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AS Degree - Major in Nursing (R.N.)


Family Consumer & Health Sciences Division
Upon successful completion of the Associate Degree in Nursing Program, the graduate demonstrates the skills, knowledge and training to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and qualified 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 Health 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.

A grade of "C" or better is required in each course.
AS Degree - Major in Office Management
Business Division
Upon successful completion of an Associate in Science Degree, the student demonstrates skills for employment and/or transfer to a four-year college or university.

Total Units Required: 60
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
BIM 1A Beginning Keyboarding 1.5
AND
BIM 1B Exploring Word Processing 1.5
OR
BIM 2 Intermediate Keyboarding 3.5

BIM 31 Electronic Calculation 3
OR
BIM 32A,B,C Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Office Calculation 3
C S 20 Microsoft Word, Excel, & Access 3

ENG 79 Preparatory English 5
OR
ENG 1A Written Communication 3

GE CHOICE* Humanities Course 3-5

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

BUS 8 Introduction to the American Legal System 3
OR
BUS 20 Introduction to Business 3

COM ST 1A Fundamentals of Speech 3
GE CHOICE* Natural Science Course 3-5

Third Semester
BIM 38 Office Technologies 3
BIM 7A Beginning Word Processing: Concepts & Applications 3
BUS 17A Beginning Business Communication 3
BUS/CS 35 Multimedia Presentations 3
GE CHOICE* Learning Skills, Group B, Course 3-5

Fourth Semester
BIM 39 Office Management 3
BUS 17B Advanced Business Communication 3
ECON 1A Principles of Economics (Macro) 3
GE CHOICE* Social Science, Group A, Course 3
ELECTIVE** Course of Choice 1.5-6

*ELECTIVE
Courses must be selected from the appropriate area of the
General Education requirements for the Associate degree.

**ELECTIVE
Any courses that are Associate degree applicable.

A grade of "C" or better is required in each course.




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