May 08, 2021
PROGRAM CODE: 01056 DEPARTMENT: NURSING
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Prof. Bridgette Weeks
The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.
Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.
Click here for more information about the Admission and Retention Criteria for the Nursing Program
Degree Map for Nursing, A.A.S.
Your Degree Map contains the suggested term-by-term course sequence for your academic path towards graduation.
To ensure successful and timely completion of your degree, it is recommended that you meet with your academic advisor to discuss your unique map.
Please note some courses may only be offered once an academic year.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the Nursing degree program requirements, graduates will:
- organize nursing care to provide a safe patient environment.
- prioritize nursing interventions when providing nursing care.
- integrate evidence-based nursing practice into nursing care.
- integrate critical thinking/clinical reasoning strategies when providing nursing care.
- support principles of teamwork and collaboration when working with members of the interprofessional team.
- develop appropriate leadership/managment strategies when providing nursing care.
- incorporate the utilization of informatics principles and technology systems while providing nursing care.
- support ethical and legal principles relevant to the practice of a registered nurse.
English and Math proficient as determined by the CUNY Proficiency Index, unless otherwise exempt, or successful completion of any required developmental course(s).
Civic Engagement Experiences:
One (1) Civic Engagement experience satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component course or approved outside activity.
Required Core (3 Courses, 10 Credits):
When Required Core Courses are specified for a category, they are required for the major
Flexible Core (4 Courses, 13 Credits):
When Flexible Core Courses are specified for a category, they are required for the major (Group D and E are satisfied by courses shown.)
D. Individual and Society Designated Course*
E. Scientific World Designated Course*
Major Requirements (10 Courses, 43 Credits):
Students are enrolled as a Liberal Arts major their first and second semesters as they complete the following prerequisite courses. Students must meet specified grades for the courses below and must apply for Pre-Clinical:
Once accepted, Pre-Clinical students are eligible to register for the following course:
Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
Pre-Clinical Students will then take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), which will play a role in determining whether they are accepted into the Clinical Nursing Program.
First Semester of Clinical Component
Second Semester of Clinical Component
Third Semester of Clinical Component
Fourth Semester of Clinical Component
0 credits sufficient to meet required total of 66 credits
*This program has a waiver to require particular courses in the Common Core, otherwise more than the minimum credits for the degree may be necessary.