Curriculum for LPN to RN Transition

Prerequisite Courses 

First SemesterHours
BIO 2513 Anatomy and Physiology I 3
BIO 2511 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1
MAT 1313 College Algebra 3
ENG 1113 English Composition I 3
Total Hours: 13
Second SemesterHours
BIO 2523 Anatomy and Physiology II 3
BIO 2521 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1
BIO 2923 Microbiology 3
BIO 2921 Microbiology Lab 1
Total Hours: 11

Fall or Spring Term 

Fall or Spring Term Hours
PSY 1513 General Psychology 3
SOC 2113 Introduction to Sociology 3
NUR 1316 LPN to RN Transition 6
Total Hours: 12

Fall & Spring Semesters

Fall SemesterHours
NUR 2115 Maternal Child Nursing/Medical-Surgical Nursing II 5
NUR 2125 Maternal Child Nursing/Medical-Surgical Nursing II 5
EPY 2533 Human Growth and Development 3
SPT 1113 Public Speaking I 3
Total Hours: 16
Spring SemesterHours
NUR 2215 Mental Health/Nursing Management/Medical-Surgical Nursing III 5
NUR 2225 Mental Health/Nursing Management/Medical-Surgical Nursing III 5
**Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Total Hours: 13

Total Semester Hours = 72*

*The student must also seek credit for 13 credit hours through the Registrar’s office in order to meet the 19 credit hour requirement for the first year of the associate degree nursing program.

** Humanities/Fine Arts may be selected from history, literature, foreign language, philosophy, theater appreciation, music appreciation, art appreciation, or English Composition II.