Oct 20, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Nursing (RN) AAS


This degree map provides you with the semester-by-semester course sequencing for both the Traditional and Career Mobility Tracks.  To earn the Associate in Applied Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework required for the degree and a “Satisfactory” grade in clinical courses to progress in the program.

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. 

Traditional Nursing Track

Prerequisite General Education Courses

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
*BIOL 1224 - Introduction to Biology for Majors (L)   4
*BIOL 2134 - Human Anatomy (L)   4
*CHEM 1114 - Principles of Chemistry (L)   4
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)   3
Total Credit Hours 18
*It is highly recommended that these courses, or courses used for substitution, be completed no more than five (5) years prior to applying to the Nursing program.  

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • 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.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOL 2154 - Human Physiology (L)  
It is highly recommended that this course, if previously taken, be completed no more than five (5) years prior to applying to the Nursing program.
4
NURS 1111 - Adult Health I Clinical   1
NURS 1113 - Adult Health I   3
NURS 1143 - Overview of Professional Role Development   3
NURS 1163 - Principles of Pharmacology & Medication Safety   3
PSYC 2023 - Developmental Psychology   3
Total Credit Hours 17

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • 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.

Second/Third Semester
Semesters two and three have an interchangeable sequence and both sets of courses are conducted every semester.  One half of the cohort is enrolled in Semester 2 followed by Semester 3, while the other half of the cohort is enrolled in Semester 3 followed by Semester 2.

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
NURS 2212 - Adult Health II Clinical   2
NURS 2213 - Adult Health II   3
NURS 2221 - Pediatric Nursing Clinical   1
NURS 2222 - Pediatric Nursing   2
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 14

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • 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.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Third/Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOL 2164 - Microbiology (L)  
It is highly recommended that this course, if previously taken, be completed no more than five (5) years prior to applying to the Nursing program.
4
NURS 2231 - Maternal-Newborn Nursing Clinical   1
NURS 2232 - Maternal-Newborn Nursing   2
NURS 2242 - Adult Health III Clinical   2
NURS 2243 - Adult Health III   3
Total Credit Hours 12

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • 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.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
NURS 2431 - Complex Mental Health Clinical   1
NURS 2432 - Complex Mental Health   2
NURS 2442 - Adult Health IV & Leadership Clinical   2
NURS 2444 - Adult Health IV & Leadership   4
Total Credit Hours 12

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • 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. 
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.

Career Mobility Track

Prerequisite General Education Courses

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
*BIOL 1224 - Introduction to Biology for Majors (L)   4
*BIOL 2134 - Human Anatomy (L)   4
*BIOL 2154 - Human Physiology (L)   4
*CHEM 1114 - Principles of Chemistry (L)   4
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)   3
Total Credit Hours 25
*It is highly recommended that these courses, or courses used for substitution, be completed no more than five (5) years prior to applying to the Nursing program.  

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • 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 volunteeer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
BIOL 2164 - Microbiology (L)  
It is highly recommended that this course, if previously taken, be completed no more than five (5) years prior to applying to the Nursing program.
4
NURS 1211 - Career Mobility I Clinical   1
NURS 1212 - Career Mobility I   2
NURS 1363 - Transition for Career Mobility   3
NURS 2431 - Complex Mental Health Clinical   1
NURS 2432 - Complex Mental Health   2
PSYC 2023 - Developmental Psychology   3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • 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.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
*NURS 2221 - Pediatric Nursing Clinical   1
*NURS 2222 - Pediatric Nursing   2
*NURS 2231 - Maternal-Newborn Nursing Clinical   1
*NURS 2232 - Maternal-Newborn Nursing   2
NURS 2351 - Career Mobility II Clinical   1
NURS 2352 - Career Mobility II   2
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 12
*A student who is an LPN may be eligible to receive advanced standing credit based upon completion of a selected maternal-child standardized exam with a score of ‘B’ or better in lieu of taking NURS 2221, NURS 2222, NURS 2231, NURS 2232.  

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • 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.
  • Eleven (11) hours of articulation/substitution credit is awarded.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
NURS 2442 - Adult Health IV & Leadership Clinical   2
NURS 2444 - Adult Health IV & Leadership   4
Total Credit Hours 9

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • 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.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.