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Associate Degree Nursing (A45110)

The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential. 

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualize care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics. 

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

Nursing (Day) Semester Schedule

First Year - Fall Semester

BIO 165 Anatomy and Physiology I  Credits: 4
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers Credits: 3
NUR 111 Intro to Health Concepts Credits: 8
PSY 150 General Psychology Credits: 3
    Credits: 18

First Year - Spring Semester

BIO 166 Anatomy and Physiology II  Credits: 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Credits: 3
NUR 112 Health-Illness Concepts Credits: 5
NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts Credits: 5
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology Credits: 3
    Credits: 20

First Year - Summer Semester

NUR 113 Family Health Concepts Credits: 5
    Credits: 5

Second Year - Fall Semester

BIO 275 Microbiology Credits: 4
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines  Credits: 3
NUR 211 Health Care Concepts Credits: 5
NUR 212 Health System Concepts Credits: 5
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* Credits: 3
    Credits: 20

Second Year - Spring Semester

NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts  Credits: 10
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology Credits: 3
    Credits: 13