Code: F_AAS_NR1

Campus: Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus

Nursing Associate of Applied Science

My Academic Plans (MAPs) are designed by faculty to better guide you in retention and completion. It is highly encouraged that you complete courses in the recommended order provided below in the notes section. You should work with an academic advisor to adjust your plan based on your scheduling needs.

My Academic Plan

Program Mission & Description

The mission of the FRCC Department of Nursing is to provide excellent education that prepares the learner to become a member of the nursing profession, meeting the needs of diverse populations.

Nursing AAS and certificates are offered at Larimer Campus and Westminster Campus.

Larimer Campus Nursing Admission Requirements
Westminster Campus Nursing Admission Requirements

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What You Will Learn

Program Learning Outcomes

1. Provide safe, quality, evidence-based, patient-centered nursing care in a variety of
    healthcare settings to diverse patient populations across the lifespan.
2. Engage in critical thinking and clinical reasoning to make patient-centered care decisions.
3. Implement quality measures to improve patient care.
4. Participate in collaborative relationships with members of the interdisciplinary team, the
    patient and the patient’s support persons.
5. Use information management principles, techniques, and systems, and patient care
    technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.
6. Provide leadership in a variety of healthcare settings for diverse patient populations.
7. Assimilate professional, legal, and ethical guidelines in practice as a professional nurse.
8. Promote a culture of caring to provide holistic, compassionate, culturally-competent care.

First Semester

Courses should be completed in the order listed below. If you are unable to complete the entire semester list, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows.

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

PSY 235Human Growth and Development

3

BIO 201Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab

4

NUT- REQNutrition:___________

1-3

BIO 204Microbiology with Lab

4

Total Credit Hours:15-17

Second Semester

Courses should be completed in the order listed below. If you are unable to complete the entire semester list, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows.

Course NumberTitleCredits
NUR 109Fundamentals of Nursing

6

NUR 112Basic Concepts of Pharmacology

2

BIO 202Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab

4

MAT 103Math for Clinical Calculations

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Third Semester

Courses should be completed in the order listed below. If you are unable to complete the entire semester list, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows.

Course NumberTitleCredits
NUR 106Medical Surgical Nursing Concepts

7

NUR 150Maternal Child Nursing

6

BIO 216Pathophysiology

4

Total Credit Hours:17

Fourth Semester

Courses should be completed in the order listed below. If you are unable to complete the entire semester list, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows.

Course NumberTitleCredits
NUR 206Advanced Concepts of M/S Nursing I

6.5

NUR 212Pharmacology

2

NUR 211Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

4

Total Credit Hours:12.5

Fifth Semester

Courses should be completed in the order listed below. If you are unable to complete the entire semester list, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows.

Course NumberTitleCredits
NUR 216Advanced Concepts of M/S Nursing II

5

NUR 230Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

4

GT- ELCGT-AH or GT-SS:___________

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 71.5-73.5