Degree Requirements


The CWC Nursing Program is a 66-credit program of study leading to an associate degree in nursing. All courses required for the degree must be completed with a grade of C or higher.


General education and support courses may be taken prior to admission to the program, and the sequence may vary. For a suggested plan of study, click here


BIOL 1010General Biology*4 cr.
ENGL 1010English Composition I*3 cr.
ENGL 1020English Composition II3 cr.
MATH 1400College Algegra*4 cr.
POLS 1000American & WY Government3 cr.
PSYC 1000General Psychology4 cr.
ZOO 2015Human Anatomy*4 cr.
ZOO 2025Human Physiology4 cr.
  Subtotal 30 credits

* Prerequisite
Students who have a minimum of 12 credits with a minimum 2.0 GPA are exempt. Students receiving federal funding are strongly encouraged to take Financial Literacy.


Courses with the NURS designator must be taken in sequence and students must be admitted to the program to enroll. 

NURS 1000Professional Nursing Care in Health Promotion8 cr.
NURS 1100Pharmacology in Health Promotion1 cr.
NURS 1200Professional Nursing Care of the Patient with Chronic Illness8 cr.
NURS 1210Pharmacology in Chronic Illness1 cr.
NURS 2300Professional Nursing Care of the Patient with Acute Illness8 cr.
NURS 2310Pharmacology in Acute Illness1 cr.
NURS 2400Professional Nursing Care of the Patient with Complex Illness 8 cr.
NURS 2410Pharmacology in Complex Illness1 cr.
  Subtotal 36 credits            


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