Mar 08, 2021  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog 
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog

Nursing AAS: Full-time

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Plan of Study 2020-2021

The following is a plan of requirements to complete this Associate of Applied Science degree in 2 years. Each student’s experience will vary slightly, as this plan does not include transfer work, Advanced Placement (AP), or other institutions’ concurrent enrollment credits. Math and English placement will be based on the student’s appropriate placement scores. If developmental courses are required, they should be taken in the student’s first semester.

NOTE: This plan assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with the Academic Program Advisor and consult DegreeWorks for specific degree requirements.

First Year

Fall (13 credits)   Spring (12 credits)
NURS 1100 Fundamentals of Nursing  -  5 credits     NURS 1200 Medical Surgical Nursing I  -  7 credits    
NURS 1110 Health Assessment  -  2 credits     NURS 1210 Mental Behav Hlth Nursing  -  2 credits    
NURS 1120 Pharmacology  -  2 credits     PSY 1100 Lifespan Human Growth and Development (SS)  -  3 credits    
NURS 1130 Pathophysiology  -  4 credits          
► Progress Check: Log in and check your Degree Audit via MySLCC   ► Progress Check: Meet with Academic Program Advisor  

Second Year

Fall (9 credits)   Spring (10 credits)
NURS 2300 Medical Surgical Nursing II  -  7 credits     NURS 2400 Medical Surgical Nursing III  -  5 credits     
NURS 2310 Maternal, Newborn & Pediatric Nursing  -  3 credits     NURS 2410 Transition to Professional Nursing Practice  -  5 credits    
► Progress Check: Apply for Graduation      

Advising Notes:

  • To maintain a position in the program after starting nursing courses, students must be continually enrolled and complete all core nursing courses in sequence, as well as maintain a grade of C+ or better in all NURS courses.

The program also offers an Advanced Placement option. This is for students who have completed a practical nursing program and are licensed as a practical nurse in Utah. The following admission criteria must be met before the applicant can be considered for acceptance into the program.


  • Be admitted to SLCC as a matriculated student.
  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • For transfer credit, submit OFFICIAL, SEALED transcripts for ALL colleges and universities where prerequisite course work has been completed.
    Send to:
    SLCC Transfer Evaluation Office
    4600 South Redwood Road
    P.O Box 30808
    Salt Lake City, UT 84130-
  • Also submit a transfer evaluation request form located at: This process may take 4-6 weeks and must be completed before a student’s application will be considered.


For specific information regarding admission requirements, please go to the website at