Associate of Science in Nursing (ADN)
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CREDITS

The Associate of Science in Nursing degree prepares the students to meet the requirements for the NCLEX-RN examination by the National Council of State Board of Nursing (NCSBN) and meets the standards of the Florida Board of Nursing. This program’s mission is to contribute to the health and quality of life of a multicultural society, through academic excellence and offerings that meet the needs of society in general, thus expanding students’ personal, professional, ethical and social growth. Its commitment is to excellence in education, integration of technology, the provision of research experiences, community service, development of specific skills, and the use of information systems and teamwork, through an interdisciplinary health teamwork approach. It promotes the development of the teaching-learning process through critical thinking, clinical judgment, decision- making, problem-solving, and collaborative teamwork. These skills are within the context of the ethical-legal aspects of professional relations, and the value of life, health, and dignity of the whole person. The curriculum consists of 67 credits and 990 hours of hands-on laboratory, clinical and simulation hours.

Academic Requirements

Admissions requirements for Nursing program

  1. Students must provide evidence of their successful completion of the HESI A2 exam with a cumulative score of 85% or better. (HESI A2 test scores are valid for 2 years).  Exams taken more than 2 years from admissions will not be considered.
  2. Students are required to submit to a criminal background check and drug testing before they participate in clinical rotations
General Courses

General Education Courses

CourseTitleCreditsPrerequisites
QYLE 110 or FYIS 101Attitude Development and University Adaptation or Induction Seminar to University Life3Must be taken the 1st part of term or enrollment
ENGL 150English Composition I3 
MATH 112College Algebra3NURS 700
PSYC 206Human Growth and Development3HESC 700
BIOL 116Anatomy and Physiology I3Corequisite BIOL116L
BIOL 116LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab1BIOL116
BIOL 117Anatomy and Physiology II3Prerequisite BIOL116 Corequisite
 BIOL117L
BIOL 117LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab1Prerequisite BIOL116L Corequisite
BIOL117
 

TOTAL

17 

 
Major Courses

Major Courses

Course Title Credits Prerequisites
HESC 107 Medical Terminology for Nursing 2  
NRSE101 Nursing Fundamentals 3 Corequisite NRSE101C Prerequisite BIOL117
NRSE101C Nursing Fundamentals Clinical 2 Corequisite NRSE101 Prerequisite BIOL117
NRSE104 Pharmacology 3 Corequisite NRSE104L Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE104L Dosage Calculations 1 Corequisite NRSE104 Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE103 Medical Surgical Nursing I 4 Corequisite NRSE203C Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE103C Medical Surgical Nursing I Clinical 2 Corequisite NRSE103 Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE206 Medical Surgical Nursing II 3 Corequisite NRSE206 Prerequisite NRSE103
NRSE206C Medical Surgical Nursing II Clinical 2 Corequisite NRSE206C Prerequisite NRSE103C
NRSE102 Health and Physical Assessment 2 Corequisite NRSE202L Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE202L Health and Physical Assessment Laboratory 1 Corequisite NRSE202 Prerequisite NRSE101C
NRSE205 Mental Health Nursing 3 Corequisite NRSE205C Prerequisite NRSE306
NRSE205C Mental Health Nursing Clinical 1 Corequisite NRSE205 Prerequisite NRSE206C
NRSE209 Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Practice 3 Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE204 Maternal and Child Nursing 2 Corequisite NRSE204C Prerequisite NRSE103
NRSE204C Maternal and Child Nursing Clinical 1 Corequisite NRSE204 Prerequisite NRSE103C
NRSE207 Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents 2 Corequisite NRSE207C Prerequisite NRSE204
NRSE207C Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents Clinical 1 Corequisite NRSE307 Prerequisite NRSE204C
NRSE210 Nursing Integration 1
NRSE211 Evidence-Based Practice 3
NRSE220C Nursing Capstone Leadership Seminar and Clinical  5 All NRSE courses

TOTAL

47 

Employment Opportunities
  • Senior administrator in the education sector
  • Consultant
  • Professor/Researcher

Notes:

  1. A score of 85% or above is required on the HESI A2 exam before admission to AGMU’s ADN program.
  2. The ADN program is 67 credits and leads to an Associate of Science in Nursing degree. This program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.
  3. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0. A minimum grade of C is required for each class. Students must pass the laboratory/clinical course.
  4. To be eligible to apply for licensure by the Florida Board of Nursing students must successfully complete the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).
  5. Students in the ADN program are required to participate in clinical rotations in external health care facilities. Before placement in a clinical rotation, all students must submit to a criminal background check and drug testing.

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Associate of Science and Nursing
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CREDITS

The Associate of Science in Nursing degree prepares the students to meet the requirements for the NCLEX-RN examination by the National Council of State Board of Nursing (NCSBN) and meets the standards of the Florida Board of Nursing. This program’s mission is to contribute to the health and quality of life of a multicultural society, through academic excellence and offerings that meet the needs of society in general, thus expanding students’ personal, professional, ethical and social growth. Its commitment is to excellence in education, integration of technology, the provision of research experiences, community service, development of specific skills, and the use of information systems and teamwork, through an interdisciplinary health teamwork approach. It promotes the development of the teaching-learning process through critical thinking, clinical judgment, decision- making, problem-solving, and collaborative teamwork. These skills are within the context of the ethical-legal aspects of professional relations, and the value of life, health, and dignity of the whole person. The curriculum consists of 67 credits and 990 hours of hands-on laboratory, clinical and simulation hours.

Academic Requirements

Admissions requirements for Nursing program

  1. Students must provide evidence of their successful completion of the HESI A2 exam with a cumulative score of 85% or better. (HESI A2 test scores are valid for 2 years).  Exams taken more than 2 years from admissions will not be considered.
  2. Students are required to submit to a criminal background check and drug testing before they participate in clinical rotations
General Courses

General Education Courses

CourseTitleCreditsPrerequisites
QYLE 110 or FYIS 101Attitude Development and University Adaptation or Induction Seminar to University Life3Must be taken the 1st part of term or enrollment
ENGL 150English Composition I3 
MATH 112College Algebra3NURS 700
PSYC 206Human Growth and Development3HESC 700
BIOL 116Anatomy and Physiology I3Corequisite BIOL116L
BIOL 116LAnatomy and Physiology I Lab1BIOL116
BIOL 117Anatomy and Physiology II3Prerequisite BIOL116 Corequisite
 BIOL117L
BIOL 117LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab1Prerequisite BIOL116L Corequisite
BIOL117
 

TOTAL

17 

 
Major Courses

Major Courses

Course Title Credits Prerequisites
HESC 107 Medical Terminology for Nursing 2  
NRSE101 Nursing Fundamentals 3 Corequisite NRSE101C Prerequisite BIOL117
NRSE101C Nursing Fundamentals Clinical 2 Corequisite NRSE101 Prerequisite BIOL117
NRSE104 Pharmacology 3 Corequisite NRSE104L Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE104L Dosage Calculations 1 Corequisite NRSE104 Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE103 Medical Surgical Nursing I 4 Corequisite NRSE203C Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE103C Medical Surgical Nursing I Clinical 2 Corequisite NRSE103 Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE206 Medical Surgical Nursing II 3 Corequisite NRSE206 Prerequisite NRSE103
NRSE206C Medical Surgical Nursing II Clinical 2 Corequisite NRSE206C Prerequisite NRSE103C
NRSE102 Health and Physical Assessment 2 Corequisite NRSE202L Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE202L Health and Physical Assessment Laboratory 1 Corequisite NRSE202 Prerequisite NRSE101C
NRSE205 Mental Health Nursing 3 Corequisite NRSE205C Prerequisite NRSE306
NRSE205C Mental Health Nursing Clinical 1 Corequisite NRSE205 Prerequisite NRSE206C
NRSE209 Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Practice 3 Prerequisite NRSE101
NRSE204 Maternal and Child Nursing 2 Corequisite NRSE204C Prerequisite NRSE103
NRSE204C Maternal and Child Nursing Clinical 1 Corequisite NRSE204 Prerequisite NRSE103C
NRSE207 Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents 2 Corequisite NRSE207C Prerequisite NRSE204
NRSE207C Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents Clinical 1 Corequisite NRSE307 Prerequisite NRSE204C
NRSE210 Nursing Integration 1
NRSE211 Evidence-Based Practice 3
NRSE220C Nursing Capstone Leadership Seminar and Clinical  5 All NRSE courses

TOTAL

47 

Employment Opportunities
  • Senior administrator in the education sector
  • Consultant
  • Professor/Researcher

Notes:

  •  * NURS 711 Scholarship Project Practice Matriculation (3 credits) (for the student who do not have 500 clinical hours from the MSN).
    Must be completed before starting NURS 704.

  • To validate the required 500 clinical hours, the student must present an official verification of
    post baccalaureate practicum hours
    .
  • Scholarship Projects (NURS 704, NURS 706, NURS 708, NURS 710 and NURS 711) are full
    semester courses.

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Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 7756, 7859, 7860 and 7861. Approved  by the Florida Board of Nursing