LVN to BSN

LVN to BSN
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
or BIOL 2403 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2402Human Physiology4
or BIOL 2404 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
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
or MATH 1369 Elementary Statistics
or STAT 1369 Elementary Statistics
or PSYC 3402 Psychological Statistics
PSYC 3374Development Psychology3
Track Specific Requirements
NURS 3320Pathophysiology for Nursing3
NURS 3340Older Adult Health Management3
NURS 3321Pharmacology for Nursing3
NURS 3351Nursing Concepts I3
NURS 3360Introduction to Research3
NURS 3540Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing5
NURS 3310Health Assessment3
NURS 3620Adult Health 16
NURS 3660LVN-to-BSN Role Transition6
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 Hours121
Nursing Prerequisites and Texas Core59
Nursing Credit Hours62
Total Hours121

Notes

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

LVN-to-BSN Role Transition (NURS 3660) is a hybrid course. The classroom content is online. The clinical component is face-to-face.  All other courses are integrated with the pre-licensure BSN students. 

The Plan of Study is based on Fall admission.  For Spring admission third year, semesters 2 & 3 are to be alternated.

First Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
BIOL 2401 or 240314BIOL 2402 or 24044 
CHEM 1406 or 141114ENGL 130223 
ENGL 130123HIST 130143 
MATH 1314, 1410, or 142033MATH 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 35405NURS 33513
NURS 33213NURS 33603NURS 33403
NURS 36606NURS 36206 
NURS 33103  
 15 14 6
Fourth Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
NURS 40305NURS 40604 
NURS 45205NURS 42502 
NURS 45405NURS 46206 
 15 12 
Total Hours: 121
Nursing Prerequisites and Texas Core59
Nursing Credit Hours62
Total Hours121

Notes

NURS 3360 is a hybrid course. The classroom content is online. The clinical component is face-to-face.  All other courses are integrated with the pre-licensure BSN students. 

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