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DCCCD Associate of Applied Science in Associate Degree Nursing (ECC) to Columbia College Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

TRANSFER PATHWAY (for Transfer To Columbia College) 

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING (ECC) TO 

REGISTERED NURSE TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING 


Printable Copy of This Transfer Pathway (175KB)


Catalog Year: 2020-2021 (You may use this pathway if you entered one of the seven colleges on or before this date.) 

Career Path: Health Sciences Career Path 

Available at: El Centro College 

TSI Standards: Must be Complete 

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS 

All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree planRefer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by one of the seven DCCCD colleges awarding the degree. You will need to apply for the associate’s degree at your college. Contact your advisor for information. The program offered at North Lake is under the administration and accreditation of the El Centro College Associate Degree Nursing Program. Students will attend classes at North Lake but receive their degrees from El Centro. 

AAS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 semester credit hours 

PROGRAM SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS  

To apply to the Associate Degree Nursing program, an applicant must meet the conditions of Application Eligibility. Detailed information is in the application packet. 

PREREQUISITES TO PROGRAM ADMISSION                                                Total Hours: 10 

BIOL 2401 – Anatomy and Physiology I This is a (CB 030) Core course. Prior to registration you must earn a grade of “C” or higher in BIOL 1406. 

ENGL 1301  Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. 

PSYC 2301 – General Psychology This is a (CB 080) Core course. 

Applicants must complete the prerequisite courses with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher to apply to the nursing program. 

SEMESTER 1                                                                                                       Total Hours: 13 

RNSG 1216 – Professional Nursing Competencies 

RNSG 1128 – Introduction to Health Care Concepts 

RNSG 1430 – Health Care Concepts I 

RNSG 1125 – Professional Nursing Concepts I 

RNSG 1161 – Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 

BIOL 2402 – Anatomy and Physiology II Prior to registration you must complete BIOL 2401. 

SEMESTER 2                                                                                                       Total Hours: 16 

RNSG 1533 – Health Care Concepts II 

RNSG 1126 – Professional Nursing Concepts II 

RNSG 2362 – Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 

PSYC 2314 – Lifespan Growth and Development This is a (CB 080) Core course. 

BIOL 2420 – Microbiology for Non-Science Majors Prior to registration you must complete BIOL 1406 or BIOL 2401. 

SEMESTER 3                                                                                                       Total Hours: 12 

RNSG 1538 – Health Care Concepts III 

RNSG 1137 – Professional Nursing Concepts III 

RNSG 2363 – Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 

Humanities/Fine Arts Core Elective This is a (CB 040 or CB 050) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. 

SEMESTER 4                                                                                                       Total Hours: 9 

RNSG 2539 – Health Care Concepts IV 

RNSG 2138 – Professional Nursing Concepts IV 

RNSG 2360 – Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse This is the capstone course for this award.


COLUMBIA COLLEGE (for Transfer From DCCCD) 

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING (ECC) TO 

REGISTERED NURSE TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING 


SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS 

For questions about the Columbia College portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Mesquite Academic Advising Office at (972) 860-5332 or Mesquite@ccis.eduStudents must enroll in the Columbia College Associate to Bachelor’s (A2B) program before the end of the 2020-21 academic year to lock in the 2020-21 academic catalog. All DCCCD credit transfers to Columbia College as Lower Level Credit. The Columbia College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. It is best to apply to Columbia College a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application. Students must be a current RN to be admitted to the BSN program. The Columbia College degree requires 39 hours of upper level credit. Eighty-one (81) of the 120 credit hours required can be completed with courses taken at a DCCCD institution. 

SEMESTER 1 (two 8-week terms per semester)                                          Total Hours: 15 

ENGL 133W – English Composition II ENGL 1302 may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College. 

CHOOSE ONE:

CHEM 109 – Chemistry for Biological and Health-Related Sciences CHEM 1406 may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College OR 

CHEM 110 – Chemistry I CHEM 1411 may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College. 

General Elective (2 credit hours) 

NURS 212 – Pharmacology for Nursing RNSG 1301 may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College. 

NURS 310 – Professional Nursing Practice (Second Term)  

SEMESTER 2 (two 8-week terms per semester)                                          Total Hours: 15 

General Elective (3 credit hours) 

MATH 250 – Statistics I MATH 1342 may be taken at DCCCD institution and transferred to Columbia College. 

General Elective (3 credit hours) 

NURS 311 – Pathophysiology (First Term) 

NURS 312 – Principles and Applications of Human Nutrition (Second Term)  

SEMESTER 3 (two 8-week terms per semester)                                          Total Hours: 15 

NURS 409 – Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice (First Term) 

NURS 313 – Health Assessment (First Term) 

NURS 410 – Community Health Nursing (Second Term) 

UL General Elective (First Term) 

UL General Elective (Second Term) 

SEMESTER 4 (two 8-week terms per semester)                                          Total Hours: 15 

NURS 413 – Leadership and Management in Nursing Practice  

NURS 411 – Community Health Nursing Assessment (Second Term) 

CHOOSE ONE:

PHIL 460 – Biomedical Ethics (First Term) OR 

PHIL 330 – Ethics (First Term) 

UL General Elective (First Term) 

UL General Elective (Second Term) 

 

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by Columbia College 5.12.2020