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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2016-17 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Pre-Nursing


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Learning Outcomes


The outcomes for the Associate of Pre-Nursing degree incorporate those for the AA, Option A degree. In addition, a student earning an Associate of Pre-Nursing will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities in preparation to transfer to a four-year university in nursing.

Requirements


Importance of Advising. Advising is a critical element in the completion of the Associate of Pre-Nursing degree. Each student is strongly encouraged to identify a faculty adviser as early as possible. Students, with the aid of a faculty adviser, are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions prior to transfer.

General Requirements


The General Requirements for the Associate of Pre-Nursing are the same as those for the AA, Option A degree. For a detailed list of these requirements, general information and information on exceptions to general or specific requirements, students should refer to the overview information on Transferable Degrees and Certificates .

Specific Requirements


Communications Requirement: 15 credits


Quantitative Skills Requirement: 5 credits


Proficiency in intermediate algebra must be demonstrated through placement testing, completion of Intermediate Algebra (MATH 095 , MATH 097  or equivalent) or consultation with a mathematics instructor.

Physical Education Requirement: 3 credits


Complete the following:

(See the Associate of Arts, Option A  degree requirements for specific course options to fulfill this requirement.).

  • Three physical education credits.

Diversity and Globalism Requirement: 3 credits


Complete the following:

(See the Associate of Arts, Option A  degree requirements for specific course options to fulfill this requirement.)

  • Three Diversity and Globalism credits.

Humanities Distribution: 10 credits


Complete the following:

(See the Associate of Arts, Option A  degree requirements for specific course options that fulfill this requirement).

  • Five credits from Humanities Area I.
  • Five credits from Humanities Area II.

Social Science Distribution: 15 credits


Plus the following:

(See the Associate of Arts, Option A  degree requirements for specific course options that fulfill this requirement).

  • Five credits from Social Sciences Area I.

Science Distribution: 15 credits


Emphasis Area: 15 credits


Elective Requirement: 12 credits


Plus at least two additional elective credits:

These two credits may be from any department and must be numbered 100 or above. Courses may be chosen from the Distribution Areas  or from courses meeting other requirements (in most cases, however, the same course cannot be used to meet two separate requirements).

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