Health Related Sciences Academy

Queensborough Academy
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Nursing (A.A.S.)

Dual/Joint Degree Program with York

A.A.S. in Nursing (QCC) leading to the B.S. in Nursing (York College/CUNY)

Clinical students in NU 101 may apply for the Dual/joint Degree Program in Nursing with York College. Admission to the program is extremely competitive and will be based on the student’s GPA and overall academic work. A student must receive a faculty recommendation indicating a strong clinical performance in NU-101. In addition to the courses required for their A.A.S. degree, students will be encouraged to complete additional liberal arts, science, and humanities courses that can be applied to the B.S. degree. Students will be guided in the selection of these courses by an advisor to maximize the courses that meet the general education, as well as the pluralism and diversity, graduation requirements for York College.

Common core category Course no. Course title Credits
Common core requirements
REQUIRED CORE I.A EN 101 English Composition I 3
  EN 102 English Composition II 3
REQUIRED CORE I.B MA 119* or MA 336 College Algebra/Computer-assisted Statistics 3
REQUIRED CORE I.C BI 301 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
FLEXIBLE CORE II.E PSYC 101 Psychology 3
  PSYC 220 Human Growth and Development 3
FLEXIBLE CORE II.A, II.B, II.C, II.D Liberal Arts Elective (select one additional course) 3
Subtotal 22
Major requirements
  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 3
Subtotal 37
Additional Major Requirements
  BI 302 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
  BI 311 Microbiology 4
Subtotal 8
Total credits required: 67

*Students who place out of MA 119 are required to take MA 336. All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.

In the suggested sequence below, students are encouraged to take courses at York College as they are completing their curriculum at Queensborough. Students will also complete credits in excess of Queensborough’s degree requirements that will automatically transfer to York to expedite completion of the baccalaureate program

Nursing Department Suggested Sequence of Courses

Pre-Clinical Sequence taken before entering clinical phase of Dual/Joint Degree Program Credits
EN-101 English Composition I 3
PSYC-101 Psychology 3
MA-119* or MA-336 College Algebra or Computer-assisted 3
BI-301 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
  Pre-clinical Sequence Sub-total 13
     
Clinical Semester 1
NU-101 Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client I 7
BI-302 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
PSYC-220 Human Growth and Development 3
  Sub-total 14
     
Clinical Semester 2
NU-102 Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client II 9
BI-311 Microbiology 4
EN-102 English Composition II 3
  Sub-total 16
     
Clinical Semester 3
NU-201 Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client III 9
MA-3362 Statistics2 3
CH-127 Introductory College Chemistry 4.5
  Sub-total 16.5
     
Clinical Semester 4
NU-202 Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Client IV 9
NU-204 Nursing and Societal Forces 3
FLEXIBLE CORE II.A, II.B, II.C or II.D Humanities elective (select one additional course) 3
  Sub-total 15
     
Clinical Semester 6 – York College / QCC
NUR-203 –––––– 4
BI-425 Pathophysiology3 3
Writing-303 –––––– 3
SP-211 Speech Communication3 3
HE-103 Fundamentals of Nutrition3 3
  Sub-total 16
     
Clinical Semester 7 – York College / QCC
NUR-314 –––––– 3
NUR-315 –––––– 6
HI-127 Growth of American Civiliation II3 3
–––––– Humanities Elective3 3
  Sub-total 15
     
CLINICAL SEMESTER 8 – York College / QCC
NUR-405 –––––– 3
NUR-406 –––––– 3
NUR-407 –––––– 3
–––––– Nursing Elective 6
  Sub-total 15
Total Credits Required: 120.5