Health Science Vocational Nursing Pathway, Associate of Applied Science

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The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in a Health Science is a career path for persons who have completed the following certificate programs: Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, or Vocational Nursing. The 60 semester credit hour degrees for these programs are designed for health science professionals to meet education goals, to transfer into four-year university healthcare administration or healthcare service programs, and to attain possible promotion from entry-level to more advanced level office positions.

Plan of Study

All Campuses
3HSC-LVN

Plan of Study Grid
PrerequisitesCredits
BIOL 2301
BIOL 2101
Anatomy and Physiology I (Lecture)
and Anatomy and Physiology I (Lab)
4
 Credits4
First Term
Select one of the following: 4
Anatomy and Physiology II (Lecture)
and Anatomy and Physiology II (Lab)
 
VNSG 1327 Essentials of Medication Administration 3
VNSG 1423 Basic Nursing Skills 4
VNSG 2431 Advanced Nursing Skills 4
VNSG 1260 Clinical I 2
 Credits17
Second Term
VNSG 1509 Nursing in Health and Illness II 5
VNSG 1331 Pharmacology 3
VNSG 1261 Clinical II - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nursing Training 2
VNSG 1226 Gerontology 2
VNSG 1162 Clinical III - Practical Nurse 1
 Credits13
Third Term
VNSG 1330 Maternal-Neonatal Nursing 3
VNSG 1334 Pediatrics 3
VNSG 1301 Mental Health and Mental Illness 3
VNSG 2161 Clinical V - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 1
VNSG 1119 Leadership and Professional Development 1
 Credits11
Fourth Term
MATH 1314 College Algebra (or higher) 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture (Humanities) or Creative Arts (Fine Arts) 3
Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Speech Communication  
Public Speaking  
Interpersonal Communication  
Business and Professional Speech  
 Credits15
 Total Credits60

To be eligible for this degree, the student must have completed the Vocational Nursing certificate program.