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Associate of Science of Nursing Curriculum

Associate of Science in Nursing Program (ASN) Required Curriculum

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Required Curriculum for Associate of Science in Nursing . . .

The supporting courses listed in each semester must be taken prior to or concurrent with the Nursing courses listed in the same semester. Students MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE all courses listed in each semester before enrolling in the next nursing course.

First Semester

NUR 104         Calculations for Nursing                                 1

NUR 105         Fundamentals of Nursing                               6.5

NUR 106         Fundamentals of Nursing Clinical                1.5

PSYC 199        Developmental Psychology                            3

BIO 131           Anatomy & Physiology                                      4

 

Second Semester

NUR 155         Medical-Surgical Nursing I                             5.5

NUR 156         Medical-Surgical Nursing I Clinical              2.5

NUR 157         Medical-Surgical Nursing I Skills Lab          1

NUR 165         Mental Health Nursing                                    2.5

NUR 166         Mental Health Nursing Clinical                     1.5

CHM 109         Chemistry for Health Science                        4

 

Third Semester

NUR 208         Medical-Surgical Nursing II                           5

NUR 209         Medical-Surgical Nursing II Clinical            3

NUR 215         Maternal-Newborn Nursing                          2.5

NUR 216         Maternal-Newborn Nursing Clinical           1.5

ENGL 100       Intro to College Writing                                  3

Bio 207            Microbiology                                                     3

 

Fourth Semester

NUR 254         Pediatric Nursing                                           2

NUR 255         Medical-Surgical Nursing III                         3

NUR 257         Nursing Seminar & Practicum                     4

SOC 100          Sociology                                                         3

AH Ele              Arts and Humanities (AH) Elective              3

Math 109         General Mathematics

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Math 116         College Algebra                                             3

Total Program Hours                                                            69

*Math 109 or 116, SOC 100 and the Arts & Humanities (AH)  Elective may be taken at any time during the four semester curriculum.
**Students must achieve a minimum grade of "C" in all science courses in order to progress to the next nursing course.
***Clinical courses require students to complete 3-clock hours each week for each clinical credit hour.

 

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 Last Modified 9/24/14