Degree Plans - LVN-ADN Transition

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As an LVN, you know how important nurses are. Take the next step in your nursing career by transitioning to an RN. Our LVN to ADN transition program is for licensed LVNs.

This is a rigorous training program, but is a great way for you to take your career to the next level while obtaining your Associate of Applied Science degree. You will soon have the next level of skills you need to continue your career.

Enrollment in this program is limited. See the admissions requirements.

Catalog Year
2016-2017
Degree Type
AAS
Degree Plan
Major Courses 36 Credits

RNSG 1172 Professional Nursing Competencies

 

RNSG 1163 Transitional Clinical I

 

RNSG 1324 Concept-based Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

 

RNSG 1170 Introduction to Health Care Concepts

 

RNSG 1538 Health Care Concepts III

 
RNSG 1137 Professional Nursing Concepts III  

RNSG 2363 Clinical III-Registered Nursing

 

RNSG 2539 Health Care Concepts IV

 
RNSG 2138 Professional Nursing Concepts IV  
RNSG 2360 Clinical IV-Registered Nursing  
General Education Requirements 24 Credits

Every Associate of Applied Science degree plan must contain at least 15 semester hours of general education courses. At least one course must be taken from each of the following areas: humanities/fine arts(language, philosophy & culture/creative arts), social/behavioral science (social and behavioral sciences/American history/government/ political science), and natural science/mathematics (life and physical sciences/mathematics).

Major Courses: 36
General Education Requirements: 24
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II

4

PSYC 2301 General Psychology

3

PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development

3

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

XXXX x3xx Language, Philosophy and Culture Core OR
XXXX x3xx Creative Arts Core

3
Second Semester Credit Hours

RNSG 1172 Professional Nursing Competencies

1

RNSG 1163 Transitional Clinical I

1

RNSG 1324 Concept-based Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

3

RNSG 1170 Introduction to Health Care Concepts

1
Third Semester Credit Hours

BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors

4

RNSG 1538 Health Care Concepts III

5

RNSG 1137 Professional Nursing Concepts III

1

RNSG 2363 Clinical III-Registered Nursing

3
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

RNSG 2539 Health Care Concepts IV

5

RNSG 2138 Professional Nursing Concepts IV

1
RNSG 2360 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 3
Total Semester Hours 60

Courses titled in bold type represent general education requirements.

All courses must be completed with a ‘’C” or better.

Non-nursing courses must be taken in the order listed in the degree plan unless previously taken with a grade of “C” or better.

BIOL 2420 must be completed prior to the fourth semester.

All of the above prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better in order to apply to the program. However, students may submit an application if two (2) or fewer courses are currently “in progress” during the application period and all other prerequisite courses are complete at the time of application. BIOL 2401 must be complete at the time of application, students may not apply if this class “in progress”.

* Upon successful completion of RNSG 1172, RNSG 1163, RNSG 1324 and RNSG 1170 the transition student will earn an additional twelve (12) credit hours of equivalency credit. The transition option graduate will have earned a minimum total of 60 credit hours and the associate of applied science degree in nursing.