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Program Prerequisites: Students admitted to the Nursing Program must successfully complete the following courses with a “C” or higher prior to enrolling in the first nursing class: 

BIO 168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4) credit hrs.
BIO 169 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4) credit hrs. 
CHM 130 General, Organic & Biochemistry and (4)
CHM 130A General, Organic & Biochemistry Lab or
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry and (4) credit hrs.
CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab or
CHM 151 General Chemistry I (4) credit hrs   
Certification of completion of Nurse Aide I and current listing on NC Registry without substantive findings.  
Fall Semester Class Lab Clinical Credit
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
NUR 111 Introduction to Health Concepts 4 6 6 8
NUR 117 Pharmacology 1 3 0 2
  8 9 6 13
Spring Semester Class Lab Clinical Credit
NUR 112 Health-Illness Concepts  3 0 6 5
NUR 113 Family Health Concepts 3 0 6 5
NUR 118 Nutrition/Diet Therapy                 2 0 0 2
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
  11 0 12 15
Summer Semester Class Lab Clinical Credit
NUR 114 Holistic Health Concepts 3 0 6 5
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology           3 0 0 3
  6 0 6 8
Fall Semester Class Lab Clinical Credit
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting          3 0 0 3
NUR 211 Health Care Concepts                3 0 6 5
NUR 212 Health System Concepts 3 0 6 5
  9 0 12 13
Spring Semester Class Lab Clinical Credit
NUR 213 Complex Health Concepts           4 3 15 10
Humanities/Fine Art Elective  3 0 0 3
  7 3 15 13
TOTAL CREDITS: 74

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - Choose one of the following:

UGETC: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, MUS 110, MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240

Gen Ed: HUM 115

Associate Degree Nursing Program Costs

Associate Degree Nursing students should be prepared to incur additional expenses beyond college fees and tuition.

Outlined below are estimated expenses and are subject to change:

  First Year Second Year
Medical Exam $100 $100
* Drug Screening (nonrefundable) $45 $45
* Criminal Background Check Minimum of $35 Varies with multi-state searches
Immunizations (include but not limited to Hep B, TB, Flu, childhood immunizations) $300 $300
Uniforms for Clinical and Lab $140  
1 pair bandage scissors, 1 pair hemostats, pen light, 3-color pen, 1 stethoscope, 1 sphygmomanometer $100  
1 pair shoes (white leather) $50 - 75  
Watch with second hand; military time preferred $25  
Lab Kits $152  
Program Resources $1,800 $1,000
Textbooks    
Online educational services    
NCLEX Review    
Student Accident Insurance $6 $6
Graduation Fee   $25
Nursing Pin, Lamp, and Cap (optional)   $75
Malpractice Insurance $16 $16
CPR $30 - 50