The Associate in Science curriculum in Nursing is accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). Students who complete the course of study in accordance with City College requirements are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination of Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Those who pass the NCLEX-RN are qualified for entry-level positions of R.N. in health facilities and agencies.
NOTE: The licensing process for becoming a registered nurse in California is under the jurisdiction of the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN). The BRN requires disclosure of all misdemeanor and felony convictions for all license applicants and disclosure of all disciplinary actions taken against a license applicant who already has a practical nurse, vocational nurse or other professional license. Fingerprinting is also required.
Course of Study. The Nursing course of study includes instruction in applied nursing science and related life sciences, and clinical experience in San Francisco Bay Area cooperating clinical settings. The required course of study for Nursing includes courses that may also satisfy certain general education requirements.
Associate in Science Degree. The Nursing curriculum, supplemented by general education courses, is designed so that students may satisfy the requirements for graduation from City College of San Francisco with the degree of Associate in Science. It is required that all students who wish to enroll in the Nursing Program complete the City College of San Francisco English or ESL and Mathematics assessment if required by the college.
Estimated there will be 37-45 graduates every semester (74 to 90 per year).
This program prepares and trains nursing students to be eligible to take the National Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
(Y1 or S1)
|NURS 50||Fundamentals of Nursing||6.00||Y1, S1|
|NURS 50A||Pharmacology in Nursing Part I||2.00||Y1, S1|
|NURS 50L||Nursing Skills Lab||1.00||Y1, S1|
|NURS 50B||Pharmacology in Nursing Part II||2.00||Y1, S2|
|NURS 51||Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing||6.00||Y1, S2|
|NURS 51L||Intermediate Nursing Skills ||1.00||Y1, S2|
|NURS 53||Maternal Newborn Nursing||6.00||Y2, S1|
|NURS 55||Psychosocial Nursing||6.00||Y2, S1|
|NURS 54 ||Nursing of Children ||6.00||Y2, S2|
|NURS 56 ||Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing||6.00||Y2, S2|
|NURS 58||Trends in Nursing||1.00||Y2, S2|
|Course Required by the Board of Registered Nursing:|
|PSYC 1 ||General Psychology ||3.00||Y1, S1|
|Choose one of the following additional courses required by the Board of Registered Nursing:|
|SOC 1 ||Introduction to Sociology||3.00||Y1, S1 or S2 |
|ANTH 3 ||Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology||3.00||Y1, S1 or S2 |
|ANTH 3C ||Introduction to Cultural Anthropology: Focus on American Cultures ||3.00||Y1, S1 or S2 |
|Choose one of the following additional courses required by the |
Board Of Registered Nursing:
|Y1, S1 or S2 |
|CMST 1A ||Elements of Public Speaking ||3.00 || Y1, S1 or S2 |
|CMST 4||Group Communication ||3.00 ||Y1, S1 or S2 |
|CMST 11||Basic Public Speaking ||3.00 ||Y1, S1 or S2 |
|CMST 12 - ||Fundamentals of Oral Communication ||3.00 ||Y1, S1 or S2 |
|CMST 20||Interpersonal Communication||3.00 ||Y1, S1 or S2 |
|ESL 79||Advanced Speaking and Pronunciation||3.00 ||Y1, S1 or S2|
Enrollment to the Program. Because of facilities and staff limitations, 50 new students may be enrolled in the Nursing Program each semester. Nursing enrollment form available online or in the nursing office. Please check Filing Date. To be considered for enrollment, students must satisfy certain academic prerequisites. The following is a summary of the academic requirements for enrollment in the Nursing Program/ courses. Please see website: www.ccsf.edu/rn
All applicants filing enrollment forms and transcripts from other colleges or university with the pre- requisite English and Math course final grades must bring an official transcript to the City College of San Francisco Matriculation Office located in Conlan Hall Room 204, Ocean Campus for review of these courses and subsequent Waiver from taking the English and Math Placement Tests. The waiver (or copy of the waiver) must be attached with the completed enrollment form and the official transcripts.
Test waivers for English and mathematics if taken at other colleges or (SAT, AP) scores. Bring proof (test score or transcripts) to the Matriculation office, Conlan Hall, Rm. 204 to obtain the waiver. This waiver must accompany your Nursing application.
5. File a completed enrollment form for the Nursing Program. Contact Nursing Department or www.ccsf.edu/rn for filing dates.
6. Official transcript in a sealed manila envelope must be submitted with the enrollment form.
7. ATI TEAS (or equivalent). ATI TEAS will also be administered to those selected for conditional enrollment.
Required Major Total: 52 units
Completion of GE: 8 units
Year 1, Semester 1: 15 units
Year 1, Semester 2: 15 units
Year 2, Semester 1: 15 units
Year 2, Semester 2: 15 units
Total: 60 units