2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 169

B-169 2014-2015
TMCC College Catalog
B – Degree Programs
NursingDegree
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
DEGREE OUTCOMES
Students completing the degree will:
• Practice professional nursing behaviors, incorporating personal
responsibility, values, and expectations of the profession and
accountability for lifelong learning.
• Integrate knowledge of the diverse and holistic needs of the
individual to safely implement the nursing process.
• Communicate professionally and effectively with individuals,
significant support persons, and members of the interdisciplinary
health care team.
• Manage care within the interdisciplinary healthcare team to
advocate for positive individual and organizational outcomes.
• Incorporate informatics to formulate evidence-based clinical
judgments and management decisions.
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
DIVERSITY..........................................................(3 CREDITS)
Required: NURS 212
COMMUNICATIONS/ENGLISH..................... 6 CREDITS
Required: ENG 101 and 102 or ENG 113 and 114
FINE ARTS/HUMANITIES/
SOCIAL SCIENCE................................................ 3 CREDITS
Required: PSY 101
HUMAN RELATIONS. ....................................... 3 CREDITS
Recommended: EPY 101
MATHEMATICS................................................... 3 CREDITS
Required: MATH 120 or higher
SCIENCE.............................................................. 12 CREDITS
Required: BIOL 223, 224, 251
(BIOL 190/190L is prerequisite for BIOL 223 and BIOL 251)
U.S. AND NEVADA CONSTITUTIONS......... 3 CREDITS
Required: PSC 101
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS.............30CREDITS
REQUIRED PREREQUISITE COURSES
These courses are required for the degree.
BIOL 223 Human Anatomy and Physiology I...............................(4)
BIOL 224 Human Anatomy and Physiology II..............................(4)
BIOL 251 General Microbiology...................................................(4)
ENG 101 Composition I...............................................................(3)
(Meets Communications GE Requirement)
MATH 120 Fundamentals of College Mathematics
(Meets Mathematics GE Requirement). .......................(3)
REQUIREDPREREQUISITE
COURSESTOTAL.......................................18CREDITS
EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS
NURS 102 Professional Behaviors...................................................2
NURS 138 Nursing Care I. ...............................................................7
NURS 152 Foundations of Pharmacology in Nursing I. ...................1
NURS 170 Nursing Care 2. ..............................................................7
NURS 212 Cultural Aspects of Nursing Care....................................3
NURS 153 Foundations of Pharmacology in Nursing II. ..................1
NURS 209 Principles of Pathophysiology........................................3
NURS 202 Nursing Care 3. ..............................................................7
NURS 274 Nursing Care 4. ..............................................................7
TOTALEMPHASISREQUIREMENTS..38CREDITS
TOTALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS. .. 68CREDITS
All nursing courses must be taken in the sequence listed.
A grade of “C” or better is required. Other General
Education courses may be taken out of sequence if
allowed by college policy.
SUGGESTEDCOURSE SEQUENCE
First Year
Course #
Title
Credits
1st Semester
Emphasis
NURS 102 Professional Behaviors
2
Emphasis
NURS 138 Nursing Care I
7
Emphasis
NURS 152 Foundations of Pharmacology in
Nursing 1
1
Emphasis/ Diversity NURS 212 Cultural Aspects of Nursing Care
3
Total 13
2nd Semester
Emphasis
NURS 170 Nursing Care 2
7
Emphasis
NURS 153 Foundations of Pharmacology in
Nursing 2
1
Emphasis
NURS 209 Principles of Pathophysiology
3
Total 11
Second Year
Course #
Title
Credits
1st Semester
English
ENG 102
Composition II
3
Emphasis
NURS 202 Nursing Care 3
7
Social Science
PSY 101
General Psychology
3
Total 13
2nd Semester
Human Relations
GE Elective Choose fromrecommended list
3
Emphasis
NURS 274 Nursing Care 4
7
U.S. andNevada
Constitutions
PSC 101
Introduction to American Politics
3
Total 13
RequiredPrerequisite Courses 18
Degree Total 68
**The Associate of Applied Science Nursing Degree will no longer
be offered as of Fall 2015. Beginning Fall 2015, the Associate of
Science, Nursing Degree will be offered. See the next two pages
for the Associate of Science, Nursing Degree program information
and program worksheets.
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