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Recommended Sequence of Courses for the Dual Degree AAS/BS

All nursing courses (NUR course codes), with the exception of NUR 320, NUR 401, NUR 410, NUR 420, NUR 430, and NUR 450, have both a didactic and clinical component. Clinical sessions may be held on Sundays and on weekday evenings, depending on the need during the respective semester. Clinical sessions may begin as early as 7:00 am in the morning for day sessions, and may end as late as midnight for evening sessions.

Course Number and Title Credit
Fall I
Liberal Arts Elective 3
HIS: History Course 3
LLE 101 English Composition I 3
MAT 111 College Mathematics 3
PSY: Psychology Course 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Spring I
Liberal Arts Elective 3
BIO 248 Nutrition for Nursing Majors 3
COC 101 Fundamentals of Speech 3
LLE 102 English Composition II 3
HIS: History Course 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Fall II
LLE: Literature Course 3
BIO 120 Human Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing I 4
NUR 110 Fundamentals of Nursing 7
NUR 130 Pharmacology in Nursing 3
Total Semester Credits 17
Spring II
LLE: Literature Course 3
BIO 122 Human Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing II 4
NUR 200 Medical-Surgical Nursing I (formerly NUR 120) 8
Total Semester Credits 15
Fall III
BIO 355 Pathophysiology 3
HS 201 Community Service 1
MCO 122: Computer Literacy and Information Retrieval OR
MCO 140 Computer Concepts with Microcomputer Applications 3
NUR 300 Medical-Surgical Nursing II (formerly NUR 240) 5
NUR 330 Mental Health Nursing (formerly NUR 230) 5
Total Semester Credits 17
Spring III
BIO 229 Applied Microbiology 4
NUR 301 Medical-Surgical Nursing III (formerly NUR 241) 5
NUR 310 Maternal Child Nursing (formerly NUR 210) 5
NUR 320 Trends in Nursing (formerly NUR 260) 2
Total Semester Credits 16
Fall IV
MAT 261 Statistics for Social Science Majors 3
NUR 410 Populations at Risk 2
NUR 411 Health Assessment and Promotion 4
NUR 420 Professional Nursing Practice 3
NUR 430 Client Education Across the Lifespan 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Spring IV
SAS: Sociology Course 3
BIO 314 Genetics and Genomics 3
NUR 440 Community Health 3
NUR 450 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice 3
NUR 485 Advanced Leadership 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Total Nursing Credits 61
Total Liberal Art Credits 63
Community Service Credit 1
Total Credits 125
Total Program Credits 125


(Students who place out of English Composition and/or College Mathematics will be required to take anywhere from 3 to 9 credits of other liberal arts courses designated by the Program Director. Students may transfer in liberal art courses from regionally accredited colleges and universities with Director’s permission, evaluation, and a grade of C or better)