Associate Degree in Nursing (PN to ASN)

An Associate Degree in Nursing will help you treat patients.

The mission of the Sullivan University Associate Degree in Nursing is to educate individuals to provide holistic care for clients and the community. The A.S. in Nursing program recognizes the diversity of the student population and fosters development into professional healthcare providers. The Associate in Nursing incorporates community events to enrich student self-awareness and accountability. Sullivan's accelerated nursing programs will help you to advance your nursing career quickly. The A.S. in Nursing program advocates lifelong learning and the pursuit of excellence.

Locations: Louisville
Sullican Nursing Objectives

Objectives

Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become a registered nurse. Core components of the program of study include professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision-making, evidence-based practice, caring interventions, teaching and learning, collaboration with members of the healthcare team, and the management of patient care.

The program is offered on campus, but some general education courses may be taken online. Clinical experiences are conducted in various hospital and healthcare facilities in greater Louisville and southern Indiana. Nursing courses must be taken and successfully completed in the sequence delineated in the program of study.

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Nursing Courses Path

Courses

Length: 24 months, 21 months accelerated
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course
Title
Credit Hours
NUR 220
Concepts of Basic Nursing Practice
6.00
NUR 230
Adult Nursing Care I
8.00
NUR 231
Pharmacology - NUR
4.00
NUR 240
Adult Nursing Care II
8.00
NUR 241
Nutrition
2.00
NUR 250
Mental Health Nursing
4.00
NUR 251
Maternal Nursing
5.00
NUR 252
Pediatric Nursing
6.00
NUR 260
Adult Nursing Care III
5.00
NUR 261
Seminar in Professional Development
3.00
NUR 262
Integrated Practicum
4.00
BIO 103
Human Anatomy and Physiology
4.00
BIO 103L
Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab
2.00
BIO 201
Medical Microbiology - BIO
4.00
BIO 201L
Medical Microbiology Lab
2.00
CHM 211
Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
6.00
ENG 101
Composition I
4.00
ENG 102
Composition II
4.00
MTH 101
College Mathematics
4.00
PSY 214
Introduction to Psychology
4.00
SOC 214
Introduction to Sociology
4.00
Course:
NUR 220
Title:
Concepts of Basic Nursing Practice
Credit Hours:
6.00
Course:
NUR 230
Title:
Adult Nursing Care I
Credit Hours:
8.00
Course:
NUR 231
Title:
Pharmacology - NUR
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
NUR 240
Title:
Adult Nursing Care II
Credit Hours:
8.00
Course:
NUR 241
Title:
Nutrition
Credit Hours:
2.00
Course:
NUR 250
Title:
Mental Health Nursing
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
NUR 251
Title:
Maternal Nursing
Credit Hours:
5.00
Course:
NUR 252
Title:
Pediatric Nursing
Credit Hours:
6.00
Course:
NUR 260
Title:
Adult Nursing Care III
Credit Hours:
5.00
Course:
NUR 261
Title:
Seminar in Professional Development
Credit Hours:
3.00
Course:
NUR 262
Title:
Integrated Practicum
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
BIO 103
Title:
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
BIO 103L
Title:
Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab
Credit Hours:
2.00
Course:
BIO 201
Title:
Medical Microbiology - BIO
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
BIO 201L
Title:
Medical Microbiology Lab
Credit Hours:
2.00
Course:
CHM 211
Title:
Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
Credit Hours:
6.00
Course:
ENG 101
Title:
Composition I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 102
Title:
Composition II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MTH 101
Title:
College Mathematics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
PSY 214
Title:
Introduction to Psychology
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
SOC 214
Title:
Introduction to Sociology
Credit Hours:
4.00
Total Credit Hours: 93.00

All courses require a C or better for successful completion. Core Courses (NUR) require a minimum 78% C and General Education (BIO, CHM, ENG, MTH, PSY, and SOC) require a minimum 70% C.