Nursing: Advanced Placement Associate Degree

Program Prerequisite: Current, valid Practical Nursing License.


General Education Courses that must be completed prior to first semester of nursing:
BIO 168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I  4
BIO 173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II  4
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
BIO 151 Nutrition 3
PSY 121 Developmental Psychology 3
MGT 195 Workplace Empowerment 3

Students must complete the curriculum described below:
Recommended Course Sequence
First Semester
ADN131Bridging LPN to ADN, Theory and Laboratory **2.0
ADN631Nursing Care Through the Life Span III 4.0
ADN132Professional Topics III 1.0
ADN133Health Assessment Across the Life Span 1.5
SPC112Public Speaking 3.0
SOC110Introduction to Sociology 3.0
ENG105Composition I 3.0
  Credits 17.5
Second Semester
ADN222Pharmacology 3.0
ADN632Nursing Care Through the Life Span IV 8.5
ADN320Professional Topics IV 1.0
  Credits 12.5
Third Semester
ADN633Nursing Care Through the Life Span V 10.0
ADN330Professional Topics V 1.0
BIO186Microbiology 4.0
  Credits 15.0

  65.0  Total Semester Hours Required

**Iowa Western Community College PNN graduates do not need to complete this course.

Courses with an ADN prefix must be completed in the sequence listed above. Students must earn a “C” or higher in all required courses in order to graduate.