Nursing – A.A.S. Required Program

ACCREDITED BY THE national league for nursing accreditation commission (NLnAC).

Requirements for the A.A.S. Degree

General Education Core Requirements

A. PRE-clinical SEQUENCE TO BE TAKEN BEFORE ENTERING CLINICAL PHASE OF PROGRAM Credits
EN-101 English Composition I ……………………………… 3
PSYC-101 Psychology ……………………………… 3
*SOC-101 Sociology 3
*MATH-119 Math ……………………………… 3
BI-301 Anatomy and Physiology I ……………………………… 4
Pre-Clinical Sequence Sub-total  13
 
B. Additional Core Requirements Credits
EN-102 English Composition II ……………………………… 3
PSYC-220 Human Growth and Development ……………………………… 3
BI-302 Anatomy and Physiology II ……………………………… 4
BI-311 Microbiology ……………………………… 4
——— Liberal Arts and Sciences elective ……………………………… 3
Sub-total  17
*Math-119 replaces Sociology-101 as a prerequisite only for new incoming QCC students starting the Fall 2013 semester.

Students are advised to check course descriptions for all required prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Requirements for the Major**

A. PRE-clinical SEQUENCE TO BE TAKEN BEFORE ENTERING CLINICAL PHASE OF PROGRAM Credits
NU-101 †† Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client, I ……………………………… 7
NU-102 †† Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client, II ……………………………… 9
NU-201 †† Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client, III ……………………………… 9
NU-202 †† Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client, IV ……………………………… 9
NU-204* Nursing and Societal Forces (WI) ……………………………… 3
Total Credits Required ……… 37

†† Three clinical hours equal one credit hour.

**Students in the NP2 curriculum (Pre-Clinical Nursing) who wish to take these additional core requirements before admission to the Clinical Phase of the Nursing program (NS) are advised to change their curriculum to Health Sciences (HS) so EN-102, PSYC-220, BI-302, and BI-311 will be counted toward their curriculum.  This is particularly important for students receiving financial aid through TAP, which will not cover any courses which are not in the student’s curriculum.




Suggested Sequence of Courses for Full-time Students

Pre-Clinical Sequence to be taken before entering Clinical phase of Nursing Degree Program Credits
EN-101 English Composition I ……………………………… 3
PSYC-101 Psychology ……………………………… 3
*SOC-101 Sociology 3
MATH-119 Math ……………………………… 3
*Math-119 replaces Sociology-101 as a prerequisite only for new incoming QCC students starting the Fall 2013 semester.
BI-301 Anatomy and Physiology I ……………………………… 4
Sub-total  13
Clinical Semester 1 Credits
NU-101 Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client, I ……………………………… 7
PSYC-220 Human Growth and Development ……………………………… 3
BI-302 Anatomy and Physiology II ……………………………… 4
Sub-total  14
Clinical Semester 2 Credits
NU-102 Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client, II ……………………………… 9
BI-311 Microbiology ……………………………… 4
Pre-Clinical Sequence Sub-total  13
Clinical Semester 3 Credits
NU-201* Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client, III (WI) ……………………………… 9
EN-102 English Composition II ……………………………… 3
Sub-total  12
Clinical Semester 4 Credits
NU-202 Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client, IV ……………………………… 9
NU-204* Nursing and Societal Forces (WI) ……………………………… 3
——— Liberal Arts and Sciences elective (see pages 69-70 for list of applicable courses; those designated “Applied or Specialized Courses” are not applicable)……………………………… 3
Sub-total  15
 
Total Credits Required …………………………………………………… 67

 

Two (2) Writing Intensive classes are required for the Associate degree. See page 71 of the college catalog.

* NU-201 and NU-204 are Writing Intensive classes and meet the requirement for graduation