PRACTICAL NURSING Four-Semester Evening Program
SPRING SEMESTER
COURSE SEM.HR.
P NS 1101 Geriatrics 1
P NS 1106 Nursing Fundamentals and Skills 6
P NS 1111 Vocational, Legal, and Ethical Issues 1
P NS 1112 Body Structure and Function 2
P NS 1142 Practicum IA 2
Semester Total 12
 
SUMMER SEMESTER
COURSE SEM.HR.
P NS 1102 Pharmacology I 2
P NS 1222 Nursing of Mothers and Infants 2
P NS 1232 Nursing of Children 2
P NS 1242 Practicum IIA 2
Semester Total 8
 
FALL SEMESTER
COURSE SEM.HR.
P NS 1204 Medical Surgical Nursing I 4
P NS 1212 Pharmacology II 2
P NS 1301 Mental Health and Care of the Mentally Ill
1
P NS 1343 Practicum IIIA 3
Semester Total 10
 
SPRING SEMESTER
COURSE SEM.HR.
P NS 1302 Pharmacology III 2
P NS 1314 Medical Surgical Nursing II 4
P NS 1353 NCLEX Preparation/Professional Development 3
P NS 1402 Practicum IVA 2
Semester Total 11
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 51

Students must complete all components of nursing courses with a grade of "C" (80) or higher to progress to the following semester. Each preceding semester is a prerequisite to the following semester. Courses are sequenced so that material covered in subsequent courses is based on that covered in previous courses.

Basic Studies Requirements

Reading - ACT 19 or above (or) ASSET 42 or above (or) COMPASS 82 or above (or) complete BSTD 0113 Reading Skills II. Students testing into basic studies reading are required to take the Nelson-Denny reading test for placement into the appropriate reading class.

Writing - ACT 19 or above (or) ASSET 42 or above (or) COMPASS 75 or above (or) complete BSTD 0213 Fundamentals of Writing II.

Math - ACT 16 or above (or) ASSET Numerical Skills 39 or above (or) COMPASS 36 or above (or) complete BSTD 0413 Elementary Algebra.
SAS - A course required for all first-time, full-time degree-seeking students and students who test into two or more basic studies courses

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