Coastal Georgia Community College
One College Drive
Brunswick, Georgia 31520
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
The Associate of Science in Nursing curriculum is a 70-72 semester credit hour program which prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to clients and groups of clients throughout the life span in a variety of settings. The purpose of the Associate of Science Nursing Program is to prepare graduates who can successfully enter the practice of professional nursing. Graduates of the ASN Program are prepared to take the national examination (NCLEX-RN) leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse. Refer to the Accreditation, Approvals, & Membership in the General Information section of this catalog.
Students who are interested in the ASN Program must meet the college admissions requirements listed in the Admissions section of this catalog. This is a limited enrollment program and has a selective program admission process.
1. Students must meet with a nursing advisor to develop their plan of study and prior to any changes in their schedule.
2. Students may begin taking core academic courses any semester.
3. Students are strongly encouraged to complete all non-nursing academic courses prior to entering the nursing program.
4. Learning Support courses, if required, must be completed prior to applying for the ASN Program.
5. The ASN Program sequence begins every fall semester.
6. Classes, laboratory, and clinical practice experiences in the ASN Program require a commitment of approximately 20-30 hours per week; therefore, it may be difficult for a student to work, other than on weekends.
7. Students with two failures in nursing courses will not be considered for admission unless the failures occurred 5 or more years ago.
BSN Program Details
The Bachelor of Science in nursing is a four-year pre-licensure degree program that prepares a nurse generalist for leadership and practice in the role of professional nurse in a variety of health care settings and specialties. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) for entry into practice in any state. This is a broad-based program built upon courses in the humanities, sciences and social and behavioral studies. The program will conform to standards set by the Georgia Board of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30326. The curriculum also provides graduates with the requirements to enter a master’s program of study in nursing.
Students who are interested in this nursing program must meet the college admissions requirements listed in the Admissions section of this catalog. The BSN program has limited enrollment and a selective program admission process, which involves deadlines for testing, academic coursework, and submission of application materials. During the freshman and sophomore years, candidates for the BSN program are required to take 62 total credit hours: 60 hours of the core curriculum in Areas A through F (listed in this section).