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Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing

Associate of Applied Science
Wytheville Community College

This two year program is designed to prepare students to provide direct patient care as beginning nurses in the health care setting. Successful students will be eligible to make application to the Board of Nursing for their respective state to be considered for eligibility to leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse (R. N.).


Program Credit Requirements
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The table below provides the requirements to complete this program. If you have an account and have created a Portfolio, the table includes the "Applied Credits" column. This column shows how the credits you earned based on the experiences you entered may be applied to satisfy these requirements. You can find schools where you can take courses that will transfer and apply to this degree using the Where Can I Find An Equivalent Course feature in the Transfer Tools menu.

Please note that some courses may count towards more than one requirement such as meeting a general education requirement and a major specific requirement. The course will be listed under the first matching requirement. Please contact the institution with questions.

The program map provided below is an estimate based on courses identified as a result of reviewing your portfolio and the requirements for the selected program.

A formal determination of credits awarded for your prior learning and their applicability to the degree requirements can only be made by the institution. The formal determination and resulting map may reflect higher or lower number of credits to be completed to achieve this program.
Requirements
Required Credits
Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing
67
Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing
67
Course Graduation Requirements
67
Residency
67
Transfer credits will be evaluated, and as applicable, up to 50 credits may be applied to this program.
GPA
67
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
BIO 141 Human Anat & Physio I
4
BIO 141 Requirement
4
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
BIO 142 Human Anat & Physio II
4
BIO 142 Requirement
4
Earn 4 credits: Complete the following
Earn 4 credits: Use the following rules
Complete the following
Use the following rules
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
OR
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
AND
Complete courses from the following Course list:
ENG 111 College Comp I
3
ENG 111 College Comp I
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
PSY 230 Requirement
3
PSY 230 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
PHI 220 Requirement
3
PHI 220 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
BIO 150 Intro Microbiology
4
BIO 150 Requirement
4
Earn 4 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
SDV 101 Orientation Requiremen
1
SDV 101 Orientation
1
Earn 1 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
NSG 100 Requirement
9
NSG 100
4
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
NSG 115 LPN Transition
5
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
NSG 106 Requirement
2
NSG 106
2
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
NSG 130 Requirement
1
NSG 130
1
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
NSG 200 Requirement
3
NSG 200
3
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
NSG 152 Requirement
3
NSG 152 Requirement
3
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
NSG 170 Requirement
6
NSG 170 Requirement
6
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
MTH 155 Requirement
3
MTH 155 Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
NSG 210 Requirement
5
NSG 210 Requirement
5
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
NSG 211 Requirement
5
NSG 211 Requirement
5
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
NSG 230 Requirement
2
NSG 230 Requirement
2
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
NSG 252 Requirement
4
NSG 252 Requirement
4
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
NSG 270 Requirement
4
NSG 270 Requirement
4
Complete courses from the following Course:
AND
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
ENG 112 College Comp II
3
ENG 112 College Comp II
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
Program Overview & Guidance
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Program Web Page
External Link
Delivery Mode
In-Person
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Delivery Mode
Online
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Delivery Mode
Hybrid
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Program Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Considerations for Selecting Degree
Considerations When Selecting Courses

  • Create a schedule for all required courses, pay attention to prerequisites and when courses are offered, complete your first math and English courses in your first year
  • Connect with an advisor at your community college and Wytheville Community College within your first year via College Connect
Program Requirements Beyond Specific Courses
Doing More With Your Degree
Program Successes & Highlights
What If I Have An Associate Degree Or Credit For Prior Learning?
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Associate Transfer Degree Completion

Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with High School
Credit for Prior Learning Yes
Did You Know That...
  • Completing your Associate transfer degree post-high school satisfies all lower division general education requirements and increases the chance of completing your bachelor's degree?
  • Exceeding 3 years or 90 credits at your community college means you may have exhausted your financial aid at that college and have limited your future financial aid at: Wytheville Community College
College Level Information
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Transfer Center
External Link
Transfer Admission Application
External Link
College Fit Guidance What You Need to Know
Is This College Right For Me?
Transfer Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
First Year Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions Apply to the college and send all transcripts, high school and other college
Where Can This Degree Transfer
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This section displays degrees most closely related to this program and to which you may be able to transfer. So, you can use this list to find the next degree you can complete in your major. Please click the degree name to visit that program page.
Institution Title Degree Award Name Award Level Delivery Mode
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in Lpn To Rn BridgeAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Rappahannock Community CollegeAAS Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Rappahannock Community CollegeAA&S Degree in Arts and Sciences - Pre-BSN SpecializationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
J Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Online, Hybrid
Laurel Ridge Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing: Advanced Placement Option for Licensed Practical NursesAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Brightpoint Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person
Brightpoint Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing - Hybrid Distance EducationAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearHybrid
Laurel Ridge Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science - NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person
New River Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Online, Hybrid
Paul D. Camp Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in Nursing AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Northern Virginia Community CollegeNursing, A.A.S.AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Southside Virginia Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science with a major in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid, Online
Germanna Community CollegeNursing Associate of Applied Science DegreeAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Germanna Community CollegeLPN To RN - Nursing Associate of Applied Science DegreeAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Virginia Western Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Blue Ridge Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Norfolk State UniversityBachelor of Science in Nursing - Online (RN to BSN) Completion TrackBachelorBachelor of Science4-YearOnline
Norfolk State UniversityBachelor of Science in Nursing - Traditional (Pre-licensure) Baccalaureate Completion TrackBachelorBachelor of Science4-YearIn-Person
George Mason UniversityNursing, BSNBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-YearIn-Person, Online
Danville Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person
Longwood University Nursing BSNBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-YearIn-Person
Longwood University Nursing: RN to BSN Degree Completion BSNBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-YearIn-Person
Radford UniversityBSN in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-YearIn-Person, Online
Old Dominion UniversityNursing-BSNBachelorBS in Nursing4-YearIn-Person, Online
Patrick & Henry Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in Physical TherapyAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
Southwest Virginia Community College Associate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearHybrid
Eastern Mennonite UniversityBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-YearIn-Person
Virginia Peninsula Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person
Mountain Gateway Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person
Shenandoah UniversityBachelor of Science NursingBachelorBachelor of Science4-YearIn-Person
Shenandoah UniversityBSN Option for RN to MSNBachelorBSN Option for RN to MSN4-YearIn-Person
James Madison UniversityBachelor of Science in Nursing, Major in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-YearIn-Person
Patrick & Henry Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid
University of Mary WashingtonBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science4-YearIn-Person
Virginia Wesleyan UniversityBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Nursing4-YearIn-Person
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityNursing, Bachelor of ScienceBachelorBachelor of Science4-YearIn-Person
Bluefield UniversityBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-YearIn-Person
Piedmont Virginia Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearIn-Person, Online, Hybrid
The University of Virginia's College at WiseBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science4-YearIn-Person
The University of Virginia's College at WiseBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science4-YearOnline
Mountain Empire Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-YearHybrid
Marymount University Nursing (BSN)BachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-YearIn-Person
Mary Baldwin UniversityBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-YearOnline
Germanna Community CollegeGeneral Studies - Specialization Pre-BSN Associate of Arts & Sciences DegreeAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-YearIn-Person, Hybrid, Online
Careers Where This Degree Applies
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O*Net Code Name Description Parent
29-2061.00Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational NursesCare for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Licensing required.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
31-1131.00Nursing AssistantsProvide or assist with basic care or support under the direction of onsite licensed nursing staff. Perform duties such as monitoring of health status, feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, or ambulation of patients in a health or nursing facility. May include medication administration and other health-related tasks. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.Healthcare Support Occupations
29-1141.01Acute Care NursesProvide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
29-1141.02Advanced Practice Psychiatric NursesAssess, diagnose, and treat individuals and families with mental health or substance use disorders or the potential for such disorders. Apply therapeutic activities, including the prescription of medication, per state regulations, and the administration of psychotherapy.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
29-1141.04Clinical Nurse SpecialistsDirect nursing staff in the provision of patient care in a clinical practice setting, such as a hospital, hospice, clinic, or home. Ensure adherence to established clinical policies, protocols, regulations, and standards.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
29-1141.03Critical Care NursesProvide specialized nursing care for patients in critical or coronary care units.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
25-1072.00Nursing Instructors and Teachers, PostsecondaryDemonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
29-1141.00Registered NursesAssess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations