LVN to RN Transition

 

LVN to RN Transition Program

An LVN-RN Transition Program began in the summer of 1981 and graduated a class of 33 in 1982. Currently, the LVN-RN Transition Program may admit qualified applicants based upon space availability each Fall semester

 

Associate Degree Requirements

 

Placement in the program is on an individualized basis. Below you will find an example of possible advanced placement, which varies by applicant. 

 

NOTE: All courses in the major must be completed with a "C" grade or higher. Prerequisite science courses (Anatomy, Physiology and Microbiology) must have a minimum combined GPA of 2.5.

 

 

Course

Title

Units

Nursing 130

Medical-Surgical Nursing I

5

Nursing 118

Nursing Pharmacology 

2

Nursing 220

Medical-Surgical Nursing II

5.5

Nursing 222

Psychiatric and Community Health Nursing

5.5

Nursing 230

Medical-Surgical Nursing III

8

Biology 144 and

Human Anatomy and Physiology I and

4

Biology 145

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

OR

Biology 140 and

Human Anatomy and

(5)

Biology 141 and

Human Physiology and

(3)

Biology 141L

Human Physiology Lab

(1)

Biology 152

Paramedical Microbiology

5

Communication 122

Public Speaking

3

OR

Communication 120

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

English 120

College Composition and Reading

3

OR

English 124

Advanced Composition: Critical Reasoning and Writing

(3)

OR

 

 

ESL 122

College Rhetoric

(6)

Psychology 120

Introductory Psychology

3

Sociology 114

Introduction to Sociology
of Minority Group Relations

3

OR

Sociology 120

Introductory Sociology

(3)

 TOTAL REQUIRED

51

 

Plus General Education
Requirements for Nursing Majors

 

*6 units =

3 units in Quantitative Reasoning (Math 103 or higher)

3 units in a Humanities course

 

6*

 

CREDIT FOR PREVIOUS COURSEWORK
13 units of credit will be awarded for Nursing 120 and 132 through successful previous coursework and completion of Nursing 130, 220, and 230. No additional tests are required.

13

 TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED

70-74