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Curriculum Overview

The curriculum is based on two years of full-time study over eight (8) consecutive quarters. Students participate in classroom, laboratory, and clinical courses that may require attendance up to, but not more than 40 hours per week.

Clinical assignments are scheduled Monday to Sunday, when school is in session. Clinical sites include hospitals, nursing rehabilitation centers, long-term settings, clinics, and so forth.

Degree Requirements

Students must complete 107 credit hours in order to earn an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing. Note: All occupational/nursing courses must be taken as sequenced.

YEAR 1

FIRST QUARTER
(Students may substitute courses from general
education or related course list.)
SECOND QUARTER
ENGL.100 Composition
4
MATH.112 College Mathematics
4
SOCS.200 Introduction to Psychology
4
 
Total Credit Hours
12
NURS.110/110C Fundamental Concepts in Nursing
 6/4
SCIE.110 Anatomy & Physiology I
5
SCIE.111  Anatomy & Physiology I Lab   1
 
Total Credit Hours
16
THIRD QUARTER  
FOURTH QUARTER
NURS.102 Pharmacology I
2
NURS.120/120C Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
4/2
SCIE.120 Anatomy & Physiology II
5
SCIE.121 Anatomy & Physiology II Llab
 1
 
Total Credit Hours
14
NURS.103 Pharmacology II
2
NURS.140/140C Medical/Surgical Nursing
6/4
     
 
Total Credit Hours
12

YEAR 2

FIFTH QUARTER
SIXTH QUARTER
NURS.130/130C Maternity/Women's Health Nursing 4/2
SCIE.130 Microbiology 5
SCIE.131 Microbiology Lab 1
 
Total Credit Hours
12
NURS.150/150C Pediatric Nursing
6/4
SOCS.210 Introduction to Sociology
4
   
 
 
Total Credit Hours
14
SEVENTH QUARTER
EIGHTH QUARTER
NURS.260/260C Advanced Nursing I
4/2
COMM.100 Effective Speaking
4
HUMN.200 Ethics
 4
 
Total Credit Hours
14
NURS.270/270C Advanced Nursing II
6/4
NURS.277 Leadership Seminar
2
COLL.296
Professional Development for Nursing
1
 
Total Credit Hours
13