Apr 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing (PRE) Transfer Pathway (AS)


KANSAS PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBLE PROGRAM   


An Associate of Science transfer pathway with an emphasis in Pre-Nursing will prepare a student to apply for a nursing program at an accredited college. Students who earn a baccalaureate degree in nursing and pass the state licensure examination are licensed as registered nurse (R.N.). R.N.’s may supervise, teach, and delegate nursing care to health team members as well as deliver direct care and treatment.

Symbol(s) Translation:

(T►) - Kansas Regents System Wide Transfer Course 
($) - Special Funding Identifier 


 PROGRAM MAP - Nursing (PRE) (AS)  


 

 

Pathway Code: NURS


Kansas General Education Core Requirements (35 hours)


Successfully completing 35 hours of approved coursework in the following designated categories will fulfill the requirements of meeting the Kansas System-wide General Education Core.

Basic Skills - English, Communications and Math (12 hours)


Complete 6 credits of English, 3 credits of Communications and at least 3 credits of a College-level Math course that’s most appropriate for the degree and transfer pathway.

Natural & Physical Laboratory Sciences (5 hours)


Complete 5 credits of Lab Science from approved Lab Science Elective(s). (BIO, CHM, GEO, PHS).

Social & Behavioral Sciences (6 hours)


Complete 6 credits from two different disciplines from approved Social Science Elective(s)  . (ANT, CRJ, ECO, GEG, MIN, POL, PSY, SOC).

Arts & Humanities (6 hours)


Complete 6 credits from two different disciplines from approved Humanities Elective(s) . (ART, COM, ENG, FOL, HIS, LIT, MUS, PHO, REL, THE) - Studio and Performance courses cannot be included.  A Fine Arts Appreciation course and a Philosophy or Ethics course is recommended for this pathway.

Additional Institution Core Requirements (6 hours)


To satisfy degree requirements to meet the Kansas system-wide general education core, complete 6 additional credits of approved electives applicable to the transfer pathway.

Pathway Electives (27 hours minimum)*


The Associate of Science degree requires a minimum of 27 hours of Pathway Electives. Students should work with their advisor and transfer institution to determine the most appropriate courses to complete within this block. The following are recommended pathway electives for transfer.

In addition to the recommended transfer electives, PSY6720 - First Year Experience (FYE) is highly recommended as an elective for students enrolled in this pathway.

Minimum Hours for a Degree 62*


*A minimum of 62 hours is required to earn a Cowley degree; however additional credit hours may be outlined on the transfer pathway to meet the program requirements for a transfer institution. 

Depending on skill level and assessment scores, students may be required to take the necessary basic skill or prerequisite courses prior to enrolling in the program courses.