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 that impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.
What You'll Learn
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, individualized 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 healthcare system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community healthcare facilities.
Only letter grades of “C” or higher in non-nursing courses and nursing (NUR) courses with a grade of “B” or higher will count toward completion of the Associate Degree Nursing curriculum.
For detailed information about the program, please contact Health Sciences Advising.
Major Core Courses
- NUR 111 Intro. to Health Concepts
- NUR 112 Health-Illness Concepts
- NUR 113 Family Health Concepts
- NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts or NUR 214 *Nursing Transition Concepts
- NUR 211 Health Care Concepts
- NUR 212 Health System Concepts
- NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts
General Education Courses
- CHM 130 General, Organic & Biochemistry
- CHM 130A General, Organic & Biochemistry (Lab)
- ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
- ENG 112 Writing/Research in Disciplines or ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting
- HUM 115 Critical Thinking or PHI 215 Philosophical Issues or PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
PSY 150 General Psychology
Other Major Courses
- BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I
- BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II
- MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra
- PSY 241 Developmental Psychology
Other Required Courses
- ACA 220 Professional Transition
* For Transition Students