Tyler Junior College

Nursing, Associate Degree

Nursing, ADN (AAS)

Enrollment in this program is limited. Special admission and retention rules apply. All required courses of the associate degree curriculum must be completed with a "C" or better. The student who has not received a "C" or better in any prerequisite course may not progress until the deficiency has been removed. BIOL 2401 and PSYC 2314 must be completed prior to application to the ADN program. All students, especially those with English as a second language, are recommended to take Medical Terminology prior to enrolling in nursing courses.

Prerequisites
BIOL 2401 - Anatomy & Physiology I
PSYC 2314 - Lifespan Growth & Development

First Year - Semester I First Year - Semester II
RNSG 1146 - Legal & Ethical Issues for Nurses
RNSG 1215 - Health Assessment
RNSG 1513 - Foundations for Nursing Practice
RNSG 1260 - Clinical Nursing I
BIOL 2402 - Anatomy & Physiology II*
RNSG 1301 - Pharmacology
RNSG 1441 - Common Concepts of Adult Health (8 weeks)
RNSG 1162 - Clinical Nursing II (8 weeks)
RNSG 1443 - Complex Concepts of Adult Health (8 weeks)
RNSG 1163 - Clinical Nursing III (8 weeks)
ENGL 1301 - Composition I*
Summer Session I or II
ENGL 1302 - Composition II
____ - Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
PSYC 2301 - General Psychology
Second Year - Semester III Second Year - Semester IV
RNSG 2208 - Maternal/Newborn Nursing & Women's Health (8 weeks)
RNSG 2160 - Clinical Nursing IV (8 weeks)
RNSG 2201 - Care of Children & Families (8 weeks)
RNSG 2162 - Clinical: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (8 weeks)
RNSG 1293 - Special Topics in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
BIOL 2420 - Microbiology for Non-Science Majors*
RNSG 2213 - Mental Health Nursing (7 weeks)
RNSG 2161 - Clinical Nursing VI (7 weeks)
RNSG 2331 - Advanced Concepts of Adult Health (7 weeks)
RNSG 2262 - Clinical Nursing VII (6 weeks)
RNSG 2121 - Professional Nursing: Leadership & Management (16-week online course)
RNSG 2163 - Clinical Nursing VIII (2 weeks, Capstone)
SOCI 1301 - Introductory Sociology*
Total Semester Hours: 71

Courses titled in bold type represent general education requirements.

All students, especially those with English as a second language, are recommended to take Medical Terminology prior to enrolling in nursing courses.

* Must be taken concurrently with nursing courses scheduled if no previous credit with grade of "C" or better exists. All other first-year courses must be completed with a "C" or better before progressing to the second year. Non-nursing courses may be taken prior to placement in the ADN program. Non-nursing courses must be taken concurrently in the order listed in the degree plan.

Note: RNSG 1311 Nursing Pathophysiology with the prerequisites of BIOL 2401 and 2402, RNSG 2306 Nursing Informatics, RNSG 1309 Introduction to Nursing, and RNSG 1108 Dosage Calculations for Nursing are elective nursing courses that are offered dependent upon demand and faculty availability. Special admission and retention rules apply. Contact the department chair for details.

Nursing (RN) Contact Information

Karen Cooper, MSN, RN
Department Chair
Office: Pirtle T-125

Email: kcoo@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2869

Advising contact: 903-510-2662