The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.
Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team proving safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.
**Students successfully completing the 2nd semester are eligible to apply to be certified as a Nurse Aide II through the North Carolina Board of Nursing, if they so desire.
Degree Course and Hour Requirements: 66 Semester Hours Credit
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE: ART 111*, ART 114*, ART 115*, HUM 110, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 160, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112
NOTES: The student must take and successfully earn a “C” or better in any course as scheduled in the nursing program semester-by-semester plan above. Students may take a non-nursing course early but cannot take any course later than scheduled in the above plan.
**Students must confer with Nursing Advisor regarding NUR 117