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2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ADN Concurrent Program with SVSU

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Students planning to enter the concurrent program with SVSU should first declare the Associate in Science and Arts degree, then work closely with their advisor to choose appropriate courses for transfer.  Once accepted into both programs (KCC and SVSU), students will officially declare the concurrent program as their program of study.

Prerequisites and General Education Requirements

Total Prerequisite & General Education Credits: 29-30

Total Kirtland Nursing Credits: 50

SVSU Courses

  • NUR-301 SVSU Nursing Care Designer 1 4 cr.
  • NUR-302 SVSU Intro to Baccalaureate Nursing 1 cr.
  • NUR-377 SVSU Nurse Provider Concepts 3 cr.
  • NUR-379 Nurse Provider Clinical I 4 cr.
  • NUR-401 SVSU Nursing Care Designer 2 3 cr.
  • NUR-411 SVSU Professional Integration 2 cr.
  • NUR-421 SVSU Professional Integration 2 2 cr.
  • NUR-431 Nursing Care Designer 3 3 cr.
  • NUR-479 SVSU Nursing Care Provider 2 (must be licensed) 3 cr.
  • Cat 1 SVSU Category 1 course (General Education) 3 cr.
  • Cat 2 SVSU Category 2 course (General Education) 3 cr.
  • Cat 5 SVSU Category 5 course 3 cr.
  • Cat 8 Category 8 course (International Perspectives) 3 cr.
  • Upper Div SVSU Upper Division Electives 6 cr.


Total SVSU Credits (up to 12 may be taken at KCC) 31-43

Sequence of courses:

Year 1 (Fall) 12 credits KCC +1 cr@SVSU

Year 1 (Winter) 12.5 credits KCC + 4 cr@SVSU

Year 1 (Summer) 13 cr@SVSU

  • NUR 377 Nurse Provider Concepts (SVSU)
  • NUR 379 Nurse Provider Clinical I (SVSU)
  • Category 1 course SVSU (possibly taken at Kirtland)
  • Category 2 course SVSU (possibly taken at Kirtland)

Year 2 (Fall) 13.5 credits KCC +2 cr@SVSU

Year 2 (Winter) 12 credits KCC +3 cr@SVSU

Year 2 (Summer) SVSU courses

  • NUR 431  Nursing Care Designer 3 (SVSU)
  • Upper division elective (SVSU)

Year 3 (Fall) SVSU courses

  • Category 8 Course (International Perspectives)  (SVSU)
  • Upper Division elective (SVSU)

Year 3 (Winter) SVSU courses

  • Category 5 course (SVSU)
  • NUR 479 Nursing Care Provider 2 (must be licensed) (SVSU)
  • NUR 421 Professional Integration 2 (SVSU)
  • Upper Division elective (SVSU)


  • All nursing programs are subject to change. 
  • BIO-23500 (Anatomy & Physiology I) and BIO-23600 (Anatomy & Physiology II) are accepted if previously taken and a “B” or better was earned in each course.
  • Prerequisite courses may be repeated one time only, within a 3-year time period, to obtain the required grade.
  • Entrance exam with required score will be necessary to be accepted into the program.  Students are ranked for acceptance into the program based on GPA of prerequisite courses, interview and entrance exam.  Entrance exam may be taken three times; if the applicant does not meet the required score on the 3rd attempt, the applicant must wait three years to attempt the exam again and be considered for admission.   
  • Felony convictions and certain misdemeanor convictions will prohibit admission to the nursing program.  For more information, please check with the Health Sciences Office at healthsciences@kirtland.edu.
  • Drug testing of all students will be required prior to final program acceptance.
  • Applications are accepted biannually, January 15th through May 15th for fall admission and January 15th through September 15th for winter admission.  Students need to meet with their academic advisor to begin the application process.
  • Immunization records and a recent physical exam are required for final admission.
  • Nursing programs may have cohort groups in the fall and winter semesters. Please note that the Nursing Program is a full-time program that may require attendance in lecture, lab, or simulation Monday through Sunday at any time.  Clinical may be assigned during day or evening hours.  This will require the ability to maintain a flexible schedule from any applicant.  Accommodations for work or personal schedules cannot be guaranteed.

Students should seek additional information and/or advising from their academic advisor.

For an appointment, please call (989) 275-5000, ext. 280.

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