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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Nursing Transfer - Arts and Sciences Transfer (A.S.)

Official Title of Major: Arts and Sciences Transfer - Nursing Transfer A.S.

Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S.


Total Credit Hours: 60

About the Biology Department

Purpose: The Nursing Transfer program prepares students for transfer to area colleges and universities offering a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

Honors Program Courses

If you qualify for the Honors Program, you may take honors versions  of some courses (such as ENG 101H , ENG 102H , etc.).

Graduation Requirements

See Academic Regulations for college-wide Graduation Requirements .

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General Education Requirement: 32 credits

An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education Requirements and degree program required courses section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

English Composition: 6 credits

Arts and Humanities: 6 credits

Biological and Physical Sciences: 8 credits

Mathematics: 3 credits

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits

Additional General Education Requirements: 3 credits

Area of Concentration Requirements: 28 credits

Arts and Sciences Transfer Program Core Course Requirements

The Program Requirements for this degree are simultaneously satisfied by three of General Education Requirements listed above: (1) the Communications Arts and Humanities general education requirement, (2) the  Sophomore Literature Arts and Humanities general education requirement, and (3) one of  the History Social and Behavioral Sciences general education requirement courses (HIS 111  or HIS 112  or HIS 211  or HIS 212 ). 

Diversity Requirement

Satisfied by SOC 111 .

Technology Requirement

Satisfied by CTA 100  or CTP 103 .

Wellness Requirement

Satisfied by BIO 135 .

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze and solve problems by applying discipline-appropriate quantitative tools, concepts, and methods.
  2. Investigate physical phenomena experimentally, using discipline-specific tools and methodology. 
  3. Apply discipline-specific lab safety rules.
  4. Apply knowledge of discipline-specific fundamental concepts to explain experimental outcomes or real world phenomena.
  5. Collect, analyze, and interpret information based on scientific reasoning and discipline-specific concepts.

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

Related Anne Arundel Community College Degree

Students seeking entry to Anne Arundel Community College’s Nursing (RN) degree should refer to the registered nurse  information in this catalog.

Transferring Credits to Maryland Public Four-Year Schools

Maryland public four-year colleges and universities accept a minimum of 60 and as many as 70 credits earned toward an associate degree from a Maryland public community college. Students planning to transfer should consult with an AACC academic and transfer advisor; and are advised to obtain permission from the four-year college or university when planning to transfer credits beyond the minimum degree requirements at AACC. More than 70 credits earned at AACC may be transferred if outlined within an established transfer agreement. Current transfer agreements can be found on the AACC Transfer Partners webpage.

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