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AA&S Degree in Arts and Sciences - Pre-BSN

Associate of Arts and Sciences
Eastern Shore Community College

The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree: Pre-BSN Specialization is designed for 1) students who plan to pursue either traditional pre-licensure baccalaureate in nursing programs; 2) students who have graduated from RCC, another VCCS nursing program, or a private nursing program and who are pursuing post-licensure completion of the baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN); and, 3) currently enrolled students in the ADN program at RCC who want to complete requirements for the BSN as they complete their pre-licensure education. Must be advised and approved by a nursing program advisor in order to be placed in this plan.


Overview
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Delivery Mode
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Outcomes

1.Communication RCC degree graduates will: a. understand and interpret complex materials; b. assimilate, organize, develop, and present an idea formally and informally; c. use standard English; d. use appropriate verbal and non-verbal responses in interpersonal relations and group discussions; e. use listening skills; f. recognize the role of culture in communication. 2.Critical Thinking. RCC degree graduates will: a. discriminate among degrees of credibility, accuracy, and reliability of inferences drawn from given data; b. recognize parallels, assumptions, or presuppositions in any given source of information; c. evaluate the strengths and relevance of arguments on a particular question or issue; d. weigh evidence and decide if generalizations or conclusions based on the given data are warran e. determine whether certain conclusions or consequences are supported by the information provided; f. use problem-solving skills. 3. Quantitative Literacy. RCC degree graduates will: a. use logical and mathematical reasoning within the context of various disciplines; b. interpret and use mathematical formulas; c. interpret mathematical models such as graphs, tables, and schematics and draw inferences from them; d. use graphical, symbolic, and numerical methods to analyze, organize, and interpret data; e. estimate and consider answers to mathematical problems in order to determine reasonableness; f. represent mathematical information numerically, symbolically, and visually using graphs and charts. 4. Scientific Literacy. RCC degree graduates will: a. generate an empirically evidenced and logical argument; b. distinguish a scientific argument from a non-scientific argument; c. reason by deduction, induction, and analogy; d. distinguish between causal and correlational relationships; and e. recognize methods of inquiry that lead to scientific knowledge.

Program Requirement Notes

This curriculum will provide the most complete foundation for pursuit of the BSN. Consult with an advisor at your desired four-year institution to verify.

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Key Program Guidance
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Number of Transfer Students
27.0
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Percent of Transfer Students
67% of 2482 Transfer students who applied were accepted. The average GPA of transfer studenst accepted was 2...see more
  • 67% of 2482 Transfer students who applied were accepted.
  • The average GPA of transfer studenst accepted was 2.98
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Transfer Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
What is The Impact of Work I Have Already Completed?
Associate Transfer Degree Completion

Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with HS
Credit for Prior Learning https://es.vccs.edu/admissions-aid/credits/request-credit-for-prior-learning/
Is This Degree Right For Me?
Is This College Right For Me? YES!! (Your Eastern Shore) is ESCC's culture of hospitality. We look beyond steps in a process to the comprehensive learner experience. YES!! encourages all to start from a positive perspective, develop personal YES!! visions and statements, and take prideful ownership of the college and the entire Shore community. We invite you to discover your YES!! at Your Eastern Shore Community College.
What Should I Consider 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 Eastern Shore Community College within your first year via College Connect
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions https://es.vccs.edu/admissions-aid/transfer-students/
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: Eastern Shore Community College
Transfer Statistics
Number of Transfer Students 27
Percent of Accepted Transfer Students
  • 67% of 2482 Transfer students who applied were accepted.
  • The average GPA of transfer studenst accepted was 2.98
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