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Nursing Courses

2018-19

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Major Code: 511601
Fall Term 2018 Program Admission

Prerequisites/Required Preparatory Courses

Note: MTH95 or higher level math (4 credits) and BI231 must be part of the 30 credits completed by application deadline for application to be eligible. Remaining 22 prerequisite credits may be from any of the prerequisite/required preparatory courses.

Course No.
Course Title
Credits
BI211

General Biology I with lab (or department chair acceptance of transfer biology with genetics)
Note: Virtual labs are not accepted. Remote or distance labs not conducted in the physical presence of an instructor are also not accepted for lab science courses. No extension beyond the seven-year time limit extension will be granted for anatomy and physiology courses. An acceptable genetics course may replace BI211 only if the student has already completed the required anatomy and physiology and microbiology courses.

4
BI231

Anatomy and Physiology I with lab (within last seven years)
Note: Virtual labs are not accepted. Remote or distance labs not conducted in the physical presence of an instructor are also not accepted for lab science courses. No extension beyond the seven-year time limit extension will be granted for anatomy and physiology courses. An acceptable genetics course may replace BI211 only if the student has already completed the required anatomy and physiology and microbiology courses.

4
BI232

Anatomy and Physiology II with lab (within last seven years)
Note: Virtual labs are not accepted. Remote or distance labs not conducted in the physical presence of an instructor are also not accepted for lab science courses. No extension beyond the seven-year time limit extension will be granted for anatomy and physiology courses. An acceptable genetics course may replace BI211 only if the student has already completed the required anatomy and physiology and microbiology courses.

4
BI233

Anatomy and Physiology III with lab (within last seven years)
Note: Virtual labs are not accepted. Remote or distance labs not conducted in the physical presence of an instructor are also not accepted for lab science courses. No extension beyond the seven-year time limit extension will be granted for anatomy and physiology courses. An acceptable genetics course may replace BI211 only if the student has already completed the required anatomy and physiology and microbiology courses.

4
BI234

Microbiology with lab
Note: Virtual labs are not accepted. Remote or distance labs not conducted in the physical presence of an instructor are also not accepted for lab science courses. No extension beyond the seven-year time limit extension will be granted for anatomy and physiology courses. An acceptable genetics course may replace BI211 only if the student has already completed the required anatomy and physiology and microbiology courses.

4
CS__

Approved 3-4 credit computer science class, CS120 with lab or above within 10 years (or documented computer proficiency)
Note: If computer proficiency is documented (0 credits), students must be sure to complete at least 30 credits from prerequisite/preparatory course list by application deadline and all prerequisites (minimum 45 credits) by end of summer term in the year of application to enroll in nursing courses, if accepted.

0-4
MTH95 Intermediate Algebra or higher level math 4
NFM225 Nutrition 4
PSY201

General Psychology I
Note: PSY201 or PSY202, completed before summer term 2009 at 3 credits each, are also acceptable. If Life Span Human Development is completed prior to the application deadline, any previously completed transferable 3-4 credit social science course can replace PSY201.

4
PSY215 Life Span Human Development 4
WR121

English Composition I
Note: WR121 and WR122, completed before summer term 2009 at 3 credits each, are also acceptable.

4
WR122

English Composition II

Note: WR121 and WR122, completed before summer term 2009 at 3 credits each, are also acceptable.

4
_____

Any college-level (100 or 200 numbered) transferable non-studio humanities, social science or science electives)
Note: To be admitted into nursing courses, students must complete all required prerequisite/required preparatory courses (minimum 45 credits) and be accepted into the Nursing program.

0-6
Prerequisite/Preparatory Credits to be Eligible to Apply  1

30

Remaining Prerequisite/Preparatory Credits to be Completed Before Admission to Nursing Courses

15-18

Minimum Number of Prerequisite Credits Required 

45-48
First Year Nursing Course Requirements

Note: General education courses in this year may be completed during summer term but must be completed to progress to second year nursing courses.

Course No.
Course Title
Credits
Fall Term
NRS110 Foundations of Nursing – Health Promotion 9
  Any lower division transfer elective 3
  Any college-level (100 or 200 numbered) transferable social science elective 3
15
Winter Term
NRS112 Foundations of Nursing in Acute Care I 6
NRS230 Clinical Pharmacology I 3
NRS232 Pathophysiological Processes I 3
 

Any college-level (100 or 200 numbered) transferable non-studio humanities, social science or science electives
Note: Students who plan to continue through to OHSU must be aware that to earn the bachelor’s degree from OHSU, they must have two years of the same high school-level language, or two terms of college-level language, or pass a language proficiency examination. College-level world language (including American Sign Language) credits count toward degree requirements. A minimum of 9 credits of humanities is required for the OHSU degree. Students planning to transition to OHSU must have 132 credits of prerequisite and program required courses by the completion of the AAS degree in order to meet the 180 credit requirement by the completion of the bachelor’s degree with a major in Nursing from OHSU. Students planning to earn a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to complete MTH243 Probability and Statistics soon after the prerequisite math course.

4
16
Spring Term
NRS111 Foundations of Nursing in Chronic Illness 6
NRS231 Clinical Pharmacology II 3
NRS233 Pathophysiological Processes II 3
WR__

Research Writing
Note: Students who have not completed a writing series inclusive of research writing or not completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited English speaking college or university, recognized by the United States Department of Education, must complete a research writing course (e.g. WR122 at 4 credits and inclusive of research writing or WR227) to be allowed to progress to the second year of the program.

0-4
12-16
Spring Term (LPN Transition Only)
NRS115

LPN Transition to OCNE (only for accepted advance placed LPNs)
Note: Offered in spring term through RCC and will be limited to space available and to those LPNs who meet application/selection criteria. The application deadline will be October 15, 2019. See the Nursing program director for more information.

(6)
Second Year Nursing Course Requirements
Course No.
Course Title
Credits
Fall Term
NRS221 Nursing in Chronic Illness II and End-of-Life 9
 

Any college-level (100 or 200 numbered) transferable non-studio humanities, social science or science electives
Note: Students who plan to continue through to OHSU must be aware that to earn the bachelor’s degree from OHSU, they must have two years of the same high school-level language, or two terms of college-level language, or pass a language proficiency examination. College-level world language (including American Sign Language) credits count toward degree requirements. A minimum of 9 credits of humanities is required for the OHSU degree. Students planning to transition to OHSU must have 132 credits of prerequisite and program required courses by the completion of the AAS degree in order to meet the 180 credit requirement by the completion of the bachelor’s degree with a major in Nursing from OHSU. Students planning to earn a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to complete MTH243 Probability and Statistics soon after the prerequisite math course.

6
15
Winter Term
NRS222 Nursing in Acute Care II and End-of-Life 9
  Any college-level (100 or 200 numbered) transferable non-studio humanities, social science or science electives
Note: Students who plan to continue through to OHSU must be aware that to earn the bachelor’s degree from OHSU, they must have two years of the same high school-level language, or two terms of college-level language, or pass a language proficiency examination. College-level world language (including American Sign Language) credits count toward degree requirements. A minimum of 9 credits of humanities is required for the OHSU degree. Students planning to transition to OHSU must have 132 credits of prerequisite and program required courses by the completion of the AAS degree in order to meet the 180 credit requirement by the completion of the bachelor’s degree with a major in Nursing from OHSU. Students planning to earn a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to complete MTH243 Probability and Statistics soon after the prerequisite math course.
6
15
Spring Term
NRS224 Integrative Practicum 9
  Any college-level (100 or 200 numbered) transferable non-studio humanities, social science or science electives
Note: Students who plan to continue through to OHSU must be aware that to earn the bachelor’s degree from OHSU, they must have two years of the same high school-level language, or two terms of college-level language, or pass a language proficiency examination. College-level world language (including American Sign Language) credits count toward degree requirements. A minimum of 9 credits of humanities is required for the OHSU degree. Students planning to transition to OHSU must have 132 credits of prerequisite and program required courses by the completion of the AAS degree in order to meet the 180 credit requirement by the completion of the bachelor’s degree with a major in Nursing from OHSU. Students planning to earn a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to complete MTH243 Probability and Statistics soon after the prerequisite math course.
3
12
  Total Program Credits Beyond 30 Prerequisite Credits

100-104