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Program Snapshot
Academic CredentialAssociate in Arts (AA)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwayHealth Sciences
AdvisorMartha Ruder
Coordinator, Nursing

Academic Program SpecialistAlyssa Evans

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Nursing, A.A.

Have You Considered a Career in Nursing?

Do you like caring for others?  Are you interested in the anatomy and physiology of the human body?  Have you known a friend or family member with a health care problem that you truly wished you could have helped with?  If so, Gulf Coast State College can help prepare you for a career as a nurse.

Are your nursing education goals to go to a university to get a bachelors, masters, or doctoral degree?  The Nursing Option, Liberal Arts A.A. at Gulf Coast State College will give you the foundation of general education studies to take your local degree to a higher level.


Nursing Program Course Requirements

ENC1101, English I
ENC1102, English II
Visual and Performing Arts
STA2023, Statistics
Select One:
MAC1105, College Algebra 
MAC2311, Calculus with Analytical Geometry I 
MGF1106, Mathematics for Liberal Arts 
MGF1107, Survey of Mathematics 
CHM1032, Gen, Organic, Biochemistry or higher
BSC2085, Anatomy and Physiology I
PSY2012, Psychology or •SYG2000, Sociology
BSC2085L, Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
BSC2086, Anatomy and Physiology II
BSC2086L, Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
HUN1201, Nutrition
MCB2004, Microbiology
MCB2004L, Microbiology Lab
DEP2004, Developmental Psychology

What can you do with a Nursing Degree?

What jobs will you find with a nursing degree?

Home care nurse
Patient coordinator
Care coordinator
Clinical associate
Pediatric nurse
Clinical nurse liaison
Oncology RN

Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:

Gulf Coast State College
Florida State University
University of Florida
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