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2023-2024 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

Nursing Care Certificate (CT.NURNC 71356)

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The Nursing Care certificate is designed for students seeking a career in the field of Nursing. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the SC Certified Nursing Assistant exam. Certified nursing assistants may be employed in a variety of settings from hospitals to long-term care and assisted living facilities. They may also work for agencies to provide home health services. Students enrolled in this program are subject to criminal background checks and drug screenings. Graduates of this program who have an overall GPA of 2.5 and meet other requirements may seek admission to the Associate Degree Nursing program.

Certificate Requirements

Required Core Subject Areas

Completion Plan

First Semester

Subtotal: 14 Credit Hours

Second Semester

Subtotal: 13 Credit Hours

Third Semester

  • Credit Hours: 4 *
  • @General Elective (select one) Credit Hours: 3
  • @Humanities Elective (select one) Credit Hours: 3

Subtotal: 10 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours: 37

@General Electives: RDG 101 - College Reading CHM 101 - General Chemistry I  OR CHM 105 - General Organic & Biochemistry AHS 102 - Medical Terminology PSY 203 - Human Growth and Development  

@Humanities Electives: ART 101 - Art History and Appreciation ENG 201 - American Literature I ; *ENG 202 - American Literature II ENG 205 - English Literature I ENG 206 - English Literature II ENG 209 - World Literature II HIS 101 - Western Civilization to 1689 HIS 102 - Western Civilization Post 1689 HIS 201 - American History: Discovery to 1877 HIS 202 - American History: 1877 to Present MUS 105 - Music Appreciation HSS 205 - Technology and Society PHI 101 - Introduction to Philosophy 

A co-requisite is a course that must be taken the same semester as another specified course.
A prerequisite is a course that must be completed in order to enter another specified course.

*Courses in this program that require a minimum grade of “C.”

Students must complete the certificate with a minimum GPA of 2.5 to be eligible to enter the Associate in Applied Science, major in Nursing degree and must also meet other program admission requirements.

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