Nursing - Program Requirements and Courses

Program Requirements

Apply to PTCC's Nursing Mobility Program

Fall 2018 Associate Degree Nursing Application



All applicants also must apply to the college and have a current application submitted. It is encouraged that applicants apply to the college well in advance of the posting of the internal PTCC Nursing Mobility Application so any transfer work can be completed in a timely manner. Any additional coursework needed to enter the program will be identified at that time. Students must complete all required coursework to enter into the program. Coursework may be completed the same semester in which the student is applying.


  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse license
  • Documentation of current Health Care Provider CPR course or CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • Completion of required Criminal Background Check
  • Clinical site physical/immunizations
  • Student must have GPA of 3.0 in General Education courses to apply for the program.
  • Student must meet minimum benchmark on an entrance exam prior to acceptance into the program.

Developmental courses may be required depending on educational background and/or assessment scores. Developmental courses do not fulfill graduation requirements and are required as prerequisites for some courses. A student must attain a grade of ‘C’ or better in ALL courses and a final cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher to graduate. The requirements of this program are subject to change without notice.

Additional information

Please refer to the Associate Degree Nursing Mobility and Practical Nursing Student Handbook for additional information.

AS in Nursing - 64 Credits

Course ID Course Name Credits
General Education Courses
BIOL 1250 General Biology I 4
BIOL 1255 Microbiology 3
BIOL 1260 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOL 1270 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
ENGL 1276 College Composition 4
PHIL 1220 Human Ethics 3
PSYC 1200 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSYC 1250 Life Span Development 3
General Education Electives 2
MnTC Goal Area - Any -
Required Technical Courses
LPN students will be awarded advanced standing nursing credits 6
NURS 2922 Professional Nursing Practicum I 4
NURS 2923 Role Transition: LPN to Professional Nurse 2
NURS 2927 Professional Nursing I 8
NURS 2931 Professional Nursing Leadership and Management 2
NURS 2934 Professional Nursing II 8
NURS 2936 Professional Nursing Practicum II 4