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Associate Degree in Nursing: Applied Science (AAS)

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

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 Kari Lesmeister
 Kari Lesmeister 
Assistant Professor/Nursing Coordinator


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    Associate Degree in Nursing Degree Requirements

    16 credits completed in residence
    2.50 cumulative grade point average (GPA)
    2.75 minimum GPA in all prerequisite and program requirement courses
    67 total credits
    Minimum grade of 'C' in all program courses
    College Strategies or College Transitions
    If a student repeats a required science course, a grade of 2.0 (C) or higher must be obtained in the first repeat

    Associate of Applied Science
    General Education Requirements

    WSC belongs to the Dakota Nursing Program which is accredited by the State Board of Nursing (See approval documentation).

    Students who have successfully completed the Certificate in Practical Nursing program through WSC or have a valid LPN license can apply to the program.  Upon successful completion of the 9 month program, students will be eligible for an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Associate Degree in Nursing and to take the NCLEX-RN ®.

    Degree Planning Worksheet - Nursing (AAS)

    Internal ADN Application Fall 2015

    Incoming ADN application Fall 2015

    Dakota Nursing Program Brochure

    Fall Credits

    NURS 224 Professional Role Development 2
    NURS 225 Alterations in Health I 3
    NURS 226 Maternal Child Nursing 3
    NURS 227 Clinical Applications I 4
    MICR 202 Microbiology L/L 4
    ASC 100 College Strategies or College Transitions 0.5-1


    NURS 228 Alterations in Health II 4
    NURS 229 Health Promotion & Psychosocial Nursing 2
    NURS 237 Clinical Application II 5
    NURS 259 Role Transitions 1
    Wellness Elective 0.5-3

    This nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

    For more information about the program please see the contact information below:

    WSC Nursing Program Coordinator
    Janet Johnson, MBA, MSN, RN - Nursing Coordinator
    1410 University Avenue, Williston, ND 58801
    701.774.4290 or 1.888.863.9455 ext. 4290
    For information regarding the Minot and New Town sites please contact the site manager.

    Minot Site
    Rhoda Owens, MSN, RN- Minot Site Manager
    St. Joseph's Trinity Campus 4th Floor
    407 3rd St. SE, Minot, ND 58701
    (701) 852.2267

    New Town Site
    Gail Raasakka, BSN, RN-New Town Site Manager
    220 8th Ave N, New Town, ND  58762
    (701) 627.4738 ext. 289