Tyler Junior College

Nursing, Associate Degree

LVN-ADN Transition (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science | 2014-2015 Catalog

Fall 2014

Total Semester Hours: 71*
Prerequisites

BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II
ENGL 1301 Composition I
ENGL 1302 Composition II
PSYC 2301 General Psychology
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development
Select 1 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core course; OR
Select 1 Creative Arts Core course; 
(See Core Curriculum).

Summer

RNSG 1327 Transition to Professional Nursing*
RNSG 1160 Clinical Nursing*

Semester I

RNSG 2208 Maternal/Newborn Nursing and Women’s Health
RNSG 2160 Clinical Nursing IV
RNSG 2201 Care of Child & Family
RNSG 2162 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
RNSG 1293 Special Topics in Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors**

Semester II

RNSG 2213 Mental Health Nursing 
RNSG 2161 Clinical Nursing VI
RNSG 2331 Advanced Concepts of Adult Health
RNSG 2262 Clinical Nursing VII
RNSG 2121 Professional Nursing: Leadership and Management (16-week online course)
RNSG 2163 Clinical Nursing VIII
SOCI 1301 Introductory Sociology**

Courses titled in bold type represent general education requirements.

All first-year courses must be completed with a ‘’C” or better before progressing to the second year. Non-nursing courses must be taken concurrently in the order listed in the degree plan.

Exceptions must be approved in writing by the department chair.

* Upon successful completion of RNSG 1327 and RNSG 1160, the transition student will earn an additional nineteen (19) credit hours of equivalency credit. The transition option graduate will have earned a minimum total of 71 credit hours and the associate of applied science degree in nursing.

?** Must be taken concurrently with nursing courses if no previous credit with grade of ‘‘C’’ or better.

Nursing (RN) Contact Information

Karen Cooper, MSN, RN
Department Chair
Office: Pirtle T-125

Email: kcoo@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2869

Advising contact: 903-510-2662