AAS Nursing (El Centro and North Lake) to BS Nursing (Columbia College) 2020-2021

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to Columbia College)
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN NURSING (EL CENTRO AND NORTH LAKE) TO REGISTERED NURSE TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

Catalog Year: 2020-2021 (You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.)

Career Path: Health Sciences

Available at: El Centro Campus (North Lake Campus is an authorized site)

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College. Certain courses for this program are only offered at the El Centro Campus and North Lake Campus. Contact your advisor for information. The program offered at the North Lake Campus is under the administration and accreditation of the El Centro Campus Associate Degree Nursing Program.

AAS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

PROGRAM-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

To apply to the Associate Degree Nursing program, an applicant must meet the conditions of Application Eligibility. Detailed information is in the application packet.

PREREQUISITES TO PROGRAM ADMISSION (Total Hours: 10)

  • BIOL 2401 – Anatomy and Physiology I This is a (CB 030) Core course. Prior to registration you must earn a grade of “C” or higher in BIOL 1406.
  • ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.
  • PSYC 2301 – General Psychology This is a (CB 080) Core course.

Applicants must complete the prerequisite courses with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher to apply to the nursing program.

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 13)

  • RNSG 1216 – Professional Nursing Competencies
  • RNSG 1128 – Introduction to Health Care Concepts
  • RNSG 1430 – Health Care Concepts I
  • RNSG 1125 – Professional Nursing Concepts I
  • RNSG 1161 – Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • BIOL 2402 – Anatomy and Physiology II Prior to registration you must complete BIOL 2401.

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 16)

  • RNSG 1533 – Health Care Concepts II
  • RNSG 1126 – Professional Nursing Concepts II
  • RNSG 2362 – Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • PSYC 2314 – Lifespan Growth and Development This is a (CB 080) Core course.
  • BIOL 2420 – Microbiology for Non-Science Majors Prior to registration you must complete BIOL 1406 or BIOL 2401.

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 12)

  • RNSG 1538 – Health Care Concepts III
  • RNSG 1137 – Professional Nursing Concepts III
  • RNSG 2363 – Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Humanities/Fine Arts Core Elective This is a (CB 040 or CB 050) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 9)

  • RNSG 2539 – Health Care Concepts IV
  • RNSG 2138 – Professional Nursing Concepts IV
  • RNSG 2360 – Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse This is the capstone course for this award.

COLUMBIA COLLEGE
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN NURSING (EL CENTRO AND NORTH LAKE) TO REGISTERED NURSE TO BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the Columbia College portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Mesquite Academic Advising Office at 972-​860-5332 or Mesquite@ccis.edu. Students must enroll in the Columbia College Associate to Bachelor’s (A2B) program before the end of the 2020-21 academic year to lock in the 2020-21 academic catalog. All Dallas College credit transfers to Columbia College as Lower Level Credit. The Columbia College Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. It is best to apply to Columbia College a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application. Students must be a current RN to be admitted to the BSN program. The Columbia College degree requires 39 hours of upper level credit. Eighty-one (81) of the 120 credit hours required can be completed with courses taken at Dallas College.

SEMESTER 1 (two 8-week terms per semester) (Total Hours: 15)

  • ENGL 133W – English Composition II ENGL 1302 may be taken at Dallas College and transferred to Columbia College.
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • CHEM 109 – Chemistry for Biological and Health-Related Sciences CHEM 1406 may be taken at Dallas College and transferred to Columbia College OR
    • CHEM 110 – Chemistry I CHEM 1411 may be taken at Dallas College and transferred to Columbia College.
  • General Elective(two credit hours)
  • NURS 212 – Pharmacology for Nursing RNSG 1301 may be taken at Dallas College and transferred to Columbia College.
  • NURS 310 – Professional Nursing Practice (second term)

SEMESTER 2 (two 8-week terms per semester) (Total Hours: 15)

  • General Elective(three credit hours)
  • MATH 250 – Statistics I MATH 1342 may be taken at Dallas College and transferred to Columbia College.
  • General Elective(three credit hours)
  • NURS 311 – Pathophysiology (first term)
  • NURS 312 – Principles and Applications of Human Nutrition (second term)

SEMESTER 3 (two 8-week terms per semester) (Total Hours: 15)

  • NURS 409 – Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice (first term)
  • NURS 313 – Health Assessment (first term)
  • NURS 410 – Community Health Nursing (second term)
  • UL General Elective(first term)
  • UL General Elective(second term)

SEMESTER 4 (two 8-week terms per semester) (Total Hours: 15)

  • NURS 413 – Leadership and Management in Nursing Practice
  • NURS 411 – Community Health Nursing Assessment (second term)
  • CHOOSE ONE:
    • PHIL 460 – Biomedical Ethics (first term) OR
    • PHIL 330 – Ethics (first term)
  • UL General Elective(first term)
  • UL General Elective(second term)

Approved: 2020-2021 Guided Pathway; Approved by Columbia College 5.12.2020