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2013-2014 General Catalog (Summer, Fall 2013) 
2013-2014 General Catalog (Summer, Fall 2013) [ARCHIVED CATALOG Please see current catalog]

Registered Nursing - AAS

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Utah State University-Eastern

College of Science

Department of Biology


 Requirements for Admission

Fulfill requirements for admission to USU-Eastern.

Submit a completed nursing admission application to the nursing department by March 15 (Price and San Juan Campuses) or September 30 (Uintah Basin Campus).

Have a current practical nursing license in good standing in the State of Utah, or be currently enrolled in a practical nursing program. Once admitted, ADN students must pass the NCLEX-PN prior to entrance into clinical facilities.

Obtain successful performance on the LPN proficiency examination in nursing (ATI PN Predictor).

Have a minimum grade of “B-” in each prerequisite course: ENGL 1010 , FCHD 1500 , PSY 1010 , BIOL 2320 , BIOL 2420  (within 5 years), BIOL 2060  and MATH 1030  or higher.

Have personal characteristics conducive to working and relating effectively with others.

Be able to provide for transportation to clinical sites.

Have mental and physical health, which would permit the applicant to safely and competently practice nursing.

After acceptance:  Submit results of a criminal background check (if not continuing from the USU Eastern practical nursing program) and pass a drug screen.


Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Associate of Applied Science Degree is designed for students who wish to complete their education in one or two years. The Associate of Applied Science degree is offered through the Professional and Applied Technology Education Division. A minimum of 15 hours of general education, which shall include courses in composition, math, human relations, and six hours outside the major are required in addition to the major courses for the Associate of Applied Science degree. Courses that fill these requirements follow:

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