Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements
The Associate of Science degree has the following 71 semester credit hour requirements:

Support and General Education Course Requirements:

BIO 220
Anatomy & Physiology I
4 hours
BIO 330
Anatomy & Physiology II
4 hours
BIO 222
4 hours
CHM 164
University Chemistry
3 hours
PSY 131
General Psychology
3 hours
LST 101
Learn Strong I
1 hour
ENG 111
Expository Writing
3 hours
PSY 237
Developmental Psychology
3 hours
COM 101
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
3 hours
SOC 152
Introduction to Sociology
3 hours

Nursing Course Requirements:

NUR 101
Promoting Adaptation: Adult Health I
6 hours
NUR 102
Promoting Adaptation: Adult Health II
7 hours
NUR 103
Promoting Adaptation: Behavioral Health
3 hours
NUR 104
Role Development I
1 hour
NUR 200
Promoting Adaptation: Adult Health III
6 hours
NUR 201
Promoting Adaptation: Women’s Health and Childbearing
3 hours
NUR 202
Promoting Adaptation: Child Health
3 hours
NUR 203
Promoting Adaptation: Adult Health IV
6 hours
NUR 204
Role Development II
1 hour
NUR 205
Role Development III
1 hour
NUR 250
Promoting Adaptation: Practicum
3 hours
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