Registered Nursing - AAS Degree

Associate of Applied Science Degree

RN • 72 Credits

Successful completion of this program qualifies you to sit for the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become a Registered Nurse.


  • NOTE: These credit and course requirements are different from the general AAS requirements.
    Use these requirements.

General Education Requirements
• 32 Credits

Communications6 credits

  • ENL 101 College Composition I • 3 credits
  • ENL 102 College Composition II • 3 credits

Mathematics:

  • Compass Algebra score of 46 - OR -
  • ASSET Elementary Algebra score of 41 - OR -
  • ACT Math score of 21 within one year prior to application to the nursing program

Arts and Humanities – No requirements

Physical and Biological Sciences • 20 credits

  • CHM 130 Fundamental Chemistry • 4 credits
  • BIO 181 General Biology • 4 credits
  • BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I • 4 credits
  • BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II • 4 credits
  • BIO 205 Microbiology • 4 credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences • 6 credits

  • PSY 240 Developmental Psychology • 3 credits
  • ANT 102 Cultural Anthropology • 3 credits

- OR -

  • SOC 120 General Sociology • 3 credits
Core Requirements • 40 cr.
  • NUR 117 Pharmacology I • 2 credits
  • NUR 118 Pharmacology II • 2 credits
  • NUR 121 Nursing I • 8 credits
  • NUR 122 Nursing II • 8 credits
  • NUR 125 Practical Nurse Completion • 2 credits
  • NUR 221 Nursing III • 8 credits
  • NUR 222 Nursing IV • 8 credits
  • NUR 219 NCLEX Review Seminar • 2 credits