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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Pre-Nursing - A.S. [Union Partnership - Adult Studies]


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The Associate of Science (Pre Nursing-Union Partnership-Adult Studies) is a two-year program for students 24 or older that leads to continued study toward the bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Union University.  Partnership graduates earn the A.S. degree from VSCC and the B.S.N from Union University.   Union University Admissions Staff are on campus annually to provide information about the partnership, expectations, and the application process. Check with the Math and Science Division about the dates of these advising sessions on the VSCC campus. For more information, please visit Adult Studies BSN at http://www.uu.edu.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Footnotes:


1 Must be current (within five years) of beginning nursing.

2 Union University does not recognize VSCC’s Computer Competency Exam (CCE).

3 CHEM strongly recommended to support Pharmacology courses at Union.

4 CHR 111 (Old Testament Survey) and CHR 112 (New Testament Survey) are required prior to admission to the Union University Adult Studies Nursing Program.  These courses may be transferred back to VSCC as College Electives to complete the A.S. degree. Credits: (6)

Career and Salary Information


 The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Registered Nurse $41,780 $56,370
Critical Care Nurse $41,780 $56,370
Nursing Instructor Post-Secondary $31,120 $59,770

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule.  Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Approved Electives (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (13)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • Approved Electives (Choose from list above) Credits: (6)
  • English Literature  (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)

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