Massage Curriculum

60 total credits are required for the A.A.S. Degree in massage therapy. Courses must be take in sequence in order to fulfill all pre-requisites and co-requisites requirements.

Full-Time Student Course Sequence

Fall Semester 1
English Composition I (EN-101): 3 credits
Anatomy and Physiology I (BI-301): 4 credits
Myology (BI-330): 3 credits
Foundations of Therapeutic Massage (HA-100): 3 credits
Western Massage Therapy I (HA-102): 2 credits

Spring Semester 2
English Composition II (EN-102): 3 credits
Anatomy and Physiology II (BI-302): 4 credits
Kinesiology (BI-331): 3 credits
Eastern Massage Therapy I (HA-101): 2 credits
*Western Massage Therapy II (HA-102): 2 credits*

Fall Semester 3
Neurophysiology (BI-325): 3 credits
Pathology for Massage Therapy I (HA-220): 3 credits
Eastern Massage Therapy II (HA-103): 2 credits
Western Massage Therapy III (HA-202): 2 credits
**Massage Practicum I (HA-203): 2 credits
Psychology (SS-510): 3 credits

Spring Semester 4
Mathematics in Contemporary Society (MA-321): 3 credits
Pathology for Massage Therapy II (HA-220): 3 credits
Massage Practicum II (HA-204): 2 credits
Massage Elective (HA-____): 2 credits
Professional Issues in Massage Therapy (HA-205): 2 credits
History or Social Science Elective (SS-____): 3 credits

* Successful completion of BI-301, BI-330, HA-100, and HA-102 with a C or better are required in order to enroll in Western Massage II (HA-104).

**Students wishing to enroll in Practicum I (HA203) must have successfully completed BI-302, BI-331, HA-104, HA-101 and be enrolled or have successfully completed BI-325, HA-220, HA202, and HA-103.


Part-Time Student Course Sequence

Fall Semester 1
English Composition I (EN-101): 3 credits
Anatomy and Physiology I (BI-301): 4 credits
Foundations of Therapeutic Massage (HA-100): 3 credits

Spring Semester 2
English Composition II (EN-102): 3 credits
Anatomy and Physiology II (BI-302): 4 credits
Eastern Massage Therapy I (HA-101): 2 credits

Summer Term
History or Social Science Elective (SS-____): 3 credits

Fall Semester 3
Myology (BI-330): 3 credits
Eastern Massage Therapy II (HA-201): 2 credits
Western Massage Therapy I (HA-101): 2 credits

Spring Semester 4
Kinesiology (BI-331): 3 credits
*Western Massage Therapy II (HA-104): 2 credits
Psychology (SS-510): 3 credits

Summer Term
Mathematics in Contemporary Society (MA-321): 3 credits

Fall Semester 5
Neurophysiology (BI-325): 3 credits
Pathology for Massage Therapy I (HA-220): 3 credits
Western Massage Therapy III (HA-202): 2 credits
*Massage Practicum I (HA-203): 2 credits

Spring Semester 6
Pathology for Massage Therapy II (HA-220): 3 credits
Massage Practicum II ((HA-204): 2 credits
Massage Elective (HA-____): 2 credits
Professional Issues in Massage Therapy (HA-205): 2 credits

* Successful completion of BI-301, BI-330, HA-100, and HA-102 with a C or better are required in order to enroll in Western Massage II (HA-104).

**Students wishing to enroll in Practicum I (HA203) must have successfully completed BI-302, BI-331, HA-104, HA-101 and be enrolled or have successfully completed BI-325, HA-220, HA202, and HA-103.

Cultural Centers

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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.

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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.

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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.