Nursing (RN) Associate in Applied Science

WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE PROGRAM OUTLINE. This program is not designed for students transferring to other colleges or universities. As a rule, courses with a second digit "0" are designed to transfer.  Students planning to transfer should consult a Counselor to verify the transferability of courses. Prerequisites for courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog. Program Pre-Admission Information is included if applicable. 

First YearCredits
ALH 1002 Human Growth & Development for Health Workers3  
BIO 1007 Anatomy & Physiology I4  
BIO 1009 Microbiology4  
NUR 1200 Foundations of The Nursing Profession8  
NUR 1205 Pharmacology I for The Nursing Student1.50  
ALH 1000 Introduction To Nutrition  3
BIO 1008 Anatomy & Physiology II  4
NUR 1206 Pharmacology II for The Nursing Student  1.50
NUR 1210 Mental Health Nursing  3
NUR 1211 Holistic Nursing I  5
PSY 1000 General Psychology  3
Year Total: 20.5 19.5
Second YearCredits
ENG 1001 English Composition I3  
NUR 2200 Management Concepts in Nursing2  
NUR 2201 Holistic Nursing II5  
NUR 2202 Maternal Child Nursing I4  
SOC 1000 Introduction To Sociology3  
ENG 1002 English Composition II  3
NUR 2210 Issues in Professional Nursing  1
NUR 2211 Holistic Nursing III  5
NUR 2212 Holistic Nursing IV  5
Year Total: 17 14
Total Credit Hours:  71

For additional information please consult any counselor at (815) 224-0360 or

Students are encouraged to see a counselor for admission and application information for the Nursing program.  Students are also encouraged to attend a Nursing Information Session, call (815) 224-0439 for details.  Although the program is designed to be completed in (4) semesters, it is highly recommended that students complete most, if not all non-nursing courses prior to the start of the first Nursing course.  If not, all non-nursing, general education courses, must be completed prior to or concurrently with the nursing courses with which they are listed in the curriculum pattern.  Failure to complete these general education courses will result in a student being ineligible for graduation and ineligible to take the NCLEX exam for licensure. Placement testing is to be completed no later than the Spring semester prior to taking the first NUR course: Eligible to enroll in MTH 1206 or completion of MTH 0910 or MTH 0900 with a C or better.

All nursing and non-nursing courses must be completed with a "C" or better.  Successful completion of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA Program) is required for admission into Nursing Program.  SFC 1000 and ALH 1001 are recommended. Most nursing courses (NUR) are 8 weeks in length, 4 days a week.  There is no evening or part-time program.

PLEASE NOTE:  This is a limited admission program that requires a separate application process.  The above excerpts have been taken from the IVCC Nursing Admission Handbook,  Please refer to that document for all application, admission, and retention information.  All students will be required to have a criminal background check and a drug test prior to starting the program.  A felony may prevent you from becoming licensed and/or working in a health care profession.