Tyler Junior College

Nursing, Associate Degree

Paramedic-ADN Transition (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science | 2014-2015 Catalog

Spring 2015

Total Semester Hours: 60
Prerequisites

BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II
PSYC 2301 General Psychology
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development
ENGL 1301 Composition I
Select 1 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core course; OR
    Select 1 Creative Arts Core course;
(See Core Curriculum).

Semester II

RNSG 1172 Professional Nursing Competencies
RNSG 1162 Transitional Clinical Paramedic I
RNSG 1324 Concept-based Transition to Professional Nursing Practice
RNSG 1170 Introduction to Health Care Concepts

Semester III

BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors
RNSG 1538 Health Care Concepts III
RNSG 1137 Professional Nursing Concepts III
RNSG 2363 Clinical III-Registered Nursing

Semester IV

RNSG 2539 Health Care Concepts IV
RNSG 2138 Professional Nursing Concepts IV
RNSG 2360 Clinical IV-Registered Nursing

Courses titled in bold type represent general education requirements.

All 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.

* Upon successful completion of RNSG 1172, RNSG 1162, RNSG 1324 and RNSG 1170, the transition student will earn an additional twelve (12) credit hours of equivalency credit. The transition option graduate will have earned a minimum total of 60 credit hours and the associate of applied science degree in nursing.


Associate of Applied Science | 2014-2015 Catalog

Fall 2014

Total Semester Hours: 71*
Prerequisites

BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II
ENGL 1301 Composition I
ENGL 1302 Composition II
PSYC 2301 General Psychology
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development
Select 1 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core course; OR
Select 1 Creative Arts Core course;
(See Core Curriculum).

Summer

RNSG 1327 Transition to Professional Nursing*
RNSG 1160 Clinical Nursing*

Semester I

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

Semester II

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.

All 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.

* Upon successful completion of RNSG 1327 and RNSG 1160, the transition student will earn an additional nineteen (19) credit hours of equivalency credit. The transition option graduate will have earned a minimum total of 71 credit hours and the associate of applied science degree in nursing.

 ** Must be taken concurrently with nursing courses if no previous credit with grade of ‘‘C’’ or better.