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.

Effective Aug. 15, 2016, all nursing and pre-nursing students meet with an advisor in the Student Success Center

Pre-Nursing Orientation Deadlines

  • Fall admission - Pre-Nursing Orientation must be completed by May 14
  • Spring admission - Pre-Nursing Orientation must be completed by August 14

Application Deadlines

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

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

**Twelve-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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Email: info@acenursing.org
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