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These classes may be taken prior to being accepted into the program. 

BIOL 2010, 2020 Anatomy and Physiology I1, II2 4, 4
BIOL 2230 Microbiology2 4
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3
MATH 1530 or 1130 Statistics, College Algebra or higher level MATH1,3 3
PSYC 2130

Lifespan Psychology1  (formerly Developmental Psychology)

SPCH   Speech Elective 3
    Humanities Elective 3
  Group Total 27
First Year    
NSG 105 Foundations for Nursing Practice 10
NSG 107 Care of Childbearing Family 3
NSG 109 Adult & Child Health I 6
NSG 118 Pharmacology in Nursing 3
    First Year Total 22
Second Year    
NSG 210 Adult & Child Health II 10
NSG 212 Psychosocial Nursing 4
NSG 215 Transitions to Nursing Practice 3
    Second Year Total 17

1Prior to the application deadline, a minimum of 13 of the 27 required credit hours of Nursing general education courses  must be completed and the following are required: BIOL 2010, MATH requirement, and PSYC 2130.

2Strongly recommend completion of these courses prior to taking NSG 105.

3MATH 1530 is recommended for students planning to complete a BSN. A minimum grade of "C" is required prior to the application deadline.   MATH 1410 does not fulfill the math requirement.

Special articulation agreements exist for students who complete this program and wish to pursue a bachelor's degree.  See or call toll free at 1-866-462-7722 ext. 4597 or 865-882-4597 for more information.

With the exception noted above, this program is designed for students who plan to enter the field upon graduation.  Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program are advised that they should check with their academic advisor and the four-year institution regarding specific transfer of courses.

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