2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    May 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing Professional Track, A.A.S. (Leading to B.S.N. Through Articulation to Partner Institutions)


(Code 1415)

This program is designed for associate degree Registered Nurses who want to further their education. This program allows students to take almost three years of credit hours at MCC and then transfer to a partner institution to finish their Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Students must finish MCC’s Registered Nursing (ADN), A.A.S.  degree; those credits apply to this program. With help from a counselor or advisor, select pathway which aligns closest to the intended transfer institution’s course requirements. Courses are subject to change based on transfer-institution requirements. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with representatives at intended institution, as well as meet with a counselor or advisor at MCC each semester to ensure that they stay on the correct path.  

Upon completion of this program [CIP: 51.3801], graduates should be able to:

  • use best current evidence to make nursing clinical judgments and provide patient-centered care to diverse populations in a variety of settings.
  • provide safe, quality patient-centered care for individuals and families across the health-illness continuum in a variety of settings to promote positive patient outcomes.
  • utilize informatics in collaboration with nursing and healthcare teams to facilitate communication and coordinate patient care.
  • demonstrate professional behaviors and adhere to legal, ethical, and professional standards.
  • complete the requirements necessary for transfer. 

Please Note:


Prerequisite courses may apply to this program. A minimum of 90 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher) are required for this program.

General Education Requirements


Written Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Written Communication, both required:

Oral Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Oral Communication, one required:

Laboratory Science


The following courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Application of Scientific Methodologies, both required: 

Mathematics


The following courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Basic Computational Methods and Mathematical Concepts and Applications (some also meet MTA), choose one or two, based on pathway below*:

Social Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Local, National, and Global Citizenship, both required:

Humanities and Fine Arts


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Cultural Literacy, one required

Pathway Courses


Pathway courses are selected to best align with transfer institution. Courses are subject to change based on transfer institution(s) requirements. Students should contact representatives at transfer institution to verify correct course requirements. Students should also meet with an MCC advisor or counselor to determine pathway.  

Path B (Davenport University-Concurrent)


Path C (Central Michigan University; also works for Saginaw Valley State University)


Electives


Take elective credits as necessary to earn 90 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher).

Transfer Disclosure:


Universities can change the transfer courses they accept without notifying MCC. Students are advised to contact the transfer university to verify transferability.