Nursing - Associate in Nursing

(69 credits)

Four additional courses (15 credits) beyond the LPN program are required to complete the ADN program. Students must pass a RN exit exam selected by the faculty to qualify for the Associate Degree in Nursing.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 69 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 212-14
This degree requires courses from Areas I, II, III, and IV; students do not need to take additional courses to complete the General Education requirements.
Area I: Communications
Rhetoric and Composition 34
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra3
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
Principles and Applications of Chemistry 34
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
Introduction to Psychology 33
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
General Education Elective
C EP 110GHuman Growth and Behavior 33
Core Requirements
BIOL 225
BIOL 226
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3
Major Requirements
Common Technical Requirements
NURS 130Foundations of Pharmacology3
NURS 134Foundation of Nursing Skills and Assessment3
NURS 136Foundations of Nursing Practice6
NURS 137Care of Geriatric Patient3
NURS 147Adult Health I6
NURS 149Mental Health Nursing3
NURS 224Maternal Child Nursing5
Additional Technical Requirements
NURS 201Special Topics (NCLEX RN Review)2
NURS 226Adult Health II6
NURS 235Nursing Leadership and Management1
NURS 236Nursing Preceptorship - Adult Health III6
Total Credits69