Health Care Studies: Healthcare Track

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Sample Schedule

The schedule below shows how the requirements for this degree may be met in four semesters. For some students, fulfilling degree requirements may take more than four semesters to complete.

When planning your schedule, you should consult with your advisor.

First Semester (15-16 Credit Hours)

  • ENG 101 Composition I (3)
  • HCS 153 Career Opportunities in Health Care (3)
  • HCS 154 Medical Terminology (3)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • Science Elective (1 of 3) (3-4)

Second Semester (16 Credit Hours)

  • ENG 103 Composition II (3)
  • PSY 200 Life Span Development (3)
  • HPE 212 Health (3)
  • Science Elective (2 of 3) (4)
  • SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)

Third Semester (15-16 Credit Hours)

  • HPE Elective (1)
  • NS 115 Introduction to Nutrition (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in American Sign Language or Spanish (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course from one of the following categories:
    • American History (3)
    • Western Civilization (3)
    • Other World Civilizations (3)
  • Approved Elective (2-3)

Fourth Semester (16 Credit Hours)

  • CSC 134 Core Word (1)
  • CSC 135 Core Excel (1)
  • HCS 270 Ethical Considerations in Health Care (3)
  • HPE 111 First Aid and Basic Life Support (1)
  • Mathematics Elective (3)
  • Science Elective (3 of 3) (4)
  • Approved Elective (3)

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.

Schedule Updated: July 1, 2021


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