Evening Weekend Program- A.A.S. Nursing
Degree Title: Associate in Applied Science
Program Length: Typically completed in three years
Total Credits Required: 64
The Evening Weekend Program in Nursing is a part time program suitable for students desiring a nursing degree who are not able to attend the full time day nursing program, or who prefer to complete the program at a slower pace. Courses and labs are scheduled during the week in the evening and the clinical components are scheduled every other weekend. Students enrolled in the evening/weekend option can complete the program in a minimum of 3 years to a maximum of 4 years. This program has specific requirements, such as clinicals must be done on the weekends and all coursework is in the evening starting at 4:00p or later.
After completion of this program, graduates will be prepared to sit for the NCLEX Registered Nurse Exam. Graduates may also continue their nursing education by pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.
What Opportunities Exist with this Program?
- With the completion of this program, you will be qualified to sit for the NCLEX exam for Registered Nursing licensure.
- With the completion of this program, you may be employed in:
- Skilled Nursing Facilities
- Health clinics
- Certified Home Health Care Agencies (CHHAs)
- Primary Care Offices
- Health information
- Health maintenance organizations
- By utilizing Broome Community College's expert team of advisors and working with your prospective transfer school, you can assure that:
- You take necessary and transferrable classes
- You lighten your future degree's course load at another college
Exciting Classes in this BCC Program
- Meeting Human Needs I (ADN 105) is a seven credit class introduction to nursing, its role and philosophy and will complete clinical care of patients under close supervision.
- Meeting Human Needs II (ADN 106) is a seven credit class that teaches students how to care for individuals with common actual or potential health problems related to immunity, fluid and electrolytes, the integumentary system, surgery and health management and then gives them an opportunity to provide them with care.
- Meeting Human Needs III (ADN 211) is a 6.5 credit class that is related to learning about how to care for mother and children, and those with endocrine disorders, & renal disorders. During this class, with direction, students will assume the nursing practice role of the Associate Degree nurse.