degree program course listing table
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 CenterOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and ArchivesOpens in a new window

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

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

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 GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

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.