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PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF NURSING

Students are ready to submit an application for Acceptance to the College of Nursing WHEN they have reviewed the PVAMU ECatalog (pvamu.edu), College of Nursing Acceptance requirements on the website (pvamu.edu/nursing, and:

______1. Must complete 60 prerequisite transferrable college-level hours (Have completed 45 hours PRIOR TO APPLYING) or completed your Associate Degree in Nursing. If Accepted, ALL prerequisite courses MUST be completed in order to enroll in nursing courses.

______2. Meet the required 3.0 Cumulative GPA and Support Area GPA on a 4.0 scale (3.0 for LVN-BSN) and have not repeated the same course more than once or have not repeated more than two of the pre-requisite courses to receive a grade of "C" or higher.

____ 3. Meet the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirement (i.e., TASP/THEA, alternate examination, or other exemption (associated degree or higher, etc.). Completed coursework does not satisfy this requirement for the College of Nursing.

_____4. Submit the Texas Common Application for admission to Prairie View A&M University at . Then, print and retain a copy of the completed application, which will be submitted to the College of Nursing with your complete Social Security number. Note: An Admission letter from the University does not constitute Acceptance into the College of Nursing.

_____5. Pay the non-refundable $40.00 ($50 International) application fee and $60.00 nursing processing fee (at the pvamu.edu, Online Services, then Panthers Marketplace), and retained copies of the receipts of payments.

_____6. Request official transcripts from ALL institutions attended (electronic copy(s) to Office of Admissions, and paper copy(s) to the College of Nursing, sent from the institutions only. Retain the receipts or the confirmation forms of these requests. Note: An admission letter from the University does not constitute Acceptance into the College of Nursing.

_____7. Pass the pre-nursing entrance examination (HESI A2), earning a minimum score of 75% on each component: Math, Reading Comprehension, Grammar, and Anatomy & Physiology within two attempts, INCLUDING the Critical Thinking section (No exam required for RN-BSN applicants).

_____8. Submit a copy of your application, two sealed reference letters (current or former college instructor and personal/agency detailing your community service), and receipts (#4, #5, and #6, plus a copy of nursing license for LVN-BSN or RN-BSN students) to the College of Nursing.

_____9. It is the applicant's responsibility to confirm that she/he has been fully admitted to Prairie View A&M University with ALL final transcripts forwarded from their institutions to Prairie View A&M University, Office of Admissions and Records, PO Box 519, M.S. 1009, Prairie View, TX 77446, and a second paper copy of ALL final transcripts is forwarded from their institution to PVAMU, College of Nursing, OASS, 6436 Fannin St, Ste. 102, Houston, TX 77030. DEADLINES: March 1 (fall) and September 1 (spring).

ADMISSIONS and ACCEPTANCE INFORMATION

Fall Deadline: March 1 Spring Deadline: September 1

Sabrina Earle, Admissions Counselor srearle@pvamu.edu

College of Nursing Office of Admissions and Student Services

Ms. Helen Farr, Administrative Associate

Forest Dent Smith, PhD, Director fdsmith@pvamu.edu

PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF NURSING

6436 FANNIN ST., Ste. 102 HOUSTON, TEXAS 77030

(713) 797-7000 pvamu.edu/nursing

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PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF NURSING

Admissions Requirements (Clinical Studies Upper Division)

Admission to the clinical studies (upper division) may be considered when the applicant satisfies the undergraduate admission requirements of the University and the College of Nursing as Prairie View A&M University pre-nursing major or as a transfer student. .

Students seeking admission to clinical studies must meet the following criteria:

Complete the pre-nursing major (lower division) with a minimum 3.0 overall cumulative grade-point-average (GPA) and a minimum 3.0 GPA in support courses) in the following areas: microbiology, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, psychology, nutrition, human development life span and statistics.

Completion of all natural science courses within the last 5 years of admission with a minimum grade of "C": anatomy and physiology, microbiology, and chemistry; and completion of all support courses within 10 years of admission: psychology, nutrition, human development life span, and statistics.

All lower division (core and support courses) classified as pre-nursing and the natural science courses may not be repeated more than once to achieve a passing grade of "C". Also, no more than two pre-nursing lower division courses may be repeated.

Satisfactory performance on a faculty selected pre-nursing standardized admission examination (HESI A2), which may not be taken more than two times.

The validation of dated credits and courses requiring updating is made upon receipt of a completed application to the College of Nursing. Admission is a selective process which considers student withdrawals, course completion history, and other factors as listed above.

ADMISSIONS and ACCEPTANCE INFORMATION

Fall Deadline: March 1 Spring Deadline: September 1

Sabrina Earle, Admissions Counselor srearle@pvamu.edu

College of Nursing Office of Admissions and Student Services

Ms. Helen Farr, Administrative Associate

PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF NURSING

6436 FANNIN ST., Ste. 102 HOUSTON, TEXAS 77030

(713) 797-7000 pvamu.edu/nursing

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PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF NURSING

The following documentation is required if admitted and receive an Acceptance Package from the College of Nursing:

The following documentation is required:

Submission of an application to the University through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in accordance with the defined criteria for admissions as outlined in the Prairie View A&M University Undergraduate Catalog and the College of Nursing Office of Admissions and Student Services. An acceptance letter for enrollment in the University does not guarantee a student's acceptance to the College of Nursing and enrollment in the baccalaureate nursing program clinical studies (upper division).

Submission of documentation for a completed physical examination; a negative Tuberculin (TB) Skin Test and / or negative chest x-ray; required immunizations: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Chicken-pox (Varicella), Tetanus, Hepatitis B vaccination series, and all recommended influenza vaccines (i.e. H1N1).

Proof of immunity by blood titers is required for Hepatitis B, Varicella, and Measles, Mumps and Rubella. Also all students must have documentation of a meningococcal vaccine mandated by the State of Texas for all incoming college students.

Submission of a current CPR certification by the American Heart Association (Healthcare Provider Course).

Negative criminal background check and drug screening test by a designated approved agency of the College of Nursing. Students may be subjected to additional criminal background check and drug screening to satisfy continuing enrollment in the nursing program.

Submission of a current health insurance card.

Verification of the applicant's decision to accept the offer of admission to the nursing program must be received within two weeks from the date of offer for admission. Final admission decisions are dependent on receipt of the completed application package; which includes a nursing processing fee and space availability. Applicants not accepted for admission to the clinical studies upper division may be placed on a waiting list for the semester of application only. Applicants not admitted may reapply at the next admissions period.

Any student applying for transfer of courses from another baccalaureate nursing program must fulfill all requirements for admission to the University and the College of Nursing. Only nursing courses from a nationally accredited baccalaureate program may be considered for possible transfer credit and the student must be in good standing in the previous nursing program attended. Pass/Fail courses are not accepted. Program placement is determined on an individual basis by the College of Nursing.

NOTE: International Students must contact Mrs. McGinty at (936)261-1725 or ejmcginty@pvamu.edu and Ms. Nicole Woods at (936)261-1067 or ntwoods@pvamu.edu regarding university requirements related to their immigration status.

Questions about Financial Aid: pvamu.edu./faid or 936-261-1000

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PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF NURSING

PRE-CLINICAL COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Core Courses Hours

ENGL 1123 Freshman Composition I

3

ENGL 1143 Technical Writing or Comp II

3

COMM 1003 Fundamentals of Speech or

MISY 1013 Communication in the Digital Age 3

MATH 1113 College Algebra (or above)

3

PHIL 2023 Ethics

3

ARTS 1203 Introduction to Visual Arts

3

*Creative Arts (Core)

ECON 2003 Fundamentals of Economics

3

HIST 1313 US History to 1876

3

HIST 1323 US History 1877-present

3

POSC 1113 American Government I

3

POSC 1123 American Government II

3

Support Courses

BIOL 1054 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4

BIOL 1064 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4

CHEM 1053 Intro Chemistry

3

CHEM 1051 Intro Chemistry Lab

1

BIOL 1073 Microbiology

3

PSYC 1113 General Psychology

3

PSYC 2613 Fundamentals of Statistics

3

MATH 2003 Elementary Statistics

HUNF 1343 Nutrition and Wellness

3

HDFM 2553 Human Dev. & Life Span

3

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

60

*Creative Arts Course must meet Core Requirements.

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PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF NURSING

6436 FANNIN ST., Ste. 102 HOUSTON, TEXAS 77030

(713) 797-7000 pvamu.edu/nursing

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