Unofficial Gadsden State Community College Unofficial Department of Nursing RN Program of Study Worksheet Name:________________________________________ Student Number: __________________________ Date: _____________ The associate degree in nursing requires completion of 72 semester hours of courses presented in the following program of study. College Repeat Repeat Advisor Course # Title Hours Grade Semester/Year Comments (GS / T) Grade Semester/Grade Initials ENG 101 English Composition 3 SH SPH 106 Fund of Oral Communication 3 SH HUM 3 SH MTH 3 SH BIO 201 Anatomy & Physiology I 4 SH BIO 202 Anatomy & Physiology II 4 SH BIO 220 Microbiology 4 SH PSY 200 General Psychology 3 SH PSY 210 Human Growth & Development 3 SH NUR 102 Fund of Nursing 6 SH NUR 103 Health Assessment 1 SH NUR 104 Introduction to Pharmacology 1 SH NUR 105 Adult Nursing 8 SH NUR 106 Maternal & Child Health 5 SH NUR 201 Nursing Through the Lifespan I 5 SH NUR 202 Nursing Through the Lifespan II 6 SH NUR 203 Nursing Through the Lifespan III 6 SH NUR 204 Transition Into Nursing Practice 4 SH QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR ADVISOR: Suggested Plan of Study A Suggested Plan of Study B (General study courses completed prior to admission to the program) Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3 Semester 1 (Fall) Semester 2 (Spring) Semester 3 (Summer) EH 101 MTH 116 SPH 106 MTH 116 NUR 105 NUR 201 BIO 201 BIO 202 BIO 220 NUR 102 NUR 106 PSY 200 Hum Elective PSY 210 BIO 201 BIO 202 BIO 220 PSY 200 NUR 103 ENG 101 NUR 104 Semester 4 (Fall) Semester 5 (Spring) Semester 6 (Summer) Semester 4 (Fall) Semester 5 (Spring) NUR 102 NUR 105 NUR 201 NUR 202 NUR 203 NUR 103 NUR 106 PSY 210 NUR 204 NUR 104 SPH 106 or 107 Humanities Elective Semester 7 (Fall) Semester 8 (Spring) NUR 202 NUR 203 NUR 204 Suggested Plan of Study C – Alternative Track Contact the Nursing Advisor for more information on this option. Area I- Written Composition ENG 101- To be eligible for this class you must have successfully completed ENG 093 or have a score of 62 or better on the writing portion of the COMPASS or a score of 20 or more on the ACT. Area II- Humanities & Fine Arts SPH 106, 107, or 116- Choose only one. There are no prerequisites for any of these classes. HUM Elective- Choose any 3 credit-hour class you like in Art, Music, Drama, Religion, Philosophy, Foreign Language, or Humanities except for HUM 299A, Humanities for Technology Students. Area III- Natural Science or Mathematics MTH 116- All core math classes in Alabama must have at the minimum high school Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II with an appropriate math placement score. An alternative is that the student pass MTH 090 with a “C” or higher. BIO 201- You must have successfully completed BIO 103 to be eligible for this class. However, you may skip it if you scored high enough on the COMPASS placement test (76 or higher on the Reading portion and 62 or higher on the Writing portion). This exemption is currently scheduled to end at the conclusion of the Spring 2011 semester. BIO 202- You must complete BIO 201 with a grade of “C” or higher to take this class. BIO 220- The prerequisites is BIO 103. Please see the requirement for skipping BIO 103 as noted under BIO 201. Area IV- History and Behavioral Sciences PSY 200- There is no prerequisite for this course. PSY 210- You must have successfully completed PSY 200 to be eligible for this class. Students are not eligible to take nursing classes until they have been accepted to the nursing program. This is not the same as having applied and been accepted to the college in general; an additional application and selection process (specific to the Nursing Department) is required.