Academics

A.S. Nursing Program Application Requirements

A.S. Nursing applications are accepted during the following dates:    

Program/Semester Application Period TEAS Deadline
Fall 2020 Basic Closed Closed
Spring 2021 Basic August 24 - September 4, 2020 September 4, 2020
Spring 2021 LPN-RN Transition August 24 - September 4, 2020 September 4, 2020

Application periods and TEAS deadline dates are subject to change.  Please monitor this page for the most current program information.

Prerequisites

The following four prerequisite courses must be completed by the application deadline for the program you are applying to.  A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better in the four prerequisite courses is required to make 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

TEAS Exam - in addition to completing the four prerequisites with the required GPA, applicants must also take and pass the ATI TEAS exam by the TEAS deadlines.  Follow this link to review the TEAS requirement  information:

https://scf.edu/Academics/Nursing/NursingA_S_/NursingEntranceExam/default.asp

 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

Program overall GPA is the four prerequisite courses plus the five general academic requirements combined.  Applicants must maintain a program overall GPA of 2.75, or better, to remain eligible for the nursing program.  

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.

Admission priority is given to qualified program applicants with the most hours completed by the application deadline. Applicants are ranked by their GPA in the four prerequisites first and the program overall GPA second.  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.

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.

 

 

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