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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Nursing, AS with prerequisites S1203

Program: S1203
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of CourseworkThis program is available online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
CHEM 10 Chemistry-Allied Health 5.0
CHEM 40 (or) Intro General Chemistry
Total:   13.0
See Counselor for AA Kinesiology Advisement
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
DN-T 20 Hist-Appreciation Dance 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
BIOL 1 General Biology 4.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 1.0
CHLD 10 Child Growth & Develop 3.0
PSYC 14 (or) Developmental Psychology
Total:   13.0
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
KIN 3 First Aid & CPR 3.0
Total:   3.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
A/AS AMIST AA/AS GE D1 Hist & Poli Sc Cr 3.0
A/AS HUM AA/AS GE C2 Humanities Course 4.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 1.0
ANAT 10A Intro Human Anatomy 4.0
ANAT 35 (or) Human Anatomy
Total:   12.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
PSYC 1A Intro to Psychology 3.0
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
ANAT 10B Intro Human Physiology 4.0
ANAT 36 (or) Human Physiology
Total:   10.0
Fall Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3.0
MICR 1 Principles-Microbiology 4.0
MICR 22 (or) Microbiology
Total:   7.0
Spring Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
NURS 1A Nursing Process I 5.0
NURS 1B Nursing Process II 5.0
NURS 2 Pharmacology 2.0
Total:   12.0
Fall Semester (Year 4)
Course Prefix Title Units
NURS 3 MSN:Loc/Sen/Intg//Onc/Imm 3.5
NURS 4 Maternity Nursing 3.0
NURS 6 Pediatric Nursing 3.0
Total:   9.5
Spring Semester (Year 4)
Course Prefix Title Units
NURS 5 Psychiatric Nursing 3.0
NURS 7 Med/Surg-Ntr/Elim/Sur Ase 7.0
Total:   10.0
Summer Semester (Year 4)
Course Prefix Title Units
NURS 8 M/S Nursing Circ/Oxygen 5.0
NURS 11 Preceptorship in Nursing 2.0
NURS 10 MS Nurs Integ/Regulation 4.0
NURS 9 Leadership in Nursing 1.0
Total:   12.0
Nursing, AS with prerequisites S1203 Submit petition to Admissions & Records
Program Notes

Nursing Program:   https://www.mtsac.edu/nursing/application.html

Multiple Screening Criteria:  https://www.mtsac.edu/nursing/multicriteriascreening.html

Information Sessions: https://www.mtsac.edu/nursing/informationalmeetings.html

Nursing Prerequisite Requirements:

  • Human Anatomy, including a laboratory component (4 units)
  • Human Physiology, including a laboratory component (4 units)
  • Microbiology, including a laboratory component (4 units)
  • ENGL 1A   Freshman Composition  (4 units)
  • PSYC 1A Introduction to Psychology  (3 units)
  • CHLD 10 Child Growth and Lifespan Development  (3 units)
  • or PSYC 14 Developmental Psychology (3 units)

Non-course Requirements:

  1. An overall grade point average of 2.5 for the Human Anatomy, Human Physiology and Microbiology prerequisite courses with no grade less than a “C” for each course and no more than one repetition of any one of these courses.
  2. A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 for all college coursework completed.
  3. Eligibility for MATH 71 (Preferably MATH 71 or a college level math course completed).
  4. High school graduation or GED or academic degree from an accredited college/university in the United States.
  5. Possess a current, active California Licensed Vocational Nurse license.
  6. A physical examination, including specific immunizations is required of all candidates prior to the beginning of nursing classes.
  7. Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification.

Criminal background check and drug screening must be completed prior to any patient contact

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/   

104.5
Total number of Units
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