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    Northwest Vista College
   
 
  Mar 08, 2021
 
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2014-2015 
    
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

concentration in Pre-Nursing


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The Associate of Science (AS) degrees are specifically designed for transfer as the equivalent of the first half of the Baccalaureate Degree requirements of most public colleges and Universities.

The nursing profession positively affects the delivery of health care in a variety of settings. The mission of the concentration in Pre-Nursing curriculum is to prepare students for further studies that will result in obtaining either a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN). Pre-nursing studies integrate theory and research-based knowledge from the arts, humanities and sciences to develop a foundation for good nursing practice. Additionally, students will acquire written, spoken, and technological skills to communicate effectively in the work place.

Several nursing programs are offered through area colleges and universities. Requirements vary depending on the nursing program institution and can change from one year to the next. Students planning to apply and transfer to certified nursing programs should consult with their faculty advisor for further information concerning the specific requirements.

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours: 62)


Communication (10) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (20) Core - 1 courses (3 credit hours)


Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core - 2 courses (8 credit hours)


Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Creative Arts (50) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Creative Arts (50) Core 

American History (60) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the American History (60) Core 

Government/Political Science (70) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Additional Communications (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Additional Lang., Phil. & Cult. (90) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core 

Notes:


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

Students should check with their prospective Allied Health transfer institution as the transfer pre-requisites may include coursework not listed in this degree plan or specific coursework in some Core areas.

Some Allied Health programs will require additional pre-requisite coursework which may include
CHEM 1307/1107 or CHEM 1407 - Introductory Chemistry II (with lab)
SOCI 1301 - Introductory Sociology

PHIL 2306 is recommended as the Humanities (40) Core course because it is required by some BSN programs.

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