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Type Legend: KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core requirements.

I. DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE  (1 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (24 credits)  Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
  NRST 10010 Therapeutic Use of Self 1 1
    20205 Psychosocial Self Care Deficits 1 3
    20206 Nursing Agency II 1 5
    20208 Nursing Agency III 1 4
WIC/ELR   20209 Maternal/Newborn Development Self-Care 1 2
    20210 Child and Family Development Self-Care 1 2
    20212 Practicum 1 2
Additional Major Requirements (14 credit hours)
Below are additional major requirements for students not declared in the LPN to ADN or Paramedic to ADN concentrations.
  NRST 10001 Foundations of Nursing Agency 1 5
    10003 Nursing Agency I 1 6
  NURS 20950 Human Growth and Development for Health Professionals 2 3
III. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (95 credits)  
Type Course Title Credits
 KSS PSYC 11762 General Psychology 3
 KSS SOC 12050 Introduction to Sociology 3
  Choose from the following: 5-6
KBS BSCI 20020 Biological Structure and Function (5) 4  
KBS
KBS
  11010
11020
Anatomy and Physiology for Allied Health (3) 4 and
Anatomy and Physiology II for Allied Health (3) 4
 
  Choose from the following: 3-4
  BSCI 20021 Basic Microbiology (3) 3  
    30171 General Microbiology (4) 3  
  Choose from the following: 3-5
  CHEM 10050 Fundamentals of Chemistry (3) 3  
    10054 General and Elementary Organic Chemistry (5) 3  
    10060 General Chemistry (4) 3  
  Choose from the following: 3
  NUTR 23511 Science of Human Nutrition (3) 5 3
    33512 Nutrition (3) 5 3
  Kent Core Composition 6
  Kent Core Mathematics and critical Reasoning 3
  Kent Core Humanities or Fine Arts 3
IV. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (14 credits)  Nu
Nursing LPN to ADN concentration (14)
Nursing Paramedic to ADN concentration (14)
MINIMUM TOTAL  120

1. Minimum C (2.000) grade in theory and a designation of "passing" for performance in the clinical area must be achieved for each nursing course. A 2.000 GPA must be maintained in the nursing program. Minimum C (2.000) grade in all required courses, including developmental courses.
2. Course must be completed within the past five years prior to admission to the program.
3. Course must be completed within the past seven years prior to admission to the program.
4. Course must be completed within the past seven years prior to admission to the program. Student who have successfully completed ATTR/EXSC 25057/25058 Human Anatomy and Physiology I/II may use those courses in place of BSCI 20020 Biological Structure and Function or BSCI 11010/11020 Anatomy and Physiology in Allied Health I/II.
5. Course must be completed within the past seven years prior to admission to the program. Students who have successfully completed NUTR 43521 may use it in place of NUTR 23511 or NUTR 33512, however student must still meet the minimum credit hour total required for the program.

Note: Enrollment in NRST courses is limited to student accepted to technical study which is a selective process, student who have met the following criteria will be considered for acceptance: minimum 2.7000 cumulative GPA; high school or college-level courses in algebra, biology and chemistry; completion of developmental work prescribed by placement testing; and minimum C (2.000) grade in all required courses.

 

Nursing LPN to ADN

For semester-by-semester sequencing for this program, view the 2014-2015 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (14 credits) Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
  NRST 10006 LPN to ADN Transition 1 3
  Upon successful completion of NRST 10006, licensed practical nurses will be awarded transfer credit for an additional 11 credit hours in place of both NRST 10001 (5) and NRST 10003 (6) 11
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL  14

1. Requires special approval. Minimum C (2.000) grade in theory and a designation of "passing" for performance in the clinical area must be achieved for each nursing course. A 2.000 GPA must be maintained in the nursing program. Minimum C (2.000) grade in all required courses, including developmental courses.

 

Nursing Paramedic to ADN

For semester-by-semester sequencing for this program, view the 2014-2015 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (14 credits) Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
  NRST 10008 Paramedic to ADN Transition 1 5
  Upon successful completion of NRST 10008, certified paramedics will be awarded transfer credit for an additional 6 credit hours in place of NRST 10003 (6) 6
  NURS 20950 Human Growth and Development for Health Professionals 2 3
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL  14

1. Requires special approval. Minimum C (2.000) grade in theory and a designation of "passing" for performance in the clinical area must be achieved for each nursing course. A 2.000 GPA must be maintained in the nursing program. Minimum C (2.000) grade in all required courses, including developmental courses.
2. Course must be completed within the past five years prior to admission to the program.