Catalog 2011-2012


  Nursing students  The Educational Services Division will assist each student to determine specific needs and the appropriate required and elective courses for individual degree-seeking purposes.

    The term "credit" as used in this catalog refers to semester hours. Generally, one class hour per week throughout the semester is equal to one semester hour. A two or three-hour laboratory period is equivalent to one semester hour.

    The code letter "U" designates upper-level courses which may be used as credit for completion of the Baccalaureate Degree. Level 1 and 2 courses may need to be completed prior to beginning a Baccalaureate program.

    The code letter "P" designates professional or academic courses which may be used as credit for completion of the Associate in Arts Degree and may meet the General Education requirements for the Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees.


    The code letter "O" designates occupational courses. These courses do not count toward the Associate in Arts Degree.

    No designation indicates that these courses are not intended to transfer to senior colleges or universities; however, they may be accepted as transfer courses at some institutions. Consult an Educational Services Advisor/Counselor or the transfer institution of your choice.

    Many of the following courses are available as Internet based courses that provide students the opportunity to enroll in stimulating courses and earn college credit in the convenience of their own homes. For further information contact the Educational Services Division or visit the IRSC website at