Course Credit

Nursing credits                         97

General Education credits      36

Program Credit (Generic)        174

Program Credit (with LPN)      148

Program Credit (with RN)        70

The following courses are required to meet the General Education requirement:

        • Math- 3 credit hours
        • English- 3 credit hours
        • Social and Behavioral Science- 3 credit hours
        • Physical and Biological Science- 6 credit hours
        • Humanities- 3 credit hours
        • Technology- 3 credit hours
        • 15 elective credit hours

Grading System


Students must achieve a minimum grade of “C” or 70% on all tests and assignments. All test and assignments are graded according to the following scale:


A –           90-100
B –           80-89
C –           70-79
Fail –           69 and below


Grading for laboratory and externship courses are pass-fail. The school maintains a certain amount of flexibility in its testing and evaluation of individual students according to utilization of the skills acquired.