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A.S. Coursework

Nursing (A.S.)
35 Major Hours, 65 Credit Hours

Courses required to complete Associate of Science in Nursing with eligibility for RN licensure.

Non-Program Requirements

Course

Course Title

Credit Hours

PHGY 220/220L* Human Anatomy/Physiology I with Lab

4

PHGY 230/230L** Human Anatomy/Physiology II with Lab

4

MICR 230 Basic Microbiology

3

MATH 102*** College Algebra

3

CHEM 106/106L Chemistry Survey with Lab

4

PSYC 101 General Psychology

3

SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech

3

ENGL 101 Composition

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

-

3

 

Total Credit Hours

30



Students may choose to complete any of the non-program courses prior to enrolling in the nursing courses.

Students must earn a "C" as a minimum grade in all courses required for the nursing major.

*PHGY 220/220L must be taken prior to or concurrent with NURS 206.
**PHGY 230/230L must be taken prior to or concurrent with NURS 261.
***MATH 102 must be taken prior to or concurrent with NURS 282.

Program Requirements

Must be admitted to the Nursing Program to enroll

Course

Course Title

Credits

NURS 204 Strategies for Nursing Success

1

NURS 206 Fundamentals of Nursing Concepts

8

NURS 261 Advanced Nursing Concepts I

9

NURS 282 Advanced Nursing Concepts II

8

NURS 286 Complex Nursing Concepts

9

 

Total Credit Hours

35

 

For additional information, please see the USD Undergraduate Catalog.