In Fall 2017, John Tyler Community College will begin participating in a new state-wide curriculum for community college nursing programs. Developed by nursing faculty from across Virginia, the new program is designed to meet emerging trends in health care and focuses on deep learning of nursing’s most central concepts.
Students applying to start Tyler’s Nursing Program in Fall 2017 should use the information below to apply and plan their academic schedule.
|Semester 1||Credits||Standard Options|
|BIO 141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
|ENG 111 College Composition I||3|
|PSY 230 Developmental Psychology||3|
|SDV 100 College Success Skills||1|
|MTH 157 Elementary Statistics||3|
|Semester 2||Credits||Standard Options|
|BIO 142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|NSG 100 Intro to Nursing Concepts||4|
|NSG 106 Competencies for Nursing Practice||2|
|NSG 130 Professional Concepts||1|
|NSG 200 Health Promotion & Assessment||3|
|Semester 3||Credits||Standard Options|
|BIO 150 Microbiology||4|
|NSG 152 Health Care Recipient||3|
|NSG 170 Health Illness Concepts||6|
|Semester 4||Credits||Standard Options|
|ENG 112 Composition II||3||HLT 230 Nutrition|
|NSG 210 Health Care Concepts I||5|
|NSG 211 Health Care Concepts II||5|
|Semester 5||Credits||Standard Options|
|NSG 230 Advanced Professional Nursing Concepts||2|
|NSG 252 Complex Health Care Concepts||4|
|NSG 270 Nursing Capstone||4|
|Total Credits For Program||67|
- A student must have completed BIO 141 and MTH 157 within 10 years prior to acceptance to the Nursing Program.
- Students are eligible to apply to the nursing program while enrolled in or after completion of the first semester prerequisites courses
- All nursing (NSG) courses must be taken in sequence.
- BIO 142 is a prerequisite for NSG 152 and NSG 170.
- BIO 150 must be taken either concurrently or prior to NSG 152 and NSG 170.
- ENG 112 must be taken either concurrently or prior to NSG 210 and NSG 211.
- The humanities elective requirement must be satisfied by completing one 3-credit conceptual humanities course that offers breadth of knowledge. PHI 220 courses may be required by some four-year universities for those pursuing the B.S.N. See website for a list of approved conceptual and applied humanities electives.
- Part-time students should consult their faculty advisors regarding appropriate course sequences.
- Students are eligible to apply to the nursing program while enrolled in or after completion of the first semester prerequisites courses.
- Online Information Session - Under construction
- Letter to Prospective Students
- Nursing Program Eligibility Requirements
- Steps to Apply
- TEAS Test Information
- Requirements after Acceptance to the Nursing Program
- Estimated Program Costs
- NCLEX Pass Rates
- General Information Sessions
- Tour Schedule
- Hybrid Track Application
- Traditional Track Application
Applicants: To be eligible, you must submit all application documents together as attachments to one, single e-mail. The application and personal statement must be submitted as Word document attachments. The TEAS test will be accepted as a PDF or scanned image. Please contact your nursing advisor for clarification as needed.
Apply January 15 - March 19, 2017 to start the Nursing Program in August 2017 (Fall 2017 semester). Apply June 15 - August 19, 2017 to start the Nursing Program in January 2018 (Spring 2018).
For additional information, contact the Nursing Office: 804-622-8700 (Nursing Education Center).
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