Science for Health Professions

The Department of Science offers an A.S. degree in Science for Health Professions to prepare students to transfer to bachelor degree programs leading to careers in practitioner professions, i.e. dieticians, nutritionists, and exercise practitioners, or upper division/accelerated bachelor degree nursing programs.

Transfer Options

BMCC has articulation agreements with CUNY’s Lehman College and Long Island University for students who are majoring in Science for Health Professions and want to continue their studies.

The Lehman programs are for Bachelor’s degrees in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition and Exercise Science. The Long Island University program is for a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science.

Academic Program Maps

Required Common Core

Introduction to Literature
Precalculus
Statistics
General Astronomy
General Biology
Human Biology
Biology I
Biology II
Genetics
Cell Biology
Microbiology
Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology II
College Chemistry I
College Chemistry II
Quantitative Analysis
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Geology I
General Physics
Physics I
University Physics I
Physics II
University Physics II
The Physics of Music
Scientific Instrumentation
12
Total Required Common Core

Flexible Core

Philosophy
General Astronomy
Human Biology
Biology I
Biology II
Genetics
Cell Biology
Microbiology
Anatomy and Physiology I
Anatomy and Physiology II
Fundamentals of Chemistry
Fundamentals of Chemistry
College Chemistry I
College Chemistry II
Quantitative Analysis
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Computer Programming II
Geology I
Logic
General Physics
Physics I
University Physics I
Physics II
University Physics II
The Physics of Music
Scientific Instrumentation
Elementary Arabic I
Elementary Arabic II
Arabic III
Chinese I
Chinese II
Introductory Chinese I
Introductory Chinese II
Chinese III
Chinese IV
Introductory French I
Introductory French II
French III
French IV
Introductory Italian I
Introductory Italian II
Italian III
Italian IV
Introductory Spanish I
Introductory Spanish II
Spanish III
Spanish IV
18
Total Flexible Core
30
Total Common Core

Science for Health Professions Curriculum

General Physics
Microbiology
Nutrition
The Science of Food
15
XXX XXX
General Electives
30
Total Curriculum Requirements
60
Total Program Requirements

FOOTNOTES

  1. Some of these credits can be satisfied by taking STEM variants in the Common Core.
  2. Students are advised to take the MAT 150 course.
  3. Students are required to take CHE 121.
  4. No more than two courses in any discipline or interdisciplinary field can be used to satisfy Flexible Core requirements.
  5. Students are required to take BIO 425 and BIO 426.
  6. These credits can be satisfied by taking STEM variants in the Common Core.

Science Department

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New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-1305

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