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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Nursing AS

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Program Description

Do you enjoy helping others? Are you ready for a rewarding career in healthcare? Nurses work as part of a team along with physicians and other medical professionals to provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.

In this program, you’ll receive expert instruction in anatomy, physiology, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition, and psychology as well as other social and behavioral sciences and liberal arts.  When you graduate, you’ll be well-prepared to transfer to a four-year university and successfully complete your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

For More Information Contact: School of Science and Mathematics
Metro Campus: (918) 595-7334 ♦ Northeast Campus: (918) 595-7542
Southeast Campus: (918) 595-7742 ♦ West Campus: (918) 595-8193

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Apply scientific method.
  • Use appropriate laboratory techniques.
  • Evaluate information from a variety of sources.
  • Describe the structure and function of the human body.
  • Predict the effect of various stimuli on homeostasis.
  • Discuss host-microbe interactions as related to human health.
  • Communicate biological information using oral, written, or digital presentation techniques.


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Student Organizations

Great opportunities for networking, professional development, community service, resume-building and just having fun with other like-minded students are available through the Club of Medical and Natural Sciences at the southeast campus and the Sci-π Club at the west campus.  For more information, contact the Science and Mathematics or Student Life office on campus.

Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on how this degree transfers to other colleges and universities on the Pre-Nursing AS Program Map    

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 30

(General Education Science Requirements are satisfied through specialized courses.)

Specialized Course Requirements Credit hours: 30

Total Credit Hours: 60

To receive an A.A. or A.S. degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.
NOTE: Consult an advisor at the university you plan to attend for prerequisite and application information.

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