Curriculum Guide for the Registered Nurse Associate in Science Degree

The Application Deadline for the Registered Nursing Program is April 1-15, 2014 for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 admissions. See the Annual Academic Application Cycle.

Course requirements for the Registered Nurse Associate in Science Degree at Ohlone College.* See also the Eligibility Requirements and Registered Nursing General Education Requirements.

Freshman Year Courses in Registered Nursing Program
Semester Courses Units
Fall/Spring Semester I NUR-301 Foundations of Nursing 5.5
NUR-302 Nursing Care of the Medical-Surgial Patient I 5.5
Total Semester I Units 11
Fall/Spring Semester II NUR-303 Maternal-Child Care 8
*PE/Wellness 0.5-1
Total Semester II Units 9
Sophomore Year Courses in Registered Nursing Program
Semester Courses Units
Summer Session *Humanities 3
Total Summer Session II Units 3
Fall/Spring Semester III NUR-304 Nursing Care of the Medical-Surgical Patient II 5
NUR-305 Nursing Care of the Medical-Surgical Patient III 5
*PE/Wellness 0.5-1
Total Semester III Units 11

Complete Graduation Check by appointment with Ohlone Registered Nursing Program counselor before enrolling in Semester IV courses.

Fall/Spring Semester IV NUR-306 Nursing Care of the Mental Health Client and Advanced Gerontologic Care 5
NUR-307 Nursing Leadership and Preceptorship 5
Total Semester IV Units 10

Key for course information:

* General Requirements for A.S. degree are listed in the Registered Nursing General Education Requirements.

Because of time-consuming clinical courses, it is strongly recommended that General Education requirements be completed before entering the last semester of the Registered Nursing Program.

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may go to the Ohlone College Bookstore website to find the textbook(s), access codes (keys), or supplies for their class(es). Students may be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with your instructor.

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