LVN to BSN

Core Curriculum

Course TitleCourse and NumberCredit Hours
Component Area I (Communication) ENGL 1301, ENGL 1302 6
Component Area II (Mathematics) 3
Component Area III (Natural Science) 8
Note: See Degree Specific Requirements
Component Area IV (Humanities/Visual/Performing Arts) 9
Component Area V (Social & Behavioral Sciences) 15
Component Area VI (Institutionally Designated Option) 1

Degree Specific Requirements

Course TitleCourse and NumberCredit Hours
Human Anatomy BIOL 2401* 4
Human Physiology BIOL 2402 4
Applied Microbiology BIOL 2420 4
Inorganic Chemistry CHEM 1406* 4
Pre-Cal Algebra MATH 1314* 3
Introduction to Biomedical Statistics MATH 1370 3
Introduction to Psychology PSYC 1301* 3
Developmental Psychology PSYC 3374 3
Nutrition FACS 2362 3
  TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 59

Track Specific Requirements

Course TitleCourse and NumberCredit Hours
LVN to BSN Role Transition NURS 3460 4
Nursing Concepts I NURS 3350 3
Nursing Research NURS 3360W 3
Health Assessment NURS 3410W 4
Pathophysiology & Pharmacology NURS 3420 4
Promo Well & Manag. NURS 3040W 4
Adult Health I NURS 3620 6
Mental Health and Illness NURS 3640W 6
Nursing Concepts II NURS 4250W 2
Child & Adolescent Nursing NURS 4420 4
Woman's Health & Maternal Newborn NURS 4440 4
Adult Health II NURS 4620 6
Community Nursing NURS 4030 6
Nursing Leadership/Management NURS 4060 6
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 58

 

Arts and Sciences Credit Hours (Prerequisite Coursework): 59
Nursing Credit Hours: 58
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 117

* Prerequisite courses from the Texas Core

Texas Board of Nursing Differentiated Essential Competencies and the SHSU Nursing Curriculum


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