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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Wellness Studies, A.S.

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Associate in Science
HEGIS #5299.30
Chairperson: Colleen Ferris
McDonough Sports Complex, Room 206, (518) 629-7372

The Health and Wellness Studies degree program identifies and explores the theoretical and practical issues of the field of school and community health education. The Health and Wellness Studies degree assists students interested in preparing for health-related careers including, but not limited to, school health education, community health education and worksite health promotion.

Program Entrance Requirements

Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
1 unit of any math, including GED math and 1 unit of any science Fall and Spring Strongly recommend high school biology. N/A

The estimated cost of books for the student enrolled in the first full-time term as outlined would be approximately $590.

Total Credits Required: 62

Major Requirements*

*or specific course equivalents as approved by the department chairperson.
**Required of first time, full-time students.

(1) Restricted Mathematics Elective Credits: 3

Restricted Mathematics Elective - MATH 120  or higher. Course must be designated as both “SUNY General Education Mathematics” and “HVCC Liberal Arts and Sciences Mathematics” course.

(2) Restricted American History Elective Credits: 3

Restricted American History Elective:

(3) Restricted Western Civilization Elective Credits: 3

Restricted Western Civilization Elective:

(4) Restricted General Education Elective Credits: 3

Restricted General Education Elective - Course must be designated as “SUNY General Education course” from one of the following categories AR, FL, HU, or OC.

Total Credits Required: 62

Suggested Course Sequence for Full-Time Study

First Term

Term Total: 15

Second Term

Term Total: 16

Third Term

Term Total: 16

Fourth Term

Term Total: 15

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