About this course
The Associate Degree Nursing Program enables the student to complete a 5-semester curriculum leading to an Associate in Applied Science degree in Nursing. In order to graduate from the program, the student must complete a total of 72 semester hours, including 30 hours of general education credit and 42 hours of nursing core courses.
Upon successful completion of the curriculum, the student will be qualified to apply to write the National Council Licensure Examination: NCLEX –RN. The nursing program is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing. All agencies used as clinical experience for students are approved by their appropriate accrediting organization.
- Unconditional admission to the College.
- Receipt of completed application for the Associate Degree Nursing Program by the published deadline. * Students must choose from among the courses listed on page 78. Programs of Study | 105
- A minimum of 2.50 GPA from the last 24 hours of college credit if prior college coursework exists.
- A minimum of 2.50 cumulative high school GPA if no prior college coursework exists (GED acceptable in lieu of high school transcript).
- Eligibility for: a. English 101 and Math 100 as determined by college policy b. BIO 201 during the first term of nursing courses. (as a prerequisite to BIO 201, student must successfully complete BIO 103 or achieve a passing score on the ACCS approved placement exam).
- Good standing with the College.
- Meeting the essential functions or technical standards required for nursing.
- Completion of the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) must have been taken prior to application.
- Official transcripts from every college attended must be submitted to the admissions office prior to the published deadline.
- Unofficial transcripts from every college attended must be submitted with the nursing application prior to the published deadline.