Basic RN Curriculum Plan

For the Basic (Generic) Program
SEMESTER 1 – Course Titles

Semester Units

Theory

Laboratory

N111 Nursing Pharmacology

1.0

N112 Introduction to Professional Nursing Role

1.0

N113 Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing

4.0

N113L Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical

4.0

*Nutrition (Elective)

(3.0)

Total:

6.0

4.0

Successful completion of Semester 1 is pre-requisite to Semester 2 courses.

SEMESTER 2 – Course Titles

Semester Units

Theory

Laboratory

N121 Nursing Pharmacology

1.0

N122 Interdisciplinary Nursing Role

1.0

N123 Medical-Surgical Nursing

2.0

N123L Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical

2.5

N124 Maternal-Child Nursing

2.0

N124L Maternal-Child Nursing Clinical

2.5

* Sociology I Introduction to Sociology

3.0

* Physical Education

1.0

Total:

10.0

5.0

Successful completion of Semester 2 is pre-requisite to Semester 3 courses.

SEMESTER 3 – Course Titles

Semester Units 

Theory

Laboratory

N231 Nursing Pharmacology

1.0

N232 Specialized Nursing Role

1.0

N233 Intermediate Medical-Surgical & Psychiatric Nursing

3.0

N233L Intermediate Medical-Surgical & Psychiatric Nursing Clinical

6.0

* Speech 101 Oral Communication

3.0

Total:

8.0

6.0

Successful completion of Semester 3 is pre-requisite to Semester 4 courses.

SEMESTER 4 – Course Titles

Semester Units

Theory

Laboratory

N242 Nursing Role in Leadership, Management, Current Issues & Gerontology

2.0

N243 Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing & Gerontology Nursing

2.0

N243L Advanced Medical-Surgical & Gerontology Nursing Clinical

6.0

* United States History or Political Science

3.0

* Humanities Requirement

3.0

Total:

10.0

6.0

Credits on completion of Program

Nursing Theory 21 units and Nursing Clinical 21 units

42 units

General Education (Prerequisites and Corequisites)

31 units

Total:

73 units

* General Education courses to be taken at East Los Angeles College or other U.S. accredited community college or university during or prior to semester indicated.