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Associate Degree in Pre-Nursing
The purpose of the pre-nursing program is to provide students a liberal arts based pre-nursing program of study through the foundational coursework credits and many of the pre-requisites needed for admission to a nursing program. The Pre-Nursing Program provides a holistic approach to the education of our students by emphasizing character education and critical thinking.
Estimated Annual Cost: $8,280
Cost estimate based on enrollment in 45 annual quarter hours with current Tuition and Fees. Cost includes fees for textbooks and materials.
What You Will Learn
Students will be able to relate the functions and relationships among the various organ systems of the human body.
Students will be able to demonstrate practical knowledge of human systems.
Students will be able to apply knowledge of the growth, cultivation, and control of microorganisms.
Students will be able to characterize host/pathogen interactions and apply this knowledge to proper use of antibiotic/chemotherapeutic treatments.
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This course is an integration of anatomical structure with physiological function, systematically examining basic histology and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and sensory systems. Laboratory work includes histology, dissection, and physiological experiments. Lecture 4.5 hours; Laboratory 1.5 hours.
Prerequisite: BIO 123 or BIO 211
This course a continuation of the study of human systems, with emphasis on the endocrine, cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Laboratory work includes extensive histology, dissection, and physiological experiments appropriate to systems studies. Lecture 4.5 hours; Laboratory 1.5 hours.
This course is a study of microbial morphology, growth, colonial morphology, biochemistry, physiology, drug resistance, methods of disinfection, and methods of sterilization.
The course is an overview of general psychology that includes defining psychology and the scientific methods; examining psychological theories that include personality, human development, biological, sensory and perception, states of consciousness, the principles of learning and memory, cognition and motivation, psychological disorders and interventions, and stress and health.
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About This Program
The purpose of the pre-nursing program is to provide students a liberal arts based pre-nursing program of study through the foundational coursework credits and many of the pre-requisites needed for admission to a nursing program. The Pre-Nursing Program provides a holistic approach to the education of GMC students by emphasizing character education and critical thinking.
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Upon completion of the degree, students are well prepared for admission to Registered Nursing (R.N.) programs throughout the state of Georgia and adjacent states. This program prepares students for completion of two-year Associate of Science in Nursing (A.S.N.) programs, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) programs at four-year institutions, and R.N. bridge programs at participating institutions.
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