Jul 21, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Nursing - A.S. [Belmont Partnership]


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The Associate of Science (Pre Nursing-Belmont Partnership) is a two-year program leading to a bachelor's degree in Nursing from Belmont University.  Partnership graduates earn the A.S. degree (64 semester hours) from VSCC and the B.S.N (64 semester hours) from Belmont University.   Belmont School of Nursing reserves 16 seats for VSCC Pre-Nursing graduates. Each fall and spring semester, Belmont's Coordinator of Nursing Admissions visits the campus to meet with students and provide up-to-date 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. Complete details of the Partners in Nursing Program are available at the following web address:   http://www.belmont.edu/nursing/programs/transfer/partners.html

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Must include at least one Literature and one course must be ART 1030 or MUS 1030) Credits: (9) 1,2

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (23)


  • PHED (Physical Education Activity) Credits: (1)

Footnotes:


1 World Civilization and World Literature will satisfy required global units at Belmont University.

2 A literature course should be taken during the final semester.

3 Hybrid or online courses in BIOL are not accepted by Belmont University.

4 Health Assessment is satisfied by HLTH 2110 taken at Nashville State Community College.

5 Abnormal Psychology is offered at Vol State only in the fall semester.

Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (64)


Career and Salary Information


Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Registered Nurse $41,500 $56,100
Critical Care Nurse $41,500 $56,100
Nursing Instructor Post-Secondary $27,600 $54,900

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

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.

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (ART 1030 or MUS 1030) 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 (13)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • PHED (Any Physical Education Activity) Credits: (1)

Second Year - Summer Semester (3)


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