Curriculum

R. N. Nursing Curriculum

The basic nursing portion of the curriculum is composed of ten core courses. Each course begins and ends in eight or 16 weeks, and is to be taken sequentially as outlined in the College Catalog and the Basic R.N. Curriculum.

Course Unit Value
Anatomy 1 or 20 4 units
Physiology 1 or 20 4 units 
Microbiology  20 4 units
English 101 3 units
Psychology 1 3 units
Psychology 41 3 units
Mathematics 125 5 units

Note: The Nursing courses listed below are 8 weeks and 16 weeks (N275 & N274) in length.

First Semester
Subject & No. Course Title Units
Nursing 266 Introduction to Nursing 3 units
Nursing 265 Fundamentals of Nursing 3 units
Nursing 275 Pharmacology 2.5 units
Sociology 1 3 units
Second Semester
Subject & No. Course Title Units
Nursing 267 Medical Surgical Nursing I 5.5 units
Nursing 268 Psych/Mental Health Nursing 3.5 units
Humanities 3 units
Third Semester
Subject & No. Course Title Units
Nursing 269 Medical Surgical Nursing II 5.5 units
Nursing 271 Reproductive Women & Newborn Nursing 4 units
Communication 101 3 units
Fourth Semester
Subject & No. Course Title Units
Nursing 270 Care of Children & Family 4 units
Nursing 272 Medical Surgical Nursing III 5 units
Nursing 274 Role Transition 1 unit
American Institutions or US History 3 units
Total 75.5