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Liberal Arts and Sciences Program: Path to Nursing Sequence

This sequence is provided for those students who (1) apply too late in the year for admission to the nursing curriculum, (2) have not met the prerequisites for admission, or (3) prefer to pursue the nursing curriculum on a part-time or reduced course load basis.

Eventual acceptance in the nursing curriculum is competitive and would be on a space-available basis and conditional upon successful completion of the Liberal Arts and Sciences sequence of courses (minimum C in every course and a minimum overall GPA of 2.5), and written notification to Admissions during December advising them of the desire to be considered in the following Fall Semester. A two-year, four-semester sequence of professional nursing courses, plus any other requirements in the A.A.S. Nursing degree program that were not taken during the Liberal Arts and Sciences year would follow. If a student has not completed high school chemistry or the equivalent, this requirement must be met successfully prior to enrolling in the Nursing Program.

Possible Sequence*:

Fall Semester (12 Credit Hours)

  • ENG 101 Composition I (3)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • Biology Elective (BIO 110 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology OR BIO 171 Human Anatomy and Physiology I) (4)
  • General Elective** (1)
  • Physical Education activity class (1)

Spring Semester (16 Credit Hours)

  • ENG 103 Composition II (3)
  • PSY 200 Developmental Psychology (3)
  • SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3)
  • Chemistry Elective*** (4)
  • Humanities Elective (3)

* See program prerequisites or consult a Nursing advisor.

** If a student had not completed high school algebra or its equivalent, DST 042 Fundamental Math and Algebraic Skills must be successfully met prior to enrolling in the Nursing program. This requirement is not satisfied for students who have completed a high school equivalency program (GED).

*** If a student has not completed high school chemistry or its equivalent, CHM 102 Introduction to Chemistry must be successfully met prior to enrolling in the Nursing program.