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Applying is easy! We have an open-admission policy, which means if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent, you’re in and we can’t wait to see you in the halls.
Total Credit Hours: 72 credits
What Is Nursing A.S.?
The Nursing Program at SCC includes courses in science and liberal arts, as well as nursing. Nursing courses consist of lecture and laboratory periods and include carefully planned clinical experiences in local health care facilities. Clinicals begin early in the first semester and increase in length of time and complexity of skill as the program progresses. A well-equipped lab at the Center for Healthy Living allows students to practice their skills. Because of the academic demand of curriculum that prepares graduates to take a national certification examination, applicants must meet certain academic standards.
Graduates from the St. Charles College nursing program does not guarantee eligibility to take the licensure exam.
"The Missouri State Board of Nursing may refuse to issue any certificate of registration or authority, permit or license required pursuant to this chapter for one or any combination of causes stated in subsection two of this section.
(1-14) 1990." RSMO 335.066.
In the state of Missouri, employees working as registered nurses earn a median annual wage of $70,000.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.
SCC graduates with a Nursing (A.S.) degree are employed in a range of careers including, but not limited to: community health nurse, hospital administrator, hospital nurse, nurse practitioner, physicians office nurse, private nurse and school nurse.
|General Education Requirements (31 credits)|
|Communication||ENG 101||English Composition I||3|
|ENG 102 or||English Composition II||3|
|Any LIT||Any LIT|
|Social Science||HIS 101 or||US History to 1877||3|
|HIS 102 or||US History Since 1877|
|HIS 115 or||US History Since 1945|
|POL 101 or||American Government|
|POL 102||State & Local Government|
|PSY 101||Intro to Psychology||3|
|SOC 101||Intro to Sociology||3|
|Natural Science||CHM 101/103 or||Intro to Chemistry & Lab||4|
|CHM 106||Chemistry for Allied Health|
|BIO 250A/250B||Anatomy & Physiology I & Lab||4|
|BIO 251A/251B||Anatomy & Physiology II &Lab||4|
|Core Course Requirements (41 credits)|
|NUR 103, 113, 123||Fundamentals of Professional Nursing (Lecture, Lab, Clinical)||9|
|NUR 104, 114, 124||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan I (Lecture, Lab, Clinical)||11|
|NUR 253, 263, 273||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan II (Lecture, Lab, Clinical)||10|
|NUR 254, 264, 274||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan III (Lecture, Lab, Clinical)||11|
|Total Required Hours: 72 credits|
Suggested Schedule Planning
|First Semester (9 credits)|
|NUR 103||Fundamentals of Professional Nursing||9|
|NUR 113||Fundamentals of Professional Nursing Lab|
|NUR 123||Fundamentals of Professional Nursing Clinical|
|Second Semester (11 credits)|
|NUR 104||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan I||11|
|NUR 114||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan I Lab|
|NUR 124||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan I Clinical|
|Third Semester (10 credits)|
|NUR 253||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan II||10|
|NUR 263||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan II Lab|
|NUR 273||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan II Clinical|
|Fourth Semester (11 credits)|
|NUR 254||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan III||11|
|NUR 264||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan III Lab|
|NUR 274||Professional Nursing Across the Lifespan III Clinical|
|Total Hours Required for Graduation: 72 credits (Includes 31 General Education Credits)|
Related Majors, Degrees & Certificates
- Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers
- Certified Medication Technician
- Certified Medication Technician Challenge Exam
- Certified Nurse Assistant
- Certified Nurse Assistant - Accelerated Program
- Certified Nurse Assistant Challenge Exam
- Clinical Supervisor
- Emergency Medical Science A.A.S.
- Exercise Science A.S.
- Health Information Management A.S.
- IV Therapy
- Level 1 Medication Aide - Biennial update
- Level 1 Medication Aide Train the Trainer Workshop
- Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR
- Medical Transcription Editor
- Occupational Therapy Assistant A.A.S.
- Pharmacy Technician
- Pre-Pharmacy A.S.
- Professional Medical Coding & Billing with Applied PCS
- Registered Nurse First Assistant