The Associate of Science degree with a major in nursing will be awarded to students who successfully complete 57 credit hours in the major and 15 credit hours of general education coursework (72 total credit hours). Curriculum plans for fall and spring admissions list required courses for the degree.

Fall Admission

Fall Course # Credit Hours
BIO 100** Medical Terminology 1
BIO 210** Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
NSG 101** Introduction to Professional Nursing 1
NSG 111** Foundations in Nursing-Health Promotion 7
PSY 101* General Psychology 3
TOTAL 16
Spring Course # Credit Hours
BIO 220** Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
Elective* Math Elective 3
ENG 101* English Composition I 3
NSG 121** Foundations in Nursing – Chronic Conditions 7
TOTAL 17
Summer Course # Credit Hours
NSG 131** Foundations in Nursing – Mental Health 6
PSY 150* Human Growth & Development 3
TOTAL 9
Fall Course # Credit Hours
BIO 190** Principles of Microbiology 4
NSG 201** Application of Nutrition & Pharmacology 4
NSG 212** Foundations in Nursing – Family Health 8
TOTAL 16
Spring Course # Credit Hours
Elective * Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
NSG 231** Transition to Professional Practice 2
NSG 241** Foundations in Nursing – Acute Illness 9
TOTAL 14
Total Degree Hours 72

* General Education Course
** Major Course
General Education Electives

Humanities/Fine Arts Math
ENG 210 World Literature MAT 171 Pre-calculus Algebra
HUM 220 Music Appreciation MAT 201 Introductory Statistics 
REL 210 World Religions
SPA 201 Introduction to Hispanic Culture and Language for the Healthcare Professional

Spring Admission

Spring Course # Credit Hours
BIO 100** Medical Terminology 1
BIO 210** Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
NSG 101** Introduction to Professional Nursing 1
NSG 111** Foundations in Nursing-Health Promotion 7
PSY 101* General Psychology 3
TOTAL 16
Summer Course # Credit Hours
ENG 101* English Composition I 3
TOTAL 3
Fall Course # Credit Hours
BIO 220** Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
Elective* Math Elective 3
NSG 121** Foundations in Nursing – Chronic Conditions 7
PSY 150* Human Growth & Development 3
TOTAL 17
Spring Course # Credit Hours
BIO 190** Principles of Microbiology 4
NSG 201** Application of Nutrition & Pharmacology 4
NSG 212** Foundations in Nursing – Family Health 8
TOTAL 16
Summer Course # Credit Hours
NSG 131** Foundations in Nursing – Mental Health 6
TOTAL 6
Spring Course # Credit Hours
Elective * Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
NSG 231** Transition to Professional Practice 2
NSG 241** Foundations in Nursing – Acute Illness 9
TOTAL 14
Total Degree Hours 72

* General Education Course
** Major Course
General Education Electives

Humanities/Fine Arts Math
ENG 210 World Literature MAT 171 Pre-calculus Algebra
HUM 220 Music Appreciation MAT 201 Introductory Statistics 
REL 210 World Religions
SPA 201 Introduction to Hispanic Culture and Language for the Healthcare Professional
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