Major Requirements for the Associate Degree in Nursing
||Pharmacological Concepts for Nursing
|*Nursing Registered 200
*Must be taken by all advanced placement students
||Nursing Process: Non-Critical Adults
Nursing Actions: Non-Critical Adults
Nursing Process: Women, Parents and Children
||Nursing Actions: Women, Parents and Children
Nursing Process: Critical Biological and Psychosocial System Needs I
||Nursing Actions: Critical Biological and Psychosocial System Needs I
||Nursing Process: Critical Biological and Psychosocial System Needs II
||Nursing Actions: Critical Biological and Psychosocial System Needs II
Graduation Requirements For the Associate Degree in Nursing:
|Total nursing units required
|**Biology 239, General Human Anatomy
|Biology 249, Human Physiology
|Biology 139, Health Microbiology
|**Speech Communication 102 or 145/145H (at SAC) OR Communication 101 or 110 (at SCC)
|**Select one course from the Associate Degree Plan A, Social and Behavioral Science category, American Institutions
|**Select one course from the Associate Degree Plan A, Humanities category
**The asterisks before courses indicate they are not required for Option III - 30 unit option students.
Cultural Breadth, Computer Skills Competency, and Lifelong Understanding/Self-Development requirements are met for nursing students by completion of the major.
Math proficiency for graduation: Successful completion of the Santa Ana College Math Proficiency Exam or completion of Intermediate Algebra 080/081.
The California BRN stipulates that RN students must complete sixteen (16) units of natural, behavioral, and social sciences as well as six (6) units of communications skills, to qualify for examination and licensure.
Please note: Science courses must have been completed within five (5) years prior to the student being added to the waiting list for the nursing program.