Spring 2020 Update 
    Jun 19, 2024  
Spring 2020 Update [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts: Pre-Nursing Concentration, A.A.

NY State Program Code: 04182
HEGIS Code: 5649.00
CIP Code: 24.0101

Adelphi’s College of Professional and Continuing Studies and College of Nursing and Public Health have combined to offer a unique degree program that assists Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who want to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing and pursue their nursing career goals. This unique program allows students to receive college credit for their LPN training and other work experiences, and finish their bachelor’s degree program in less time and at less expense than traditional undergraduate programs. Students enroll in College of Professional and Continuing Studies and receive credit for their LPN training while they earn an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts and prepare for admission to the School of Nursing. In order to be accepted into the College of Nursing and Public Health, students must complete the A.A. with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and take the TEAS entrance exam. In addition to completing the course requirements for an A.A. in Liberal Arts, students must also complete all the prerequisite courses for the B.S.N. program.

The College of Professional and Continuing Studies General Education and Core Requirements

The College of Professional and Continuing Studies students must meet the requirement of four core courses and six distribution courses, as described here.

Requirements for the Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Liberal Arts: Pre-Nursing Concentration

Required GPA: 3.0
Credits Required to Graduate: 64

Semester Sequence

Degree: A.A.
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required to Graduate: 64

Course Credits 0-30 31-64
    Fall Spring Fall Spring
 0611-121: Expository & Professional Writing  4      
 0613-205: Global and Societal Development and Conflict 4      
 Art  2 courses  ✓      
 Humanities  2 courses  ✓      
 Social Science  2 courses  ✓      
 0144-113: Survey of Statistics  3      
 0501-114: Lifespan Development for Non-Majors  3      
 0105- 203: Human Anatomy & Physiology I  4      
0105-204: Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4      
0105-209: Emerging Trends in Genetics 2      
0106-109: Physiological Chemistry 5      
0302-233: Nutrition in Nursing 2      
0302-232: Informatics in Health Care 2      
0105-208: Microbiology 4      
0105-210*: Pathophysiology 3      

 *Pre-requisites for BIO 210  are BIO 203 , BIO 204  & CHE 109 
For more information regarding our General Education and Core requirements please contact an academic advisor