Tyler Junior College

Nursing, Associate Degree

Nursing, ADN (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science | 2014-2015 Catalog

Fall 2014

Total Semester Hours: 71

BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development

Semester I

RNSG 1146 Legal and Ethical Issues for Nurses 
RNSG 1215 Health Assessment
RNSG 1513 Foundations for Nursing Practice
RNSG 1260 Clinical Nursing I
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II

Semester II

RNSG 1301 Pharmacology
RNSG 1441 Common Concepts of Adult Health
RNSG 1162 Clinical Nursing II
RNSG 1443 Complex Concepts of Adult Health
RNSG 1163 Clinical Nursing III
ENGL 1301 Composition I


ENGL 1302 Composition II
Select 1 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core course; OR
    Select 1 Creative Arts Core course; 
(See Core Curriculum).
PSYC 2301 General Psychology

Semester III

RNSG 2208 Maternal/Newborn Nursing and Women’s Health
RNSG 2160 Clinical Nursing IV
RNSG 2201 Care of Children and Families
RNSG 2162 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
RNSG 1293 Special Topics in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors

Semester IV

RNSG 2213 Mental Health Nursing
RNSG 2161 Clinical Nursing VI
RNSG 2331 Advanced Concepts of Adult Health
RNSG 2262 Clinical Nursing VII
RNSG 2121 Professional Nursing: Leadership and Management (16-week online course)
RNSG 2163 Clinical Nursing VIII
SOCI 1301 Introductory Sociology

Courses titled in bold type represent general education requirements.

Non-nursing courses may be taken prior to placement in 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.

All general education prerequisites must be completed prior to fourth semester.

All other first-year courses must be completed with a “C” or better before progressing to the second year.

Non-nursing courses must be taken concurrently in the order listed in the degree plan.

Exceptions must be approved in writing by the department chair.

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.