Traditional Nursing Program

The Traditional Nursing Program admits a new class each fall and each spring semester. The Traditional Nursing Program consists of five semesters to complete an Associate Degree, with most courses offered during the daytime hours.

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 38
English 6 hours

+*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213 Composition II

Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present

Psychology 6 hours
+PSYC 1113 Introduction to Psychology
*PSYC 2023 Developmental Psychology

Science 20 hours
+BIOL 1224 Introduction to Biology for Majors
+*BIOL 2134 Human Anatomy
*BIOL 2154 Human Physiology
*BIOL 2164 Microbiology
+*CHEM 1114 Principles of Chemistry

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 34
Nursing 34 hours

(Enrollment requires admission to Nursing Program)
NURS 1401 Nursing Issues & Perspectives I
NURS 1421 Nursing Issues & Perspectives II
NURS 1431 Introduction to Pharmacology and Dosage Calculations
NURS 1446 Foundations of Nursing Practice
NURS 1457 Nursing of Adults w/Major Health Disruptions
NURS 2423 Nursing of Childbearing Families
NURS 2433 Nursing of Children and Their Families
NURS 2453 Nursing Promotion of Quality of Life
NURS 2512 Psychiatric / Mental Health Nursing
NURS 2564 Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing
NURS 2543 Transition to Novice Nurse

Total Credit Hours 72
*Has prerequisite (See course description section of catalog.)
+Prerequisite course