Associate Degree Nursing A45110

The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

Number of credit hours required for this program: 70

General Education Requirements


Take 3 credits from ENG-111

English - Other

Take 3 credits from ENG-112 ENG-114


Take 4 credits from BIO-168

Humanities/Fine Arts

Take 3 credits from ART-111 ART-114 ART-115 HUM-115 MUS-110 MUS-112 PHI-215 PHI-240


Take 3 credits from PSY-150

Major Requirements

Core Courses

Take 43 credits from NUR-111 NUR-112 NUR-113 NUR-114 NUR-211 NUR-212 NUR-213

Other Major Requirements

Other Required Courses

Take 11 credits from ACA-220 BIO-169 CIS-110 PSY-241