Isothermal Community College

Health and Public Services

Associate Degree Nursing

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
NUR 111 - Intro to Health Concepts None 8 16 Fall
BIO 168 - Anatomy and Physiology I None 4 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 1 Fall, Spring, Summer
PSY 150 - General Physiology None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
NUR 112 - Health Illness Concepts ( 8 wks) NUR 111 5 9 Spring
NUR 211 - Health Care Concepts (8 wks) NUR 111 5 9 Spring
BIO 169 - Anatomy and Physiology BIO 168 4 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
*NUR 214 - Nursing Transition Concepts (AP Students)(8 wks) (Previous LPN License) 4 6 Spring

*Will be phased out in 2019


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
NUR 114 - Holistic Health Concepts NUR 111, NUR 112, and NUR 211 5 9 Summer
ENG 111 - Expository Writing DRE 098 or satisfactory placement test scores 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
PSY 241 - Developmental Psychology PSY 150 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
** NUR 214 - Nursing Transition Concepts (AP Students) (5 wks) 4 6 Summer

** NUR 214 (Fast track for students who have completed a Concept-Based PNE Curriculum).


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
NUR 113 - Family Health Concepts (8 wks) NUR 111, NUR 112, NUR 211, and NUR 114 5 9 Spring
NUR 212 - Health Systems Concepts (8 wks) NUR 111, NUR 112, NUR 211, NUR 114, and NUR 113 5 9 Spring
ENG 112 - Literature Based Research ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
BIO 175 - Microbiology BIO 168, 169 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer


Fifth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
NUR 213 - Complex Health Concepts NUR 111, NUR 112, NUR 211, NUR 114, NUR 113, and NUR 212 10 22 Spring
Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Program contact

Dr. Kelly Jones

CNM, RN
Director, Foothills Nursing Consortium
Health and Public Service
kejones@isothermal.edu
828-395-1741
Applied Sciences


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Related Programs

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Electives: ART 111, MUS 110, MUS 112, PHI 215, PHI 240, HUM 115