professional Education 

As a John Jay undergraduate, you can broaden the scope of your education by adding other courses of study from our diverse selection of minors and certificate programs. Click on the following for more information: Minors,    Certificate Programs, Advanced Certificate Programs, and Continuing and Professional Education

General Education Programs 

Our general education program allows you the flexibility to meet the requirements of your degree and chosen major in a way that fits your individual interests. For more information, click here.

John Jay’s bulletins give you the opportunity to learn more about the College, from the courses we offer to the majors and minors you can choose, and the various academic resources we provide our students. Our downloadable bulletins are available here.