Nursing: Associate Degree Nursing

Program Prerequisite: Current, valid CNA Certificate.


Prerequisite to Fourth Semester: Current Practical Nursing License.

General Education Courses that must be completed prior to first semester of nursing:

ENG 105 Composition I 3
PSY 121 Developmental Psychology 3
BIO 168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I  4
BIO 173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II  4

Students must complete the curriculum described below:
Recommended Course Sequence
First Semester
PNN321Professional Topics I 1.0
PNN201Introduction to Math and Medications 1.0
PNN167Foundations of Nursing 5.0
PNN168Practical Nursing I 5.0
SPC112Public Speaking 3.0
  Credits 15.0
Second Semester
PNN177Practical Nursing II 4.5
PNN178Practical Nursing III 4.5
PNN205Practical Nursing Pharmacology 1.0
PNN322Professional Topics II 1.0
BIO151Nutrition 3.0
  Credits 14.0
Third Semester
ADN631Nursing Care Through the Life Span III 4.0
ADN132Professional Topics III 1.0
PSY111Introduction to Psychology 3.0
ADN133Health Assessment Across the Life Span 1.5
  Credits 9.5
Fourth Semester
BIO186Microbiology 4.0
ADN632Nursing Care Through the Life Span IV 8.5
ADN222Pharmacology 3.0
ADN320Professional Topics IV 1.0
MGT195Workplace Empowerment 3.0
  Credits 19.5
Fifth Semester
ADN633Nursing Care Through the Life Span V 10.0
ADN330Professional Topics V 1.0
SOC110Introduction to Sociology 3.0
  Credits 14.0

  86.0  Total Semester Hours Required

Courses with a PNN/ADN prefix must be completed in the sequence listed above. Students must earn a “C” or higher in all required courses in order to graduate.