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Nursing - Pre-Professional

Associate of Science Degree

You can earn an associate of science degree with an 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

28 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOS 2250 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOS 2260 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
HOEC 1050 Nutrition 3
NURA 1110 Nurse Aide 3
PSYC 1810 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSYC 2200 Lifespan Psychology 3

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science & Social Science

select at least one - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
3-6 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ECON 2110 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
GEOG 1020 World Regional Geography 3
HIST 1030 European Civilization I 3
HIST 1040 European Civilization II 3
HIST 1050 World History I 3
HIST 1060 World History II 3
POLS 1000 American Government 3
POLS 1600 International Relations 3
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3

English / Literature

select at least one - must earn a C or above - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
3-6 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 1020 English Composition II 3
ENGL 1520 Comparative Mythology 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 2100 Introduction to Literature 3
ENGL 2140 Introduction to Shakespeare 3
ENGL 2150 American Literature to 1865 3
ENGL 2160 American Literature after 1865 3
ENGL 2190 Comparative Mythology 3
ENGL 2200 British Literature to 1800 3
ENGL 2210 British Literature after 1800 3
ENGL 2730 The Novel and the Movie 3
THEA 1010 Introduction to Theatre 3
THEA 2140 Introduction to Shakespeare 3

Fine Arts & Language

select one if needed - Must have 9 credit hours TOTAL from Behavioral & Social Science, English/Literature, and Fine Arts & Language with at least 3 credit hours from Behavioral & Social Science and 3 credit hours from English/Literature
0-4 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ARTS 1050 Introduction to Art History and Criticism I 3
ARTS 1060 Introduction to Art History and Criticism II 3
FREN 1200 Elementary French I 4
MUSC 1010 Introduction to Music 3
SPAN 1200 Elementary Spanish I 4

Mathematics

select at least 3 credit hours at the 1600 level or above
6 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MATH 1100 Topics and Ideas in Mathematics 3
MATH 1140 Intermediate Algebra 4
MATH 1150 College Algebra 3
MATH 1220 Trigonometry 3
MATH 1600 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5
MATH 2010 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 5
MATH 2020 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III 5
MATH 2170 Applied Statistics 3

Natural Science

select at least two - select either CHEM 1090 or CHEM 1140
8 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIOS 1010 General Biology 4
BIOS 2460 Microbiology 4
CHEM 1090 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1090 General Chemistry I 4
PHYS 1100 Physical Science 4
PHYS 1410 Elementary General Physics I with Algebra and Trigonometry 5

Oral Communication

select one - must earn C or above
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 2080 Technical Communications II 3
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Communication 3
SPCH 1110 Public Speaking 3

Technology

select one
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGR 1020 MATLAB Programming and Problem Solving 3
INFO 1010 Fundamentals of Information Technology 3
INFO 1100 Microcomputer Applications 3
INFO 2100 Excel Spreadsheet Applications 3
OFFT 1500 Microsoft Office 3

Written Communication

select one - must earn C or above
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 English Composition I 3
ENGL 2070 Technical Communications 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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