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Tuesday, January 17: All classes (credit and continuing education) at all campuses will start at 12 Noon. This also affects the Jazz Band Contest which will start at 12 Noon on the Estherville campus. All offices will open at 12 Noon.



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Students considering a higher degree in nursing (ADN or BSN) should enroll in ENG-105 Composition I and SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication in place of COM-725 Workplace Communications.

Required Arts & Science Courses that must be completed prior to Core Nursing Courses
Required courses that may be taken prior to admission to Practical Nursing
Courses requiring admission to Practical Nursing


Prerequisites: Must be completed with a grade "C" or higher or "P" to progress through the program
BIO-168 Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Lab 4
HSC-172 75 Certified Nurse Aide OR HEAL-115 (Non-Credit) 3


1st Semester
BIO-173 Human Anatomy & Physiology II and Lab 4
BIO-151 Nutrition 3
HSC-153 Concepts in Pharmacology 3
HSC-151 Dosage Calculations 1
PNN-664 Practical Nursing I 4
PNN-665 Practical Nursing I Clinical 1
  Total Credits - 1st Semester 16


2nd Semester
PSY-121 Developmental Psychology 3
PNN-662 Practical Nursing II 7
PNN-666 Practical Nursing II Clinical 3
HSC-202 Health Informatics 2
  Total Credits - 2nd Semester 15


3rd Semester
COM-725 Workplace Communications 2
PNN-663 Practical Nursing III 4
PNN-667 Practical Nursing III Preceptorship 2
  Total Credits - 3rd Semester 8


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