Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing curriculum provides knowledge and skills to integrate safety and quality into nursing care to meet the needs of the holistic individual which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential. Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes safe, individualized nursing care and participation in the interdisciplinary team while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation/long term care/home health facilities, clinics, and physicians’ offices.

Required Developmental Courses


CIS-070

Credits: 1

DMA-010

Credits: 1

DMA-020

Credits: 1

DMA-050

Credits: 1

DMA-065

Credits: 2

Semester 1


ACA-122

Credits: 1

BIO-163

Credits: 5

NUR-101

Credits: 11

NUR-117

Credits: 2

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 2


ENG-111

Credits: 3

NUR 102

Credits: 10

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

Semester 3


NUR-103

Credits: 9

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected