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

Flexible Core3

Curriculum Requirements

General Physics
Choose 7 credits from the following:
BIO 420 Microbiology 4
CHE 125 Fundamentals of Biochemistry 4
SCI 150 Nutrition 3
OR
HED 235 Nutrition for Health5 3
SCI 151 The Science of Food 3
SCI 510 Pathophysiology 3
SCI 530 Pharmacology 3
XXX xxx General Electives5 15
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. Students are advised to take the MAT 150 course.
2 Students are required to take CHE 121.
3 No more than two courses in any discipline or interdisciplinary field can be used to satisfy Flexible Core requirements.
4 Students are required to take BIO 425 and BIO 426.
5 These credits can be satisfied by taking STEM variants in the Common Core.

Science Department

199 Chambers St, Room S-699
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-1305

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m