Associate Degree Nursing (A.D.N) Matriculation Procedure

Associate Degree Nursing (A.D.N) Matriculation Procedure
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All boxes must be checked as complete before form can be submitted to the Admissions Office:
Apply to BCC (Admissions Office, 499-4660, Ext. 1630).
£ a) Submit application.
£ b) Submit official high school transcript(s) or GED.
£ c) Submit official transcripts of any previous colleges attended.
2. Complete Program Admission Requirements.
£ a) Readiness to take ENG 101 as demonstrated through the Learning Skills Assessment or completion of a college
composition class (ENG 101).
£ b) Completion of MAT 102 or MAT 136 or MAT102C (Math 800 Series) with a grade of “C” (73) or better.
£ c) Completion of college chemistry (CHM 150) with a grade of “C” (73) or better; or one year of college prep
chemistry, with a grade of “C” (73) or better, completed within seven years.
3. Meet one of the following categories (A or B).
A. RECENT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES (Graduated within two years of application)
£ 1. Graduate from a high school college preparatory program with an average of “B” (80%) or rank in the upper third
of the graduating class.
£ 2. Complete with a “C” (73) or better high school (college preparatory) Biology or Anatomy & Physiology; within
seven years.
£ 1. Complete with a “C” (73) or better: a minimum of 10 credits of college level A.D.N. support courses including Anatomy & Physiology I (BIO 201) completed within seven years.
Students who have met all admission requirements are accepted after review of all applicants received by the admissions committee prior
to March 1st. Applicants after March 1st will be considered for the following academic year. Decisions are determined about mid-April for the fall
semester and students are notified of acceptance by mail. The student’s grades in science courses, number of completed general education
and program requirements, completion of additional college degrees and GPA are all considered in the admissions decision. (All students applying
for the nursing program must begin the HepB immunization series by March 1 to meet health requirements for the nursing program.)
Students with two nursing course failures (elsewhere, at BCC, or in combination) will not be admitted to the program.
Important Notices: Any prior criminal offense could hinder placement in clinical agencies. See “CORI” and “SORI” requirements in current catalog for
details. BCC will not admit students concurrently into any two of the following degree or certificate programs: Physical Therapist Assistant, Respiratory
Care, LPN or Nursing.
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Health Requirements for Associate Degree Nursing Program
Requirements: According to Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Chapter 76, Section 15C, General Laws of
Massachusetts) and the BCC policy.
One dose Tdap if it has been longer than five years since the last Td.
Two doses of MMR or laboratory Titer proof of immunity.
Three doses of Hepatitis B. (time frame: initial, one month later, at six months) or a laboratory Titer proof of immunity
Two doses of Varicella (Chicken Pox), medical proof of disease or laboratory Titer proof of immunity.
Tuberculosis negative test within the year or a negative chest x-ray within the last five years. This must be kept current throughout the program.
History and Physical exam completed and recorded on BCC form and given within six months prior to entry into the program.
Requirements need to be submitted to Donna Connors in the Immunization Records Office at BCC, Room A-100 located in the
Susan B. Anthony building. You may reach her by telephone at 413-236-1614. You may also fax records to 413-499-4576.
August 1st - for all students admitted to program or wait list prior to July 1st.
August 31st - for students admitted to program between July 1st and August 15th.
After August 15th admittance - Please see the Director of Nursing for assistance in meeting this requirement in sufficient
time to attend clinical experiences.
Consequences of Failure to Comply:
Students who do not meet all health requirements by the required dates will be removed from the program and will need to
apply for readmission. A student will not be allowed to participate in the clinical experience without ALL health
requirements fully completed.
I have read the health requirements and understand that it is my responsibility to fully comply with the stated
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Berkshire Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color,
gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, military service or national origin in its education programs
or employment pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 151B and 151C, Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX, Education Amendments
of 1972; Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act, and regulations promulgated thereunder, 34 C.F.R. Part 100 (Title
VI), Part 106 (Title IX) and Part 104 (Section 504). All inquiries concerning application of the above should be directed to Deborah Cote; Vice President
for Human Resources, Affirmative Action Officer and Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504; located in the Susan B. Anthony Center Annex, Room
A-21 at (413) 236-1022.
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