Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences) 13
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 2401Human Anatomy 24
BIOL 2402Human Physiology4
BIOL 2420Intro Applied Microbiology4
or BIOL 3470 General Microbiology
CHEM 1406Inorganic & Envir Chemistry 24
or CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
FACS 2362Nutrition 33
or FACS 1367 Basic Nutrition
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 23
MATH 1370Intro to Biomedical Statistics3-4
or MATH 1369 Elementary Statistics
or STAT 1369 Elementary Statistics
or PSYC 3402 Psychological Statistics
PSYC 3374Development Psychology3
Track Specific Requirements
NURS 3040Older Adult Health Management4
NURS 3320Pathophysiology for Nursing3
NURS 3321Pharmacology for Nursing3
NURS 3351Nursing Concepts I3
NURS 3360Introduction to Research3
NURS 3410Health Assessment4
NURS 3540Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing5
NURS 3560LVN-to-BSN Role Transition5
NURS 3620Adult Health 16
NURS 4030Community Nursing5
NURS 4520Nursing Care of Infants, Children & Adolescents5
NURS 4540Women's Hlth and Matern NB Nur5
NURS 4250Concepts in Nursing Practice II2
NURS 4060Leadership and Management4
NURS 4620Adult Health II6
Total Hours122-123
Nursing Prerequisites and Texas Core59
Nursing Credit Hours62
Total Hours121

PSYC 1301 recommended.


Prerequisite courses from the Texas Core


 FACS 1367 accepted only as a transfer course.


Math and Science courses do not require a 5 year renewal for practicing LVNs. 

NURS 3560 is online.  All other courses are face-to-face in Huntsville or at The Woodlands Center.

First Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
BIOL 240114BIOL 24024 
CHEM 1406 or 141114ENGL 130223 
ENGL 130123HIST 130143 
MATH 131433MATH 1369, STAT 1369, MATH 1370, or PSYC 34023 
Component Area IX1Component Area VIII (Recommend PSYC 1301) 3 
 15 16 
Second Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
BIOL 2420 or 34704POLS 230653 
FACS 2362 or 13673Component Area IV (Recommend PHIL 1301)3 
HIST 130243Component Area IX (Recommend SOCI 2319)3 
POLS 230553Component Area V3 
PSYC 33743  
 16 12 
Third Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHoursThird SemesterHours
NURS 33203NURS 30404NURS 33513
NURS 33213NURS 35405NURS 33603
NURS 34104NURS 36206 
NURS 35605  
 15 15 6
Fourth Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
NURS 40305NURS 40604 
NURS 45205NURS 42502 
NURS 45405NURS 46206 
 15 12 
Total Hours: 122
Nursing Prerequisites and Texas Core59
Nursing Credit Hours62
Total Hours121

Satisfies Core Curriculum for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science).


Satisfies Core Curriculum for Component Area I (Communication). 


Satisfies Core Curriculum for Component Area II (Mathematics).


Satisfies Core Curriculum for Component Area VI (U.S. History). 


Satisfies Core Curriculum for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).