PN Requirements
PN Practical Nursing Program

PN Program Information
PN Admission Criteria
PN Alternate Admission
PN Requirements
PN Readmission
PN Committee Meetings\

Allied Health Programs

ADN Associate Degree Nursing
Practical Nursing Program
Nursing Assistant Program
Medical Lab Technology Program
EMT Basic Emergency Medical Technician
Phlebotomy Program
Allied Health Faculty

 PN Important Notes:

*ACTS course numbers are provided in parentheses when applicable.

*Practical Nursing (PN) courses must be taken in the sequence prescribed above.

*Once a student enrolls in the PN Program, if the student is unsuccessful in any PN course, the student does not have the option to use a general education course in lieu of a required PN course to satisfy degree requirements.

*The students must pass a Math Competency Exam with a minimum grade of 90% before enrolling in Level II nursing courses.

*Students taking developmental courses before enrolling in the Practical Nursing  Program are strongly encouraged to take Intro to Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology I and II.


Practical Nursing
Technical Certificate  (NGPN.TC D * H)


Semester Hours

6  hours
EH 113 (ENGL 1013), Freshman English I, or higher  3  
MS 1123, Intermediate Algebra or higher  3  
Level I

18 hours

PN 112, Nursing I 12
PN 103, Human Structure and Function  3
PN 101, Vocational, Ethical, and Legal Concepts  1
PN 102, Nursing of the Geriatric Client  2
Level II
16 hours
PN 201, Principles of Nutrition 1
PN 214, Principles of Pharmacology 4
PN 223, Nursing of Mothers and Infants 3
PN 203, Nursing of Children 3
PN 211, Nursing of Mental Health Clients 1
PN 224, Nursing II 4


Level III
14 hours
PN 213, Nursing III 13
PN 231, Applied Diet Therapy   1
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