Nursing - Pre-Professional

Associate of Arts Degree

You can earn an associate of arts degree with a concentration in pre-professional nursing.
Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 60 Credit Hours.

Courses

Recommended Core Courses

Core

26 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HOEC 1050 Nutrition 3
CHEM 1090 General Chemistry I 4
NURA 1110 Nurse Aide 3
PSYC 1810 Introduction to Psychology 3
BIOS 2250 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOS 2260 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIOS 2460 Microbiology 4

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3

English / Literature

select one - must earn C or above
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 1020 English Composition II 3
ENGL 2030 Creating Poetry I 3
ENGL 2040 Creating Poetry II 3
ENGL 2050 Creating Stories I 3
ENGL 2060 Creating Stories II 3
ENGL 2070 Technical Communications 3
ENGL 2160 American Literature after 1865 3
ENGL 2190 Comparative Mythology 3

Fine Arts & Language

select one
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MUSC 1010 Introduction to Music 3
ARTS 1050 Introduction to Art History and Criticism I 3
ARTS 1060 Introduction to Art History and Criticism II 3
HUMS 1100 Introduction to Humanities 3
SPAN 1200 Elementary Spanish I 4
FREN 1200 Elementary French I 4

Health Education

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HPER 1550 Lifetime Wellness 3

History

select one
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HIST 1030 European Civilization I 3
HIST 1040 European Civilization II 3
HIST 1050 World History I 3
HIST 1060 World History II 3
HIST 2010 American History I 3
HIST 2020 American History II 3

Mathematics

select one from list or any other higher level of college math
3-5 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MATH 1025 Math for Health Care Professionals 3

Natural Science

4-5 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOS 1010 General Biology 4

Oral Communication

Must earn C or above
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Communication 3

Social Science

select one
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
POLS 1000 American Government 3
GEOG 1020 World Regional Geography 3
POLS 1600 International Relations 3
ECON 2110 Principles of Macroeconomics 3

Written Communication

Must earn C or above Must earn "C" or better
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3

Suggested Elective Courses

Electives

See advisor and confirm with transfer institution for recommended electives.
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
NURS 1095 Medical Terminology 2
NURS 1220 Structure and Function of the Human Body 3
NURS 1400 Disease Conditions 3

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