DCB catalog 2018-2020

105 be considered for admission until after all qualified applicants meeting the application criteria and deadlines have been screened and accepted. 5. Currently enrolled (if competitive) or satisfactory completion with a “C” or better in each of the following courses:  All required nursing courses from an approved Practical Nursing Program  ENGL 110 Composition I  PSYC 111 Introduction to Psychology  BIOL 220 Anatomy and Physiology I with lab  BIOL 221 Anatomy and Physiology II with lab  PHRM 215 Introduction to Pharmacology (must have been completed within 7 years of ADN admission).  PSYC 250 Developmental Psychology 6. A certain level of English proficiency is necessary for academic success in nursing as well as for patient safety. In addition to general college English proficiency requirements, all applicants for whom English is not their native language (including International and/or U.S. residents) or who have not attended 4 years of U.S. high school and achieved a HS GPA of 3.0 or higher must meet additional language proficiency requirements for admission to the Dakota Nursing Program. These requirements must be met prior to consideration for admission. Minimum TOEFL Scores for Admission to the Dakota Nursing Program To be considered for admission to the pre-licensure program, English as a second language (ESL) applicants must achieve minimum scores on the TOEFL internet-based test (TOEFL iBT) of: Minimum Cumulative Score of:  86 Combined AND Minimum Individual Scores of:  26 in Speaking  20 in Writing  20 in Reading  20 in Listening Test Preparation and Registration a. Complete information on the TOEFL iBT, including free test preparation materials, testing sites, and registration is available online at https://www.ets.org/toefl . Applicants may register for the TOEFL iBT by Internet, telephone (1-800-468-6335) or mail. b. Request official TOEFL iBT scores to be sent to: • Bismarck State College – Enter Institution DI Code: 6041 • Dakota College at Bottineau - Enter Institution DI 3398 • Lake Region State College - Enter Institution DI Code: 6163 • Williston State College - Enter Institution DI Code: 6905 c. Only official score reports will be accepted. TOEFL scores are valid for two years from the test date. d. The cost of any/all required testing is the sole responsibility of the applicant.

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