Jun 28, 2022  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Nursing (A.S.)


35 Major Hours, 65 Degree Hours

Note:


1.  The student must earn a “C” as a minimum grade in all courses required for the nursing major.

2.   Required sequence
      a.   PHGY 220 and PHGY 220L must be taken prior to or concurrent with NURS 206
      b.   PHGY 230 and PHGY 230L must be taken prior to or concurrent with NURS 261
      c.   MATH 102 must be taken prior to or concurrent with NURS 282

3.   Contact and Credit hours
      a.   Contact Hours
            Theory: 1 credit hour = 1 contact hour per week per semester
            Learning Lab/Clinical: 1 credit hour = 3 contact hours per week per semester

      b.   Nursing credit ratios
            NURS 204 1:0 (1 credit hour = 1 theory hour) 
            NURS 206 5:3 (8 credit hours = 5 theory hours and 3 clinical/lab hours) 
            NURS 261 5:4 (9 credit hours = 5 theory hours and 4 clinical/lab hours) 
            NURS 282 4:4 (8 credit hours = 4 theory hours and 4 clinical/lab hours) 
            NURS 286 4:5 (9 credit hours = 4 theory hours and 5 clinical/lab hours)

Required Testing:


The South Dakota Board of Regents Proficiency Examination: All students seeking undergraduate degrees must achieve satisfactory performance on The South Dakota Board of Regents Proficiency Examination, the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). Students pursuing an Associate degree must take the examination as soon as they have passed 32 credit hours. For additional information see Testing Requirements