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Program: Associate Degree Nursing
Degree Plan: Associate Degree Nursing AAS (MVC)



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(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

Mountain View only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.MVC.NURS.14

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is a five-semester, 72 credit-hour program leading to the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree. The program prepares graduates to be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN Examination to become licensed as a Registered Nurse (R.N.) in Texas. The Mountain View College Nursing Program is accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing (333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 3-460, Austin, Texas 78701; Telephone number 512-305-7400) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The program combines classroom and skills laboratory experience with hospital clinical experience.

Applicants must:

  1. Fulfill all requirements for admission to both the college and the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
  2. Complete the designated assessment testing process and any required remediation, including the state TSI math requirement.
  3. Complete the four prerequisite courses in English, Biology, Psychology, and Math with a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or better.
  4. Submit a completed admission application packet to the nursing admission office at Mountain View on or before the enrollment period deadline. Information sessions are available to further discuss the application process to the program.

CREDIT HOURS

FIRST YEAR

PREREQUISITES

MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
RNSG 1311 Nursing Pathophysiology 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport 1
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I OR 4
SCIT 1407 Applied Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
16 14

SEMESTER I

RNSG 1301 Pharmacology 3
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II OR 4
SCIT 1408 Applied Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
RNSG 1105 Nursing Skills I 1
BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors 4
RNSG 1309 Introduction to Nursing 3
RNSG 1462 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 4
RNSG 1413 Foundations for Nursing Practice 4
RNSG 1360 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 3
16 15

SEMESTER II

RNSG 1331 Principles of Clinical Decision-Making 3
RNSG 1561 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 5
BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors 4
RNSG 1144 Nursing Skills II 1
RNSG 2213 Mental Health Nursing 2
RNSG 1160 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1
RNSG 1301 Pharmacology 3
RNSG 1441 Common Concepts of Adult Health 4
RNSG 2362 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 3
15

SECOND YEAR

SEMESTER III

RNSG 1341 Common Concepts of Adult Health 3
RNSG 2561 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 5
RNSG 2208 Maternal/Newborn Nursing and Women's Health 2
RNSG 2161 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
14

SEMESTER III

RNSG 2208 Maternal/Newborn Nursing and Women's Health 2
RNSG 2161 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1
RNSG 2201 Care of Children and Families 2
RNSG 2160 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1
6

SEMESTER IV

RNSG 1343 Complex Concepts of Adult Health 3
RNSG 1562 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 5
RNSG 2201 Care of Children and Families 2
RNSG 2163 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1
11

SEMESTER III

RNSG 1443 Complex Concepts of Adult Health 4
RNSG 2360 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 3
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
10
Minimum Hours Required 72 60

A minimum grade requirement of "C" or better in ALL the courses for the Mountain View Nursing Program is required.

+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the following:

ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation 3
ARTS 1303 Survey of Art History 3
ARTS 1304 Survey of Art History 3
DANC 2303 Dance Appreciation 3
DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theater 3
DRAM 2361 History of Theater I 3
DRAM 2366 Film Appreciation I 3
ENGL 2321 British Literature 3
ENGL 2322 British Literature I 3
ENGL 2323 British Literature II 3
ENGL 2326 American Literature 3
ENGL 2327 American Literature I 3
ENGL 2328 American Literature II 3
ENGL 2331 World Literature 3
ENGL 2332 World Literature I 3
ENGL 2333 World Literature II 3
ENGL 2342 Studies in Literature 3
ENGL 2343 Studies in Literature 3
ENGL 2351 Mexican-American Literature 3
HUMA 1302 Introduction to Humanities II 3
HUMA 1305 Introduction to Mexican-American Studies 3
HUMA 1311 Mexican-American Fine Arts Appreciation 3
HUMA 1315 Fine Arts Appreciation 3
HUMA 2319 American Minorities Studies 3
MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation 3
MUSI 1308 Music Literature 3
MUSI 1309 Music Literature 3
MUSI 1310 History of Jazz/Rock Music 3
PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHIL 1304 Introduction to World Religions 3
PHIL 1316 History of Religions I 3
PHIL 1317 History of Religions II 3
PHIL 2303 Introduction to Formal Logic 3
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics 3
PHIL 2307 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy 3
PHIL 2316 Classical Philosophy 3
PHIL 2317 Seventeenth - and Eighteenth-Century Philosophy 3
PHIL 2318 Nineteenth - and Twentieth-Century Philosophy 3
PHIL 2321 Philosophy of Religion 3

+Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.


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