2019-2020 Catalog

Graduation Policy

The Associate Degree in Nursing Program follows the college’s general graduation requirements as detailed in the college catalog (www.berkshirecc.edu/catalog),  as well as ADN program-specific graduation requirements as noted in the college catalog (www.berkshirecc.edu/catalog) and as indicated below:

ADN Program Graduation Requirements

The ADN program follows BCC policy with additional nursing program requirements.  Nursing students must obtain a grade of 75% or greater in nursing courses and must pass clinical.

To earn a degree in this program, a student must complete all program and general education credits, plus the following additional requirements:

PROGRAM COURSES

BIO-201 Anatomy & Physiology I

BIO-202 Anatomy & Physiology II

NUR-101 Physical & Mental Health I 1

NUR-102 Physical & Mental Health II

NUR-201 Physical & Mental Health III 7

NUR-202 Physical & Mental Health IV

NUR-206 Nursing in Transition

PSY-107 Introductory Psychology

PSY-204 Human Growth & Development

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES

BIO-207 Microbiology

COM Communication 2

ENG English Composition/Writing 3

MAT Mathematics

SOC-105 Introductory Sociology

General Education Elective 5

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Core Competencies Portfolio  

FORUM  

Health/Fitness 6

Minimum Cumulative Average

Minimum Percentile Grade

Each NUR Course

All Other Courses

Service-Learning, concurrent with each NUR Course

 50 Credits

4

4

9

8

9

9

1

3

3

19 Credits

4

3

6

4

3

3

 

4 Items

4 Units

30 Hours

2.000

 

75%

73%

 

 

** Students who have not completed BIO-201, BIO-202, and BIO-207 prior to January 1, 2018, will be required to earn a grade of C+ (77) or better in these courses to be eligible for admission to the ADN program. Courses taken prior to January 1, 2018 require a C (73 or better). These three science courses, (BIO-201, BIO-202, and BIO-207), must be completed within seven years of entry into the program. Any waivers to this provision require direct approval from the Director of Nursing (contact Admissions Office to begin waiver process).

 

Revised: ADN Faculty Committee, 12/11/18, 11/12/19, 12/18/19