Health Related Sciences Academy

Queensborough Academy
The HRS Academy provides the highest quality of science education, scholarly research, and technical expertise to the people and industries of the United States.

Massage Therapy - Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS)

Course no. Course title Common core category Credits
Common core requirements
ENGL 101 English Composition I I.A 3
ENGL 102 English Composition II I.A 3
MA 321 Mathematics in Contemporary Society I.B 3
BI 301 Anatomy and Physiology I I.C 4
PSYC 101 Psychology II.E 3
BI 302 Anatomy and Physiology II II.E 4
Social Science or History II.A/II.B/II.D 3
Subtotal 23
Major requirements
HA 100 Foundations of Therapeutic Massage 3
BI 330 Myology 3
BI 331 Kinesiology 3
BI 325 Neurophysiology 3
HA 101 Eastern Massage Therapy I 2
HA 103 Eastern Massage Therapy II 2
HA 102 Western Massage Therapy I 2
HA 104 Western Massage Therapy II 2
HA 202 Western Massage Therapy III 2
HA 203 Massage Practicum I 2
HA 204 Massage Practicum II 3
HA 220 Pathology for Massage Therapy I 3
HA 221 Pathology for Massage Therapy II 3
HA 205 Professional Issues in Massage Therapy 2
Subtotal 35
Massage Elective: HA 206, HA 207, HA 208 or HA 209 2
Subtotal 2
Total credits required 60
As of fall 2006, students must achieve a grade of C or better in Biology and Healing Arts courses to progress to the next level course in the program and graduate with an AAS in massage therapy. Students must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0 to remain in the program. Students may repeat any HA or BI course only once, on a space available basis. All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.