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Nursing Program Graduation Policy

The purpose of the Nursing Program Graduation Policy is to provide Cape Cod Community College (CCCC) nursing students with information regarding graduation requirements, process, document submission deadlines, and procedural resources.

The Nursing Program follows CCCC’s general graduation requirements as detailed by the Office of the Registrar at and program specific requirements as indicated below.

Associate in Science Degree in Nursing Graduation Requirements

To earn an Associate in Science degree in Nursing, a student must complete all requisite program and general education credits, plus additional requirements, as indicated below. Nursing students must obtain a grade of 77% or greater in nursing courses and must pass clinical with a satisfactory level of performance.

Programs Courses49 Credits
BIO 252 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIO 281 Microbiology 4
NUR 100 Pharmacology Calculations 1
NUR 107 Fundamentals of Nursing 8
NUR 108 Nursing Across the Lifespan 8
NUR 201 Physical and Mental Health I 10
NUR 202 Physical and Mental Health II 8
NUR 203 Foundations of the Profession 3
HEA 200 Pharmacology 3
General Education Courses20 Credits
ENL 101 English Composition I 3
ENL 102 English Composition II or COM 103 Human Communication 3
PSY 101 General Psychology 3
PSY 233 Developmental Psychology: The Life Span 3
CHM 109 Chemistry for the Health Sciences or BIO 109 Survey of Biology 4
BIO 251 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
Total Credits for AS in Nursing 69 Credits
Additional Requirements
Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) 2.0
Minimum Number of Credits Earned from Cape Cod Community College 24
Minimum Nursing Course Grade 77%
Minimum Level of Clinical Performance Satisfactory