Associate Degree Nursing Transition

The Associate Degree Nursing Transition program is designed to allow currently Licensed Practical Nurses to earn a two-year Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing. Students must successfully complete the general education and related courses required in 1st year fall and spring semesters of the Associate Degree Nursing program (17 college transfer credits). Following successful completion of NUR 214, Nursing Transition Concepts, and the current mobility examination, 20 credits will be awarded as credit by exam for the 1st fall and spring semester NUR courses. Applicants must complete all admission requirements prior to articulation in the Associate Degree Nursing program at the level of the generic students.

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Award Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Associate in Applied Science Associate Degree Nursing Transition (A45110)
Course Requirements for A.A.S. Associate Degree Nursing Transition

Curriculum Code: A45110

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

SPRING SEMESTER
Hours Per Week
Course ID Course Title Class Lab Clinic Credit
NUR 214 Nursing Transition Concepts 3 0 3 4
3 0 3 4
SUMMER SEMESTER
NUR 114 Acute Health Concepts (1st 6 wks) 3 0 6 5
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 0 3
6 0 6 8
FALL SEMESTER
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG 114 Professional Res and Reporting 3 0 0 3
NUR 113 Family Health (1st 8 wks) 3 0 6 5
NUR 212 Health Systems (2nd 8 wks) 3 0 6 5
11 2 12 16
SPRING SEMESTER
BIO 175 General Microbiology 2 2 0 3
NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts 4 3 15 10
6 5 15 13
Semester Hours: 37
Credit by Exam Hours: 22
College Transfer Hours: 17
Total Semester Hours: 76

Approved Humanities/Fine Arts Electives

Course ID Course Title Course ID Course Title
ART 111 Art Appreciation HUM 160 Introduction to Film
ART 114 Art History Survey I HUM 211 Humanities I
ART 115 Art History Survey II HUM 212 Humanities II
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation MUS 110 Music Appreciation
DRA 112 Literature of the Theatre MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz
DRA 211 Theatre History I MUS 210 History of Rock Music
DRA 212 Theatre History II MUS 213 Opera and Music Theatre
ENG 231 American Literature I PHI 215 Philosophical Issues
ENG 232 American Literature II PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics
ENG 241 British Literature I REL 112 Western Religions
ENG 242 British Literature II REL 211 Intro to Old Testament
ENG 261 World Literature I REL 212 Intro to New Testament
ENG 262 World Literature II REL 221 Religion in America
HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture


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