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There are two full-time day courses of study leading to an Associate in Science Degree and eligibility to take the NCLEX-RN. Academically qualified generic students are admitted annually to the day option. The course of study is two years. LPN’s are admitted annually to the second year by advanced placement. Credit is given for Nursing I, II, and III. To receive advanced placement the LPN must have graduated from an approved school of practical nursing, hold a current license to practice practical nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and have successfully completed the required prerequisite fist year courses. LPN Graduates of Southeastern Regional, Blue Hills Technical, and Bristol Plymouth Technical School may be give transfer credit for the course of Human Growth and Development.

LPNs admitted to the day option are required to take a transition course prior to admission into Nursing IV. The Transition course is offered during the summer.

Informational brochures are available in the Admissions Office.

First Year
Semester One Course Credits
English Composition I 1
ENGL101 3
General Psychology 4 PSYC101 3
Anatomy and Physiology I 3 4 BIOL201 4
Nursing I 2 NURS101 8
 
Semester Two Course Credits
English Composition II
ENGL102 3
Liberal Arts Elective   3
Anatomy and Physiology II 3 4 BIOL202 4
Nursing II 2 NURS203 4
Nursing III 2 NURS204 4
 
Second Year
Semester One Course Credits
Microbiology 3 4
BIOL231 4
Human Growth and Development 5 4 PSYC105 3
Nursing IV 2 NURS301 9
     
Semester Two Course Credits
Principles of Sociology
SOCI104 3
Nursing Seminar 2 NURS303 1
Nursing V 2 NURS302 9
1 ENGL101 - A student, based on testing scores, may place out of English Composition I (ENGL101) and substitute any college-level writing course in its place. This is also the case if a student placed into an equivalent to ENGL102 at another school and was not required to take their ENGL101 equivalent. Currently there are only three options for replacement: ENGL107 Technical Writing; ENGL119 Creative Writing; JOUR120 Newspaper Journalism

2 A grade of 78 or better is needed for completion.

3 Prerequisite: Biological Principles (BIOL121) or Challenge of Biological Principles Examination arranged by the Testing and Assessment Office
with the permission of the Biology Department.

4 These courses must be taken prior to or concurrently with the nursing courses listed for each semester. Please see College Catalog for
prerequisites to all courses.

5 Graduates of Southeastern Regional, Blue Hills Technical School LPN Programs are given transfer credit for this course depending on the year.

The mathematics competency required for graduation may be fulfilled by passing intermediate Algebra & Trigonometry with a C- or by passing the computerized placement test with a score of 72 or higher.

Transfer credit granted by Registrar.
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