Health Care Studies: Public Health Management Track

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 62-64 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

Public Health Management Track

  • ACC 101 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • BUS 124 Organizational Behavior or BUS 227 Business Law
  • ECO 211 Principles of Microeconomics
  • MAT 121 Introductory Statistics I or MAT 145 Survey of Functions I
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Natural Sciences
  • 3 credits General Elective (CDC 102 Concepts of Chemical Dependency recommended)

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

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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.