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Traditional Program Option (NURT)

The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Nursing emphasizes patient-centered approaches to nursing care. The graduate nurse is able to provide highly skilled nursing care for patients and families in a variety of health care delivery settings. The program of learning includes the study of clinical application of nursing theory and principles. The graduate is eligible to apply to take the NCLEX examination to become a registered nurse. 

1st Fall   Hours Term TakenGrade
ENGL 1010 Composition I 1 3   
PSYC 1030 Introduction to Psychology or Guided Elective 1 3   
BIOL 2010 Anatomy and Physiology I 1,2 4   
MATH 1530 Introductory Statistics (formerly Probability and Statistics) 1 3   
    TERM TOTAL 13   
Action Items       
  Sept Take HESI Exam      
  Oct Meet with Success Coach or Advisor to determine eligibility
Complete A.A.S. Nursing application
Complete FAFSA for upcoming fall term
  Nov Register for next term     
1st Spring MAY be taken this term or concurrently with NRSG courses. Hours   
PSYC 1030 Introduction to Psychology  or Guided Elective 1,3 3   
BIOL 2020 Anatomy and Physiology II 2,3 4   
BIOL 2230 Microbiology 2,3 4   
PHIL 1040 Introduction to Ethics (Recommended) OR
Humanities Elective 3
2nd Fall   Hours   
NRSG 1710 Fundamentals of Nursing 7   
NRSG 1360 Pharmacology in Nursing 3   
BIOL 2020 Anatomy and Physiology II3 (if not taken previously) (4)   
PSYC 1030 Introduction to Psychology3 (if not taken previously) (3)   
    TERM TOTAL 10-17   
Action Items       
  Oct Meet with Faculty Advisor
Complete FAFSA for upcoming fall term
  Nov Register for next term     
2nd Spring   Hours   
NRSG 1320 Women's Health and the Childbearing Family 3   
NRSG 1620 Medical-Surgical Nursing I 6   
BIOL 2230 Microbiology 3 (if not taken previously) (4)   
    TERM TOTAL 9 - 13   
Action Items       
  Mar Meet with Faculty Advisor     
  April Register for next term     
3rd Fall   Hours   
NRSG 2630 Medical-Surgical Nursing II 6   
NRSG 1330 Pediatric Nursing 3   
    Guided Elective1 (if not taken previously) (3)   
    TERM TOTAL 9 - 12   
Action Items       
  Sept Complete Application for Graduation     
  Oct Meet with Faculty Advisor     
  Nov Register for next term     
3rd Spring   Hours   
NRSG 1340 Mental Health Nursing 3   
NRSG 2240 Professional Practice in Nursing 2   
NRSG 2640 Medical-Surgical Nursing III 6   
    Humanities Elective 3 (if not taken previously) (3)   
    TERM TOTAL 11-14   
Action Items       
  Mar Take Exit Exam (ETS Proficiency Profile) 
Begin job search using RaiderRecruit 
  Post Take Licensing Exam     
    TOTAL HOURS 66   

1 Courses to be completed prior to the application deadline are:  ENGL 1010, BIOL 2010, MATH 1530, PSYC 1030 or a guided elective (3 cr.) to be selected from:  ENGL 1020, COMM 2025 or PSYC 2130.

2 Science courses cannot be more than five (5) years old.

3 General Education requirement course to be taken either prior to admission or after admitted to the Nursing program.

Nursing Program Application Deadline:  4th Friday in January for admission into the following Fall class.


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.