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Nursing Specialization AAS Degree (Integrated Curriculum)ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

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Prerequisite Courses 7 Credits
BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
First Semester Courses 13 Credits
RNSG 1301 Pharmacology 3
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
Elective 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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Program Details

Designed around classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences, the Integrated Curriculum is organized around a series of patient care concepts moving from simple to complex.

Statement of Licensure Eligibility

Upon completion of the Associate Degree or Vocational Nursing Program requirements, graduates may apply to take the licensure exam to become a registered nurse (RN) or vocational nurse (LVN). Completion of the nursing program, however, does not guarantee eligibility for the licensure exam. Eligibility for the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) or National Council Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) is determined solely by the Texas BON.  Employment in this field requires Texas licensure from the Texas Board of Nursing.

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.

Articulation Agreements

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

Program Accreditation

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 888.965.3861 and are approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (TBON), 333 Guadalupe #3-460, Austin, TX 78701. TBON website or phone 888.965.3861.

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