Red Rocks Community College

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Integrated Pathway in Nursing BS Degree

Red Rocks Community College and the University of Colorado’s College of Nursing offer a unique, integrated pathway to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. The Integrated Nursing Pathway (INP) program provides outstanding preparation for professional nursing practice. Designed to increase access for community college students to a B.S. degree in Nursing, it emphasizes the value of a diverse student population as a way to achieving excellence in practice that is reflective of the cultural diversity of health care recipients.

  • Students will learn, study, and support each other throughout the program as a cohort group.
  • Expert faculty and staff will be available to offer ongoing support and provide the best learning opportunities for successful completion.
  • Students will complete their first year in the Integrated Nursing program at the new, state-of-the-art Arvada Campus.
  • Students are required to successfully complete specific prerequisite courses in preparation for application to the Integrated Nursing Pathway program.
  • Students must maintain a grade point average of a at least a 3.0 overall for the prerequisite coursework.
  • The minimum acceptable grade for prerequisite courses is a "C" (overall prerequisite GPA must be at least 3.0).
  • 15 students accepted each year. Program starts fall semester.
  • Selection will be based on prerequisite GPA, personal statement on application, statements from two references (one academic), interview, group activity, and taking coursework at Colorado Community Colleges and Colorado residency at time of application.
  • Not open to students who have an RN, LPN, PSY Tech or any bachelor degree.

Prerequisites

Credits

Note: Grades for all prerequisites must be a C or higher taken within last 10 years (with the exception of ENG 121). Cumulative GPA for all prerequisite courses must be at least 3.0

 

CHE 101

Introduction to Chemistry I and Lab

5

ENG 121

English Composition I

3

MAT 121

College Algebra

4

MAT 135

Introduction to Statistics

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

BIO 111

General College Biology I and Lab

5

PSY 101

General Psychology I

3

HWE 100

Human Nutrition

3

COM 220

Intercultural Communication

3

Arts & Humanities

3

Choose 3 credits from Statewide GT (Guaranteed Transfer) courses GT-AH1 or GT-AH2. See GT Courses

 

Total Prerequisite Credits

35

Application to INP program and start of INP pathway

 

Semester 1 - Fall 2018 (RRCC)

 

BIO 201

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIO 204

Microbiology

4

ENG 122

English Composition II

3

PHI 112

Ethics

3

Semester 2 - Spring 2019 (RRCC)

 

BIO 202

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

ANT 250

Medical Anthropology

3

PSY 235

Human Growth and Development

3

HIS 247

20th Century World History

3

HPR 219

Professional Nursing Pathway II

3

Total Credits up to RRCC Graduation

62

Graduation from RRCC and transition to UC-CON at AMC

 

Semester 3 - Summer 2019 (UC-CON) *

 

NURS 3001

Health Assessment

3

NURS 3103

Pathophysiology

3

Semester 4 - Fall 2019 (UC-CON)

 

NURS 3002

Fundamentals – Block 1

4

NURS 3003

Pharmacology

3

NURS 3617

Med/Surg 1-Block 2

6

Semester 5 - Spring 2020 (UC-CON)

 

NURS 4020

Research

3

NURS 3307

Obstetrics – Block 1

6

NURS 3507

Mental Health- Block 2

6

Semester 6 - Summer 2020 (UC-CON)

 

NURS 4051

Professional Nursing 1

2

NURS 3407

Pediatrics

6

Semester 7 - Fall 2020 (UC-CON)

 

NURS 4097

Med/Surg 2

6

NURS 4207

Public Health

6

Semester 8 - Spring 2021 (UC-CON)

 

NURS 4128

St. Integrated Practicum

8

NURS 4070

Professional Nursing 2

4

Total Credits from UN-CON

32

Graduation from the University of Colorado College of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing

 

Total Program Credits

126

*UC-CON curriculum subject to change

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Red Rocks Community College Catalog

Red Rocks Community College 2018-2019 Catalog

Academic Calendar

Welcome from the President

About Red Rocks Community College

Admissions and Enrollment

Scheduling Options (Red Rocks Options)

Tuition Rates and Fees

Paying for College

RRCC Foundation

Academic Matters

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Student Success Services and Campus Services

Certificates

Associate Degrees (AA, AS, AGS and AAS) and Smart Track Degrees

AA, AS, and AGS Degree Requirements

Associate of Applied Science Degrees (AAS)

AAS Degree Requirements

DWD Degrees (AA and AS Degrees With Designation)

Bachelor Degrees (BAS, BS)

Master Degrees

GT Courses (Guarantee Transfer)

Rocky Mountain Education Center/Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Academic Programs and Areas of Study

Accounting

Accounting Certificates (Stackable)

Accounting Degrees (Stackable)

Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration

Anthropology

Applied Technology

Art

Auto Collision Repair

Automotive Customization

Automotive Parts Management

Automotive Service Technology

Biology

Business

Carpentry

Chemistry

Communication

Computer Information Systems

Computer Science

Computer Science Certificates

Computer Science Degrees

Cosmetology

Criminal Justice

Culinary Arts

Dance

Dental Assisting

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Early Childhood Education

Economics

Electricity Commercial-Industrial-Residential

Elementary Education

Emergency Management and Planning

Emergency Medical Services

Engineering Graphics Technology

Engineering - Pre-Engineering

English

Fine Woodworking

Fire Science Technology

Foreign Languages

French

Geography

Geology

Health Sciences Programs

History

Holistic Health

Honors Program

HVAC

Law Enforcement

Management and Marketing

Mathematics

Mechanical Trades

Medical Imaging

Medical Assisting Professional

Medical Office Technology

Multimedia Graphic Design

Nurse Assistance

Nursing

Outdoor Education

Park Ranger Technology

Philosophy

Phlebotomy

Photography

Physician Assistant Studies

Physics

Plumbing

Political Science

Power Equipment and Sport Vehicle Technology

Precision Machining Technology

Psychology

Radiologic Technology

Real Estate

Secondary Education

Social Work

Sociology

Sonography

Spanish

Speech and Communication

Teacher Education

Theatre Arts and Dance

Water Quality Management Technology

Welding

Woodworking

Course Descriptions

AAA – Academic Achievement Courses

ACC – Accounting Courses

ACT – Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AEC – Architecture, Engineering and Construction Courses

AGR – Agriculture Courses

ANT — Anthropology Courses

ARA – Arabic Courses

ARM – Military Science Courses (U.S. Army ROTC)

ART – Art Courses

ASE – Automotive Service Technology Courses

ASL – American Sign Language Courses

AST – Astronomy Courses

AUT — Auto Motorsports Technology Courses

BIO – Biology Courses

BTE– Business Technology Courses

BUS – Business Courses

CAD – Computer-Aided Drafting Courses

CAR – Carpentry Courses

CCR - College Composition and Reading Courses

CHE – Chemistry Courses

CIS – Computer Information Systems Courses

CNG – Computer Networking Courses

COM – Communication Courses

CON - Construction Technology Courses

COS – Cosmetology Courses

CRJ – Criminal Justice Courses

CSC – Computer Science Courses

CUA – Culinary Arts Courses

CWB – Computer Web Courses

DAN – Dance Courses

DEA - Dental Assisting Courses

DMS – Diagnostic Medical Sonography Courses

ECE – Early Childhood Education Courses

ECO – Economics Courses

EDU – Education Courses

EGG - Engineering Courses

EGT – Engineering Graphics Technology Courses

EIC – Electricity Industrial/Commercial/Residential Courses

EMP – Emergency Management and Planning Courses

EMS – Emergency Medical Services Courses

ENG – English Courses

ENT – Engineering Technology Courses

ENV – Environmental Science Courses

ESL – English as a Second Language Courses

EST – Esthetician Courses

ETH - Ethnic Studies Courses

FIW – Fine Woodworking Courses

FRE – French Courses

FST – Fire Science Technology Courses

FSW 100 S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

FSW 101 S-130 Firefighting Training

FVT - Film & Video Technology Courses

GED – General Education Courses

GEO – Geography Courses

GER – German Courses

GEY – Geology Courses

GIS – Geographic Information Systems Courses

HHP – Holistic Health Professional Courses

HIS – History Courses

HNR - Honors Courses

HPR – Health Professional Courses

HUM – Humanities Courses

HVA – Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Courses

HWE – Health and Wellness Courses

ITA – Italian Courses

JOU – Journalism Courses

JPN – Japanese Courses

LEA – Law Enforcement Courses

LIT – Literature Courses

MAC – Machining Courses

MAN – Management Courses

MAP - Medical Assisting Professional Courses

MAR – Marketing Courses

MAT – Mathematics Courses

MET – Meteorology Courses

MGD – Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

MOT – Medical Office Technology Courses

MST - Massage Therapy Courses

MUS – Music Courses

NAT – Nail Technician Courses

NRE – Natural Resources Courses

NUA – Nurse Aide Courses

NUR – Nursing Courses

OSH – Occupational Safety Technician Courses

OUT - Outdoor Education Courses

PAS - Physician Assistant Studies Courses

PED – Physical Education Courses

PHI – Philosophy Courses

PHO – Photography Courses

PHY – Physics Courses

PLU – Plumbing Courses

POS – Political Science Courses

PRA – Park Ranger Courses

PSY – Psychology Courses

PVT – Power Equipment and Sports Vehicle Technology Courses

REC - Recreational Courses

REE – Real Estate Courses

RTE – Radiologic Technology Courses

RUS – Russian Courses

SBM – Small Business Management Courses

SCI – Science Courses

SOC – Sociology Courses

SPA – Spanish Courses

SWK – Social Work Courses

THE – Theatre Arts Courses

WEL – Welding Courses

WQM – Water Quality Management Technology Courses

Guide to Catalog Terms

Staff & Faculty Directory

Index