Degree Plans - Nursing, Paramedic-ADN Transition

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Our paramedic to ADN transition degree program is an accelerated program of study for national registry certified or state certified paramedics. Graduates will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree and are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

With state-of-the-art facilities, small class sizes and expert, hands-on faculty, you will soon have the knowledge and skills needed to advance your career.

Enrollment in this program is limited.

Career Clusters
Health Science
Catalog Year
2017-2018
Degree Type
AAS
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Major Courses 36 Credits

RNSG 1118 Transition to 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

 

RNSG 1538 Health Care Concepts III

 

RNSG 1137 Professional Nursing Concepts III

 

RNSG 2363 Clinical III-Registered Nursing

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

PSYC 2301 General Psychology

3

PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development

3

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

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

3
Summer I Credit Hours
BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors 4
Second Semester Credit Hours

RNSG 1118 Transition to Professional Nursing Competencies

1

RNSG 1162 Transitional Clinical Paramedic I

1

RNSG 1324 Concept-based Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

3

RNSG 1128 Introduction to Health Care Concepts

1
Third Semester Credit Hours

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
Total Semester Hours 60

Courses titled in bold type represent general education requirements. 

All courses must be completed with a “C” or better. 

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

BIOL 2420 must be completed prior to the fourth semester. 

Special admission and retention rules apply. Contact the department chair for details. 

*Upon successful completion of RNSG 1118, RNSG 1162, RNSG 1324 and RNSG 1128, 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.