Associate Degree Nursing: Associate in Applied Science Degree Program
The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.
Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care which employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.
This curriculum complies with the standard approved by the State Board of Community Colleges.
Special admission procedures for the Associate Degree Nursing program apply.
Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Readiness Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry.
**Humanities Elective is to be selected from ART-111, ART-114, ART-115, MUS-110, or PHI-240.
Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 70