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Admission Requirement for Generic Nursing Students
Policy 1.0

  • In addition to the admission requirements for Redlands Community College, the applicant must submit to the Nursing Department office:
    • All college transcripts (photocopy OK) or a high school transcript (photocopy OK) or equivalent if applicant has less than 12 college hours
    • Proof of a “C” or higher grade in CHEM 1115: General Chemistry with lab, or equivalent course as determined by Nursing Program Director
    • A passing score for the TEAS Nursing Admission test of 65% or higher
    • A retention/graduation Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on academic work completed
    • Current (within 3 months) original Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations (OSBI) background check
    • Completed the online application to the Nursing Program in addition to the online application to Redlands Community College
  • Applications materials must be completed and submitted to the Nursing Department by the deadline published on the Redlands Community College website.
  • Applicants who are accepted into the nursing program and who do not enroll in the semester for which they are accepted must reapply.
  • Applicants who are accepted into the nursing program will be required to provide evidence of a current (within 1 month) negative urine drug screen and an extended national background check.
  • A student with a non-negative Urine Drug Screen (UDS), or who refuses to provide a UDS, or who has a background check showing a felony arrest will not be admitted or will be administratively withdrawn from the Nursing Program.
  • Following acceptance into the Nursing Program, student then must submit:
    • Rubella, Rubeola and Mumps immunity
    • Varicella immunity
    • Absence of active TB
    • Hepatitis B vaccination or signed waiver
    • BLS CPR Certification Healthcare Provider which does not expire during academic year of Fall/Spring semesters
    • Current (within 3 months) national background check
    • Enrollment completion on current clinical management website
    • Negative Urine Drug Screen (UDS) report from laboratory designated by Nursing Program
  • Redlands Community College fully subscribes to all principles and requirements of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and ADA 1990 for qualified handicapped individuals. It is important to note that in order to successfully progress through the nursing curriculum and function as a practicing nurse upon graduation, an individual must be able to perform physical activities as identified in Redlands Community College Physical Requirements to Provide Patient Care Policy 2.0.


Admission Requirements for Transfer Students
Policy 1.02
  • Qualified applicants will be admitted based on space availability.
  • In addition to the admission requirements for Redlands Community College, the applicant must submit to the Nursing Department office:
    • All college transcripts (photocopy OK) or a high school transcript (photocopy OK) or equivalent if applicant has less than 12 college hours
    • Proof of a “C” or higher grade in CHEM 1115: General Chemistry with lab, or equivalent course as determined by Nursing Program Director
    • A passing score for the TEAS Nursing Admission test of 65% or higher
    • A retention/graduation Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on academic work completed
    • Current (within 3 months) Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations (OSBI) background check
    • Completed the online application to the Nursing Program in addition to the online application to Redlands Community College
  • All college credits from other institutions will be evaluated on an individual basis to determine their possible application to the nursing degree requirements of Redlands Community College.
  • A minimum grade of “C” is required in all courses necessary for the Associate of Applied Science, Nursing degree.
  • Prior to enrollment in a nursing course, the following must be submitted:
    • Rubella, Rubeola and Mumps immunity
    • Varicella immunity
    • Absence of active TB
    • Hepatitis B vaccination or signed waiver
    • BLS CPR Certification Healthcare Provider which does not expire during academic year of Fall/Spring semesters
    • Current (within 3 months) national background check
    • Enrollment completion on current clinical management website
    • Negative Urine Drug Screen (UDS) report from laboratory designated by Nursing Program
  • A student with a non-negative Urine Drug Screen (UDS), or who refuses to provide a UDS, or who has a background check showing a felony arrest will not be admitted or will be administratively withdrawn from the Nursing Program.
  • Redlands Community College fully subscribes to all principles and requirements of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and ADA 1990 for qualified handicapped individuals. It is important to note that in order to successfully progress through the nursing curriculum and function as a practicing nurse upon graduation, an individual must be able to perform physical activities as identified in Redlands Community College Physical Requirements to Provide Patient Care Policy 2.0.
  • All transfer students must compete 15 hours in residency at Redlands Community College in order to earn a degree.


LPN-RN Direct Articulation
Policy 1.03
  • Qualified applicants will be admitted based on space availability.
  • Admission by LPN-RN direct articulation will be evaluated based on LPN transcript analysis. Applicants with a “C” grade in previous medical-surgical courses will be required to take all Redlands Community College Nursing Program medical-surgical coursework. Applicants with a “B” or higher grade in previous medical-surgical courses MAY be given credit for beginning medical-surgical Nursing Program coursework. Decision of admission committee will apply in all applicant transcript analysis.
  • In order to qualify for admission by LPN-RN direct articulation, the applicant must submit to the Nursing Department office:
    • All college transcripts (photocopy OK) or a high school transcript (photocopy OK) or equivalent if applicant has less than 12 college hours
    • LPN transcript showing graduation date and grades earned
    • Proof of a “C” or higher grade in CHEM 1115: General Chemistry with lab, or equivalent course as determined by Nursing Program Director
    • Proof of current unencumbered Oklahoma LPN license
    • A passing score for the TEAS Nursing Admission test of 65% or higher
    • A retention/graduation Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on academic work completed
    • Current (within 3 months) Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations (OSBI) background check
    • Completed the online application to the Nursing Program in addition to the online application to Redlands Community College
  • Applicant must have completed all prerequisite courses on the 2 year degree advisement plan that all students in the cohort have completed up to the nursing course the LPN-RN direct articulation qualifies to enter.
  • Upon satisfactory completion of the above criteria, credit will be recorded with a grade of “pass” and filed with the Office of the Registrar for transcription. Credit earned through direct articulation will be placed on the official transcript only after successful completion of one semester of nursing coursework in Redlands Community College Nursing Program.
  • All college credits from other institutions will be evaluated on an individual basis to determine their possible application to the nursing degree requirements of Redlands Community College.
  • A minimum grade of “C” is required in all courses necessary for the Associate of Applied Science, Nursing degree.
  • Prior to enrollment in a nursing course, the following must be submitted:
    • Rubella, Rubeola and Mumps immunity
    • Varicella immunity
    • Absence of active TB
    • Hepatitis B vaccination or signed waiver
    • BLS CPR Certification Healthcare Provider which does not expire during academic year of Fall/Spring semesters
    • Current (within 3 months) national background check
    • Enrollment completion on current clinical management website
    • Negative Urine Drug Screen (UDS) report from laboratory designated by Nursing Program
  • A student with a non-negative Urine Drug Screen (UDS), or who refuses to provide a UDS, or who has a background check showing a felony arrest will not be admitted or will be administratively withdrawn from the Nursing Program.
  • Redlands Community College fully subscribes to all principles and requirements of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and ADA 1990 for qualified handicapped individuals. It is important to note that in order to successfully progress through the nursing curriculum and function as a practicing nurse upon graduation, an individual must be able to perform physical activities as identified in Redlands Community College Physical Requirements to Provide Patient Care Policy 2.0
  • All transfer students must compete 15 hours in residency at Redlands Community College in order to earn a degree.

Nursing Program - Main

Two Year Plan

Nursing Application

Nursing Student Handbook 2017-2018

Physical Requirements & ADA Information

TEAS Exam Information

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