Nursing Specialization AAS Degree (Block Curriculum)
- Two year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Full program offered at LSC-CyFair
- Nursing Department
- Consequences of Criminal Conviction, Notice of Potential Ineligibility for License
This program is designed for students interested in becoming a registered nurse (RN). The ADN block program curriculum is organized by nursing content areas.
Lone Star College has agreements with many colleges and universities that allow ADN graduates to earn their BSNs. 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: 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.
RN to BSN Articulation Agreements with LSC Nursing Programs
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
- University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC)
- University of Texas Health Science: Early Decision Program
- Kaplan University
- University of Houston at Victoria: RN to BSN Program at LSC-University Center at The Woodlands
- Sam Houston State University: RN to BSN Program
- Lamar University
- The University of Texas at Arlington
- Chamberlain College
- Texas Tech University
- Western Governors University
- Grand Canyon University
- University of Texas at Tyler
- UT Health Science, Early Decision program
- Sam Houston State University: RN to BSN Program
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.
|Prerequisite Courses||7 Credits|
|BIOL 2401||Human Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
|ENGL 1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|First Semester Courses||13 Credits|
|BIOL 2402||Human Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|RNSG 1309||Introduction to Nursing||3|
|RNSG 1215||Health Assessment||2|
|RNSG 1144||Nursing Skills II||1|
|PSYC 2301||General Psychology||3|
|Second Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|BIOL 2420||Medical Microbiology||4|
|RNSG 1341||Common Concepts of Adult Health||3|
|RNSG 1261||Clinical - Common Concepts of Adult Health||2|
|RNSG 2213||Mental Health Nursing||2|
|RNSG 2162||Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||1|
|First Semester Courses||15 Credits|
|RNSG 1343||Complex Concepts of Adult Health||3|
|RNSG 1362||Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||3|
|RNSG 2208||Maternal/Newborn Nursing and Women's Health||2|
|RNSG 2161||Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||1|
|Elective||Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy & Culture1||3|
|Second Semester Courses||13 Credits|
|RNSG 2207||Adaptation to Role of Professional Nurse||2|
|RNSG 2331||Advanced Concepts of Adult Health||3|
|RNSG 2560||Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse2||5|
|RNSG 2201||Care of Children and Families||2|
|RNSG 2160||Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||1|
|Nursing AAS (Block Curriculum) Program Total||60 Credits|
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Median wage: $68,6821
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Registered Nurse2
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."
Figuring out how to pay for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree but attending LSC is an affordable option for most students. Tuition rates are based on residency and you can get an estimate of your costs by using our LSC Tuition & Fees chart.
Average full-time tuition is $800 per semester.
Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.
Learn More About This Program
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.