Queensborough Academy
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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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