ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (AN43)

The two-year associate level nursing program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for positions in the nursing profession. The curriculum is designed to produce highly trained, technically advanced, competent and caring individuals who are prepared to practice professional nursing in a variety of healthcare settings. The purpose of the program is to provide the learner with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to practice competently and safely as a beginning nurse generalist in a variety of acute and long-term care settings. Program graduates receive an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree.

* Program graduates who meet exit requirements will be eligible to apply to the Georgia Board of Nursing to write the national licensure examination (NCLEX) to become registered nurses (RNs). Note: Students seeking competitive admission into this program should first apply through the Health Care Science TCC (HS21).

Associate Degree
Program Length 65 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum age: 18
Entrance Dates Spring Semester
Offered Warner Robins Campus (core courses offered at multiple locations)

AS Nursing Curriculum
   

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses 15
Area I - Language Arts/Communication  
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
     
Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences  
PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology
3
     
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics
  Choose one Mathematics course:
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
  OR  
MATH 1101 Mathematical Modeling (3)
  OR  
MATH 1103 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning (3)
     
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts  
XXXX xxxx Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
     
Program Specific Requirement (Select One)  
PSYC 2103 Human Growth and Development
3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology
3
MATH 1127 Introduction to Statistics
3
     
Occupational Core Courses 12
BIOL 2113 Anatomy and Physiology I 3
BIOL 2113L Anatomy and Physiology Lab I 1
BIOL 2114 Anatomy and Physiology II 3
BIOL 2114L Anatomy and Physiology Lab II 1
BIOL 2117 Introductory Microbiology 3
BIOL 2117L Introductory Microbiology Lab 1
     
RNSG Occupational Courses 38
RNSG 1032 Foundations of Nursing Care 8
RNSG 1034 Pharmacology for Nursing 3
RNSG 1036 Health and Illness Nursing I 6
RNSG 2032 Health and Illness Nursing II 6
RNSG 2034 Family Nursing 6
RNSG 2036 Health and Illness Nursing III 8
RNSG 2038 Leadership 3
     
  Total Hours 65