Nursing Education Curriculum | Southwestern Illinois College

Nursing Education – Associate in Applied Science Degree (0025)

First Year

Total Semester Credits 4
Summer Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
HRO 100 Medical Terminology*/** 1
HRO 120 Pharmacology** 3
Total Semester Credits 15.5
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
BIOL 157 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 5
HRO 150 Fundamentals of Nutrition* 2
NE 102 Introduction to Nursing Procedures*/*** 2
NE 103 Introduction to Nursing* 4.5
NE 104 Health Continuum I* 2
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
Total Semester Credits 18
BIOL 158 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 5
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
NE 105 Health Continuum II 2
NE 106 Health Continuum III 4
NE 108 Interference with Basic Human Needs I* 4

Second Year

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
Total Semester Credits 17
ENG 102 Rhetoric and Composition II 3
PSYC 151 General Psychology 3
NE 207 Interference with Basic Human Needs II 5.5
NE 209 Interference with Basic Human Needs III 5.5

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Total Semester Credits 14
Total Program Credits 68.5
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
NE 210 Interference with Basic Human Needs IV 5.5
NE 211 Interference with Basic Human Needs IV 5.5
SOC 153 Introductory Sociology 3

*May be escrowed for LPNs after transcript review
** Must be completed to enroll in fall Nursing Education courses
*** May be escrowed for CNAs

All students must complete graduation requirements for an Associate in Applied Science Degree.

A grade of “C” in theory tests and a grade of “C” in the final exam and a satisfactory in lab/clinical evaluation is the minimum requirement for passing nursing courses. Any standardized testing required for the course must be completed. A grade of “C” is the minimum grade acceptable for ALL courses in the nursing curriculum.

Refer to the Online Course Catalog or Class Search link in eSTORM for a full course description.