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Prerequisite courses must be in progress or completed with a grade of “C” or better. Students are encouraged to contact the Nursing program advisor for scheduling sequence.


Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)


  Course Title Credits
  COLS 1000 Freshman Seminar 3
  ENGL 1010+ English Composition I 3
  MATH 1400+ College Algebra 4
  ZOO 2015*^ Human Anatomy 3
      Prerequisite Credits 13


  Course Title Credits
  NURS 1100* Professional Nursing Care in Health Promotion 5
  NURS 1115* Clinical: Health Promotion 5
  ZOO 2025*^ð Human Physiology 4
      Semester Credits 14
  Course Title Credits
  NURS 1200* Professional Nursing Care of the Patient with Chronic Illness 5
  NURS 1215* Clinical: Chronic Illness 5
  PSYC 1000*ð General Psychology 3
  MICR 2240*ð Medical Microbiology 4
      Semester Credits 17
  Course Title Credits
  NRST 1980*^ Practical Nursing Role Exploration 2
      Semester Credits 2
  Course Title Credits
  NURS 2300 Professional Nursing Care of the Patient with Acute Illness 5
  NURS 2315* Clinical: Acute Illness 5
  CO/M 2010*+^ð Public Speaking  3
      Semester Credits 13
  Course Title Credits
  NURS 2600* Professional Nursing Care of the Patient with Complex Illness 5
  NURS 2615* Clinical: Complex Illness 5
  POLS 1000*ð -OR- American and Wyoming Government 3
  HIST 1211*ð -OR- U.S. to 1865  
  HIST 1221*ð -OR-  U.S. from 1865  
  HIST 1251*ð -OR- Wyoming History  
  ECON 1200*ð  Economics, Law, and Government  
      Semester Credits 13

Total Credits: 70-72

* This course has at least one prerequisite. Check the Course Descriptions section of the catalog to see the course prerequisites.

+If the placement test score is not adequate for course enrollment, students must complete the appropriate developmental course(s) before enrolling. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement with their advisor before planning out their full program schedules.

ð Indicated course may be taken prior to program admission however all courses must be completed before or during the semester progression as indicated.

^Program Comments
Students should take ZOO 2015 and ZOO 2025. Completion of ZOO 2010 and ZOO 2020 may be accepted however additional prerequisites apply for this option.
NRST 1980 completion is needed to qualify for practical nurse licensure; not required for ADN.
CO/M 1030 completed for programs started during the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 academic years will satisfy the CV requirement for AAS Degrees only. Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year (catalog), CO/M 1030 will no longer satisfy the CV requirement for any degree.
Some students may qualify for an exemption for COLS 1000 due to prior learning. Information is available on Page 37 of the catalog. See your Academic Advisor for assistance.
Other Information
Additional Program Prerequisites –

  • Kaplan Entrance exam with a score of 70 overall and a 73 in reading comprehension on the same test (within the last three years).
  • A 2.5 Cumulative GPA.

All students admitted to the nursing program are expected to carry their own personal health insurance.