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Nursing Degree Options
Nursing Information Sessions (Group Advising Sessions)
Nursing Tutoring Group Schedule
Traditional Associate Degree Nursing Admission Criteria
Transition - Associate Degree Nursing Admission Criteria
Practical Nursing Admission Criteria
LPN and Health Care Provider to ADN Preadmission Criteria
Frequently Asked Questions:
Question (Q): What can you tell me about HESI registration?
Answer (A): The cost for the HESI test is $60.00. Registration will begin on August 1st. Testing will be in September. Please watch the web site (under HESI Testing) by July 1st for specific instructions and dates for ADN HESI testing.
Question (Q): How do I calculate my admission criteria?
Answer (A): Use the following equation to calculate your admission criteria
Q: What should my Pre-admission Score be?
A: The closer your score is to a 100, the better your chances to be one of the top students.
Q: What if my score is the same as another student?
A: Your Cumulative Score on the HESI will be used if needed for a tie breaker.
Q: How long will it take for me to know if I have been accepted into the program?
A: You will be notified of your acceptance/placement by the end of October for winter admission.
Q: How do I calculate my grade point average (GPA)?
A: Each letter grade has a corresponding grade point. The GPA is calculated as follows: total grade points earned divided by the number of credit hours attempted =GPA.
Q: What if my credits are transferred from another college?
A: All transfer credits required for the nursing program are evaluated by the Registrar. Transfer credit is granted based upon the number of credits earned at the transfer institution. For example, if your Introduction to Psychology transfer class was 3 credits, you will only receive 3 credits for the SC4 PSY-180 class, not the actual 4 credits earned at SC4. Likewise, if you completed a 4-credit-hour transfer Introduction to Political Science class, you will only receive the 3 credits earned in the SC4 PS-101 class and one general political science credit. However, only the 3 credits will apply toward the RN Admission process.
Q: What are the Biology (BIO) and Pathophysiology (HE-224) pre- requirements for entry into the Transition Program?
A: The BIO & HE-224 requirements are as follows:
Q: I am an LPN applying for the transition program. How do I register to take the NLN pharmacology challenge exam?
A: You can register by completing this form.
Q: Is there a time limit associated with my past courses?
A: HE-101, ADN-103 and HE-224 must be completed within five academic years of admission to the Nursing Program. See the table below for details.
Director of Nursing, Health and Human Services
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