May 21, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook

Pre-Practical Nursing Career Studies Certificate (G3 Eligible)


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CIP Code: 51.3901​
Length: 18 credits

G3 Tuition Assistance

Purpose

The purpose of the Pre-Practical Nursing Career Studies Certificate (CSC) is to provide an articulated pathway into the Practical Nursing Program for high school students dual-enrolled in courses in the CSC, as well as for matriculating college students who desire competitive entry into the Practical Nursing Program. Successful candidates will have completed the major general education course requirements for the Practical Nursing Program, including the Nurse Aide curriculum.  These courses will prepare the student to successfully complete the Kaplan Nursing Entrance Test. 

Admission Requirements

In addition to the requirements for admission to the college, the applicant must meet the following prerequisites to the Pre-Practical Nursing CSC.

• Students must meet all college placement requirements (Readiness to enroll in MTH 154  and ENG 111 ),

• Currently enrolled high school students must also complete any additional application and/or qualifications mandated by their school system.


​Admission Requirements

  • Courses in the Pre-Practical Nursing CSC may be taken in any order.    

Curriculum


Total Minimum Credits: 18


1 BIO 141  and BIO 142  may replace BIO 145 .
2 SDV 101   strongly encouraged. SDV 100  may be substituted.
3 Credit for prior learning is accepted with a valid and current American Heart Association CPR for Health Care Professionals card.

 

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