Health Care Studies

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)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • Science Elective (1 of 3) (3-4)
  • SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)

Second Semester (16 Credit Hours)

  • ENG 103 Composition II (3)
  • PSY 200 Life Span Development (3)
  • HCS 154 Medical Terminology (3)
  • HPE 212 Health (3)
  • Science Elective (2 of 3) (4)

Third Semester (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 (3)

Fourth Semester (16 Credit Hours)

  • CSC 134 Core Word (1)
  • CSC 135 Core Excel (1)
  • HPE 111 First Aid and Basic Life Support (1)
  • Mathematics Elective (3)
  • Science Elective (3 of 3) (4)
  • Approved Elective (3)
  • HCS 170 Ethical Considerations in Health Care (3)

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