A.S. Nursing Program Application Requirements

Applications are accepted during the following dates:   

LPN-RN Transition Program beginning Fall 2018: April 2 - May 15, 2018   

  • LPN-RN Transition Program Fall 2018 Application Information and Instructions

Basic Program beginning Fall 2018: April 2 - May 15, 2018 

  • Basic Program Fall 2018 Application Information and Instructions

Basic Program beginning Spring 2019: TBA  



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
BSC 2086C w/lab Anatomy & Physiology II
with lab
ENC 1101 Written Communication I 3
Mathematics Any Area II Mathematics
  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



Credit Hours
ENC 1102 Written Communication II 3
Humanities Any Area IV, A.A.
Humanities course
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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