Transfer Path: (A.A.S) to (B.S) in Nursing

Be sure to meet with your academic advisor to make transfer plans.

Course Prerequisites for RN Program

Course Prerequisites

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

CHM

One year of high school chemistry with lab or equivalent college course completed within the last five years with a minimum grade of C.

0

EGL

EGL 101 placement based on Oakton’s Writing Skills Assessment Test (WSAT), or completion of EGL 101.

0

MAT 070

Completion of MAT 070 or a higher level math course within the last two years or placement above MAT 070 within the last two years.

0

BIO 231

Complete BIO 231, Human Anatomy and Physiology I, or equivalent college course with lab, within the last five years with a minimum grade of C.

4

BNA 100 or other Basic Nurse Assistant Training

Basic Nurse Assistant Training

0-7

EXAM

Pass the Illinois State CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Exam

0

Total Semester Credit Hours

4-11

First Year at Oakton Community College

Semester One

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

BIO 232

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

NUR 103

Nursing Concepts 1A

4

NUR 104

Nursing Concepts 1B

5

NUR 111

Nursing Pharmacology I

1

PSY 120

Human Development

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

17

Semester Two

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

BIO 251

Microbiology

4

NUR 109

Nursing Concepts 2A Maternal to Child

4

NUR 110

Nursing Concepts 2B Chronic Illness

5

NUR 112

Nursing Pharmacology II

1

SOC 103

Social Problems

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

17

Summer Session

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

NUR 151 LPN Option (OPTIONAL)

LPN Option (OPTIONAL)

0-5

Total Semester Credit Hours

0-5

Second Year at Oakton Community College

Semester One

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

EGL 101

Composition I

3

NUR 214

Nursing Pharmacology III

1

NUR 215

Nursing Concepts III

10

Total Semester Credit Hours

14

Semester Two

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

SPE 103

Speech

3

NUR 216

Nursing Concepts 4A

4

NUR 217

Nursing Concepts 4B

7

Total Semester Credit Hours

14

Additional Courses Needed For Transfer

Semester One

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

PSY 101

Intro to Psychology

3

EGL 102

Composition II

3

MAT 131

Statistics

4

ANT 102

Intro to Social and Cultural Anthropology

3

BIO 112

Nutrition

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

16

Semester Two

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

BIO 101

Intro to life Science

4

CHEM 101

Intro to Chemistry

4

Total Semester Credit Hours

8


Total Credit Hours needed for Prerequisites


11

Total Credit Hours needed for Transfer

86

Total Credit Hours taken at Oakton

97


Northern Illinois' Courses


Course Number


Course Name/Type


Semester
Credits

NURS 347

Concepts of Professional Nursing

4

NURS 306

Health Assessment for Nursing Practice

2

NURS 308

Applied Health Assessment/Lifespan I

3

NURS 312

Research in Nursing and Evidence Based Practice

3

NURS 408

Genetics/Human Genomics for Nurses

1

NUR 419

Population Focused Nursing

3

NURS 425

Nursing Informatics

1

NURS 432

Processes for Nursing Leadership

3

NURS 435

Gereontological Nursing

2

NURS 488

Nursing Ethics and the Law

3

NURS 463

Community, Family and Population Nursing

3

Total:

28

Hours Needed for a Bachelors Degree:

125