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Course/Program Inventory

Nursing


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Updated 7/21/2017

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Nursing

 

Proposed Academic Program Inventory Title:  A.A.S. Degree in Nursing

 

Proposed Academic Program Inventory Title including concentrations:  (No concentrations are provided.)

 

CIP Code: 51.3801

 

SOC Code/s:

SOC 1: 29-1140

SOC 2: 29-1141

SOC 3: 29-1000

 

Program Description:

A program of study designed to prepare individuals to be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for the Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).

 

Program Outcomes:

1. Performance on licensure exam:  The annual NCLEX-RN pass rate for first time takers will meet   accreditation and state requirements.   

2. Program Completion:  Sixty percent (60%) of students will complete the program within one        hundred-fifty percent (150 %) of the program length.

3. Job Placement Rates:  Eighty-five percent (85%) will be employed within six to twelve months     post-graduation.

Professional Accrediting Body:  Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)

 

State Agency/Entity Oversight: Tennessee Board of Nursing (TBON)

 

Applicable Certification/License or Industry-recognized Certificates to Be Awarded:

The graduate will be eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN.  Upon passing the NCLEX-RN exam, licensure as a registered nurse is awarded by the state regulatory body.

 

Articulation with Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCAT): N/A

Curriculum


General Education Requirements


ENGL 1010 - English Composition I  

PSYC 1030 - General Psychology  

*BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I  

*BIOL 2020 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II  

*BIOL 2230 - Microbiology  

** The course rubrics for these courses at Walters State Community College are provided below.  The total semester credit hours are the same, but the lab credit is separated from the lecture credit at this institution.

*BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I           

BIOL 2011 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I lab                   1 CH

*BIOL 2020 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II                                 3 CH

BIOL 2021 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II lab                 1 CH

*BIOL 2230 - Microbiology                                                        3 CH

MATH 1530 - Introductory Statistics  

BIOL 2231 - Introduction to Microbiology lab                       1 CH

Guided Elective


Choose 1:   3
ENGL 1020 - English Composition II    
COMM 2025 - Fundamentals of Communication    
PSYC 2130 - Life Span Psychology    
Principles of Nutrition (BIOL 1215, BIOL 1430, DIET 1310, HED 2210, HPED 220, HEC 231)  
Humanities Elective per TBR guidelines       

*All General Education Courses must be chosen from a campus-approved list.

 Additional courses may be required to meet individual campus graduation requirements

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