Students should consult a faculty advisor or an academic advisor early in their program of study. This program is designed to grant an A.S. Degree and prepare the student to transfer to a baccalaureate program in nursing. These courses are generally required by most B.S. nursing degrees; however, the student should check with the school to which they are transferring for specific requirements. Student should make contact early with the school to which they intend to transfer in order to meet its application requirements. Only college-level courses apply toward completion of this curriculum and the graduation requirements for the A.S.