Recommended Academic Plan for Associate of Science in Nursing (2NURS at Penn State Altoona, Erie, Fayette, Mont Alto, Worthing Scranton)

Effective Spring 2011

Semester 1 (Fall)

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 129 (GN) - Mammalian AnatomyNotes for: BIOL 129 (GN)

BIOL 129 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or BIOL 141 (GN) - Introductory Physiology & BIOL 142 Physiology LaboratoryNotes for: BIOL 141 (GN)

BIOL 141 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
HD FS 129 (GS) - Introduction to Human Development and Family StudiesNotes for: HD FS 129 (GS)

HD FS 129 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PSYCH 212 (GS) - Introduction to Developmental PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 212 (GS)

PSYCH 212 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
NURS 111S (US;IL) - Nursing RolesNotes for: NURS 111S (US;IL)

NURS 111S (US;IL)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
NURS 112 - Health Patterns/Nursing InterventionsNotes for: NURS 112

NURS 112

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Total credits 18

Semester 2 (Spring)

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 129 (GN) - Mammalian AnatomyNotes for: BIOL 129 (GN)

BIOL 129 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
SOC 001 (GS) - Introductory SociologyNotes for: SOC 001 (GS)

SOC 001 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or SOC 005 (GS) - Social ProblemsNotes for: SOC 005 (GS)

SOC 005 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PSYCH 100 (GS) - PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 100 (GS)

PSYCH 100 (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
NURS 113 - Nursing Care During Childbearing YearsNotes for: NURS 113

NURS 113

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
NURS 114 - Nursing Care During Childrearing YearsNotes for: NURS 114

NURS 114

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
NURS 116 - Clinical Immersion I: Introduction to Concepts of IllnessNotes for: NURS 116

NURS 116

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
Total credits 18

Semester 3 (Fall)

Course DetailsCredits
3
MICRB 106 (GN) - Elementary MicrobiologyNotes for: MICRB 106 (GN)

MICRB 106 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MICRB 107 (GN) - Elementary Microbiology LaboratoryNotes for: MICRB 107 (GN)

MICRB 107 (GN)

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
NURS 211 - Pathophysiology I - Nursing InterventionsNotes for: NURS 211

NURS 211

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
5
NURS 212 - Pathophysiology II - Nursing InterventionsNotes for: NURS 212

NURS 212

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Total credits 16

Semester 4 (Spring)

Course DetailsCredits
3
3
NURS 213 - Pathophysiology III - Nursing InterventionsNotes for: NURS 213

NURS 213

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
5
NURS 214W - Nursing Care of Clients with Psychiatric/Mental Health DisordersNotes for: NURS 214W

NURS 214W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
NURS 216 - Clinical Immersion II: Introduction to Concepts of LeadershipNotes for: NURS 216

NURS 216

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
Total credits 16

Additional Notes

 A total of 68 credits is required to complete the degree.
 All students are required to complete a University US or IL course for graduation.

ACADEMIC ADVISING NOTES:

All nursing courses require a quality grade of C or better according to College of Nursing Grading Scale. See College of
Nursing Grading Scale in the Associate of Science in Nursing Handbook at http://www.hhdev.psu.edu/nurs/undergrad/ASprogram.html.

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# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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