Nursing Specialization AAS Degree (Integrated Curriculum)
- Two year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Credits earned in the Nursing Assistant Certificate Level I (Integrated Curriculum) program may be applied to this degree.
- Full program offered at LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball
- Online program offered at LSC-Online
- Nursing Department
This program is designed for students interested in becoming a registered nurse (RN). The curriculum is organized around a series of concepts progressing from simple to complex.
Lone Star College has agreements with many colleges and universities that allow ADN graduates to earn their BSNs. The integrated programs also offer the Transition to Professional Nursing Program for articulating students designed for licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) or paramedics to become ADNs.
If you have a passion for caring for people, the nursing profession might be for you. Supportive faculty and staff are here to help you build a strong foundation for your nursing career. Student experiences include hands on laboratory, classroom, and clinical facility rotations. LSC Nursing Programs offer state of the art simulation equipment and laboratories. Dedication to the program is important as you develop the necessary knowledge and skills for degree completion. Please note that this is a competitive admission program.
Program Admission Criteria
This is an application based program. Students interested in applying to the nursing program should read the latest Nursing program requirements.
Lone Star College has agreements with the following BSN colleges and universities that allow ADN graduates to earn their BSNs. For more information, see our University Transfer Guides
- Prairie View A & M University
- University of Phoenix
- The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC)
- Kaplan University
- University of Houston at Victoria
- Lamar University
- The University of Texas at Arlington
- Chamberlain College
- Texas Tech University
- Western Governors University Texas
- Grand Canyon University
- University of Texas at Tyler
The LSC Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326. ACEN website or telephone is 404.975.5000 and are approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (TBON), 333 Guadalupe #3-460, Austin, TX 78701. TBON website or phone 512.305.7400.
Credits earned in the Nursing Assistant Certificate Level I (Integrated Curriculum) program may be applied to this degree.
|Prerequisite Courses||7 Credits|
|BIOL 2401||Human Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
|ENGL 1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|First Semester Courses||13 Credits|
|RNSG 1219||Integrated Nursing Skills I||2|
|RNSG 1361||Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||3|
|RNSG 1523||Introduction to Professional Nursing for Integrated Programs||5|
|Second Semester Courses||14 Credits|
|BIOL 2402||Human Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|RNSG 1229||Integrated Nursing Skills II||2|
|RNSG 1362||Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||3|
|RNSG 2504||Integrated Care of the Patient with Common Health Care Needs||5|
|First Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|BIOL 2420||Medical Microbiology||4|
|RNSG 2361||Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||3|
|RNSG 2514||Integrated Care of the Patient with Complex Health Care Needs||5|
|Second Semester Courses||14 Credits|
|Code||Humanities/Fine Arts Elective1||3|
|PSYC 2301||General Psychology||3|
|RNSG 2362||Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||3|
|RNSG 2535||Integrated Patient Care Management2||5|
|Nursing AAS Degree (ADN-Integrated Curriculum) Program Total||60 Credits|
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Median wage: $65,5711
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Registered Nurse2
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Average full-time tuition is $800 per semester.
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Lone Star College is an open-enrollment institution. Most students are accepted once they have completed the admissions process.
Lone Star College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College to award Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), Associate of Science (AS) and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees.