Breckinridge School of Nursing
Breckinridge School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Nursing: Associate of Science Degree
Fort Lauderdale, FL Campus

Course Descriptions

GE117 Composition I | A 4 credit hour Composition course

This course covers phases of the writing process, with special emphasis on the structure of writing and techniques for writing clearly, precisely and persuasively. Prerequisite or Corequisite: TB133 Strategies for the Technical Professional or equivalent

GE127 College Mathematics I | A 4 credit hour Mathematics course

This course will include, but is not limited to, the following concepts: quadratic, polynomial and radical equations, linear functions and their graphs, systems of linear equations, functions and their properties and triangles and trigonometric functions. Activities will include solving problems and using appropriate technological tools. Prerequisite: GE184 Problem Solving or TB184 Problem Solving or GE150 Survey of the Sciences or equivalent; Prerequisite or Corequisite: TB133 Strategies for the Technical Professional or equivalent

GE150 Survey of the Sciences | A 4 credit hour Science course

This survey course is designed to familiarize the student with the methods of rational inquiry and problem solving in the physical sciences. Students will explore a selection of topics in the scientific fields including physics, chemistry, biology and earth science to develop basic scientific literacy and the ability to critically analyze issues of science.

GE217 Composition II | A 4 credit hour Humanities course

This course focuses on appropriate rhetoric structures and styles for analytical and argumentative writing. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking, reading skills and elements of research in the information age. Prerequisite: GE117 Composition I or equivalent

GE257 Microbiology | A 4 credit hour Science course

This is an introductory course in microbiology, emphasizing fundamental concepts and principles with practical application. Prerequisite: GE150 Survey of the Sciences or equivalent

GE258 Human Anatomy and PhysiologyI | 4 credit hours

GE259 Human Anatomy and PhysiologyII | 4 credit hours

GE273 Microeconomics | A 4 credit hour Social Science course

This course introduces the economic way of thinking as it provides the basic principles of microeconomics. It is the study of choices made by households, firms, and government and how these choices impact the market economy. Prerequisites: GE117 Composition I or equivalent, GE127 College Mathematics I or equivalent

GE291 Sociology | 4 credit hours

GE375 Psychology | A 4 credit hour Social Science course

This course introduces psychological theories from behavioristic, humanistic and biological viewpoints. Primary focus is on exploring how selected principles of psychology apply to students'' personal lives and social behavior. Students apply the skills of critical thinking, observation, and information gathering and analysis as they practice social science and scientific methodology. Prerequisite: GE117 Composition I or equivalent

HS347 Health Group Dynamics | 4 credit hours

NU100 Nursing Roles I | 4 credit hours

NU110 Clinical Nursing Concepts and Techniques I | 4 credit hours

NU120 Clinical Nursing Concepts and Techniques II | 4 credit hours

NU121 Dosage Calculations | 1 credit hour

NU130 Adult Nursing I | 8 credit hours

NU205 Pharmacology | 4 credit hours

NU230 Adult Nursing II | 8 credit hours

NU240 Gerontologic Nursing | 4 credit hours

NU250 Mental Health Nursing | 4 credit hours

NU260 Maternal Child Nursing | 8 credit hours

NU270 Critical Care Nursing | 8 credit hours

NU280 Nursing Roles II | 4 credit hours

TB133 Strategies for the Technical Professional | 4 credit hours

The course reviews characteristics and trends of the global information society including basic information processing, Internet research, other skills used by the technical professional and techniques that can be used for independent technical learning.


Meet a Graduate

Jared Mixon
Computer Drafting and Design
Associate of Science

Graduated 2011
Lake Mary, FL

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