Approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing, this program is designed to prepare men and women to function with
intellectual and technical competence as registered nurses. The instructional staff is dedicated to helping students achieve
individual academic success and enter the field of nursing as competent clinicians.
The Associate in Science Degree in Nursing is awarded upon completion of the twenty-two month generic RN program. The
graduate then becomes eligible to take the NCLEX-RN for licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse.
The A.S. in Nursing is a limited access program with selective admission requirements. The exact deadlines are determined
each year. LPNs may challenge the first semester of nursing course work through examination and demonstration of skill
Course Failure and Readmission
Nursing students must have a grade of “C” or higher in all required courses. If a student fails the Nursing Program, the
student may be readmitted to the program one time upon meeting the terms of re-admission policy (See Nursing Student
Handbook) and the recommendation of the Dean of Nursing and Allied Health, pending vacancies in the program. The
terms of readmission will be determined by the re-admission policy.
The Dean of Nursing and Allied Health reserves the right to recommend that a student withdraw from the Nursing Program.
General Education Requirements (30 credits)
BSC 1085 Anatomy & Physiology I (3)
BSC 1085L Anatomy & Physiology I Lab (1)
BSC 1086 Anatomy & Physiology II (3)
BSC 1086L Anatomy & Physiology II Lab (1)
CHM 1033 Chemistry for Health Sciences (3)
DEP 2004 Human Growth and Development (3)
ENC 1101 English Composition I (3)
MAC 1105 College Algebra (3)
MCB 2010 Microbiology (3)
MCB 2010L Microbiology Lab (1)
PSY 2012 General Psychology (3)
PHI 2600 Introduction to Ethics (3) Recommended. Courses from Humanities/Fine Arts (Area I, Section B) may apply for
substitution as approved by the Dean of Nursing and Allied Health.
Core Requirements (42 credits)
NUR 1020C Nursing Fundamentals (7)
NUR 1142 Pharmacology in Nursing (2)
NUR 1211C Clinical Nursing I (8)
NUR 1520C Nursing in Mental Health (6)
NUR 2213C Clinical Nursing II (8)
NUR 2462C Maternal Child Health (8)
NUR 2818C Clinical Nursing III (3)
Total Credits Required: 72