Special Program Requirements

Please see below for a list of programs that have special admissions requirements:

Practical Nursing

Entrance into the Practical Nursing program is competitive.  In order to be eligible to compete, students must first take 5 required core classes and pass with a C or better.  The classes are:

General Education Course Requirements

Course #             Course Name                                             Credit Hours

ENGL 1010 or greater Fundamentals of English or higher college level English 3
MATH 1012 or greater Foundations of  Math or higher college level Math 3
PSYC 1010 or greater Basic Psychology or higher college level Psychology 3
ALHS 1011 Structure and Function of Human Body 5
ALHS 1060 Diet and Nutrition 2

Practical Nursing

Also, The ATI TEAS V Test is required for all students wishing to compete for the LPN Program.  The cost of the test is $45.00.  In order to be considered for the program, the student MUST score at a level of BASIC with a minimum of 41.3% on the test.

Students who have completed all of the five required core classes and scored Basic Level with a minimum of 41.3% on TEAS V will be ranked by the cumulative GPA of the five required core classes. The students with the top highest cumulative GPAs will be accepted into the Practical Nursing program.

Heavy Equipment Dealer Service Technology (CAT) Program

In order to be accepted into the Think Big Program, students must first find a dealer sponsor in their geographic location.  Once accepted by a dealer, the student will then follow the regular admission procedures as listed below:

* *The placement exam is designed to determine the applicant’s reading, writing and math skills in order to guide the student in educational and career decisions. It is not designed to be a hindrance or barrier to enrollment in a program. Exceptions in lieu of the placement exam are:

For additional information, visit the CAT Program, or contact Rick Davis, by phone 299-931-2451 or Kyle Hartsfield, by phone 229-931-2586  .

Agricultural Technology (John Deere) Program

In order to be accepted into the John Deere Program, students must first find a dealer sponsor in their geographic location.  Once accepted by a dealer, the student will then follow the regular admission procedures as listed below:

* *The placement exam is designed to determine the applicant’s reading, writing and math skills in order to guide the student in educational and career decisions. It is not designed to be a hindrance or barrier to enrollment in a program. Exceptions in lieu of the placement exam are:John Deere Agricultural Technology

For additional information, visit the John Deere Power Up Website, contact Matt Burks, by phone at 229-931-2401 or Wayne Peck, by phone at 229-931-2005.