NPRC

The workforce partnership behind the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville's Education and Training Hub allows for current and prospective students to take full advantage of a variety of opportunities.

For prospective nursing students needing to complete general education foundational courses, Northern Pennsylvania Regional College (NPRC) offers affordable remote and site-based instruction, designed to meet Pitt-Titusville's pre-requisites.

As a part of the Pitt-Titusville Hub, prospective students who have already applied with Pitt-Titusville and received their nursing letter can reach out to the NPRC admissions office admissions@rrcnpa.org for their next steps in the enrollment process.

To learn more about NPRC's mission visit their website.

Looking for more information on how to apply to Pitt-Titusville's nursing program? Click here!

The following chart provides a thorough understanding of how eligible students may successfully enter the Pitt-Titusville Nursing Program upon completion of their General Education Certificate at NPRC.

General Education Foundational Courses (27 Credit Hours)

Course # NPRC Course Name Credit Hours Course # Pitt-Titusville Course Name Credit Hours
ENG 110^ Writing I 3 ENG 0101 English Composition I 3
ENG 115 Writing II 3 ENG 0102 English Comp II 3

SPC 105
or
SPC 210

Interpersonal Communication
or
College Algebra
3      
BIO 110 Human Biology 3 BIOL 0112 Human Biology 3
*MTH 120^
or
*MTH 130^^
Quantitative Reasoning
or
College Algebra
3 MATH 0110
or
MATH 0098
Fundamentals of Mathematics
or
College Algebra II
3
PHL 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3 PHIL 0101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PSY 110 Introduction to Psychology 3 PSY0101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 110
or
HIST 110

Introduction to Sociology
or
History Without Borders

3 SOC 0101
or
HIST0104
Introduction to Sociology
or
Europe in the 19th Century
3

Specialized Courses (5 Credit Hours)

Choose a minimum of 6 credit hours of additional coursework based upon your planned associate or baccalaureate major in consultation with your Student Success Specialist and the catalog/transfer agreement for your intended transfer institution.

Course # NPRC Course Name Credit Hours Course # Pitt-Titusville Course Name Credit Hours
BIO 111 Human Biology Lab 1 BIOSC 0114 Human Biology Lab 1

BUS 105

Business Foundations

3      

CIS 150

Business Technology I


3
 
     

CRJ 110

Introduction to Criminal Justice

3      

ECE 232

Child Development

3      

ENG 220

Introduction to Literature

3      
FIN 110

Music Appreciation

3      

FIN 205

Humanities Through the Arts

3      

POL 210

US Government and Politics

3      

REL 210

World Religions

3      
 

Free Elective+

       

^See course descriptions for placement requirements.

^^Science lab courses are taken concurrently with the corresponding lecture courses or subsequently to successful completion of the corresponding lecture courses.

+In consultation with your student success specialist, choose any three credit-hour course in alignment with your education goals.

Total Credit Hours Required = 30

Articulation Agreement Provisions:

  • Acceptance will be offered into the University’s A.S in Nursing Program to any NPRC student who (1) successfully completes all requirements for the Certificate of General Studies at NPRC specified by this agreement, (2) has an earned combined GPA > 3.0 on all completed science and math courses, (3) has an earned overall GPA > 2.75, (4) completes the University’s application, and (5) meets the University’s additional admission requirements, including being in good academic and conduct standing with NPRC.
  • Inclusion in the competitive admission candidate pool for the A.S. in Nursing is granted to any student who (1) successfully completes > 12 credits of coursework required for the Certificate in General Studies at NPRC specified by this agreement, (2) has an overall GPA>2.75, (3) completes the University’s applications, and (4) meets the University’s additional admission requirements, including being in good academic and conduct standing with NPRC. Acceptance into the program is not guaranteed.
  • Where applicable, reverse transfer of program requirements for the Certificate of General Studies which are completed after admission to the A.S. in Nursing will be granted at no charge to students upon a student’s submission of (1) an application for graduation from NPRC and (2) a request for release of transcript from University of Pittsburgh to NPRC.

Additional Requirements:

  • A minimum grade of C in courses specified by the agreement is required to be eligible for transfer credit consideration.