Health Sciences

Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) (A45110)

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (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.

This program has selective admissions requirements. Contact Student Services for information.

Nursing Information Sessions

(Note: Attendance at one of these sessions is mandatory for admittance into any of the nursing programs.)

Day Date Start End Register
Wed. Jan. 22 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Register
Wed. Feb. 19 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Register
Wed. March 18 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Register
Wed. April 15 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Register
Wed. May 27 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Register
Wed. June 24 5:30 PM 6:30 PM Register

Associate in Applied Science Degree (A45110)

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3
NUR 111 Intro to Health Concepts 8
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
Semester Total 19
Spring Semester #1
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
NUR 112 Health-Illness Concepts 5
NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts 5
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 3
Semester Total 17
Summer Semester #1
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 4
NUR 113 Family Health Concepts 5
Semester Total 9
Fall Semester #2
BIO 275 Microbiology 4
NUR 211 Health Care Concepts 5
NUR 212 Health System Concepts 5
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* 3
Semester Total 17
Spring Semester #2
ENG 112 Writing/Research/Discip 3
ENG 114 Profess Research & Rpting 3
NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts 10
Semester Total 13
Total Program Credits 75

*Note: Approved Humanities/Fine Arts Electives Choose from: ART 111, ART 115, MUS 110,
MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240.

Students must complete all non-nursing courses with a grade of “C” or better, and all nursing (NUR) courses with a numerical grade of “80” or higher.

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.

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