Nursing - AAS

The Associate Degree Nursing program (ADN) is a two-year (five-semester) program leading to an AAS. Upon satisfactory completion of all requirements in the degree program, graduates are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN examination to become a registered nurse.

The following courses ENGL 1301 (3 credits), BIOL 2401 (4 credits), PSYC 2301 (3 credits), and BIOL 2420 (4 credits) are required before admission to the Nursing-AAS program. These courses are included on the degree plan as a prerequisite semester.

YEAR 1

Semester 1
RNSG 1360 Clinical Nursing RNT - Foundations 3
RNSG 1105 Nursing Skills I 1
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
RNSG 1413 Foundations for Nursing Practice 4
RNSG 1201 Pharmacology 2
14
Semester 2
RNSG 2360 Clinical Nursing RNT - Adult I 3
RNSG 1341 Common Concepts of Adult Health 3
PSYC 2314 Human Growth and Development: Lifespan 3
RNSG 2201 Care of Children and Families 2
RNSG 2261 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 2
13
Semester 3
RNSG 1160 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1
Elective Elective Approved Humanities/Fine Arts General Education Elective 3
RNSG 1251 Care of the Childbearing Family 2
RNSG 2213 Mental Health Nursing 2
RNSG 2160 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1
9

YEAR 2

Semester 1
RNSG 2221 Professional Nursing: Leadership and Management 2
RNSG 1144 Nursing Skills II 1
RNSG 1343 Complex Concepts of Adult Health 3
RNSG 2361 Clinical Nursing RNT - Adult II 3
RNSG 2130 Professional Nursing Review and Licensure Preparation 1
10
Semester 2
Semester 3

YEAR 3

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.