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Registered Nursing (AS)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2017-2018 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 degree applicable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements.  Indicate the degree(s) and general education plan(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Nursing Program Prerequisites

Course Course Title UNITS
ANATOMY 1* Introduction to Human Anatomy 4
PHYSIOL 1* Introduction to Human Physiology 4
CHEM 51* Fundamentls of Chemistry I 5
MICRO 20* General Microbiology 4
ENLGISH 101* College Reading and Composition I 3
PSYCH 1 General Psychology I 3
PSYCH 41* Life-span Psychology; From Infancy to Old Age 3
MATH 115* Elementary Algebra 5

Nursing Science Courses

Course Course Title UNITS
NRSCE 101* Introduction to Nursing 3.5
NRSCE 102* Fundamentals of Nursing 3.5
NRSCE 103* Nursing Process  1
NRSCE 104* Nursing Communication 1
NRSCE 105* Nursing Pharmacology  2
NRSCE 106* Medical - Surgical Nursing I 5.5
NRSCE 107* Medical - Surgical Nursing II 5.5
NRSCE 108* Medical - Surgical Nursing III 4
NRSCE 109* Gerentology & Community Based Nursing 2.25
NRSCE 110* Psychiatric - Mental Health Nursing 3.25
NRSCE 111* Reproductive Nursing and Women's Health 4
NRSCE 112* Care of Children and Family 4

Total units required for major: 39.5

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.  General Education must include Comm 101 with "C" or better.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 0

Total units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.