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 8/15/16 all nursing & pre-nursing students are advised in the Student Success Center

Estimated Program Costs/Fees

Application Deadlines

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

Application Update

DEADLINE to "Accept" or "Decline" position offered is Wednesday, 9/7/16, by 5p.m.

  • SP2017 applicants may check the status of their applications in WebAdvisor.
  • Applicants that have accepted an admission offer for SP2017 in WebAdvisor will receive further instructions via their COM email accounts by September 8, 2016.
  • Instructional Letter with important deadlines have been sent to all Spring 2017 RN students/alternates via the COM e-mail as of 9/8/16.

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 1343 Complex Concepts of Adult Health 3
RNSG 2262 Complex Concepts of Adult Health Clinical* 2
RNSG 2331 Advanced Concepts of Adult Health* 3
RNSG 2263 Advanced Concepts of Adulty Health Clinical* 2

Total Credit Hours: 60

*Eight-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.

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