Nursing A.S.

Nursing A.S. Degree

This degree program is designed to prepare students to become Registered Nurses who provide nursing care to assist patients in attaining their maximum level of wellness. Graduates are eligible to take the national licensing examination. The program is accredited by the California State Board of Registered Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 61 Broadway - 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10006.

Students are admitted in the Fall and Spring semesters.  Students must complete all program prerequisites inclusive of both the required General Education and science prerequisites, and apply to be accepted into the program. To enroll in the program, students must pass a background check and meet the health requirements. California law allows for denial of the RN license based on any conviction or legal action related to nursing practice. For further information: Licensed Vocational Nurses may also take courses leading to Registered Nurse licensure. See options below.


To graduate with an Associate of Science degree with a  major in nursing,  complete each of the following courses with a grade of C or higher and the general education breadth  requirements.





NURS100 Introduction to the Associate Degree Nursing Program 1
NURS102 Fundamentals of Nursing 4.5
NURS104 Medical-Surgical Nursing I 5
NURS108 Pharmacology for Nurses 1
NURS110 Medical-Surgical Nursing II 5.5
NURS112 Maternity Nursing 5
NURS200 Medical-Surgical Nursing III 5.5
NURS202 Pediatric Nursing 4.75
NURS210 Nursing Care of Critically Ill 2.5
NURS211 Medical-Surgical Nursing IV 3.75
NURS212 Psychiatric Nursing 2.75
NURS217 Advanced Ethical and Legal Aspects of Nursing 1

Total Units 42.25