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Degree Plans - Nursing, ADN (RN) (AAS)

Record details

Nursing is a unique dynamic profession committed to holistic care of the client through health promotion and the diagnosis and treatment of human response to actual or potential health problems.

Nurses use critical-thinking skills in order to provide nursing care across the life span with emphasis on meeting the needs of clients who require assistance to maintain or restore optimum health or to die with dignity.

Our small class sizes, state-of-the-art facilities and expert, hands-on faculty will teach you the skills you need to pursue and succeed in this lucrative, in-demand career field.

We offer a traditional, integrated program that is two years long and approved by the Texas Board of Nursing. Graduates are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) as defined by the Texas Board of Nursing.

Enrollment in this program is limited. 

Catalog Year
2020-2021
Degree Type
AAS
TSI
Reading & Writing Complete
Degree Plan
Major Courses 36 Credits

RNSG 1216 Professional Nursing Competencies

 

RNSG 1128 Introduction to Health Care Concepts

 

RNSG 1430 Health Care Concepts I

 

RNSG 1125 Professional Nursing Concepts I

 

RNSG 1161 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

 
RNSG 1533 Health Care Concepts II  
RNSG 1126 Professional Nursing Concepts II  

RNSG 2362 Clinical II - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

 
RNSG 1538 Health Care Concepts III  

RNSG 1137 Professional Nursing Concepts III

 

RNSG 2363 Clinical III - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

 
RNSG 2539 Health Care Concepts IV  
RNSG 2138 Professional Nursing Concepts IV  

RNSG 2360 Clinical IV - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

 
General Education Courses 24 Credits

Every Associate of Applied Science degree plan must contain at least 15 semester hours of general education courses. At least one course must be taken from each of the following areas: humanities/fine arts (language, philosophy & culture/creative arts), social/behavioral science (social and behavioral sciences/American history/government/ political science), and natural science/mathematics (life and physical sciences/mathematics).

Major Courses: 36
General Education Courses: 24
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

Prerequisites Credit Hours

BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II

4
Summer I Credit Hours

BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors

4
First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

RNSG 1216 Professional Nursing Competencies

2

RNSG 1128 Introduction to Health Care Concepts

1

RNSG 1430 Health Care Concepts I

4

RNSG 1125 Professional Nursing Concepts I

1
RNSG 1161 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1
 Second Semester Credit Hours

PSYC 2301 General Psychology

3

RNSG 1533 Health Care Concepts II

5

RNSG 1126 Professional Nursing Concepts II

1

RNSG 2362 Clinical II - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

3
Third Semester Credit Hours

PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development

3

RNSG 1538 Health Care Concepts III

5

RNSG 1137 Professional Nursing Concepts III

1

RNSG 2363 Clinical III - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

3
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

RNSG 2539 Health Care Concepts IV

5

RNSG 2138 Professional Nursing Concepts IV

1

RNSG 2360 Clinical IV - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

3

XXXX x3xx Language, Philosophy and Culture Core OR
Creative Arts Core

3
Total Semester Hours 60

Courses titled in bold type represent general education requirements. 

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

Non-nursing courses must be taken in the order listed in the degree plan unless previously taken with a grade of “C” or better. 

All courses must be completed with a “C” or better. Special admission and retention rules apply. Contact the department chair for details.