Health Care Studies: Healthcare 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 Career Opportunities in 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

Healthcare Track

Choose three (3) courses from the following:

  • BIO 110 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology OR BIO 115 Human Biology
  • BIO 118 Contemporary Biology I
  • BIO 121 General Biology I
  • BIO 122 General Biology II
  • BIO 171 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO 172 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • BIO 230 Microbiology
  • CHM 121 General Chemistry I

Choose one (1) course from the following:

  • MAT 110 Mathematics of Money
  • MAT 121 Introductory Statistics I
  • MAT 145 Survey of Functions I

Choose five - six (5-6) credits from the following courses:

  • ACC 101 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ASL 101 American Sign Language I
  • ASL 102 American Sign Language II
  • BIO 230 Microbiology
  • BUS 124 Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 227 Business Law
  • CDC 102 Concepts of Chemical Dependency
  • EMCR 200 Emergency Medical Technician
  • HPE 164 Stress Reduction through Exercise
  • HPE 190 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • HPE 227 Physiology of Exercise
  • HUS 102 Human Services in Contemporary America
  • NS 210 Nutrition in the Life Cycle
  • NS 220 Sports Nutrition
  • NUR 223 Pathophysiology
  • SPN 102 Spanish II
  • SSC 150 Human Sexuality
  • SSC 200 Introduction to Gerontology
  • SUNY General Education approved course in The Arts
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Natural Sciences

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.