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  • Associate in Science in Nursing Program Requirements

    General Education Courses

    At least 26 semester hours credit in general education courses, to include the following:
    I. Written Composition: 3 hours

    Three semester hours from one of the following sequences:
    EH 101. Written English I (3)
    OR
    EH 103. Honors English I (3)

    II. Natural Sciences: 12 hours

    BY 231. Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
    BY 232. Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
    BY 240. Applied Microbiology (4)

    III. Behavioral Sciences: 6 hours

    PY 100. General Psychology (3)
    PY 310. Developmental Psychology (3)

    IV. Humanities/Fine Arts: 3 hours

    Elective (3)

    V. Emergency Medical Services: 2 hours

    EMS 254. First Aid, CPR, AED for Nursing (2)

    Nursing Courses: 42 hours

    At least 42 semester hours credit in Nursing courses, as follows:

    NS 101. Pharmacology (2)
    NS 102. Foundations of Nursing Practice I (6) *
    NS 103. Foundations of Nursing Practice II (5) *
    NS 201. Maternal-Child Nursing (6)
    NS 202. Adult Health Nursing (8)
    NS 203. Mental Health Nursing (5)
    NS 204. Advanced Adult and Critical Care Nursing (9)
    NS 205. Preparation for Licensure (1)

    Note(s):

    In addition to completion of the course requirements for the Associate in Science in Nursing, students must achieve a passing score on a nationally standardized exit exam in order to be approved for the registered nurse licensure exam (NCLEX-RN).
    *LPNs may challenge clinical components of these courses.