Nursing - Associate in Nursing

(68–69 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.

Core Requirements
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 14
PSY 201GIntroduction to Psychology 13
Related Requirements
MATH 120Intermediate Algebra 13
C EP 110GHuman Growth and Behavior 13
Select one from the following:7-8
Human Anatomy
and Human Physiology 1
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II 1
CHEM 110GPrinciples and Applications of Chemistry 14
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 Credits68-69

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.