2021-2022 Catalog

Graduation Policy

The Practical Nursing Program follows the college’s general graduation requirements as detailed in the college catalog: www.berkshirecc.edu/catalog as well as PN program-specific graduation requirements as noted in the college catalog:  www.berkshirecc.edu/catalog and as indicated below:

PN Program Graduation Requirements

The PN 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 the lab and clinical components of the program.

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

Graduation Requirements To earn a certificate in this program, a student must complete all program credits plus the following additional requirements.

PROGRAM COURSES 47 CREDITS
Prerequisite Courses 
BIO-150 Intro to Human Body ............................................3

PSY-107 Introductory Psychology ......................................3

ENG-101 Composition 1 .....................................................3

PRACTICAL NURSE COURSES

LPN-142 Health Maintenance of the Adult & Aging  ...........15

LPN-145 Gerontology Practicum..........................................2

LPN-152 Health Alterations of the Adult & Aging  ...............15

LPN-162 Health Care of the Family .....................................6

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Demonstrated college-level skills in reading & writing 

Minimum Cumulative Average Overall .......................2.000

Program requirements ................................................2.000

 

Revised: PN Faculty Committee, 1/2/19; Reviewed: 12/4/19, 5/28/20; Revised 11/5/2020