Nursing Advanced Placement Program
To qualify as a candidate for Advanced Placement (LPN to RN) you must have the following:
- Current resident status for the COCC college district. See the COCC website for residency requirements.
- Current State of Oregon LPN license that must be active and unencumbered.
- 400 hours of direct patient care experience in an acute or long-term (skilled) setting, or 600 hours of direct patient care in other nursing settings such as clinics, home health, or assisted living as an LPN within the last two years.
- Official copy of transcripts showing completion of the required prerequisite and support courses (or their equivalent).
You must complete all of the Nursing prerequisites before entering the program.
|BI 231||Anatomy and Physiology I*||4|
|BI 232||Anatomy and Physiology II*||4|
|BI 233||Anatomy and Physiology III*||4|
|GS 105, or
CHEM 104, or
|Physical Science: Chemistry*
Introduction to Chemistry I*
General Chemistry I*
|MTH 95||Intermediate Algebra or higher||4|
|WR 121||Academic Composition||4|
|WR 122, or
|Argument, Research, and Multimodal Composition
|FN 225, or
Science of Nutrition
|PSY 215||Developmental Psychology||4|
|CIS 120, or
Pass Computer Competency exam*
*The science and computer courses must have been completed within 5 years prior to admission. Older course work may be accepted by petition process on a case-by-case basis.
In addition to completing all prerequisites with a "C" grade or better, applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher between WR 121, Math 95 (or higher), BI 231, BI 232, BI 233 and BI 234.