Medical Science - Pre Professional AS (Pre-Nursing Option)

 

Program Overview:

The Associate in Science in Medical Sciences is a Pre-Professional degree that is designed as a pathway to further study in a variety of health care and/or pre-medical specialized fields such as pre-physical therapy, pre-physician assistant, pre-pharmacy and pre-nursing. The general education courses equip students with a multidisciplinary understanding of health and health care in today’s world. The degree program’s core is composed of science courses that are the common prerequisites for admission into a variety of health/premedical programs.

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Application to Nursing:

Admission to the Nursing program is competitive and requires a separate application, admission test and
procedure. Information booklet: Click here
These four courses must be taken prior to the first nursing course:

  • CSS 100 - College Student Success
  • PSY 101 - Introduction to Psychology
  • MAT 100 - College Algebra (or MAT 114 Statistics & Probability)
  • CHP 100 - Introduction to Chemistry (or High School Chemistry within 5 years)

Nursing application link: https://www.hccc.edu/nursing-form/

Students whose goal is to enter HCCC Nursing Program, should follow the curriculum outline until they are accepted into the program.

For further information, please contact the following:

Hudson County Community College
Division of Nursing and Health Sciences
at (201) 360-4338

Suzette Samson, Recruiter - ssamson@hccc.edu
201-360-4767
Lisa Cieckiewicz McCall, Admissions Coordinator
lcieckiewicz@hccc.edu 201-360-4765

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MEDICAL SCIENCES PRE-PROFESSIONAL CURRICULUM PLAN: PRENURSING

  Credit
   
CSS 100 – College Student Success   1
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  Credit
   
CHP 100 – Intro to Chemistry (OR High School Chemistry within 5 years) 3
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Required for HCCC Nursing Program Credit
   
ENG 101 – College Composition I 3
ENG 102 – College Composition II 3
CSC 100 – Computers & Computing 3
MAT 100 – College Algebra  or MAT 114 – Probability & Statistics 3
BIO 111 – Anatomy & Physiology I  4
BIO 211 – Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIO 250 – Microbiology 4
ENG 112 – Speech 3
PSY 101 – Intro to Psychology 3
PSY 260 – Lifespan Development     3
HUM 101 – Cultures and Values or ANT 101, HUM 128, SOC 260 3
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Required Major Courses:

 

Credit
   
(Only taken if not accepted into HCCC Nursing Program and will pursue to complete the Medical Sciences, Pre-Professional A.S. degree.)  
BIO 115 – Principles of Biology I 4
BIO 116 – Principles of Biology II 4
HLT 210 – Medical Law & Ethics 3

Electives – MAJOR ELECTIVE (choice of 2 -3)  MDA 106, MAT 124, HLT 110

6-9
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*MAJOR ELECTIVE CHOICES for NURSING MAJORS:
CHP 100 or high school chemistry within the last 5 years. This is a program ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENT.
MDA 106, HLT 112, MAT 124, HLT 110 (choice of 2) If taken high school chemistry, choose 3 electives.

 

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Contact Information

Division of Nursing and Health Sciences
870 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
(201) 360-4267
healthprograms@hccc.edu

Kathleen Smith-Wenning
Director of Health-Related Programs
(201) 360-4284
ksmith-wenning@hccc.edu