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Accelerated Track

Application Code 08B

This is a competitive-admission accelerated format designed to prepare a person to become a registered nurse. This format of the Nursing program requires continuous study to complete all required clinical coursework within fourteen (14) months  Admission to the accelerated format of the Nurse Education program is competitive. Eligible candidates must demonstrate successful completion of all required General Education Core courses, with a minimum GPA of 3.0. CHEM 103, BIOL 107, BIOL 203, and BIOL 204 must be completed with a minimum GPA of 3.25. Contact the office of admissions and advising to register for an information session regarding the accelerated format of the Nurse Education program. All other nursing admission requirements must be met prior to admittance to the accelerated nursing track.

General Education Prerequisite Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

BIOL 107Fundamentals of Microbiology

4

BIOL 203Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIOL 204Anatomy and Physiology II

4

CHEM 103Fundamentals of General Chemistry

4

HUMN 101Introduction to the Humanities

3

PSYC 101General Psychology

3

PSYC 200Lifespan Development

3

SOCI 101Introduction to Sociology

3

SPCH 101Introduction to Human Communication

3

OR

SPCH 110Interpersonal Communication

3

Gen Ed Core MATH 132, MATH 138, or higher core course

3

Suggested Summer Term

Course NumberTitleCredits
NURS 142Fundamental Nursing Concepts

7

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
NURS 143Concepts of Nursing

8

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
NURS 242Concepts of Nursing II

6

NURS 243Concepts of Nursing III

3

Suggested Summer Term

Course NumberTitleCredits
NURS 244Concepts of Nursing IV

8

NURS 245Preparation for Professional Nursing Practice

1

Total Credit Hours: 70

All procedures and requirements of the Accelerated Associate Degree Nursing track are subject to change.