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University of Pittsburgh Titusville    
2021-2022 Titusville Campus Catalog 
  Dec 08, 2022
2021-2022 Titusville Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Nursing, AS

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The Unit in Nursing prepares professional nurses for entry to practice at the associate degree level.  This includes advanced clinical skills and preparation for independent leadership and management roles in a variety of settings.

The Associate of Science in Nursing degree program (ASN) is approved by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and accredited by ACEN - Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (formerly NLNAC).  ASN graduates are required to take the national examination for registered nurse licensure.  A person with criminal convictions may be prohibited from licensure as a registered nurse by the boards of nursing in various states.  Prospective students in that situation should call the board of nursing in the state where they plan to practice.

ACEN - Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (formerly NLNAC)
3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia, 30326

Credits Term: 16

Total Hrs/Wk: 21

Credits Term: 18

Total Hrs/Wk: 25

Fall - 2nd year

Credits Term: 16

Total Hrs/Wk: 24

Credits Term: 16

Total Hrs/Wk: 23

Human Experience Electives:

(choose 6 credits from two of the following three areas)

Arts and Letters; Behavioral, Economic, and
Political Sciences; History, Cultures, and
Philosophical Inquiry

66 Total Credits

1 credit = 15 theory hours
1 credit = 45 clinical hours
38 credits in Nursing
28 credits in General Education
832.5 Total Clinical Hours

Please be advised

Please be advised that some programs or courses of study require that students complete rotations, fieldwork, internships/externships and/or teaching assignments at facilities external to the university, while other programs or courses of study may offer voluntary internships or externships at facilities external to the university.  Depending on the program or course, such facilities will or may require a criminal background check at act 33/34 clearance (if applicable), and perhaps a drug screen to determine participant qualifications or eligibility.  Additionally, in order to become licensed, many states will inquire as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, a felony, or a felonious or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.

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