Nursing (RN) AAS

Health Sciences Department | A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science Degree | Two years

Earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (RN) at Clackamas Community College and take the first step towards an in demand career in the medical field.

One of the fastest-growing occupations in the United States, nurses are highly sought after and may choose to work in a variety of specialties and settings. Nurses also enjoy the benefits of a rewarding profession that values life-long learning and offers many opportunities for educational and career advancement. An Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (RN) from Clackamas Community College prepares you for an exciting career in nursing through interactive classroom learning and hands-on clinical experiences. 

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This is a limited entry program. Contact Health Sciences for more information.  

 

  • Feb 22

    Nursing Application Due Date Extended

    Applications for the Nursing Program will now be accepted until Monday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. You can drop your application off at the Harmony Campus on Monday, Feb. 22.  Please knock on the front door and someone will come to collect your application packet. Please remember to wear a mask.

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Nursing Prerequisites

Communication Related Instruction
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 
Complete the following Nursing Prerequisite
  • Arts & Letters, Social Sciences, or Natural Sciences Electives
  • 13
  • BI-231
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • 4
  • BI-232
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • 4
  • BI-233
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology III
  • 4
  • BI-234
  • Introductory Microbiology
  • 4
  • FN-225
  • Nutrition
  • 4
  • WR-122
  • English Composition
  • 4
 
Computation Related Instruction
  • MTH-095
  • Algebra III
  • 4
 
Human Relations Related Instruction
  • PSY-215
  • Introduction to Developmental Psychology
  • 4
 

Nursing - Term 1

Complete the following for Term 1
  • BI-112**
  • General Biology for Health Sciences
  • 4
  • NRS-110
  • Foundations of Nursing - Health Promotion
  • 5
  • NRS-110C
  • Foundations of Nursing - Health Promotion Clinical
  • 4
  • NRS-230
  • Clinical Pharmacology I
  • 3
 
PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction
  • PE-185*
  • Physical Education
  • 1
 

Nursing - Term 2

Complete the following for Term 2
  • NRS-111
  • Foundations of Nursing in Chronic Illness I
  • 3
  • NRS-111C
  • Foundations of Nursing in Chronic Illness I Clinical
  • 3
  • NRS-232
  • Pathophysiological Processes I
  • 3
 

Nursing - Term 3

Complete the following for Term 3
  • NRS-112
  • Foundations of Nursing in Acute Care I
  • 2
  • NRS-112C
  • Foundations of Nursing in Acute Care I Clinical
  • 4
  • NRS-231
  • Clinical Pharmacology II
  • 3
  • NRS-233
  • Pathophysiological Processes II
  • 3
 

Nursing - Summer Term Option

Complete the Following
  • BI-112**
  • General Biology for Health Sciences
  • 4
 

Nursing - Term 4

Complete the following for Term 4
  • NRS-222
  • Nursing in Acute Care II & End of Life
  • 3
  • NRS-222C
  • Nursing in Acute Care II & End of Life Clinical
  • 6
 

Nursing - Term 5

Complete the following for Term 5
  • NRS-221
  • Chronic Illness II and End of Life
  • 3
  • NRS-221C
  • Chronic Illness II and End of Life Clinical
  • 6
 

Notes

**BI-112 meets the Biology with genetics requirement and must be completed prior to start of second year of nursing program.
 
*Current Basic Life Support (AHA) is required throughout the nursing program and meets PE requirement
 
Core curriculum is sequential and may not be taken out of order. Core nursing curriculum is intended to be completed in two academic years for an AAS degree.
 
Students must achieve C or higher grades in all required courses (including prerequisites/preparatory courses) prior to advancing to the next term.
 

Nursing - Term 6

Complete WR-222 or WR-227
  • WR-222
  • English Composition
  • 4
  • WR-227
  • Technical Report Writing
  • 4
 
Complete the following for Term 6
  • NRS-224
  • Integrative Practicum
  • 2
  • NRS-224C
  • Integrative Practicum Clinical
  • 7
 
Total Credits Required: 90
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