Transition to Professional Nursing for Articulating Students AAS (Integrated Curriculum)

The Transition to Professional Nursing for Articulating Students AAS degree (Integrated Curriculum) (AAS_PRNR) is offered at LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris and LSC-Tomball and has additional entrance requirements. For more information, please contact the Nursing Department.

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Program Description

This program is designed for graduates of a LVN or paramedic program to become a registered nurse (RN).

Prerequisite Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIOL 2402 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
PSYC 2314 Life-span Growth & Development 3
RNSG 1301 Pharmacology 3

TOTAL Prerequisite Credit Hours:

20

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
BIOL 2420 Medical Microbiology 4
SOCI 1301 Principles of Sociology 3

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

7

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
RNSG 1360 Clinical: Nursing Articulation 3
RNSG 1517 Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice I for Articulating Students 5

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

8

Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
Elective1   Humanities/Fine Arts 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Sport OR 1
    Any One Credit Hour Physical Activity Course  
RNSG 2361 Clinical: Nursing III 3
RNSG 2514 Integrated Care of the Patient with Complex Health Care Needs 5
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Communication OR 3
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication  

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

15

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
RNSG 2207 Adaptation to Role of Professional Nurse 2
RNSG 2362 Clinical - Nursing IV 3
RNSG2 2535 Integrated Patient Care Management 5

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

10

Total Credits

TOTAL Credit Hours Transition to Professional Nursing AAS:

60

  1. Choose from the AAS core
  2. Capstone course