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.

Health Sciences - Associate in Science degree (AS)

Common Core Credits
REQUIRED CORE: I. A: English Composition I, II 6
REQUIRED CORE: I. B: Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning (Required: MA-119; see note under Major) 3
REQUIRED CORE: I. C: Life & Physical Sciences (Required: BI-201) 4
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. A: World Cultures & Global Issues (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. B: U.S. Experience in Its Diversity (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. C: Creative Expression (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. D: Individual & Society (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. E: Scientific World (Recommended: PSYC-101) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II: A, B, C, D or E (Required: CH-127 or CH-151) 4.5
*Students are required to take STEM variants in I.C and II.E; if students do not take STEM variants in common core, they will have to take additional credits to complete their degree requirements.
Major/Course Distribution
BI 202 4
Organization and Delivery of Health Care (BI-150) 2
The Health of the Nation (IS-151) 2
MA-336 or MA-440 (students who are exempt from or placed out of MA-119, required under I.B above, will use this course to satisfy I.B in common the core and must complete an additional 3-4 credits from the advised electives.)
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Advised major electives selected from the list and guided by appropriate transfer articulations:
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Subtotal 26.5-27.5
Free elective 0-1
Please note: The revised curriculum has received a waiver to specify a particular course requirement in I.B, I.C, and II.E and a particular sixth course in the Flexible Core.
All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.

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