2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Jul 09, 2020  
2017-2018 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: 52.5

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) 13.5 credits KCC +1 cr@SVSU

Year 1 (Winter) 14 credits KCC + 4 cr@SVSU

Year 1 (Summer) 13 cr@SVSU

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

Year 2 (Fall) 13 credits KCC +2 cr@SVSU

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

Year 2 (Summer) SVSU courses

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

Year 3 (Fall) SVSU courses

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

Year 3 (Winter) SVSU courses

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


  • All nursing programs are subject to change. Program requirements apply to students accepted into the nursing program in the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Prerequisite courses may be repeated one time only to obtain the required grade.
  • 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.
  • Entrance exam with required score will be necessary to be accepted into the program.
  • Students should seek advising from their academic advisor.
  • 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 annually. Students need to meet with their academic advisor to begin the application process.
  • Immunization records are required for final admission.
  • Students are ranked for acceptance into the program based on grades, GPA and knowledge exam.
  • Program course work must be completed within two years.
  • Nursing programs may have cohort groups in the fall and winter semesters.
  • Reentry into the Nursing Program is allowed one time per program and is determined by a committee of nursing faculty.
  • Please note that the Nursing Program is a Full-Time Program that may require attendance in lecture or lab 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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