Pre-Nursing Associate in Arts Degree


The Pre-Nursing Associate in Arts Degree is designed to give students the necessary background needed to enter the field of nursing. This degree prepares students for further study toward an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. A total of 18-19 units are required from the course list below.

Required Courses (18-19 units):
ANAT 231 FGeneral Human Anatomy4
ANAT 240 FHuman Physiology5
CHEM 101 F Chemistry for Allied Health Science5
MICR 220 FMedical Microbiology4-5
or MICR 262 F General Microbiology
Total Units18-19

Outcome 1: Demonstrate an understanding of how the scientific method is used to explore anatomy, physiology, and microbiology.

Outcome 2: Demonstrate safe and proficient use of laboratory equipment and techniques including microscopes, dissection, aseptic handling of microorganisms, basic biochemical testing protocols, etc.

Outcome 3: Distinguish between normal and pathological phenomena.