Second Degree, 15 Month Program

A.  Prerequisites:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from accredited college.  Please note that the requirements have changed for our Fall 2019 cohort, a 3.2 GPA and B- or greater on all prerequisite courses is required as well as a score of Proficient or higher on the ATI TEAS exam.
  2. Biology (4 Units)
    1. Human Anatomy & Physiology I with lab
    2. Human Anatomy & Physiology II with lab
    3. Nutrition (may be taken at Wagner or online elsewhere)
    4. Microbiology with lab
  3. and one of the following:
    1. Psychology  – Introduction to Psychology           or
    2. Sociology  – Principles of Sociology                   or
    3. Anthropology  – Introduction to Anthropology
  4. Admissions deposit and application.

B.    Nursing Clinical and Theory Courses

Module I, Fall (4.5 Units) 

  • NR351 Dimensions of Health Promotion in the Community (2 Units)
  • NR353 Dimensions of Health Assessment (1 Unit)
  • NR355 Pharmacodynamics (1 Unit)
  • NR356 Medical Dosage and Calculation (0.5 Unit)

Module II, Spring  (4.5 Units) (Prerequisite courses: NR 351, 353, 355, 357)

  • NR364 Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family (1.5 Units)
  • NR366 Nursing Care of the Childrearing Family (1.5 Units)
  • NR368 Nursing Care of the Family in Illness I (1.5 Units)

Module III, Summer (3 Units) (Prerequisite courses: all NR 300 level courses)

  • NR400 Nursing Research (1 Unit)
  • NR465 Psychodynamic Dimensions of Psychiatric Mental Health (1 Units)
  • NR469 Nursing Care of the Family in Illness II (1 Unit)

Module IV, Fall (4 Units) (Prerequisite courses:  All NR 300 level courses and NR 400, 465, 469) 

  • NR472 Community Health Nursing (1.5 Units)
  • NR474 Nursing Leadership & Management (1 Unit)
  • NR476 Dimensions of Mental Health Nursing in the Community (0.5 Unit)
  • N490 Reflective Tutorial (1 Unit)

Graduation: December of the following year.

**   A failure in any course may necessitate a change in the progression of the individual’s program.

*** Students are pinned at the end of Module IV and are eligible to sit for NCLEX.


For more information download Undergraduate Nursing Student Handbook 2018-19 Edition