ADN Pre-licensure Track

ADN Program – Pre-licensure Track

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

Effective Aug. 15, 206, all nursing and pre-nursing students meet with an advisor in the Student Success Center

Estimated Program Costs/Fees

Application Deadlines

  • Fall admission - May 15
  • Spring admission - Aug. 15

Application Update

  • Spring 2017 applicants may check the status of their applications in WebAdvisor.
  • A letter with important deadlines has been sent to all Spring 2017 RN students/alternates via the COM email as of Sept. 8, 2016.

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


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