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Degree Requirements

Prerequisite Courses​ ​
Course # Course Title ​# of Units
​ANAT 101 ​Anatomy & Physiology I ​5
​ANAT 102 ​Anatomy & Physiology II ​5
​BIOL 125 ​Microbiology ​5
​ENGL 101 ​Freshman Composition ​4
​MATH 096 ​Intermediate Algebra or higher ​5
​All Prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher. ​

Students are encouraged to complete all general education courses prior to starting their first semester in the ADN program due to the rigorous nursing student course load and clinical schedules. 

​Additonal ​Degree ​Requirements
Course #​ Course Title ​# of Units
​PSYC 101 ​Introduction to Psychology ​3
​PS 101 ​Introduction to American Government and Politics ​3

​COMM 100 or
COMM 103

​Public Speaking or
Interpersonal Communication

​3

One course from​

Humanities (Area C) &

Multicultural Gender Studies (Area F)

ASL 110, ART 104, DAN 100, 201, ENGL 205, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280, 285, 286

HIST 106, 107, 108, 115, 126, 127, 136, 140, 151, 160

MUS 106, 108, 109, THA 136​

3​
Additional general education requirements must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.
 

  Once admitted to the ADN program, all students will start the program in the first semester.

Part time or accelarated options are not available. 

​Major ​Requirements ​
Course #​ ​Course Title ​# of Units
First Semester
NURS 194 ​Pharmacology and Dosage ​3.5
​NURS 212 ​Foundations of Nursing ​4
​NURS 214 ​Intro to Medical Surgical Nursing I ​4
​NURS 084c ​Nursing Skills Lab: RN ​0.5
Second Semester​
NURS 222 Nursing Care of Children & Families​ ​3.5
​NURS 224 ​Nursing Childbearing & Families ​5
​NURS 226 ​Beginning Medical Surgical Nursing II 3.​5
​NURS 084c ​Nursing Skills Lab: RN ​0.5
Third Semester
NURS 234 ​Intermediate Medical Surgical Nursing III ​5
​NURS 236 ​Mental Health Nursing ​3
​NURS 238 ​Gerontology/Community Nursing ​2
​NURS 084c ​Nursing Skills Lab: RN ​0.5
Fourth Semester
​NURS 244 ​Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing IV ​4
​NURS 248 ​Preceptorship ​2.5
​NURS 084c ​Nursing Skills Lab: RN ​0.5
​ All major requirement courses ​ ​must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.