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Nursing – Associate Degree (ASNAS)

Award: Associate in science in nursing

Program location: South Omaha Campus

The associate degree nurse has both dependent and independent functions within a variety of healthcare environments throughout the community. This member of the healthcare team selects from a variety of therapeutic nursing interventions to provide care for clients. Graduates of this program are eligible to write the National Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a registered nurse.

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Nebraska Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA  30326, 404-975-5000.

Graduation Requirements

General education

  51.0

1st year (LPN) major requirements
  35.0 

2nd year (RN) major requirements

  22.0

Total credit hours required

108.0

MCC’s nursing programs have special admissions requirements. Contact Student Services for more information and to obtain a current healthcare admission information packet.

General education requirements (51.0 credit hrs.)

The general education requirements for this degree program exceed the minimum standard number of hours. For more information, contact Student Services.

Communications

ENGL 1010English Composition IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

ENGL 1020English Composition IIONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Social sciences

PSYC 1120Human Growth and DevelopmentONLINE

4.5

Quantitative/numeracy skills

MATH 1310Intermediate AlgebraONLINE

4.5

Natural sciences

BIOS 2150Microbiology

6.0

BIOS 2150LMicrobiology Lab

0.0

BIOS 2310Human Anatomy and Physiology I

6.0

BIOS 2310LHuman Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

0.0

BIOS 2320Human Anatomy and Physiology II

6.0

BIOS 2320LHuman Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

0.0

CHEM 1010College ChemistryONLINE

6.0

CHEM 1010LCollege Chemistry Lab

0.0

BIOS 2150, BIOS 2310: Additional prerequisite(s) may be required.

Other

HMRL 1010Human Relations SkillsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Major requirements for Nursing – Associate Degree (57.0 credit hrs.)

(35.0 credit hours are earned during first-year LPN.)

Courses

NURS 2140Adult Nursing IV

5.0

NURS 2150Adult Nursing V

5.0

NURS 2210Professional Role of the Nurse II

1.0

NURS 2310Mental Health Nursing II

5.0

NURS 2410Family Nursing II

5.0

NURS 2520Concepts of Health Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions II

1.0

See Nursing Suggested Curriculum Plan