Associate Degree Nursing


Degree Requirements

Prerequisite Courses

Prerequisite Courses and credits required to earn the Associate Degree Nursing
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
BIOL 2401 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I 4
BIOL 2402 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II 4
MATH 1342 ELEMENTARY STATISTICAL METHODS 3
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 11

First Semester

First semester courses and credits required to earn the Associate Degree Nursing
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
BIOL 2420 MICROBIOLOGY-FOR PRE-NURSING OR HEALTH SCIENCE MAJORS 4
RNSG 1219 INTEGRATED NURSING SKILLS I 2
RNSG 1423 INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING FOR INTEGRATED PROGRAMS 4
RNSG 1300 HEALTH ASSESSMENT ACROSS THE LIFESPAN 3
RNSG 1261 CLINICAL NURSING I 2
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 15

Second Semester

Second semester courses and credits required to earn the Associate Degree Nursing
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
PSYC 2314 LIFESPAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT 3
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3
RNSG 2404 INTEGRATED CARE OF THE PATIENT WITH COMMON HEALTH CARE NEEDS 4
RNSG 1462 CLINICAL NURSING II 4
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 14

Third Semester

Third semester courses and credits required to earn the Associate Degree Nursing
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
CORE LANGUAGE,PHILOSOPHY AND CULTURE, OR CREATIVE ARTS ELECTIVE 3
RNSG 2414 INTEGRATED CARE OF THE PATIENT WITH COMPLEX HEALTH CARE NEEDS 4
RNSG 2461 CLINICAL NURSING III 4
RNSG 1163 CLINICAL - PSYCHIATRIC NURSING 1
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 12

Fourth Semester

Fourth semester courses and credits required to earn the Associate Degree Nursing
RUBRIC NUMBER COURSE TITLE SEMESTER
CREDIT HOURS
RNSG 2435 INTEGRATED PATIENT CARE MANAGEMENT 4
RNSG 2462 CLINICAL NURSING IV 4
Total credit hours for this semester
TOTAL HOURS 8

Total Credit Hours: 60

BIOL2420, PSYC2314, ENGL1301, and the Language/Philosophy/Culture or Creative Arts Elective courses may be taken prior to the semester indicated but no later than the semester in which they are listed. All coursework must be completed with a "C" or better.

The Chemistry course for the BSN Pathway must be either Introduction to Chemistry or General Chemistry.

Degree Audit Note: Since some courses may not transfer, have all transcripts sent to the Registrar's Office and request a Degree Audit.