Accredited by ACEN, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Requirements for the A.A.S. Degree

Common core category Course no. Course title 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.

For entrance requirements and other information about the program, click here.

Cultural Centers

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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.

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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.

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QCC Art Gallery

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