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Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Associate Degree Nursing Program Mobility Track is a course of study that includes classroom, laboratory, and clinical learning experiences for graduates who are licensed or certified and in good standing in the state of Texas in specified disciplines. These disciplines are: Licensed Vocational Nursing, Paramedic, Dental Hygiene, Radiology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant, Sonography, Respiratory Therapy, and Surgical Technology. Applicants must meet all entry requirements. ADMISSION TO THE COLLEGE DOES NOT GUARANTEE ADMISSION TO THE ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING PROGRAM. All courses within the degree plan must be completed with a minimum grade of "C". Additional admission requirements may be obtained from the Associate Degree Nursing Program admissions office (EVC Rm. 8356) or online at Upon successful completion of the Mobility Track, the graduate is eligible to apply for licensure by examination to become a Registered Nurse. The Board of Nursing for the State of Texas determines eligibility for licensure. Applicants for licensure must provide necessary information regarding drug, alcohol, or conviction history for determination of licensure eligibility. All applicants must provide documentation of immunizations at time of application. CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) training must be completed prior to enrollment and maintained throughout the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Students accepted into the program are required to have a physical examination and must verify annual tuberculosis status. The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30326; (404) 975-5000;

In order to meet requirements of clinical agencies, criminal background checks and drug screenings for all Health Sciences students are now required as part of the admissions process.

Program changes may not be reflected in the current ACC Catalog publication. Please access the most up to date information on the program's web page at or by contacting the Health Sciences Admissions Offices at Eastview Campus, Room 8356 or Round Rock Campus, Room 3105.

  Prerequisites Credit Hours
  BIOL 2304 Human Anatomy Lecture 3
  BIOL 2101 Human Anatomy Lab 1
  Mathematics2 3
  BIOL 2305 Human Physiology Lecture1 3
  BIOL 2102 Human Physiology Lab1 1
  HPRS 2300 Pharmacology for Health Professions 3
    PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology 3
  PSYC 2314 Human Growth and Development 3
    RNSG 1105 Nursing Skills I5 1
  Semester I
  RNSG 1517 Concepts of Nursing Practice I for Articulating Students 5
  RNSG 1263 Clinical--Nursing--Registered Nurse Training: Nurse Practice I 2
  RNSG 1140 Nursing Skills for Articulating Students 1
  RNSG 1170 Nursing Process for Articulating Students 1
  Semester II
  RNSG 1542 Concepts of Nursing Practice II for Articulating Students 5
  RNSG 1463 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse: Articulating Students II 4
  ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
  Semester III
  RNSG 2402 Concepts of Nursing Practice III for Articulating Students 4
  RNSG 2263 Clinical--Nursing--Registered Nurse Training: Articulating Students III 2
  RNSG 2130 Professional Nursing Review and Licensure Preparation 1
    Unrestricted Elective 3

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  1These courses must have been taken within 5 years of application deadline.
  2Select from the following: MATH 1314, MATH 1332, MATH 1342, MATH 1425, MATH 2412, MATH 2413, or MATH 2414. Beginning Fall 2014, the required Math course will be Math 1342 Elementary Statistics.
  3Select from SPCH 1311, SPCH 1315, SPCH 1318, or SPCH 1321.
  4Select from the appropriate section of the General Education Course List.
  5Complete RNSG 1105 after submitting application for non-LVN students.