Course no. Course title Common core category Credits
Common core requirements
ENGL 101 or ENGL 103 English Composition I or
English Composition for the New Media
I.A 3
ENGL 102 English Composition II I.A 3
MA 301 Foundations of Mathematics I.B 3
BI 520 Public Health Science I.C 4
History: choose one from HI 110, 111, 112 II.A 3
SOCY 101 Sociology II.D 3
PHIL 140 Medical Ethics II.D 3
Subtotal 22
Major requirements – Biology
BI 111 Introduction to Human Biology 3
BI 150 Organization and Delivery of Health Care 2
BI 340 Assisting in the Medical Office: Clinical Testing Procedures 2
BI 341 Assisting in the Medical Office: Medical Assisting Procedures 2
BI 403 Medical Terminology 2
BI 451 Phlebotomy 1
BI 452 EKG Technology 2
Subtotal 14
Major requirements – Business
BU 802 or BU 812 Typewriting/Keyboarding II or
Transcription and Dictation for Business Documents
BU 903 Medical Office Procedures 3
BU 907 Word Processing Using Microsoft Word 3
BU 916 Medical Billing and Coding I 3
BU 917 Healthcare Information Management 3
Subtotal 14
Internship requirements
BU-600 Business Internships (3 cr.) or BI 961 Phlebotomy Practice (2 cr.) and HE 110 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (1 cr.) 3
Subtotal 3
BI 950, 951 or 952 Field Experience in Medical Assisting (1 cr. each)
BU 801, 918 Typewriting/Keyboarding I (2 credits), Medical Coding and Billing II (3 credits)
HE 103 Nutrition and Health (3 credits)
SP 211 Speech Communication (3 credits)
CH 120 Fundamentals of Chemistry (3 credits)
Subtotal 7

Total required credits


All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts Center
QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art Gallery
QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.