Oct 18, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Pre-Nursing A.S.


If you are a full-time student and follow this degree map, you can complete this associate degree in two years.  See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for the Associate in Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion. 

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOL 1224 - Introduction to Biology for Majors (L)  
A grade of “C” or better is needed to progress into other BIOL courses.  Must take BIOL 1224 in first semester to graduate in two years.
4
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
MATH 1513 - Precalculus I (A) 
A grade of “C” or better is needed to progress into CHEM and PHYS courses. Another higher-level MATH course may be completed based on student ACT or placement test score.
3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)   3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOL 2134 - Human Anatomy (L)   4
CHEM 1315 - General Chemistry I (L)   5
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOL 1383 - Nutrition   3
BIOL 2154 - Human Physiology (L)  or BIOL 2164 - Microbiology (L)   4
Humanities General Education Elective.  See the General Education Requirements  for course list. 3
MATH 2193 - Elementary Statistics   3
Recommended Elective.  Select one course that is appropriate for your intended transfer institution after consulting with an academic advisor.  The following are recommended but not required for graduation.
BUSN 1053 - Introduction to Business  
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  
CSCI 2033 - Excel  
ENGL 2383 - Advanced Composition  
MATH 2513 - Finite Mathematics  
SOCI 1113 - Introduction to Sociology (S)  
3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Consult with an academic advisor to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
 BIOL 2154 - Human Physiology (L)  or BIOL 2164 - Microbiology (L)   4
Humanities General Education Elective.  See the General Education Requirements  for course list. 3
Recommended Elective.  Select one course that is appropriate for your intended transfer institution after consulting with an academic advisor.  The following are recommended but not required for graduation.
BUSN 1053 - Introduction to Business  
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  
CSCI 2033 - Excel  
ENGL 2383 - Advanced Composition  
MATH 2513 - Finite Mathematics  
SOCI 1113 - Introduction to Sociology (S)  
3
PSYC 2023 - Developmental Psychology   3
Total Credit Hours 13

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status. 

Transfer Information

This degree will transfer to several Oklahoma universities, including Northeastern State University, Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma. You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.