ADN Pre-licensure Track

ADN Program – Pre-licensure Track

The Pre-licensure Track is designed for the applicant without a current LVN license. Graduates of the ADN program are eligible to apply for registered nurse (RN) licensure by examination.

Getting Started

Pre-Nursing Orientation Deadlines

  • Fall admission - Pre-Nursing Orientation must be completed by 5 p.m. (1700) on May 14.
  • Spring admission - Pre-Nursing Orientation must be completed by 5 p.m. (1700) on Aug 14.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall admission - Application must be submitted by 5 p.m. on May 15.
  • Spring admission - Application must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Aug 15.

Application Update

Fall 2017 applications have been reviewed. Applicants are now able to check their status in WebAdvisor under the Nursing Application link. Those offered admission or top alternate positions will need to accept or decline by Monday, May 29, 2017.
An instructional letter with follow-up deadlines have been sent to COM emails to those offered admission and or top alternate positions on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

Plan of Study

Prerequisite Courses

Course SCH
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology 3
BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy and Physiology Part I 4
BIOL 2402 Human Anatomy and Physiology Part II 4
BIOL 2420 Microbiology 4

Semester 1

Course SCH
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Development 3
RNSG 1215 Health Assessment 2
RNSG 1205 Nursing Skills I 2
RNSG 1209 Introduction to Nursing 2
RNSG 1260 Introduction to Nursing Clinical 2

Semester 2

Course SCH
RNSG 1441 Common Concepts of Adult Health 4
RNSG 1361 Common Concepts of Adult Health Clinical 3
RNSG 2213 Mental Health Nursing 2
RNSG 2261 Mental Health Nursing Clinical 2

Semester 3

Course SCH
RNSG 1251 Care of Childbearing Family* 2
RNSG 2260 Care of Childbearing Family Clinical* 2
RNSG 2101 Care of Children and Families* 1
RNSG 1262 Care of Children and Families Clinical* 2
Language, Philosophy and Culture Course/Creative Arts** 3
**See Core Curriculum in the current catalog for approved courses

Semester 4

Course SCH
RNSG 1443 Complex Concepts of Adult Health** 3
RNSG 2262 Complex Concepts of Adult Health Clinical** 2
RNSG 2230 Professional Nursing Review/Licensure Preparation 3
RNSG 2263 Capstone Clinical* 2

Total Credit Hours: 60

*Eight-week course

**12-week course

“As I did rotations, I fell in love with the nursing field. I had a really great experience.”

Jamie Hornbeck

– Jamie received the Daisy Award for her work as a nurse at The Woman’s Hospital of Texas.

Read Jamie's story

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