The Associate Degree Nursing (non-integrated) curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to clients and groups of clients throughout the lifespan in a variety of settings. To learn more visit www.piedmontcc.edu/nursing

Courses

Required Courses for Program
ACA 122 College Transfer Success
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Discip
HUM 115 Critical Thinking
NUR 111 Intro to Health Concepts
NUR 112 Health Illness Concepts
NUR 113 Family Health Concepts
NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts
NUR 211 Health Care Concepts
NUR 212 Health Systems Concepts
NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts
PSY 150 General Psychology
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology
Total Semester Hours Required for Degree – 67

Outlook for Employment

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), which is required for practice as a Registered Nurse.

Employment opportunities include hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, physicians’ offices, industry, and community agencies.

Registered Nurse

Process for Admissions

Applicants seeking admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program must complete the following requirements:
1. Successful completion of the Kaplan Admissions Test. More detailed information on the admissions process can be obtained from the College.

Suggested Course Sequence - Full Time Student

Course# Course Name CL. LB. CLIN. CR.
PRIOR TO ENTERING PROGRAM
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 0 4
3 3 0 4
FALL SEMESTER
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 0 4
NUR 111 Intro to Health Concepts 4 6 6 8
10 11 6 16
SPRING SEMESTER
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
NUR 112 Health Illness Concepts 3 0 6 5
NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts 3 0 6 5
9 0 12 13
SUMMER SEMESTER
NUR 113 Family Health Concepts 3 0 6 5
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 3 0 0 3
8 0 6 8
FALL SEMESTER
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Discip 3 0 0 3
NUR 211 Health Care Concepts 3 0 6 5
NUR 212 Health Systems Concepts 3 0 6 5
9 0 12 13
SPRING SEMESTER
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 0 0 3
NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts 4 3 15 10
7 3 15 13
44 17 51 67
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR ASSOCIATE DEGREE: 67