Nursing

BSN Program Application Process

The following must be received by the application deadline.

  1. Apply to San Juan College if not a SJC student, and complete enrollment process as SJC student.
  2. Complete all prerequisite courses (26 credit hours) by the end of the semester prior to application deadline.
  3. Submit current complete San Juan College Nursing BSN Program Application and additional required application documents listed in application packet instructions. Nursing applications can be obtained in the nusrsing department or on the SJC nursing homepage during the open application period. The nursing application can be submitted in person during business hours or by postal mail at any time and are accepted only during a current open application period.
  4. Submit official transcripts for all previous course work to the San Juan College Enrollment Services Office (Admissions) for evaluation of course transfer credit. If completing prerequisite course work at a college other than SJC during the application semester, request updated official transcript indicating course completion grade(s). Do not submit official transcripts to the SJC nurisng department.
  5. Submit additional official transcripst as listed in the application instructions.
  6. Complete the ATI TEAS V (Test of Essential Academic Skills) exam and submit current application period score result(s) to the SJC Nursing Department. Instructions for scheduling the exam are included in the application packet instructions. The exam can be taken through the SJC Testing Center. Refer to the appropriate On-Campus or Off-Campus testing instructions as applicable. Topics for this exam include reading, math, science, English and language usuage. Study guides are available in the SJC Bookstore or can be ordered from the ATI (Assessment Technologies Institute) website. Additional preparation resources include practice exams through the ATI website and tutoring assistance in the San Juan College Student Success Center. The exam may be taken once per test period. Previous scores may be eligible if the exam was taken in the prior application period but only the two most recent scores between prior and current periods will be considered for eligibility. Those re-applying to the program are required to retest if prior scores are not within the eligible dates or below the minimum eligibility score. Review application packet for further detail regarding testing.
  7.  Activate San Juan College email.

 

 

BSN Program Selection Requirements

To be eligible for the nursing program selection process, the following program requirements must be completed by the current application deadline:

  1. Enrolled as a San Juan College student.
  2. Completed appropriate courses as determined by the College Placement Exam (Accuplacer) scores.
  3. Submitted all official transcripts as listed in application instructions.
  4. Achieved a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.0. The GPA requirement must be fulfilled at the end of the semester prior to application deadline.
  5. Taken the ATI TEAS V (Test of Essential Academic Skills V) exam and obtained the minimum eligible Adjusted Individual Total Score. Applicants are required to have current test scores for the application period. Previous scores may be eligible if the exam was taken in the prior application period but only the two most recent scores between prior and current period will be considered for eligibility. If an applicant has tested during both current testing periods or has two scores within the total eligible time frame,the higher of the two most recent scores will be used for calculation. Only official testing transcript scores received from ATI will be used for selection point calculation. Refer to current application instructions regarding eligible test dates and minimum score.  
  6. Submitted a current complete San Juan College BSN nursing program application with additional required documents to the SJC Nursing Department. Applications submitted after the application deadline will not be eligible for the selection process.
  7. Completed all BSN prerequisite courses (26 credit hours).
  8. Achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 in the following BSN 26 credit hour prerequisite courses. The GPA requirement must be fulfilled at the end of the semester prior to application deadline. All prerequisite courses require a minimum grade of 'C'.

      

  Prerequisite Course Requirements

Credit

Hours

BIOL 121 Introductory Biology I 4
CHEM 110 Introductory Chemistry or higher 4
ENGL 111 Freshman Composition 3
ENGL 211 Advanced Composition 3
HLTH 118 Nutrition 3
MATH 115 Intermediate Algebra OR 3-4
MATH 160 College Algebra  
PSYC 120 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSYC 230 Human Development 3
  Total 26

 

 

Step 2: Selection and Acceptance Process

Back to Program Req Main Menu


For more information, please call Department of Nursing at (505) 566-3224. Or send an email to panekj@sanjuancollege.edu.