Nursing AS Curriculum

Degree > Nursing AS Program

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

Minimum Progress Requirements

Basic Student

All non-nursing courses must be completed with a minimum grade of "C" before entering into the final semester of the nursing program.

Clinical Performance

A student who is determined to be unsafe in the clinical component of any nursing course may, at the discretion of the nursing faculty, be immediately barred from continuing in the program. In addition any student who fails to follow guidelines related to credentialing policies, drug tests and background checks may be removed from the program.

Prerequisite Courses Required for Admission

†BSC 2085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 3 cr.
†BSC 2085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory, 1 cr.
†BSC 2086 Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 3 cr.
†BSC 2086L Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory, 1 cr.
†ENC 1101 English Composition I, 3 cr.
†MAC 1105 College Algebra or higher mathematics, 3 cr. (Note: Statistics courses are not accepted)
†MCB 2000 Microbiology and Human Disease, 3 cr.
†MCB 2000L Microbiology and Human Disease Laboratory, 1 cr.
†SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology, 3 cr.

Program Required Courses

YEAR I – First Semester

†ENC 1102 English Composition II - 3 cr.
NUR 1020 Fundamental Concepts of Nursing Practice - 4 cr.
NUR 1020L Fundamental Concepts of Nursing Practice Clinical - 2 cr.
NUR 1023C Essential Concepts of Patient Management - 3 cr.
NUR 1024 Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice - 2 cr.

YEAR I – Second Semester

NUR 1310C Concepts of Pediatric Nursing  - 3 cr.
NUR 1421C Concepts of Care for Woman and Infants - 3 cr.
NUR 1520C Concepts of Mental Health Nursing - 4 cr.
Humanities General Education - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Third Semester

*Specified Electives - 3 cr.

YEAR II – First Semester

NUR 2205C Complex Simulation - 2 cr.
†NUR 2210 Concepts of Adult Health I - 5 cr.
NUR 2210L Concepts of Adult Health I Clinical - 3 cr.

YEAR II – Second Semester

†NUR 2211 Concepts of Adult Health II - 5 cr.
†NUR 2211L Concepts of Adult Health II Clinical - 3 cr.
NUR 2811C Role Transformation - 3 cr.

Select 3 specified elective credits from the following:

†BSC 1025C Nutrition and Drugs - 3 cr.
†CHM 1032 Chemistry for Health Sciences - 3 cr.
†CHM 1032L Chemistry for Health Sciences Laboratory - 1 cr.
†DEP 1004 Developmental Psychology of Life Span - 3 cr.
†HUN 2201 Fundamentals of Human Nutrition - 3 cr.
†PHI 1600 Ethics - 3 cr.
†PSY 2012 General Psychology - 3 cr.

†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.

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