The Associate Degree Nursing (integrated) curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to clients and groups of clients throughout the lifespan in a variety of settings.
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is a five (5) semester program of study or two (3.5) semesters for LPN Advanced students leading to a two-year Associate in Applied Science degree. Courses include content related to the nurse's role as provider of nursing care, as manager of care, as member of the discipline of nursing, and as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) which is required for practice as a Registered Nurse.
A minimum grade of “C” is required for non-NUR courses and a minimum grade of “B” is required for NUR-courses identified in the Associate Degree Nursing plan of study.
Applications for the ADN Transition Option are accepted September 1 - November 1 for possible acceptance into the subsequent spring semester.
Applications for the ADN Evening Option are accepted September 1 (odd year) - May 20 (even year) for possible acceptance into the subsequent fall semester.
General Education Courses
CHM 130 General, Organic & Biochemistry
CHM 130A General, Organic & Biochemistry (Lab)
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting
HUM 115 Critical Thinking
PHI 215 Philosophical Issues
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
PSY 150 General Psychology
Major Core Courses
NUR 111 Intro. to Health Concepts
NUR 112 Health-Illness Concepts
NUR 113 Family Health Concepts
NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts
NUR 214 *Nursing Transition Concepts
NUR 211 Health Care Concepts
NUR 212 Health System Concepts
NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts
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 122 College Transfer Success
Total Semester Hour Credits for AAS Degree 74-75
* Note - For Transition Students