WALLACE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SELMA
LPN TO RN MOBILITY PROGRAM OPTION
Becky Casey, A.D.N. Program Director
P. O. Box 2530
3000 Earl Godwin Parkway
Selma, AL 36702-2530

We are pleased that you are interested in the generic Associate Degree Nursing Program at WCCS. The mobility program is designed for Licensed Practical Nurses and enables them to complete the Associate in Applied Science Degree (Nursing) in three semesters. Should you choose to apply for admission to the A.D.N. Mobility Program, you must submit the following documents to the Office of Student Services no later than December 1.

  1. Wallace Community College Application for general admission to the college.
     

  2. Official college/technical program transcripts. An official transcript from each individual college, university and/or technical school attended must be submitted directly to the Office of Student Services at Wallace Community College.
     

  3. A.D.N. Program application which includes a COMPASS or ACT score within the past 3 years of application deadline date. You must score at least 76 on the reading portion of the COMPASS test or have an ACT Reading Score of 17 or higher. If you have not taken a reading placement exam, please contact the Office of Student Services at 334.876.9295 in order to arrange a testing date.
     

  4. Remember you must indicate on the application the appropriate program option for which you are applying - Mobility Program Option.
     

  5. A signed Essential Functions Form required for the nursing program. The Essential Functions form must be read and signed by you, not your physician, and submitted with your application. The nursing faculty reserves the right at any time to require an additional medical examination at the student's expense in order to assist with the evaluation of the student's ability to perform the essential functions.
     

  6. A 2.5 overall college /technical school grade point average (GPA).
     

  7. Unconditional acceptance to Wallace Community College Selma.
     

  8. Be in good standing with the college.
     

  9. Eligibility for English 101 and Math 116 as determined by college policy.
     

  10. Must have a valid, unencumbered Alabama LPN license.
     

  11. Must have documentation of employment as an LPN for a minimum of 500 clock hours within twelve months prior to admission.
     

  12. Must complete the following courses with a C or higher, prior to enrollment in the LPN to RN Mobility Program:

    1. MTH 116 Mathematical Application (or higher math, i.e. College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Finite Math, etc.) 3 credit hours

    2. BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I ( 4 credit hours)

    3. BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology I ( 4 credit hours)

    4. ENG 101 English Composition I (3 credit hours)

    5. *NUR 200 Nursing Career Mobility Assessment

*This course is not required if you graduated from the Approved Alabama College System Practical nursing curriculum within the previous two years. Once enrolled in the mobility program, LPN-RN mobility students will receive 6 hours credit for NUR 200. Once mobility program is successfully completed, 15 non-traditional credit hours will be awarded for NUR 102, NUR 103, NUR 104, NUR 105 & NUR 106.

Mail or deliver the completed application to:

Wallace Community College Selma
Office of Student Services
P. O. Box 2530
3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma, Alabama 36702-2530

To receive further information regarding general admission to the College, please contact the Office of Student Services at 334.876.9305 or visit the College website at www.wccs.edu.

Notification of program acceptance will be made by mail, prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

For additional information, regarding program requirements, please visit the Wallace Community College Selma website at www.wccs.edu or call the ADN program office at (334) 876-9275.

In order to increase your chances for successful progression, we strongly recommend that you complete all academic courses before you enter this program.

Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program is competitive and the number of students is limited by the number of faculty and clinical facilities available. Meeting minimal requirements does not guarantee acceptance. After meeting all requirements, applicants are rank-ordered using a point system based on Compass Reading scores and quality points from selected college or high school curricula.

Information regarding the Alabama Board of Nursing, the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and other program facts, can be found in the Wallace Community College Catalog. The NLNAC can be contacted at 61 Broadway, New York, New York 10006, 1-800-669-9656

The Associate Degree Nursing Program at Wallace Community College has been approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing and is accredited by the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).

PREREQUISITE COURSES

BIO 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4 credit hours)
BIO 202 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 credit hours)
MTH 116 Mathematical Applications (or higher math, i.e. MTHlOO, MTHl12, etc.) (3 credit hours)
ENG 101 English Composition (3 credit hours)

TOTAL PREREQUISITE HOURS = 14 CREDIT HOURS Prior to NUR 201

The curriculum plan MUST BE FOLLOWED IN THE SEQUENCE LISTED BELOW. General education courses (academics) must be taken in the semester listed or may be completed prior to the required semester.

**STUDENTS ARE CONDITIONALLY ACCEPTED PENDING THE COMPLETION OF NUR 200 WITH A C OR HIGHER. BASED ON SPACE AVAILABLE, STUDENTS MAY COMPLETE THEIR LAST SCIENCE COURSE PRIOR TO ADMISSION.

ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING CURRICULUM - MOBILITY PROGRAM

   

Credit Hour

Spring Semester of Enrollment Year    
NUR 200 Nursing Career Mobility Assessment 6
TOTAL 6
Summer Semester    
NUR 201 Nursing Through the Lifespan I 5
BIO 220 Microbiology 4
PSY 200 General Psychology 3
TOTAL 12
Fall Semester    
NUR 202 Nursing Through the Lifespan II 6
PSY 210 Human Growth and Development 3
SPH 106
SPHl07
Fundamentals of Oral Communication or
Fundamentals of Speech
3
TOTAL 12
Spring Semester    
NUR 203 Nursing Through the Lifespan III 6
NUR 204 Role Transition for the Registered Nurse 4
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective   3
TOTAL 13
    57
NON TRADITIONAL CREDIT HOURS   15
(NUR 102, 103, 104, 105 & 106)

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

72
     
PROGRAM TOTALS    
Total Contact Hours   1035
General Education   30
Nursing Hours   27


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