Pre-Nursing Preparatory Certificate (PNPC)

(CIP Code 513801)

27 Semester Hours

The Pre-Nursing Preparatory Certificate program provides a structured curriculum for students wishing to apply for admission to the Associate Degree in Applied Science Nursing program. Completion of the certificate prepares the student for application but does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

Developmental Courses

This program of study requires that all developmental courses be completed prior to graduation. These developmental courses may or may not be prerequisites to courses required in the program. Developmental courses are determined by placement tests taken at the time of admission into the College. The developmental courses are MAT 013 and RWR 032. These courses do not count for credit in any program of study.

courses required to complete this program

Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:

SEMESTER ICreditLabClass

AHS 102 Medical Terminology 303

BIO 210 Anatomy and Physiology I 433

COL 105 Freshman Seminar 303

COL 110 Information Literacy 101

ENG 101 English Composition I 303



BIO 211 Anatomy and Physiology II 433

MAT 110 College Algebra 303


MAT 120 Probability and Statistics

PSY 201 General Psychology 303



24622Program Total


This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Health Science

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