Practical Nursing Plans of Study

2015 – 2016: Practical Nursing Diploma (pdf)
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2014 – 2015: Practical Nursing Diploma (pdf)

2013 – 2014: Practical Nursing Diploma (pdf)

Diploma / Day Program / 3 Semesters
Course Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credit Hours
FALL SEMESTER, 2015
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & PhysiologyGE 4 2 0 5
PSY 110 Life Span DevelopmentGE 3 0 0 3
NUR 101 Practical Nursing 7 6 6 11
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
NUR 102 Practical Nursing IIy 8 0 12 12
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*GE 3 0 0 3
FALL SEMESTER, 2016
NUR 103 Practical Nursing III 6 0 12 10
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED FOR DIPLOMA: 44

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

Please note: Students who may wish to eventually pursue additional nursing degrees may want to substitute BIO 168 and BIO 169 for BIO 163 and/or PSY 150 and PSY 241.

*ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A, and RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, DRE 097, DRE 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070 or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, may be required based on placement test results.

GEFulfills the general education requirements for this degree.

Humanities Electives: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 117, DRA 122, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 261, ENG 262, FRE 211, GER 211, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 150, HUM 160, ITA 211, MUS 110, MUS-112, PHI 215, PHI 240, POR 211, REL 110, REL 211, SPA 211, SPA 212

  1. This plan is formulated to show the actual courses (10) and hours (45 SHC ) LPN to ADN students will be taking.
  2. LPN to ADN students who successfully complete the Mandatory Orientation and all the courses on this plan of study with a C or better, will be awarded block transfer credit for 25 hours of LPN nursing classes. Thus, LPN to ADN students who complete this degree will graduate with 70 hours.

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the LPN to ADN Track for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact Admissions and Enrollment Services to determine if readmission is necessary.