Jul 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Standing LPN to RN Fast Track, A.A.S.

The Nursing Program graduate possesses the competencies necessary to assume the role of a beginning practitioner in a structured health care setting such as a hospital or extended care facility. The graduate is eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a Registered Nurse.

This concentration is specifically designed for students who plan to enter the workforce after graduation.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes: NURS-NURS

Use DegreeWorks to view a sample degree plan.

To view a sample degree map by semester for this area of emphasis, go to Degree Map.

Foundations of Nursing:

Advanced Standing LPN to RN Fast Track students are awarded 7 credit hours for NRSG 1710  on the basis of their prior LPN educational program. The student must successfully complete NRSG 1700  to receive the 7 credit hours.

Total: 66 Semester Hours

*Learning support courses, BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I , ENGL 1010 - English Composition I MATH 1530 - Introductory Statistics , and PSYC 1030 - Introduction to Psychology  are prerequisite courses and must be completed with a C or better to be considered for admission.

**For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate sections of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements.

***BIOL 2020 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II  is a prerequisite courses for the second semester in the Nursing Program.