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Curriculum

Click on the course numbers to view the catalog course descriptions. Courses listed in parentheses are suggested courses to meet that requirement.

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

 

Prerequisites: Must be completed with a grade "C" or higher prior to starting the 1st Semester
CSC-101 Computer Familiarization OR  
  1 semester of High School Computer Applications Course  
HSC-172 Nurse Aide OR Complete a non-credit Nurse Aide Course (HEAL-115) through Continuing Education  

 

1st Semester
BIO-168 Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Lab 4
HSC-163 or
BIO-151
Nutrition 3
HSC-153 Concepts in Pharmacology 3
HSC-152 Dosage Calculations 2
PNN-664 Practical Nursing I 4
PNN-665 Practical Nursing I Clinical 1
  Total Credits - 1st Semester 17

 

2nd Semester
BIO-173 Human Anatomy & Physiology II and Lab 4
HSC-186 Human Growth & Development OR  3
PSY-121 Developmental Psychology  
PNN-662 Practical Nursing II 7
PNN-666 Practical Nursing II Clinical 3
  Total Credits - 2nd Semester 17

 

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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