Nursing (NUR.APP)

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes represent broad areas of knowledge and skills developed over the duration of the program through a wide range of courses and experiences. These learning outcomes represent what a student should be able to know, think, or do upon successful completion of their program at Oakland Community College.

  • Students will accept accountability for the provision of nursing care, professional growth and lifelong learning.
  • Students will integrate professional values within the ethical and legal framework of nursing practice.
  • Students will collaborate through effective communication with individuals, families, groups, and the interdisciplinary health care team members to optimize health outcomes.
  • Students will promote culturally competent care with diverse individuals, families, and groups.
  • Students will apply the nursing process to manage the delivery of care for a group of individuals in a variety of health care settings.
  • Students will integrate concepts of quality and safety in the provision of nursing care that minimizes the risk of patient harm and achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Students will maximize critical thinking to optimize clinical decision making.
  • Students will teach groups of individuals with complex health care needs to promote, maintain, and restore optimal health.
  • Students will integrate leadership and management skills in nursing practice.
  • Students will apply knowledge, concepts, paradigms, or theories to the assigned task.

Program Plan 2024-2025

Full Time - Fall Start

**Students should meet with an OCC counselor before attempting this plan of study**

Year 1 - Fall

Courses    Credits
BIO 1511 Life Science 4
  or BIO 1530 Biology I: Molecular and Cellular 4
ENG 1510 Composition I 3
  or ENG 1510E Composition I Enhanced 4
  or ENG 1510S Composition I with Support 6
PSY 2510 Introduction to Psychology 3

MILESTONE: Attend nursing information session.

Year 1 - Winter

Courses    Credits
BIO 2630 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
ENG 1520 Composition II 3
  or ENG 2200 Professional Communication 4
Gen Ed  Fine Arts/Humanities 3

Milestone: Students must complete program prerequisites with a B- or better. 

Year 1 - Summer

Courses    Credits
BIO 2640 Human Anatomy and Physiology II  4

MILESTONE: Schedule, take, and pass HESI assessment
(only two attempts permitted)

Year 2 - Fall

Courses    Credits
BIO 1570 Microbiology of Health and Disease 3
  or BIO 2710 Microbiology 4

MILESTONE: Schedule to meet with a Counselor at the HL or SF Campus to apply for NUR.AASX admissions by December 15 of any year.

Year 2 - Winter

Courses    Credits

MILESTONE: Admission decisions made.