Associate in Science Degree

Nursing                                                    50.9 Units

An Associate in Science degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of 75% or better.

Required courses, with suggested sequence:

1st semester

12 units                             NURS 210      Fundamentals of Nursing

0.6 units NURS 211      Developing Competency in Nursing Practice

2 units   NURS 212        Pharmacology for Nurses

2nd semester

11 units NURS 235        Maternal-Child Health Nursing
and

1 unit     NURS 236         Developing Competency in Nursing Practice
or

11 units                             NURS 255       Intermediate Medical Surgical 
and Psychiatric Nursing
and

1 unit     NURS 256         Developing Competency in Nursing Practice

3rd semester

(Whichever set of courses was not taken during 2nd semester.)

11 units                             NURS 235       Maternal-Child Health Nursing
and

1 unit     NURS 236         Developing Competency in Nursing Practice
or

11 units NURS 255        Intermediate Medical Surgical 
and Psychiatric Nursing
and

1 unit     NURS 256         Developing Competency in Nursing 
Practice

4th semester

12 units NURS 275        Gerontological/Medical Surgical Nursing

0.3 units NURS 276      Developing Competency in Nursing Practice