Curriculum

Associate Degree Nursing

Curriculum

Email Questions: adn@prcc.edu 

 

COURSE 

CREDIT HOURS 

LEVEL 1 

NUR 1101 

Dosage Calculations for Nursing 

1 

NUR 1110 

Fundamentals of Nursing 

10 

MAT 1313 

College Algebra 

3 

PSY 1513 

General Psychology 

3 

BIO 2513 

Anatomy and Physiology I 

3 

BIO 2511 

Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 

1 

 

TOTAL HOURS 

21 

 

LEVEL 2 

NUR 1210 

Medical – Surgical Nursing I 

10 

BIO 2523 

Anatomy and Physiology II 

3 

BIO 2521 

Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 

1 

EPY 2533 

Human Growth and Development 

3 

ENG 1113 

English Composition I 

3 

 

TOTAL HOURS 

20 

 

LEVEL 3 

NUR 2104 

Women’s Health and Newborn Nursing 

4 

NUR 2115 

Nursing Care of Children 

5 

BIO 2923 

Microbiology 

3 

BIO 2921 

Microbiology Lab 

1 

SPT 1113 

Public Speaking I 

3 

 

TOTAL HOURS 

16 

 

LEVEL 4 

NUR 2203 

Mental Health Nursing 

3 

NUR 2209 

Medical/Surgical Nursing II 

9 

SOC 2113 

Introduction to Sociology 

3 

 

TOTAL HOURS 

15 

 

 

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 

72 

 

Nursing Electives – (Courses below are not required) 

NUR 1011 

Professional Nursing Forum I 

1 

NUR 1012 

Professional Nursing Forum II 

2 

NUR 1203 

Pharmacology for Nursing 

3 

NUR 2013 

Professional Nursing Forum III 

3 

Requirement: All required general education courses are to be completed before or during the level in which listed. A grade of “C” or higher is required in all ADN general education courses to progress to the next level. 

Recommendation: To prepare for graduation, it is recommended that all required general education courses be completed before or during Level 3 of the ADN program. 

PRCC reserves the right to make curricular changes to maintain state & national standards consistent with the changing needs of society & of the nursing profession. 

 

COURSE 

CREDIT HOURS 

PREREQUISITES 

MAT 1313 

College Algebra 

3 

PSY 1513 

General Psychology 

3 

BIO 2513 

Anatomy and Physiology I 

3 

BIO 2511 

Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 

1 

 

TOTAL HOURS 

10 

 

LEVEL 2 

NUR 1207 

LPN Bridge 

7 

BIO 2523 

Anatomy and Physiology II 

3 

BIO 2521 

Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 

1 

EPY 2533 

Human Growth and Development 

3 

ENG 1113 

English Composition I 

3 

 

TOTAL HOURS 

17 

 

LEVEL 3 

NUR 2104 

Women’s Health and Newborn Nursing 

4 

NUR 2115 

Nursing Care of Children 

5 

BIO 2923 

Microbiology 

3 

BIO 2921 

Microbiology Lab 

1 

SPT 1113 

Public Speaking I 

3 

 

TOTAL HOURS 

16 

 

LEVEL 4 

NUR 2203 

Mental Health Nursing 

3 

NUR 2209 

Medical/Surgical Nursing II 

9 

SOC 2113 

Introduction to Sociology 

3 

 

TOTAL HOURS 

15 

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 

58 

 

NUR 1101, 1110, 1210 Waived* 

14 

 

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 

72 

 

Nursing Electives – (Courses below are not required) 

NUR 1011 

Professional Nursing Forum I 

1 

NUR 1012 

Professional Nursing Forum II 

2 

NUR 1203 

Pharmacology for Nursing 

3 

NUR 2013 

Professional Nursing Forum III 

3 

*Waived: NUR 1101 – Dosage Calculations for Nursing (1 credit hour), NUR 1110 – Fundamentals of Nursing (10 credit hours), and NUR 1210 – Medical/Surgical Nursing I (3 credit hours) are awarded to a LPN upon successful completion of the LPN to ADN option. 

Requirement: All required general education courses are to be completed before or during the level in which listed. A grade of “C” or higher is required in all ADN general education courses to progress to the next level. 

Recommendation: To prepare for graduation, it is recommended that all required general education courses be completed before or during Level 3 of the ADN program. 

PRCC reserves the right to make curricular changes to maintain state & national standards consistent with the changing needs of society & of the nursing profession. 

 

COURSE 

CREDIT HOURS 

PREREQUISITES 

MAT 1313 

College Algebra 

3 

PSY 1513 

General Psychology 

3 

BIO 2513 

Anatomy and Physiology I 

3 

BIO 2511 

Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 

1 

 

BIO 2523 

Anatomy and Physiology II 

3 

BIO 2521 

Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 

1 

EPY 2533 

Human Growth and Development 

3 

ENG 1113 

English Composition I 

3 

 

BIO 2923 

Microbiology 

3 

BIO 2921 

Microbiology Lab 

1 

SPT 1113 

Public Speaking I 

3 

SOC 2113 

Introduction to Sociology 

3 

 

TOTAL HOURS 

30 

 

LEVEL 2 

NUR 1207 

LPN Bridge 

7 

NUR 2104 

Women’s Health and Newborn Nursing 

4 

 

LEVEL 3 

NUR 2115 

Nursing Care of Children 

5 

NUR 2203 

Mental Health Nursing 

3 

 

LEVEL 4 

NUR 2209 

Medical/Surgical Nursing II 

9 

 

TOTAL HOURS 

28 

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 

58 

 

NUR 1101, 1110, 1210 Waived* 

14 

 

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 

72 

 

Nursing Electives – Courses 

NUR 1011 

Professional Nursing Forum I 

1 

NUR 1012 

Professional Nursing Forum II 

2 

NUR 1203 

Pharmacology for Nursing 

3 

NUR 2013 

Professional Nursing Forum III 

3 

*Waived: NUR 1101 – Dosage Calculations for Nursing (1 credit hour), NUR 1110 – Fundamentals of Nursing (10 credit hours), and NUR 1210 – Medical/Surgical Nursing I (3 credit hours) are awarded to a LPN upon successful completion of the LPN to ADN option. 

Requirement: All required general education courses must be complete with a grade of “C” or higher prior to application. 

PRCC reserves the right to make curricular changes to maintain state & national standards consistent with the changing needs of society & of the nursing profession. 

Curriculum

Email Questions: adn@prcc.edu 

Traditional ADN

 COURSE CREDIT HOURS 
LEVEL 1 
NUR 1101 Dosage Calculations for Nursing 
NUR 1110 Fundamentals of Nursing 10 

MAT 1313 

Or

MAT 1753

College Algebra 

Quantitative Reasoning

PSY 1513 General Psychology 
BIO 2513 Anatomy and Physiology I 
BIO 2511 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 
 TOTAL HOURS 21 
 
LEVEL 2 
NUR 1210 Medical/Surgical Nursing I 10 
BIO 2523 Anatomy and Physiology II 
BIO 2521 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 
EPY 2533 Human Growth and Development 
ENG 1113 English Composition I 
 TOTAL HOURS 20 
 
LEVEL 3 
NUR 2104 Women’s Health and Newborn Nursing 
NUR 2115 Nursing Care of Children 
BIO 2923 Microbiology 
BIO 2921 Microbiology Lab 
SPT 1113 Public Speaking I 
 TOTAL HOURS 16 
 
LEVEL 4 
NUR 2203 Mental Health Nursing 
NUR 2209 Medical/Surgical Nursing II 
SOC 2113 Introduction to Sociology 
 TOTAL HOURS 15 
 
 TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 72 
 
Nursing Electives – (Courses below are not required) 
NUR 1011 Professional Nursing Forum I 
NUR 1012 Professional Nursing Forum II 
NUR 1203 Pharmacology for Nursing 
NUR 2013 Professional Nursing Forum III 
NUR 1303 Nursing Externship 

Requirement: All required general education courses are to be completed before or during the level in which listed. A grade of “C” or higher is required in all ADN general education courses to progress to the next level.  Students applying to PRCC on or after Fall 2020 are required to complete a LLS Orientation course prior to graduation.

Recommendation: To prepare for graduation, it is recommended that all required general education and orientation courses be completed before or during Level 3 of the ADN program. 

PRCC reserves the right to make curricular changes to maintain state & national standards consistent with the changing needs of society & of the nursing profession. 

 

LPN to ADN Day

 COURSE CREDIT HOURS 
PREREQUISITES 

MAT 1313 

or

MAT 1753

College Algebra 

Quantitative Reasoning

PSY 1513 General Psychology 
BIO 2513 Anatomy and Physiology I 
BIO 2511 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 
 TOTAL HOURS 10 
 
LEVEL 2 
NUR 1207 LPN Bridge 
BIO 2523 Anatomy and Physiology II 
BIO 2521 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 
EPY 2533 Human Growth and Development 
ENG 1113 English Composition I 
 TOTAL HOURS 17 
 
LEVEL 3 
NUR 2104 Women’s Health and Newborn Nursing 
NUR 2115 Nursing Care of Children 
BIO 2923 Microbiology 
BIO 2921 Microbiology Lab 
SPT 1113 Public Speaking I 
 TOTAL HOURS 16 
 
LEVEL 4 
NUR 2203 Mental Health Nursing 
NUR 2209 Medical/Surgical Nursing II 
SOC 2113 Introduction to Sociology 
 TOTAL HOURS 15 
 
 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 58 
 NUR 1101, 1110, 1210 Waived* 14 
 TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 72 
 
Nursing Electives – (Courses below are not required) 
NUR 1011 Professional Nursing Forum I 
NUR 1012 Professional Nursing Forum II 
NUR 1203 Pharmacology for Nursing 
NUR 2013 Professional Nursing Forum III 

*Waived: NUR 1101 – Dosage Calculations for Nursing (1 credit hour), NUR 1110 – Fundamentals of Nursing (10 credit hours), and NUR 1210 – Medical/Surgical Nursing I (3 credit hours) are awarded to a LPN upon successful completion of the LPN to ADN option. 

Requirement: All required general education courses are to be completed before or during the level in which listed. A grade of “C” or higher is required in all ADN general education courses to progress to the next level. Students applying to PRCC on or after Fall 2020 are required to complete a LLS Orientation course prior to graduation. 

Recommendation: To prepare for graduation, it is recommended that all required general education and orientation courses be completed before or during Level 3 of the ADN program. 

PRCC reserves the right to make curricular changes to maintain state & national standards consistent with the changing needs of society & of the nursing profession. 

LPN to ADN Evening

 COURSE CREDIT HOURS 
PREREQUISITES 

MAT 1313 

or

MAT 1753

College Algebra 

Quantitative Reasoning

3
PSY 1513 General Psychology 
BIO 2513 Anatomy and Physiology I 
BIO 2511 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 
BIO 2523 Anatomy and Physiology II 
BIO 2521 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 
EPY 2533 Human Growth and Development 
ENG 1113 English Composition I 
BIO 2923 Microbiology 
BIO 2921 Microbiology Lab 
SPT 1113 Public Speaking I 
SOC 2113 Introduction to Sociology 
 TOTAL HOURS 30 
 
Semester 1 
NUR 1207 LPN Bridge 
NUR 2104 Women’s Health and Newborn Nursing 
 
Semester 2 
NUR 2115 Nursing Care of Children 
NUR 2203 Mental Health Nursing 
 
Semester 3 
NUR 2209 Medical/Surgical Nursing II 
 TOTAL HOURS 28 
 
 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 58 
 NUR 1101, 1110, 1210 Waived* 14 
 TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS: 72 
 
Nursing Electives – Courses 
NUR 1011 Professional Nursing Forum I 
NUR 1012 Professional Nursing Forum II 
NUR 1203 Pharmacology for Nursing 
NUR 2013 Professional Nursing Forum III 

*Waived: NUR 1101 – Dosage Calculations for Nursing (1 credit hour), NUR 1110 – Fundamentals of Nursing (10 credit hours), and NUR 1210 – Medical/Surgical Nursing I (3 credit hours) are awarded to a LPN upon successful completion of the LPN to ADN option. 

Requirement: All required general education courses must be complete with a grade of “C” or higher prior to submitting application. Students applying to PRCC on or after Fall 2020 are required to complete a LLS Orientation course prior to graduation. 

PRCC reserves the right to make curricular changes to maintain state & national standards consistent with the changing needs of society & of the nursing profession.