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Nursing (R.N.)


Family, Consumer & Health Sciences Division
Upon successful completion of the Associate Degree in Nursing Program, the student demonstrates the skills, knowledge and training to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEXRN) and qualification to provide patient care in a variety of health care settings within the Registered Nurse scope of practice.


Total Units Required: 71
Recommended Sequence:

Prerequisites Courses Units
BIOL 33* Anatomy and Physiology 6
BIOL 22** Introduction to Medical Microbiology 4
FCS 6 Nutrition 3
ENG 1A Written Communication 3

First Semester Units
NURS 1 Fundamentals of Nursing 4.5
NURS 2 Introductory Medical-Surgical Nursing 4.5
NURS 3 Administration of Medication 3

Second Semester
NURS 4 Beginning Medical-Surgical Nursing 5.5
NURS 5 Mental Health Nursing 4
PSYCH 1 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOCIO 1B Problems of a Changing Society 3

Third Semester
NURS 6 Nursing The Childrearing Family 4
NURS 7 Intermediate Medical-Surgical Nursing 5.5
COM ST 1A Fundamentals of Speech 3

POLI SC1 Course from Social Science Group A 3
OR
HIST General Education Requirements 3
(See Group I)

Fourth Semester
NURS 8 Nursing The Childbearing Family 4
NURS 9 Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing 3.5
NURS 10 Community Based Nursing 2
HUM (See Group II) 3 - 5

*Student may elect to complete BIOL 31 (Anatomy) and BIOL 32 (Physiology) for the prerequisite.
**Student may elect to complete BIOL 23 for the prerequisite.

Group I (Electives)
Social Science Group A General Education Electives

HIST 17A History of The U. S. 3
HIST 17B History of The U. S. 3
HIST 27 Women in History 3
HIST 30A African-American History 3
HIST 30B African-American History 3
HIST 31 Mexican-American History 3
HIST 34 Asian-Pacific American History 3
POLSC 1 American Government and Institutions 3

Group II (Humanities Electives)
(Select a minimum of 3 units)
Only courses on this listing are accepted for ADN program

ANTHRO/HUM 4 Introduction to Linguistics 3
FOR LANG 1 Elementary 5

FOR LANG 51 Elementary
AND
FOR LANG 52 Elementary 2.5 + 2.5

PHILO 6 Introduction to Philosophy 3

NOTE: All non-nursing courses may be taken prior to admission to the Nursing program. Refer to page 66 for program Special Admission Requirements.

Office Management
Business Division
Upon successful completion of the Office Management Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for employment available in private industry, non-profit organization, and government office for the following positions: Office Manager, Administrative Office Manager, Customer Service Manager, and Administrative Office Professional. The student demonstrates his or her ability to: supervise and train employees; develop and maintain office procedures; organize and coordinate work efficiently and set priorities; research and work on projects; communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Total Units Required 36.5 - 38.5
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
BIM 2 Intermediate Keyboarding 3.5
BIM 42 Records Management and Filing 3
BUS 17A Beginning Business Communication 3

Second Semester
BIM 7A Beginning Word Processing: Concepts and Applications 3

BUS 1A Principles of Accounting 5
OR
BUS 10A Bookkeeping 3

BUS 17B Advanced Business Communication 3

Third Semester
BIM 38 Office Technologies 3
BUS 20 Introduction to Business 3
ELECTIVES See Group I below 3

Fourth Semester
BIM 39 Office Management 3
BUS/CS 35 Multimedia Presentations 3
ELECTIVES See Group I below 3

Group I (Electives)
(minimum of 6 units from the following)

BIM 7B Intermediate Word Processing: Concepts and Applications 3
BIM 23M Beginning Desktop Publishing, Using PageMaker 2
OR
BIM 23P Beginning Desktop Publishing Using PageMaker 2

BIM 82 WordPerfect for Windows 2.5

BUS 14 Microcomputers and Small Business Systems 3
OR
CS 20 Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access 3

BUS 8 Introduction to the American Legal System 3
BUS 15 Computer Spreadsheets for Accounting 2
BUS 30 Supervision and Human Relations 3
C S 45 Microsoft Windows 1
GUID 33 Job Seeking Skills 1
COM ST 1A Fundamentals of Speech 3




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