Academics

A.S. Nursing Program Application Requirements

Applications are accepted during the following dates:  

Basic Program beginning Spring 2017 term: Sept. 1-Oct. 14, 2016  

      **** Spring 2017 Basic Program Nursing Application Information and Instructions ****

LPN-RN Transition Program beginning Summer 2017 term: Feb. 1-Mar. 15, 2017      
Basic Program beginning Fall 2017 term: April 1-May 12, 2017          

Important Notice! *** TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) exams must be completed two (2) weeks prior to the application deadline, unless otherwise noted.  If you took the TEAS exam at another institution, your TEAS transcripts must be received by SCF Admissions by the following deadlines to be considered for the program:

  • TEAS deadline for Basic Program for Spring 2017 is Sept. 30, 2016
  • TEAS deadline for LPN-RN Transition Program for Summer 2017 is March 1, 2017
  • TEAS deadline for Basic Program for Fall 2017 is April 28, 2017

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Prerequisites

A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better in the following prerequisite courses and successful completion of the Nurse Entrance Exam (TEAS V) are required to make an application to the Nursing Program:

Course

Description

Credit Hours

BSC 2085C w/lab

Anatomy & Physiology I
with lab

4

BSC 2086C w/lab

Anatomy & Physiology II
with lab

4

ENC 1101

Written Communication I

3

Mathematics

Any Area II Mathematics
Course

3

 

Total Hours

14

The Associate in Science Degree Nursing Program (ASN) is a limited enrollment program.  Completion of all or part of the academic courses required for the degree does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

→   Preferences for campus locations may be impacted by clinical site availability.  Students should make arrangements for travel to various campuses and clinical sites throughout the entire program. 

 

 General Academic Requirements


Course


Description


Credit Hours

ENC 1102

Written Communication II

3

Humanities

Any Area IV, A.A.
Humanities course

3

MCB 2010C w/lab

Microbiology with lab

4

PSY 2012

General Psychology

3

DEP 2004

Human Development: Life Span

3

 

Total Hours

16

Students must have an overall and cumulative 2.75 GPA in the prerequisites and additional general academic requirements to remain eligible for the nursing program.  

Associate in Science Basic Nursing Program

Course Description Credit Hours
NUR 1023C Nursing Practice I 10
NUR 1730C Nursing Practice II 10
NUR 2731C Nursing Practice III 10
NUR 2732C Nursing Practice IV 10
NUR 2813 Nursing Seminar 2
  Total Hours 42

A grade of 'C' or better is required for all coursework for the Nursing program.

Continue to take the additional general academic requirements for the Nursing program.  Admission priority is given to qualified program applicants who have completed all program entrance requirements (prerequisites), the most general academic requirements, and have achieved the highest cumulative and overall GPA in these classes.  Testing results may also be used in the admission process.

NOTE: Students will be contacted via their SCF student email account regarding nursing admission decisions. Qualified applicants who are not admitted to a specific semester will have the opportunity to submit a new application for another admission period.

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