Sep 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


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The Associate of Science (Pre Nursing-Cumberland Partnership) is a two-year program leading to a bachelor's degree in Nursing from Cumberland University.  Partnership graduates earn the A.S. degree from VSCC and the B.S.N from Cumberland University.   Nursing Admissions faculty and staff visit the campus each fall and spring semester to 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.  Additional information is found on the Jeanette C. Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions website through Cumberland University at http://www.cumberland.edu/academics/undergrad/nursing/

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.

History


Choose HIST 2310 & 2320 or HIST 2010 & 2020

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • University Parallel Elective Credits: (1) 2

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Footnotes:


Students who transfer without the AS degree must also complete MATH 1130, College Algebra.

Courses from natural science, social science, and mathematics are recommended. 

The BIOL 1110 requirement is waived for students transferring to the Cumberland University nursing program with an AS degree and credit in BIOL 2010, 2020, and 2230. Work with your advisor to request the most appropriate course substitution. Courses from natural science, social science, and mathematics are recommended.

Computer Literacy Requirement


See www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy

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 $42,660 $59,080
Critical Care Nurse $42,660 $59,080
Nursing Instructor Post-Secondary $48,550 $61,910

 

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 - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


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

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (14)


  • History (Choose from options above) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (1) ³

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • History (Choose from options above) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

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