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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study


NURSING Code: 1560 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Associate of Applied Science Degree   MEC
  Courses Credits Grade
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
1NAS 161 Health Science I 4  
1NAS 162 Health Science II 4  
SDV 101 Orientation to Health Care 1  
Total   12  
Two Years
CST 229 Intercultural Communication or 3  
  Introduction to Communication    
  Small Group Communication    
HLT 141 Introduction to Medical Terminology 1  
HLT 250 General Pharmacology 3  
2___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3  
NUR 111 Nursing I 8  
NUR 150 Community-Based Nursing in a Multicultural Environment 3  
NUR 180 Essentials of Maternal/Newborn Nursing 4  
NUR 201 Psychiatric Nursing 4  
NUR 221 Second Level Nursing Principles & Concepts I 9  
NUR 222 Second Level Nursing Principles & Concepts II 9  
NUR 254 Nursing Dimensions 1  
NUR 255 Nursing Organization & Management 3  
PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology I 3  
PSY 202 Introduction to Psychology II 3  
Total   57  
Total credits for the Nursing A.A.S. =69 (includes 12 prerequisite credits)

1 Although students who have graduated with a transfer-oriented A.A., A.S., or A.A. & S. degree or any baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited United States institution of higher education will have most of their general education considered as met, they must meet the math and science requirements specified for this program. Exceptions must be approved by the division dean responsible for the student’s curriculum.

2 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Elective should be selected with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet graduation requirements.