Registered Nursing

Associate of Applied Science Degree

(60 Semester Credit Hours)

  •  Fall
    Course # Course Name Hours
    BIOL 2404
    or
    BIOL 2014
    Human Anatomy and Physiology I
    or
    Human Anatomy
    4
    BST 1303
    or
    CIS 1113
    Introduction to Computers
    or
    Fundamental Computer Operation
    3
    CHEM 1111
    and
    CHEM 1113
    Survey of Chemistry Laboratory
    and
    Survey of Chemistry
    4
    ENGL 1013 Composition I
    Must pass with a "C" or better
    3
    MATH 1113 College Algebra
    Must pass with a "C" or better
    3
    PSY 2003 General Psychology 3
    Total Hours   20

    Students accepted into the program must complete a platform of 37 hours of coursework with a ā€œCā€ or better and a minimum 2.75 GPA prior to admission to the technical phase of the RN program. 

    Students must apply to and be admitted into the technical phase of the program before taking any of the RN courses below.

  •  Spring
    Course # Course Name Hours
    BIOL 2054
    or
    BIOL 3054
    Microbiology for Health Sciences
    or
    Microbiology
    4
    BIOL 2414
    or
    BIOL 3074
    Human Anatomy and Physiology II
    or
    Human Physiology
    4
    ENGL 1023 Composition II
    Must pass with a "C" or better
    3
    PSY 3813 Lifespan Development 3
    SOC 1003 Introductory Sociology 3
    Total Hours   17
  •  Fall
    Course # Course Name Hours
    RN 2112 Pharmacology I 2
    RN 2113 Introduction to Professional Nursing 3
    RN 2115 Basic Nursing Principles and Skills I
    (co-requisite: RN 2116)
    5
    RN 2116 Theories and Concepts for Registered Nursing I
    (co-requisite: RN 2115)
    6
    Total Hours 16
  •  Spring
    Course # Course Name Hours
    RN 2211
    Nutrition 1
    RN 2212 Pharmacology II 2
    RN 2215 Practicum for Registered Nursing II
    (prerequisite: RN 2115
    co-requisite: RN 2216)
    5
    RN 2216 Theories/Concepts for Registered Nursing (prerequisite: RN 2116
    co-requisite: TN 2215)
    6
    Total Hours   14 
  •  Paramedic Transition to Nursing
    Course # Course Name Hours
    RN 2006
    Paramedic Transition to Nursing 6
    Total Hours   6

Paramedics who wish to pursue the transition to registered nursing program must successfully complete
RN 2006 Paramedic Transition to Nursing.  Paramedics choosing to transition to nursing will be required to apply to the Nursing program.  Students accepted into the program must complete a platform of 37 hours of coursework with a ā€œCā€ or better and a minimum 2.75 GPA prior to admission to the technical phase of the RN program.  Paramedics must hold a National Paramedic Registry Certificate and at time of application must have 3 years of experience working directly with patients as a licensed Paramedic. Paramedics who choose to transition are not required to be Licensed Practical Nurses.