Nursing (RN) AAS

Health Sciences Department | A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science Degree | Two years

Earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (RN) at Clackamas Community College and take the first step towards an in demand career in the medical field.

One of the fastest-growing occupations in the United States, nurses are highly sought after and may choose to work in a variety of specialties and settings. Nurses also enjoy the benefits of a rewarding profession that values life-long learning and offers many opportunities for educational and career advancement. An Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (RN) from Clackamas Community College prepares you for an exciting career in nursing through interactive classroom learning and hands-on clinical experiences. 

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Effective February 16, 2021, the associate degree in nursing at Clackamas Community College, Harmony Campus in Milwaukie, OR is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This candidacy status expires on February 16, 2023.

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Nursing Prerequisites

Nursing Prerequisites
  • Arts & Letters, Social Sciences, or Natural Sciences Electives
  • 13
  • BI-231
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • 4
  • BI-232
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • 4
  • BI-233
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology III
  • 4
  • BI-234
  • Introductory Microbiology
  • 4
  • FN-225
  • Nutrition
  • 4
  • MTH-095
  • Algebra III
  • 4
  • PSY-215
  • Introduction to Developmental Psychology
  • 4
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
  • WR-122
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Nursing - Term 1

Nursing - Term 1
  • BI-112**
  • General Biology for Health Sciences
  • 4
  • NRS-110
  • Foundations of Nursing - Health Promotion
  • 5
  • NRS-110C
  • Foundations of Nursing - Health Promotion Clinical
  • 4
  • NRS-230
  • Clinical Pharmacology I
  • 3
  • PE-185*
  • Physical Education
  • 1
 

Nursing - Term 2

Nursing - Term 2
  • NRS-111
  • Foundations of Nursing in Chronic Illness I
  • 3
  • NRS-111C
  • Foundations of Nursing in Chronic Illness I Clinical
  • 3
  • NRS-231
  • Clinical Pharmacology II
  • 3
  • NRS-232
  • Pathophysiological Processes I
  • 3
 

Nursing - Term 3

Nursing - Term 3
  • NRS-112
  • Foundations of Nursing in Acute Care I
  • 2
  • NRS-112C
  • Foundations of Nursing in Acute Care I Clinical
  • 4
  • NRS-233
  • Pathophysiological Processes II
  • 3
 

Nursing - Summer Term Option

Nursing - Summer Term Option
  • BI-112**
  • General Biology for Health Sciences
  • 4
 

Nursing - Term 4

Nursing - Term 4
  • NRS-222
  • Nursing in Acute Care II & End of Life
  • 4
  • NRS-222C
  • Nursing in Acute Care II & End of Life Clinical
  • 5
 

Nursing - Term 5

Nursing - Term 5
  • NRS-221
  • Chronic Illness II and End of Life
  • 4
  • NRS-221C
  • Chronic Illness II and End of Life Clinical
  • 5
 

Notes

Core curriculum is sequential and may not be taken out of order. Core nursing curriculum is intended to be completed in two academic years for an AAS degree.
 
Students must achieve C or higher grades in all required courses (including prerequisites/preparatory courses) prior to advancing to the next term.
 

Nursing - Term 6

Complete WR-222 or WR-227
  • WR-222
  • English Composition
  • 4
  • WR-227
  • Technical Report Writing
  • 4
 
Nursing - Term 6
  • NRS-224
  • Integrative Practicum
  • 2
  • NRS-224C
  • Integrative Practicum Clinical
  • 7
 

Notes

**BI-112 meets the Biology with genetics requirement and must be completed prior to start of second year of nursing program.
 
*Current Basic Life Support (AHA) is required throughout the nursing program and meets PE requirement
 
Total Credits Required: 90-93
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