Total Hours Needed to Graduate:
73 Hours

Major

42 Hours
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
CREDIT HOURS
HSC 2210
Nutrition
3

Teaches students how the logic of science is applied to basic nutrition concerns, including food groups and recommended nutritional guidelines.

NUR 2110
Fundamentals of Nursing for the ADN
7

This clinical experience accompanies the course with the same number. 45 hours of theory, 60 hours of lab and 90 hours of clinical experience are required.

Prerequisite(s):
Acceptance in Nursing Program

Corequisite(s):
NUR 2210, NUR 2310

Concurrent requisite(s):
NUR 2110CL, NUR 2110L

NUR 2210
Health Assessment for the ADN
2

Focuses on a holistic approach to the physical examination and health assessment, an essential element of the nursing process. This course will enable students to develop and demonstrate elementary skills to accomplish the health history and physical examination of the adult client. Threads of caring for the biopsychosocial and spiritual well-being of the client will be emphasized in this learning experience. This course requires 30 theory hours. Must complete with a B- or better.

Prerequisite(s):
Acceptance in Nursing Program

Corequisite(s):
NUR 2110

Concurrent requisite(s):
NUR 2110CL

NUR 2310
Nursing Pharmacology Overview for the ADN
2

Provides a theoretical foundation for the fundamental principles and concepts of pharmacotherapeutics, with a focus on classification, usage, dosage, calculation, and delivery methods. This course requires 30 theory hours. Must complete with a B- or better.

Requirement(s):
Acceptance in Nursing program.

NUR 2410
Mental Health Nursing for the ADN
3

This clinical experience accompanies the course with the same number. 30 hours of theory and 45 hours of clinical experience are required.

Prerequisite(s):
Acceptance in Nursing Program
NUR 2110, NUR 2210, NUR 2310, NUR 2510, NUR 2610, NUR 2710

Corequisite(s):
NUR 2520

Concurrent requisite(s):
NUR 2410CL

NUR 2510
Medical Surgical Nursing I for the ADN
10

Addresses the theoretical application of the nursing process to concepts of patient-centered care. Evidence-based practice, collaborative care, cultural and global awareness, and teamwork/collaboration are explored further. Concepts included in this course are: health promotion and maintenance, principles of pharmacology, correlation of medications to disease processes, nutrition, communication, pain, infection control, acute and chronic health conditions, death and dying, and hospice care. Case studies and simulation scenarios are utilized to promote learning. Administration of medication skills will be practiced in a lab setting. Quality and safety are underscored in the provision of care. Students, in the acute care clinical setting, under the supervision of a clinical instructor will practice nursing assessment and nursing management skills in the care of the adult client with altered health conditions. This course requires 90 theory hours, 30 lab hours, and 135 clinical hours. Must complete with a B- or better.

Prerequisite(s):
NUR 2110, NUR 2210, NUR 2310

Corequisite(s):
NUR 2610, NUR 2710

Concurrent requisite(s):
NUR 2510CL, NUR 2510L

NUR 2520
Medical/Surgical Nursing II for the ADN
3

Focuses on comprehensive knowledge and skills gained throughout the nursing program will be applied to medical-surgical, critical care, emergency, and perioperative phases as they occur across the lifespan. Understanding of the role of the professional nurse expands to include multidisciplinary teamwork and collaboration. This course runs the first 6 weeks of the semester and requires 45 hours of theory. Must complete with a B- or better.

Prerequisite(s):
NUR 2110, NUR 2210, NUR 2310, NUR 2510, NUR 2610, NUR 2710

Corequisite(s):
NUR 2410

NUR 2610
Child and Family Nursing for the ADN
3

This clinical experience accompanies the course with the same number. 30 hours of theory and 45 hours of clinical experience are required.

Prerequisite(s):
NUR 2110, NUR 2210, NUR 2310, NUR 2510

Corequisite(s):
NUR 2510, NUR 2610

Concurrent requisite(s):
NUR 2610CL

NUR 2710
Maternal Child Nursing for the ADN
3

This clinical experience accompanies the course with the same number. 30 hours of theory and 45 hours of clinical experience are required.

Prerequisite(s):
NUR 2110, NUR 2210, NUR 2310, NUR 2510, NUR 2610, NUR 2110, NUR 2210, NUR 2310, NUR 2510, NUR 2610

Corequisite(s):
NUR 2510, NUR 2610

Concurrent requisite(s):
NUR 2710CL

NUR 2910
Nursing Leadership Seminar for the ADN
6

Prepares students to make the transition from student to entry-level practitioner. Explores liability and malpractice issues related to nursing as well as the legal basis for the practice of nursing in Michigan. The social context of nursing is emphasized. An overview of nursing in community settings is provided. Personal qualities of leadership are emphasized. NCLEX review will be conducted. Provides nursing students with the opportunity to demonstrate achievement of program outcomes. Under the direction and supervision of course faculty and individual clinical preceptors, students begin the transition to independent practitioner. Emphasis is placed on self-directed learning and evaluation in selected clinical areas. This course runs the second 6 weeks of the semester. 30 hours of theory and 180 hours of clinical experience are required. Must complete with a B- or better.

Prerequisite(s):
NUR 2110, NUR 2210, NUR 2310, NUR 2410, NUR 2510, NUR 2610, NUR 2710

Concurrent requisite(s):
NUR 2910CL

Other Requirments

16 Hours
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
CREDIT HOURS
HSC 1010
Introduction to Health Professions
2

Provides students with a foundation for college success, as well as the exploration of various health professions and tools for career planning. Emphasizes concepts of professionalism, health care ethics and confidentiality as well as an introduction to electronic health records (EHR) and relevant medical terminology.

HSC 1210
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
3

Focuses on the essential study of the body and associated terminology with a view toward the structure and function of the body parts, organs, and systems and their relationship to the whole body. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1211

HSC 1211
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
1

Accompanies the lecture course and if required, is to be taken concurrently. Students will perform minimal dissections and explorations of main anatomical structures using models and virtual explorations to reinforce the material presented in the lecture. This course focuses on the structure and function of the body parts, organs, and systems and their relation to the body as a whole. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1210

HSC 1220
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
3

Focuses on the physiology of the body system on a cellular level and their relationship to the whole body. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Prerequisite(s):
HSC 1210, HSC 1211

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1221

HSC 1221
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
1

Accompanies the lecture course and if required, is to be taken concurrently. Students will perform dissections to reinforce the material presented in the lecture. This course focuses on the physiology of the body systems on a cellular level and their relationship to the body as a whole. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Prerequisite(s):
HSC 1210

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 1220

HSC 2150
Pathophysiology
3

Examines general disease mechanisms with an emphasis on the disease processes within each body system.

Corequisite(s):
HSC 1220

HSC 2410
Microbiology
3

Explores basic concepts of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms including the basic composition, metabolism, genetics, immunology, and epidemiology of microorganisms. The human diseases caused by these microorganisms in addition to their treatments will be presented. A laboratory may be taken concurrently with the lecture course; students will perform several experiments to reinforce the material presented in lecture. 45 hours of lecture and 30 hours of lab if required.

Concurrent requisite(s):
HSC 2411

General Education

15 Hours
COURSE NUMBER
COURSE TITLE
CREDIT HOURS
ENG 1010
College Composition I
3

Emphasizes academic writing by reading and thinking critically to strengthen essential communication skills through the use of the writing process. Various assignments focus on summary and response, analysis, and informative writing. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.

ENG 1020
College Composition II
3

Continues developing students' critical thinking and writing skills through reading and argumentative writing. Emphasizes academic writing to articulate the relationships among language, knowledge, and power. Various assignments focus on position, argument analysis, and argumentative proposal. Research practices and research writing in APA style are essential to the course.

Prerequisite(s):
ENG 1010

MTH 1050
Quantitative Reasoning I
3

Solves contemporary, real-world problems by mathematical reasoning utilizing concepts from algebra, finance, and statistics. Key topics include personal finance, mathematical models, functions and relations, dimensional analysis, statistical reasoning, and Euclidean geometry. This class focuses on quantitative literacy and the application of the above concepts in a variety of professional disciplines.

PSY 1110
General Psychology
3

Provides a foundation of knowledge in psychology examining key topics related to understanding human thoughts and behavior. Topics include an exploration of factors that influence thoughts and behavior, psychology as a science, sensation/perception, motivation, emotion, memory, cognition, personality, as well as key figures, research, and theories within psychology. Applying concepts to real-life settings is a focus throughout the course.

SPK 2010
Oral Communication
3

Develops confidence and skill in many facets of oral communication. Students explore diverse topics and formats, using organization, research, and technology to deliver effective oral presentation.

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