Nursing (LPN/LVN to BS)

BACHELOR DEGREE-COMPLETION PROGRAM

COURSES

Listed below are courses in the LPN/LVN to BS Program.

REQUIRED PREREQUISITE SUPPORT COURSES (25-28 CREDITS):

The following courses are completed by a combination of coursework earned through the student's local college or university, or credit by examination.

BIO 274/L Introductory Microbiology and Laboratory
CHEM 100/L Chemistry: Reactions and Reasons and Laboratory (or higher level chemistry course and laboratory)
COMM 101 Introduction to Speech Communication
PSY 101 General Psychology: Understanding Human Behavior
ENG 101 Freshman Writing I
ENG 105 Freshman Writing II

An approved Foundational Studies Quantitative Literacy requirement (3 credits)

One of the following:
ATTR 210/L Human Anatomy for Allied Health Professions and Laboratory
BIO 231/L Human Anatomy and Laboratory

One of the following:
PE 220/L Human Physiology for Allied Health Professions and Laboratory
BIO 241/L Human Physiology and Laboratory

Note:  Freshmen with SAT verbal scores of 510 or above or ACT English usage scores of 20 or above may take ENG 107 rather than ENG 101 and ENG 105. However, ENG 107 is only offered on the ISU campus.
 

REQUIRED NURSING COURSES BY EXAMINATION (11 CREDITS)

The following courses are used exclusively for verification of prior learning and are completed through examination only. Credits but no grades are awarded.

NURS 224 Nursing Care of Adults I
NURS 364 – Maternal and Child Nursing

REQUIRED NURSING COURSES FOR THE MAJOR (41 CREDITS)

The following courses are offered online by Indiana State University. Clinicals are arranged in the student's community.

NURS 208 Transition from L.P.N. to B.S.N.
NURS 304 Comprehensive Health Assessment for Nursing Practice
NURS 322 Research/Theoretical Basis for Nursing Practice
NURS 324 Nursing Care of Adults II
NURS 338 Mental Health Nursing
NURS 424 Nursing Care of Adults III
NURS 450 Population-Focused Community Health Nursing
NURS 470 Nursing Leadership
NURS 484 Reflective Nursing Practice
NURS 486 Professional Nursing Synthesis
NURS 490 Licensure Preparatory Course

Note: Progression in the nursing program is dependent upon meeting the nursing course prerequisites identified in the course descriptions. Consultation with the academic advisor regarding the individual student's program of study is strongly recommended.

REQUIRED SUPPORT COURSES FOR THE MAJOR (12 CREDITS):

The following courses are completed by a combination of coursework earned through the University's online learning program, the student's local college or university, or credit by examination.

BIO 412 Pathophysiology
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology

One of the following:
EPSY 221 Developmental Psychology
PSY 266 Developmental Psychology

One of the following:
AHS 340 Health Biostatistics
EPSY 302 Introduction to Applied Psychological Statistics
MATH 241 Principles of Statistics
Any college-level statistics course

Note: Additional foundational studies courses are required for graduation and credit hours in elective courses may be needed to achieve the 120 credits required for graduation.

Indiana State Online Students Residing Outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering online degrees. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU online programs may not be available in all states. Currently, online programs are not offered in the state of Massachusetts. To check the status of programs available in a particular state, visit program availability.

The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.

Last updated 7 April 2015