Health Science

Why Study Health Science?

There is an ever-increasing need for well-qualified professionals in the health sciences. The Math/Science degree program with a concentration in health sciences provides students with a strong foundation in how the natural world works. Students complete courses in anatomy and physiology, chemistry, physics and mathematics. In the courses students apply mathematical models and the scientific method to solve concrete problems.

Program Options

Credits: 61 | Time to Completion: 2 years

Curriculum Code: 0646 I Liberal Arts Credits: 30 I Program Credits: 31

If you care deeply about the health and welfare of others, are science oriented and seek excellent employment opportunities, a health science career may be the path for you.

People who succeed at health sciences are interested in studying biology, human anatomy, chemistry and the physical sciences.

Course CodeCourseCredits
EN 101Composition 3
EN 102Composition & Literature 3
Humanities Elective
Social Science Elective
MA 102Statistics 3
MA 110College Algebra or higher* 4
BI 130Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BI 131Anatomy & Physiology II 4
PY 101General Psychology 3
PY ELEPsychology Elective 3
Liberal Arts Credits:30
CE 101College Experience 1
GN ELEGeneral Electives 1 9
CH 101General Chemistry I 4
CH 102General Chemistry II 4
HI 101
HI 102
Western Civ 13,000 BCE to 1517 CE OR
Western Civ 1517 to Present
HI 103
HI 104
U.S. History 1492-1865
U.S. History 1865-Present
SC ELELab Science Elective 3
PX 101College Physics I 4
Program Credits:31
Minimum Credits:61

*Note: MA 110, MA 111, MA 117, MA 122, or MA 123 may be taken to fulfill this requirement

Careers & Outcomes

These concentrations prepare students for transfer into a variety of health science bachelor’s degree programs. Specific courses for each health science option are outlined along with general career information regarding each health science specialty. Intensive advisement is provided to help students make smart, reality-based transfer and career decisions.

Career Opportunities
  • Health Science
  • Dental
  • Veterinary
  • Optometry
  • Podiatry
  • Pharmacy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Medial Imaging
  • Physician Assitant
Further Educational Opportunities

The Allied Health Sciences Concentration prepares students for transfer into a variety of health science bachelor’s degree programs. This general program can be customized to provide a strong transfer for pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-veterinary medicine, optometry, podiatry, or other allied health fields.

Within the Liberal Arts and Science – Mathematics/Science – Health Science Concentrations are available in:

  • Health Science
  • Chiropractic Medicine
  • Medical Imaging/X-ray or Ultrasound
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physician Assistant

These concentrations are designed to provide maximum transferability to Upstate Medical University, New York Chiropractic College, the University of Buffalo and Sage College. Other health career transfer options are available.