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Nursing - Owens Campus

to Nursing (RN to MSN)

An opportunity to gain an associate degree from Delaware Tech and a master of science degree from Wesley College.

YOUR PATH TO A BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Delaware Tech has established agreements with four-year colleges and universities that connect Delaware Tech associate degree programs with bachelor's degree programs to create smooth transfer opportunities for you. These Connected Degree programs enable you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior.

THE CONNECTED DEGREE 2 + 2 CURRICULUM

Delaware Tech's Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Delaware Board of Nursing and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The graduate is prepared to function as an integral member of the health care team within the roles of provider of care, manager of care, and member within the discipline of nursing in a variety of health care settings and is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.

Wesley College's Master of Science in Nursing is designed for the Registered Nurse with or without a Bachelor's degree. This Clinical Nurse Specialist curriculum combines elements of the BSN for RN with Master's level nursing studies, streamlining progression toward completion of the MSN without compromising educational integrity. The program prepares the graduate for advanced practice as a clinical nurse specialist in a wide variety of health care settings to promote and maintain high level wellness and to improve health care delivery in a rapidly changing society.

VALUE FOR YOU

By completing your associate degree at Delaware Tech, you'll receive excellent instruction in small classes at a campus close to home. Delaware Tech's affordable tuition can reduce the overall cost of your college education, making the completion of your bachelor's degree more manageable.

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Refer to the Connected Degree curriculum (on the reverse side of this page) for the sequence of courses needed to complete this program. Call Delaware Tech and let us help you follow the path to your bachelor's degree.


CONNECTED DEGREE CURRICULUM


Suggested Course Sequence

ASSOCIATE DEGREE
Nursing - Owens Campus

DELAWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

BACHELOR'S DEGREE
Nursing (RN to MSN)

WESLEY COLLEGE

Pre-Semester CR
XXX XXX CPR (BCLS)* 0
BIO 120 Anatomy and Physiology I 5
MAT 119 Applied Clinical Mathematics 3
  8
First Semester
BIO 121 Anatomy and Physiology II 5
NUR 121 Human Needs in H/I I 11
NUR 123 Special Needs H/I 3
  19
Second Semester
NUR 122 Human Needs in H/I II 11
ENG 121 Composition 3
PSY 127 Human Development 3
  17
Second Level Transition
XXX XXX Prof Nursing Transition Workshop 0
  0
Third Semester
NUR 221 Human Needs in H/I III 3
NUR 222 Human Needs in H/I IV 3
NUR 226 Hmn Needs in Psychiatric Nur 3
BIO 125 Introductory Microbiology 4
  13
Fourth Semester
NUR 223 Human Needs in H/I V 3
NUR 224 Hmn Needs in Matrnl-Newbrn Nur 3
NUR 225 Hmn Needs in Pediatric Nursing 3
ENG 122 Technical Writing-Comm 3
SOC 111 Sociology I or 3
SOC 213 Ethical Issues in Health Care 3
  15
Fifth Semester CR
NR 501 Theory Base of Nursing Practice 3
NR 506 Nursing Research 3
XX XXX College Core* 9
  15
Sixth Semester
NR 502 Client Assessment 3
NR 504 Population Focused Care 4
NR 505 Professional Seminar 3
XX XXX College Core* 6
  16
Seventh Semester
NR 510 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan 3
NR 512 Leadership Role in Adv Practice Nursing 3
  6
Eighth Semester
NR 515 Graduate Research I 3
NR 610 Advanced Practice I 4
  7
Ninth Semester
NR 612 Advanced Practice II 4
NR 615 Graduate Research II 3
  7
Tenth Semester
NR 620 Thesis/Project** 6
  6
Eleventh Semester
NR 616 Advanced Practice III 4
  4
Second Level Transition - Prof. Nursing Transition Workshop *Core courses are selected on an individual basis to meet the core requirements of Wesley College. Course planning for these courses is done with the graduate program director. Statistics and religion must be included in the selection.

**Students may choose to do a thesis or capstone project for 6 credits or a creative/scholarly project for 3 credits. If the 3 credit project is chosen, a graduate elective is selected by the student for the other 3 credits.

RDG 120, Critical Reading and Thinking, is a required DTCC course unless the student is exempt.
Students in the evening program at the Owens Campus have a choice of following a different sequence, which would include NUR123, NUR124, NUR125, and NUR126 instead of NUR121, NUR122 and NUR123.
Course offerings by semester may vary. Student must consult with their advisor.
Candidates for the RN to MSN program must be registered nurses holding a current, unencumbered license.
All nursing courses meet one night per week. The course night does not change if courses are taken as offered. Core classes are not included in this option.
For more information contact:
Delaware Tech
Georgetown, Delaware: 302-259-6620
Wesley College
Dover, Delaware: 302-736-2512
This articulation agreement is subject to change based on Delaware Tech and senior institution curriculum changes. 06/2009