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Program Requirements

Nursing: Associate in Applied Science

Minimum Credits for Graduation: 68

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First Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 17  
BIOL131, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I*
4 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL101, Academic Writing II
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
NURS110, Fundamentals of Nursing*
7 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
PSYC103, Introduction to Psychology
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

Second Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 19  
BIOL132, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology II*
4 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
NURS120, Critical Thinking in Medical Surgical Nursing*
9 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
SOCI101, Introduction to Sociology
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
Mathematics Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH2, MATH2 Elective

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Third Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 16  
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
NURS208, The Art and Science of Nursing Across the Lifespan*
10 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
NURS241, Pharmacology for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

Fourth Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 16  
BIOL112, Essentials of Medical Microbiology*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
NURS225, Professional Practice and Complex Nursing Care*
10 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
Humanities Elective
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II
ART 104, History of Photography and Video
CHIN, CHIN Elective
CRJU217, Ethics in Criminal Justice
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature
ENGL103, Report Writing
ENGL108, Performance Poetry & the Spoken Word
ENGL130, Creative Writing Journal and Portfolio I
ENGL135, Writing Workshop - Short Narrative Film
ENGL200, Screenwriting
ENGL203, Techniques of Listening
ENGL205, American Literature I
ENGL206, American Literature II
ENGL208, Introduction to Native American Literature
ENGL215, Short Fiction
ENGL216, Advanced Screenwriting
ENGL218, Smart TV
ENGL220, Literature for Children
ENGL225, World Literature I
ENGL226, World Literature II
ENGL227, Creative Writing Workshop
ENGL229, Introduction to Poetry
ENGL230, Creative Writing Journal and Portfolio II
ENGL233, Film Analysis
ENGL237, Journalism
ENGL239, Newspaper Editing
ENGL245, Survey of British Literature I
ENGL246, Survey of British Literature II
ENGL247, Beat Movement in American Literature
ENGL248, Contemporary Women Writers
ENGL250, Field Studies in Literature
ENGL255, Writing the Dramatic Television Series
ENGL256, Playwriting
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction
ENGL260, Creative Writing Portfolio
ENGL261, Visiting Writer Series Workshop
ENGL262, Writing Workshop - Poetry
ENGL271, Writing Internship
ENGL274, Marketing the Screenplay
ENGL275, Getting Published - Prose and Poetry
ENGL298, Cinema Capstone
ENVS105, Environmental Ethics
ESOL, ESOL Elective
FREN, FREN Elective
GERM, GERM Elective
HUMN, HUMN Elective
ITAL, ITAL Elective
MUSI101, Music Appreciation
MUSI108, Music Theory I
MUSI109, Music Theory II
PHIL, PHIL Elective
RUSN, RUSN Elective
SOCE258, Creative Nonfiction
SPAN, SPAN Elective
WGST248, Contemporary Women Writers

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A "C" or better grade is required in BIOL 112, BIOL 131, and BIOL 132. All courses in the first two semesters must be completed before a student may take NURS 208 and NURS 225.

A minimum grade of "C" (75 percent) in theory and "S" (Satisfactory) in clinical in each nursing (NURS) course is required to earn a degree in Nursing.

ENGL 100, if required, must be completed with a “C” or better grade before the first semester.

*Grade of C or better is required