Nursing, Associate of Applied Science

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Students who successfully complete the first year of the program will be awarded a Certificate of Proficiency in Practical Nursing and are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN.  Students who succesfully complete the second year of the nursing program will be awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing and are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN.

BIO-2331Anatomy and Physiology I 1,44
MATH-1410Elementary Probability and Statistics I 23
NURS-1000Introduction to Healthcare Concepts 51
NURS-1010Introduction to Patient Care Concepts4
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General Psychology
Honors General Psychology
BIO-2341Anatomy and Physiology II4
NURS-1200Fundamentals of Nursing Concepts 4
NURS-1210Concepts of Nursing Care for Patients in Community and Behavioral Health Settings 2
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Life Span Development
Honors Life Span Development
NURS-1220Concepts of Nursing Care for patients with Acute and Chronic Conditions I5
NURS-1230Concepts of Nursing Care of Childbearing Families and Children 4
NURS-1240Role Transitions 1
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College Composition I 2
Honors College Composition I
BIO-2500Microbiology 44
NURS-2000Concepts of Nursing Care for Patients with Acute Unstable and Chronic Conditions II 6
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College Composition II
Honors College Composition II
NURS-2010Concepts of Nursing Care for Patients with Complex Conditions 6.00

Requires sufficient score on Biology placement test or a grade of 'C' or higher in BIO-1100 Introduction to Biological Chemistry or a grade of 'C' or higher in CHEM-1010 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry and CHEM-1020 Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry


MATH-1240 Contemporary Mathematics taken before Fall 2024 will be accepted in place of MATH-1410 Elementary Probability and Statistics I to meet the math requirement for this program. MATH-1800 Special Topics in Mathematics-MATH-1820 Independent Study/Research in Mathematics may not be used to meet this requirement


Students who transfer credits for ENG-1020 College Composition II with a grade of "C" or higher and do not have credit for ENG-1010 College Composition I will have ENG-1010 waived, but the required 6 credit hours in Communication/Mathematics/Natural & Physical Sciencs must be earned.


A grade of "B" or higher is required in all science coursework for graduation.


Applicants must successfully pass the HESI A2 and  NURS-1000 Introduction to Healthcare Concepts before being authorized to register for NURS-1010.  Due to compliance requirements and corresponding deadline for NURS-1010, students should plan to take these courses in different semesters at this time.  A student can take NURS-1000 in Fall and NURS-1010 in Spring, or NURS-1000 in Spring and NURS-1010 in Summer.

MATH-1140, MATH-1141, MATH-1200, MATH-1270, and MATH-1280 can no longer count towards fulfilling the college-level mathematics requirement.  These courses were re-classified as developmental mathematics by the state of Ohio in 2016.  Tri-C established a 5-year transitioning window for students who had completed these courses prior to 2016 to apply them towards meeting graduation requirements, which expired in Summer 2021. It is highly recommended to see a counselor to determine the appropriate math required for your current major.

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