Dual/Joint Degree Program with York

Common Core Credits
REQUIRED CORE: I. A: English Composition I, II (Take ENGL 101 & 102) 6
REQUIRED CORE: I. B: Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning (Required: MA 441)* 4
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 (Required: CH 151)* 4.5
FLEXIBLE CORE: II: A, B, C, D or E (Required: CH 152)* 4.5
Subtotal 35
Major
BI 202 General Biology II 4
BI 453 Biotechnology 5
BI 356 Principles of Genetics 4
BI 357 Bioinformatics/Computational Biology 3
BI 554 Research Laboratory Internship 2
Subtotal 18
Additional Major Requirements
HE 102 Health, Behavior and Society 2
SP 211 Speech Communication 3
One course in PE 400, PE 500, or DAN 100 series 1
Subtotal 6
Elective(s)
Free electives 1

Total

60

*Students are required to take particular courses in some areas of the Common Core that fulfill both general education and major requirements. If students do not take the required courses in the Common Core, they will have to take additional credits to complete their degree requirements.

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

Recommended Course Sequence

The number of credits you take each year will determine when you graduate. To graduate on time, you are strongly encouraged to enroll in at least 30 credits toward your degree during the calendar year, including fall and spring semesters and winter and summer sessions.

Dual/Joint A.S. / B.S. Degree in Biotechnology (York College) - Catalog Year 2017-18

Fall Semester #1

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

ENGL 101 English Composition I

(Required Core 1.A. – English Composition)

3

Pre-req.: BE 112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exemption

MA 441 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 1

(Required Core 1.B. Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning)

4

Pre-req.: MA 440 Pre-Calculus ( 4 credits)1

BI 201 General Biology I (Required Core 1.C. Life and Physical Sciences) 4

4

Pre-req.: BE  112/205 and 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement, or exempt; Co-req. BE 123

SP 211 Speech Communication

3

Pre-req.: Remedial speech if required

Total credits for the term

14


Spring Semester #1

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

ENGL 102 English Composition II
(Required Core 1.A. – English Composition)

3

Pre-req.: ENGL 101 or placement

BI 202 General Biology II

4

Pre-req.: BI 201

CH 151 General Chemistry I (Flexible Core 2.E. Scientific World) 4

4.5

Pre-req.: MA 119 College Algebra (3 credits) and MA 121 Trigonometry (1 credit) or placement

BI 356 Genetics

4

Pre-req.: BI 201 with a grade of C or better

Total credits for the term

15.5


Fall Semester #2

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

BI 453 Biotechnology

5

Pre-req.: BI 201 with C or better

CH 152 General Chemistry II (Flexible Core 2. E.) 4

4.5

Pre-req.: CH 151

Flexible Core - One course from 2.A. World Cultures & Global Issues OR 2.B. U. S. in Its Diversity OR 2.C. Creative Expression OR 2.D. Individual & Society

3

Check individual courses for pre- and co-requisites

Flexible Core: one course from 2.A., 2. B., 2.C., or 2.D.

3

Check individual course prerequisites and co-requisites


Total credits for the term

15.5


Spring Semester #2

Courses Credits Pre-requisites and co-requisites

BI 357 Bioinformatics / Computational Biology

3

Pre-req.: BI 201 and permission of the instructor

BI 554 Research Laboratory Internship

2

Pre-req.: BI 201 and permission of the instructor

Flexible Core: one course from 2.A., 2. B., 2.C., or 2.D.

3

Check individual course prerequisites and co-requisites

Flexible Core: one course from 2.A., 2. B., 2.C., or 2.D.

3

Check individual course prerequisites and co-requisites

HE 102 Health, Behavior and Society

2

Pre-req.: BE 122/226 or passing score on CUNY placement test, or exemption

One course in PE 400, 500 or DAN 100 series

1

None

Free elective

1

Check individual course prerequisites and co-requisites

Total credits for the term 15
Total credits required for the A.S. in Biotechnology 60

Notes:

  1. Students who do not place into MA 441 (Analytical Geometry and Calculus I) will need to take the pre-requisite credit courses indicated above, which do not count toward the program requirements.
  2. All students must complete two (2) WI-designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.
  3. Students in degree programs must complete any required remedial speech courses before graduation.
  4. Students are required to take particular courses in some areas of the Common Core that fulfill both general education and major requirements. If students do not take the required courses in the Common Core, they will have to take additional credits to complete their degree requirements.
  5. Indicate if any courses are offered only in fall or spring semester

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Student Learning Outcomes for Academic Programs

Dual/Joint A.A.S. in Nursing (QCC) leading to the B.S. in Nursing (York College) - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors consistent with the standards of practice and regulatory frameworks of the registered professional nurse
  2. Provide safe, effective and competent nursing care that promotes the health of patients and families
  3. Assess patient and family-centered nursing care in a culturally sensitive and holistic manner across the life-span
  4. Provide patient-centered nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings to diverse patient populations across the lifespan
  5. Participate in collaborative relationships with members of the interdisciplinary team, the patient, and the patient's support persons
  6. Utilize evidence based healthcare information and related disciplines to provide safe nursing care
  7. Improve healthcare by participating in quality improvement initiatives
  8. Use information management principles, techniques, and systems, and patient care technology to communicate, manage information, mitigate error, and support decision-making

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