Associate Degree Nursing

Associate Degree Nursing

Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 2400

The Associate Degree Nursing program prepares graduates to function as registered nurses in hospitals, nursing homes and other health care agencies. Registered nurses promote health for clients through hygienic care; teaching; assessment of body systems; implementation of the nursing process, including treatment modalities ordered by the physician; and rehabilitative care. Upon completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to take the NCLEX examination for licensure as a registered nurse. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Career information for this program

For more information about this degree, please contact Patricia Schrull at 440-366-7209 or

Must be completed before a program application can be submitted 
BIOG 121 Anatomy and Physiology I >** 4
MTHM 168  Statistics >** 3
PSYH 151 Introduction to Psychology ** 3
Fall Semester (First Year)
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
NURS 114 Health Assessment and Clinical Reasoning >** 3
NURS 115 Basic Nursing Concepts >** 7
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
Spring Semester (First Year)
BIOG 122 Anatomy and Physiology II >** 4
NURS 126 Maternal-Newborn Nursing >** 3
NURS 128 Comprehensive Adult Nursing I >** 6
NURS 129 Behavioral Health Nursing >** 3
Fall Semester (Second Year)
BIOG 251 General Microbiology >** 4
NURS 210 Comprehensive Adult Nursing II >** 8
PSYH 251 Human Growth and Development > 3
Spring Semester (Second Year)   
NURS 213 Comprehensive Adult Nursing III >** 4
NURS 214 Child Health Nursing >** 3
NURS 215 Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice & Client Care >** 4
SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology 3

 Total Credit Hours: 69

1. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
2. ** Indicates that a grade of "C" (2.0) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.
3.    Students are encouraged to take ENGL 162 if they are considering pursing the BSN.
4. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

NOTE: LCCC offers its Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN (formerly NLNAC)) accredited Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program at the BGSU-Firelands College campus. This program provides the citizens of  Erie, Huron, Ottawa, and Sandusky counties to obtain an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing from LCCC. The clinical experience required for the various nursing courses are held at area health care facilities.

Established    September 1965
Revised          March 2014
Effective        May 2014



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