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

Prerequisites for RN Program

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 101

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

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program and pass the Illinois State Certification Exam

0-7

HESI (Health Education Systems Incorporated) Admission Exam

Pass the HESI (Health Education Systems Incorporated) Admission Exam within the last two years: HESI cumulative score – minimum 75; HESI English composite score – minimum 80; HESI math score – minimum 75; and HESI science composite score – minimum 80.

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

1.5

PSY 120

Human Development

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

17.5


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

1.5

SOC 103

Social Problems

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

17.5


Summer Session

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

NUR 151 LPN Option

LPN Option

0-4

Total Semester Credit Hours

0-4

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

1.5

NUR 215

Nursing Concepts III

10

Total Semester Credit Hours

14.5

Semester Two

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

SPE 103 or EGL 102

Effective Speech or Composition II

3

NUR 216

Nursing Concepts 4A

4

NUR 217

Nursing Concepts 4B

7

Total Semester Credit Hours

14


Summer Session

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

SPE 103 or EGL 102

Effective Speech or Composition II

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

3

Third Year at Oakton Community College


Semester One

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

MAT 131

Statistics

4

CHM 121

General Chemistry I

4

Choose one

Humanities or Fine Arts

3

Choose one

Humanities or Fine Arts

3

Total Semester Credit Hours

14


Semester Two

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

Choose one

Humanities or Fine Arts

3

Choose one

Social or Behavioral Science

3

Any college level courses from a range of different departments

General Electives

0-5

Total Semester Credit Hours

6-11


Total Credit Hours needed for Prerequisites


4-11

Total Credit Hours needed for Transfer

99

Total Credit Hours taken at Oakton

99-102


Resurrection University

Course Number

Course Name/Type

Semester
Credits

NUR 4710

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

3

NUR 4720

Professional Values

3

NUR 4730

Health Information Management Systems

3

NUR 4740

Evidence-Based Practice

3

NUR 4750

Organizational Systems Leadership

3

NUR 4760

Healthcare Policy, Finance and Regulatory Environments

3

NUR 4770

RN Capstone Project

3

Total:

21

Hours Needed for a Bachelors Degree:

120-123