Nursing - ADN - Associate in Applied Science Degree
The Associate in Applied Science in Nursing (ADN) degree prepares students for the challenges of modern healthcare. The classroom instruction that is provided in nursing concepts, coupled with laboratory practice and clinical experience at area healthcare providers, ensures that students are well-qualified to enter the field. Graduates of the program will be prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination - RN (NCLEX-RN). Upon satisfactory completion of the examination and licensure by a State Board of Nursing, graduates are titled Registered Nurse (RN) and are ready to respond to the changing healthcare demands in a variety of settings.
The Associate nursing program at Horry-Georgetown Technical College at the Grand Strand
Campus and Georgetown Campuses located in Myrtle Beach and Georgetown, South Carolina,
is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm.
For more information on HGTC's accreditations, visit our accreditations page.
For more information about Health Science Admissions visit: www.hgtc.edu/healthscience.
A well-qualified nursing staff is essential for high-quality healthcare. This ongoing need presents graduates of HGTC's Nursing program with a wealth of employment opportunities and excellent earning potential. Hospital nursing is just one of the many areas where nurses practice. Examples of other practice settings include:
- Home care
- Private practice
- Public health
- Extended-care centers
- Military service
- Health-related industries
- Occupational settings
- Health and wellness centers
For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry-Georgetown Technical College's Office of Career Services for more employment, career, and professional development resources.
Program Disclosure Statement
Applicants to the Nursing-ADN program should be aware a current, unrestricted license or certification may be required to practice in the state in which you intend to reside/practice. Each state is unique in its licensure requirements. Students are encouraged to reach out to the program chair for more information and assistance with understanding professional licensure.
Specific Admission Requirements for Program
Course Sequence and Progression Requirements
|BIO 210||Anatomy Physiology I||4|
|ENG 101||English Composition I||3|
|MAT 110||College Algebra||3|
|MAT 120||Probability and Statistics|
|NUR 101||Fundamentals of Nursing||6|
|NUR 161||Basic Concepts of Pharmacology||2|
|BIO 211||Anatomy Physiology II||4|
|ENG 102||English Composition II||3|
|NUR 120||Basic Nursing Concepts||7|
|NUR 150||Chronic Health Problems||6|
|NUR 162||Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing||3|
|PSY 201||General Psychology||3|
|NUR 220||Family-Centered Nursing||7|
|NUR 217||Trends Issues in Nursing||2|
|NUR 221||Advanced Nursing Concepts||5|
|SPC 205||Public Speaking||3|
Total Credit Hours
|**Any University Transfer Humanities course.|