Aug 11, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook Archived Catalog

Nursing Program A.A.S.

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Associate of Applied Science Degree

Motlow State Community College (MSCC) offers a Nursing Major for those students desiring to pursue a career as a registered nurse by preparing individuals to be eligible to apply to take the National Council of Licensure Exam for the Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN). The nursing program provides students with learning opportunities to acquire the knowledge, skills, and critical thinking needed to meet the health care needs of the communities in which they will work. 

The MSCC Nursing Specific Program Outcomes:

  • Graduates are prepared to perform the graduate core competencies for Associate Degree nurses in the delivery of care. 
  • Graduates meet or exceed the state and national mean score on the NCLEX-RN. 
  • Graduates contribute to the supply of registered nurses in the MSCC’s eleven-county service area. 

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Nursing for TBR Community Colleges Program Outcomes:

  1. Performance on licensure exam: The annual NCLEX-RN pass rate for first-time takers will meet accreditation and state requirements.
  2. Program completion: Sixty percent (60%) of students will complete the program within one hundred-fifty percent (150%) of the program length.
  3. Job Placement Rates: Eighty-five percent (85%) will be employed within six to twelve months post-graduation.


Guided Elective: Choose one of the following

Guided Humanity Course: Choose one of the following


Semester Credit Hours: 66

FALL START ONLY - Recommended Full Time Schedule

The following is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

GPS (Graduation Planning System), along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the GPS audit, which is accessible through MyMotlow.

Semester One - Fall (17 credit hours)

Semester Two - Spring (17 credit hours)

Semester Three - Fall (17 credit hours)

Semester Four - Spring (15 credit hours)

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