Associate Degree Nursing Curriculum

Associate Degree Nursing Curriculum

Course Number
First Year
*NUA 100 Basic Nurse Assistant Training 7.5
ENG 101 Freshman Composition 1 3
  Session Total 10.5
Prerequisite: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Placement on the Illinois Health Care Worker Registry as a CNA in good standing by the end of the fall semester is required.
  Fall Semester  
NAD 105 Introduction to Professional Nursing 9
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
BIO 211 Anatomy & Physiology 1 4
  Semester Total 16
  Spring Semester  
NAD 125 Nursing Care of Individuals with Common Health Problems 10
NUT 110 Nutrition 3
BIO 212 Anatomy & Physiology 2 4
  Semester Total 17
  Second Year  
  Summer Session  
BIO 200 General Microbiology 4
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
  Session Total 7
  Fall Semester  
NAD 200 Nursing Care of Individuals & Families with Health Problems 10
PSY 265 Developmental Psychology 3
  Semester Total 13
  Spring Semester  
NAD 210

Nursing Care of Individuals, Families & Groups with Health Problems

NAD 220 Professional Issues 1
PHL 103 Biomedical Ethics 3
  Semester Total 14
  Total Program Requirement 77.5

*NUA 100 and all BIO and NAD courses must be completed with a C or better by the end of the scheduled semester in order to progress in the program. Each Student must complete all required courses with a grade of C or better to graduate.

Note: LPN to RN articulation: LPN ‘s are eligible to enter 2nd year summer session after completion of NAD 180 and meeting all requirements for the Associate Degree Program *Course Descriptions can be accessed at: Course Catalog