Nursing - Associate in Nursing
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.
|Select one course from four of the following six content areas for a total of 12-14 credits 1, 2||12-14|
|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 3||4|
Area II: Mathematics
Area III: Laboratory Sciences
|Principles and Applications of Chemistry 3||4|
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences
|Introduction to Psychology 3||3|
Area V: Humanities
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts
|General Education Elective|
|C EP 110G||Human Growth and Behavior 3||3|
& BIOL 226
|Human Anatomy and Physiology I|
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3
|Common Technical Requirements|
|NURS 130||Foundations of Pharmacology||3|
|NURS 134||Foundation of Nursing Skills and Assessment||3|
|NURS 136||Foundations of Nursing Practice||6|
|NURS 137||Care of Geriatric Patient||3|
|NURS 147||Adult Health I||6|
|NURS 149||Mental Health Nursing||3|
|NURS 224||Maternal Child Nursing||5|
|Additional Technical Requirements|
|NURS 201||Special Topics (NCLEX RN Review)||2|
|NURS 226||Adult Health II||6|
|NURS 235||Nursing Leadership and Management||1|
|NURS 236||Nursing Preceptorship - Adult Health III||6|
Each course selected must be from a different area and students cannot take multiple courses in the same area.
See the General Education section of the catalog for a full list of courses.
Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.