Health Care Studies: Health Science Track

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 62 semester hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0).

For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • HCS 153 Fundamentals of Health Care
  • HCS 154 Medical Terminology
  • HCS 270 Ethical Considerations in Health Care
  • HPE 111 First Aid and Basic Life Support
  • HPE 212 Health
  • 1 credit of Health/Physical Education (HPE) Elective

General Education

  • CSC 134 Core Word
  • CSC 135 Core Excel
  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 103 Composition II
  • NS 115 Introduction to Nutrition
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 200 Life Span Development
  • SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
  • 3 credits SUNY General Education approved course in American Sign Language or Spanish
  • 3 credits SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral
  • 3 credits SUNY General Education approved course from one of the following categories:
    • American History
    • Western Civilization
    • Other World Civilizations

Health Science Track

  • BIO 171 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO 172 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • MAT 145 Survey of Functions I

Choose two (2) courses from the following:

  • BIO 121 General Biology I
  • BIO 122 General Biology II
  • BIO 230 Microbiology
  • CHM 121 General Chemistry I
  • PHY 118 College Physics I
  • PHY 119 College Physics II

Note: Any student who successfully completes ENG 103 and a general education COM course may receive credit for ENG 125 upon acceptance to the FLCC Nursing program.

SUNY General Education Electives

For information on which courses fulfill SUNY General Education Electives and for information on transferring to a four-year school, visit www.flcc.edu/academics/transfer-guidelines/.


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Related Programs

In addition to our Health Care Studies tracks, FLCC offers degrees in Nursing, Human Services, and Kinesiology and Human Performance.