Common Core Requirements Credits
REQUIRED CORE: I. A: English Composition I, II (Take ENGL 101 & 102) 6
REQUIRED CORE: I. B: Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning (MA-119 College Algebra*) 3
REQUIRED CORE: I. C: Life & Physical Sciences (BI-201 General Biology I*) 4
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. A: World Cultures & Global Issues (Recommended) ANTH 160 Anthropology of Health & Healing 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. B: U.S. Experience in Its Diversity (Recommended SP-211 Speech Communication) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. C: Creative Expression (Select one from 2C) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. D: Individual & Society (Recommended PHIL-148 Public Health Ethics or SOCY-101 Introduction to Sociology) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: II. E: Scientific World (Required: BI-520 Introduction to Public Health) 4
FLEXIBLE CORE: II: A, B, C, D or E Recommended from II.D - 200-Level Sociology course 3
*Required STEM variants for major
Requirements for the Major
BI-461 General Microbiology 4
HE-114 Foundations of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention 3
HE-103 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition 3
BI-503 General Epidemiology 3
IS-151 The Health of the Nations 2
MA-336 Statistics 3
Subtotal 18
Major Electives
Select from the list below, guided by appropriate transfer articulations
BI-501 Environmental Health 4
BI-505 Current Environmental Issues 1
BI-521 Public Health Biology 3
BI-554 Research Laboratory Internship 2
HE-102 Health, Behavior and Society 2
HE-104 Addiction and Dependencies 3
HE-105 Human Sexuality 3
HE-107 Mental Health: Understanding Your Behavior 3
HE-108 Health & Physical Fitness 3
HE-110 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 1
HE-111 Stress Management 3
Subtotal 10
Total Credits Required 60

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.