Accredited by ACEN, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Requirements for the A.A.S. Degree

Course no. Course title Common core category Credits
Common core requirements
REQUIRED CORE I.A: ENGL-101 English Composition I 3
  ENGL-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 & Physiology I 4
FLEXIBLE CORE II.E: PSYC-101 Psychology 3
  PSYC-220 Human Growth & Development 3
FLEXIBLE CORE II.A, II.B, II.C or II.D Liberal Arts Elective 3
Sub-total 22
Requirements for the Major
  NU-101 Safe & Effective Nursing Care Level I 7
  NU-102 Safe & Effective Nursing Care Level II 9
  NU-201 Safe & Effective Nursing Care Level III 9
  NU-202 Safe & Effective Nursing Care Level IV 9
  NU-204 Nursing & Societal Forces 3
Sub-total 37
Additional Major Requirements
  BI-302 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
  BI-311 Microbiology 4
Sub-total 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.

The Nursing program combines a rigorous 67-credit program with clinical experiences, preparing graduates to provide direct care to patients with common, well-defined health care needs in a variety of structured health care settings. Admission is highly competitive, and is based on successful completion of a pre-Nursing curriculum.

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Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts Center
QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art Gallery
QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.