2018-2019 Catalog [Archived]

Nursing, AAS

The nursing program prepares the student for a technical career in nursing and is approved by the Michigan State Board of Nursing. It includes two semesters of prerequisite course work and four semesters of nursing course work for the full-time generic student. Upon successful completion of all course work, the graduate will be eligible to write the National Council Licensure Exam for the Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities include acute care hospitals, long term acute care and extended care facilities, clinics, offices, home health, and ambulatory care. Graduates may transfer credits toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at many colleges and universities. Financial aid, scholarships, tutoring, and counseling services are available to assist students.

*Please note this program requires a special application packet. Please see a health careers pathway advisor or counselor for more information.

Associate of Applied Science

Nursing Prerequisites

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIO 110Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIO 130Micro & Infectious Disease

4

BIO 210Human Physiology

4

CHM 100Fundamentals of Chemistry

4

ENG 110College Writing I

3

or

ENG 160College Writing and Research

4

HCR 116Medical Terminology

1

MATH 100Health Careers Math

1

PSY 150Introductory Psychology

3

Program Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
NURS 100Intro to Nursing Practice

4

NURS 102Intro Clinical Nursing Practic

4

NURS 104Intro to Psychosocial Nursing

1

NURS 105Nursing Pharmacology I

1

NURS 165Adult Nursing I

4

NURS 166Applied Adult Nursing

4

NURS 167Nursing Pharmacology II

2

NURS 222Obstetrical Nursing

2

NURS 224Integrated Obstetrical Nursing

1.5

NURS 236Pediatric Nursing

2

NURS 237Integrated Pediatric Nursing

1.5

NURS 245Adult Nursing II

3

NURS 247Integrated Adult Nursing

2

NURS 248Adult Nursing III

3

NURS 249Management of Adult Nursing

3

NURS 252Psychosocial Nursing II

2

NURS 253Integrated Psychosocial Nurse

1.5

NURS 270Clinical Decision Making

2

Total Credit Hours: 67.5