Program of Study

Associate of Applied Science – Health Science – Practical Nursing Specialization

Course Sequence
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Prior to First Semester
ENG 111* College Composition 3 0 3
BIO 141*   Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 4
BIO 142*   Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 4
NUR 135* Drug Dosage Calculations 2 0 2
    Total 11 6 13
           
First Semester (Fall)
NUR 100   Introduction to Nursing 2 0 2
PNE 161 Nursing in Health Changes I 4 6 6
HLT 141 Terminology 2 0 2
PNE 173   Pharmacology for PN 2 0 2
    Total 10 6 12
           
      Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Second Semester (Spring)
PNE 162   Nursing in Health Changes II 5 15 10
PNE 174 Applied Pharmacology 0 2 2
PNE 135   Maternal & Child Health Nursing 4 3 5
Total 9 20 17
           
Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Third Semester (Fall )
PNE 163   Nursing In Health Changes III 4 15 9
PNE 145   Trends in Practical Nursing 1 0 1
PNE 158   Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing 1 0 1
  Approved Elective 3 0 3
    Total 9 15 14
           
      Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Fourth Semester (Spring)
HUM   Humanities Elective 3 0 3
PSY 230   Developmental Psychology 3 0 3
HLT 230   Principles of Nutrition & Human Dev 3 0 3
Total 9 0 9
 
Total Credit Hours for the AAS – Specialty in Practical Nursing                        65

*These courses must be completed prior to entry in nursing program.

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