2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 171

B-171 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
NursingDegree
ASSOCIATEOFSCIENCE
DEGREEOUTCOMES
Students completing thedegreewill:
• Practiceprofessional nursingbehaviors, incorporatingpersonal
responsibility, values, and expectations of theprofessionand
accountability for lifelong learning.
• Integrateknowledgeof thediverse andholisticneeds of the
individual to safely implement thenursingprocess.
• Communicateprofessionallyand effectivelywith individuals,
significant support persons, andmembers of the interdisciplinary
health care team.
• Manage carewithin the interdisciplinaryhealthcare team to
advocate forpositive individual andorganizational outcomes.
• Incorporate informatics to formulate evidence-based clinical
judgments andmanagement decisions.
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
ENGLISH................................................................6CREDITS
Required: ENG101and102or ENG113and114
FINEARTS.............................................................3CREDITS
HUMANITIES.......................................................3CREDITS
Recommended: CH201or CH202
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
Required:MATH126orhigher
SCIENCE................................................................6CREDITS
Required: BIOL190/190LandBIOL 251
SOCIALSCIENCE................................................3CREDITS
Recommended: CH203orPSC101
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS.............24CREDITS
ADDITIONALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS
DIVERSITY..........................................................(3CREDITS)
Required:NURS212
SCIENCE................................................................6CREDITS
BIOL223 HumanAnatomyandPhysiology I.................................4
BIOL224 HumanAnatomyandPhysiology II................................4
U.S.ANDNEVADACONSTITUTIONS.......(3CREDITS)
Required: CH203 or PSC101
TOTALADDITIONAL
DEGREEREQUIREMENTS........................6CREDITS
COREREQUIREMENTS
BIOL224 (additional 2 credits fromGen. Ed.)................................2
BIOL251 (additional 2 credits fromGen. Ed.) ...............................2
NURS102 Professional Behaviors...................................................2
NURS138 NursingCare I. ...............................................................7
NURS142 Fundamentalsof Pharmacology ....................................2
NURS170 NursingCare2. ..............................................................7
NURS202 NursingCare3. ..............................................................7
NURS209 Principlesof Pathophysiology........................................3
NURS212 Cultural AspectsofNursingCare....................................3
NURS 274 NursingCare4. ..............................................................7
TOTALCOREREQUIREMENTS.............42CREDITS
TOTALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS....72CREDITS
All nursing coursesmust be taken in the sequence listed.
Agradeof “C”or better is required. OtherGeneral
Education coursesmaybe takenout of sequence if
allowedby collegepolicy.
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
Course#
Title
Credits
PrerequisiteSemester
Science
BIOL
190/190L
(Fast-Track)
Introduction toCell andMolecular
Biology/Lab
4
Science
BIOL223
(Fast-Track)
HumanAnatomyandPhysiology I
4
Science
BIOL251
(Fast-Track)
GeneralMicrobiology
4
English
ENG101 Composition I
3
Mathematics
MATH126 Pre-Calculus I
3
NOTE:After completionof PrerequisiteSemester, studentsapply for admission to the
nursingdegreeprogram.
Total 18
1stSemester
Science
BIOL224
(Fast-Track) HumanandAnatomyPhysiology II
4
Core
NURS138 NursingCare I
7
Core
NURS142
(Late-Start) Fundamentalsof Pharmacology
2
Core/Diversity
NURS212 CulturalAspectsofNursingCare
3
Total 16
2ndSemester
English
ENG102
Composition II
3
Core
NURS102 Professional Behaviors
2
Core
NURS170 NursingCare2
7
Core
NURS209 PrinciplesofPathophysiology
3
Total 15
3rdSemester
SocialScience/
U.S.andNevada
Constitutions
CH203or
PSC101
AmericanExperiencesand
ConstitutionalChangeor Introduction
toAmericanPolitics
3
Core
NURS202 NursingCare3
7
Total 10
4thSemester
Humanities
CH201or
CH202
AncientandMedievalCulturesorThe
ModernWorld
3
FineArts
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Core
NURS274 NursingCare4
7
Total 13
DegreeTotal 72
**TheAssociateof ScienceNursingDegreewill beoffered as of
Fall 2015.
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