Grossmont College is a community college situated in El Cajon, in the county of San Diego, California, United States. The campus locality in the Fletcher Hills community of El Cajon and is surrounded by the cities of San Diego and Santee. Grossmont College together with Cuyamaca College constitutes what is known as the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. Grossmont is among the 110 community colleges in the California Community College System. It was established in 1961.
Grossmont College was nominated “San Diego’s Best” community college in polls carried out by the San Diego Union Tribune newspaper in the year 2004, 2007, 2008, and 2010. November 8, 1960, Area voters authorize the development of the Grossmont Junior College District.
The facilities of Grossmont College are located across 135 acres. At its creation, the campus was projected to accommodate an enrollment of 2,500 daytime students.
The Associate Degree Registered Nursing (ADN) program at Grossmont College prepares males and females for national licensure to practice professional nursing in critical, chronic, acute, ambulatory and home health-care settings. For students without prior nursing education, the nursing course covers four semesters, in addition, the prerequisite courses needed to apply. Nursing didactic is coordinated with laboratory experience in local hospitals and health agencies under the guidance of nursing faculty members. In addition to the nursing courses, the major needs selected general education courses from the behavioral, natural and social sciences.
Upon successful completion of all degree requirements, the graduate is qualified to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Graduates of the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program are also qualified to transfer into a BSN Program upon completion of the program.
Total program cost is USD $8,900
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- Competency in reading, writing, expression shown by achieving a “C” grade or higher or in courses listed under Area A, Section 1 – Written Communication.
- Competency in Mathematics shown by either
- Earning a grade of “C” or better, or “Pass,” in Math 103 or a higher numbered mathematics course or
- Assessing into Math 120 or higher through the mathematics placement process. (Students meeting competency through assessment must still take an Area A3 course.)
- All courses in the major must be completed with a letter grade of “C” or higher.
- Biology 140 Human Anatomy
- Biology 141
- Human Physiology
- Biology 141L Laboratory in Human Physiology
- Minimum of 2.5 high school GPA for students without prior college work (GED acceptable.
You must have completed the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) prior to application. The TEAS test must have been taken within the last 3 years prior to admission. This test may be repeated only after a 6 week time period has lapsed.
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Address: 8800 Grossmont College Dr, El Cajon, CA 92020
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