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Kirkwood Community College

This is a transfer guide for students who want to earn their AA at Kirkwood Community College and then earn their bachelor's degree at St. Ambrose University.

This plan assumes the student has met the foreign language requirement and does not need to take college reading, writing or pre-college math.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

First Year - At KCC

Fall CoursesCreditSAU EquivalentSpring CoursesCreditSAU Equivalent
ENG 105 Composition I 3 elective ENG 106 Composition II 3 ENGL 101
PSY 111 Intro to Psych 3 PSYC 105 SOC 110 Intro to Sociology 3 SOC 101
**Pre-Calculus or Gen Ed Math 5 MATH 171 REL 101M 130 OR 140 3 THEO elective
BIO 104 General Biology 4 BIOL 101 CHM 132 Intro to Organic and Biochemistry 4 CHEM 103
PEH 111 2 KIN 149 SPC 101, 112, OR 132 3 COMM
TOTAL 17 TOTAL 16

Second Year - At KCC

Fall CoursesCreditSAU EquivalentSpring CoursesCreditSAU Equivalent
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 4 BIOL 230 BIO 173 Anatomy and Physiology II 4 BIOL 232
HIS 151/152 US History or Humanities 3 Gen Ed Elective 4
MAT 157 Statistics 3 STATS 213 BIO 186 Microbiology 4 BIOL 211
Fine Arts or Humanities 3 Gen Ed PSY 121 Developmental Psychology 3 PSYC 212
PHIL 101, 105, or 111 3 PHIL elective
TOTAL 16 TOTAL 15

CNA and associate's degree earned at Kirkwood Community College with 64 total credits.

Third Year - At SAU

Fall CoursesCreditSpring CoursesCredit
NURS 305 Intro to Contemporary Nursing 3 NURS 360 Intro to Theoretical Concepts 3
NURS 315 Nursing Process I: Across the Lifespan 3 NURS 365 Nursing Process II Across the Lifespan 4
NURS 325 Applied Health Assessment Across the Lifespan 3 NURS 370 Applied Learning Experiences II 2
NURS Pathophysiology/Pharmacology 4 NURS 375 Pathophysiology/Pharmacology II 3
NURS 350 Applied Learning Experiences I 2 NURS 380 Nursing Concepts of Mental Health 3
PHIL or THEO 100-200 level 3 NURS 395 Clinical Application II 2
TOTAL 18 TOTAL 17

Summer/Winterim

THEO/PHIL (if needed), 3 credits

Fourth Year - At SAU

Fall CoursesCreditSpring CoursesCredit
NURS 410 Concepts of Population Health 3 NURS 460 Concepts of Applied Nursing Care 3
NURS 415 Nursing Process III Across the Lifespan 3 NURS 465 Concepts Chronicity and Palliative Care 3
NURS 425 Applied Learning Experiences III 2 NURS 475 Leadership and Contemporary Issues 3
NURS 435 Concepts of Children and Women's Health 3 NURS 485 Professional Nursing Capstone 3
WI-NURS 440 Evidence-Based Practice 3 NURs 495 Advanced Nursing Practicum 3
NURS 445 Clinical Application III 2

PHIL 310 Biomedical Ethics
or
THEO 319 Bioethics and Healthcare

3
TOTAL 16 TOTAL 18

WI = writing intensive
** If you complete BIO:168, 173, 186, CHEM 132 and MATH 157 at Kirkwood, you do not need Pre-Calculus.
Foreign Language: *SAU requires three years of the same language in high school or the equivalent 2 semesters at the college level or proficiency through 102 level. Sign language may meet this requirement.
*High School transcript needed.
***Information is subject to change***

UPDATED July 2017