2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)

CSN AAS Nursing: LPN to RN Map


AREA OF STUDY (AOS): Health Sciences
JOB/EMPLOYMENT INFO: www.csn.edu/healtharea
CSN DEPARTMENT: Department of Nursing

WHO SHOULD USE THIS ACADEMIC MAP
This academic map should be used by CSN students who are completing the Nursing: LPN to RN, AAS .
 
HOW THIS ACADEMIC MAP IS SET UP
The academic map is designed to provide students with the optimal route to earning an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. Students who cannot take the map’s recommended number of credits each semester will take longer to complete the degree, graduate and transfer.
 
CSN AAS NURSING: LPN TO RN: DESCRIPTION

This program is designed for practicing License Practical Nurses who wish to prepare to licensure as a registered nurse. The program awards credits for Practical Nursing program courses and Nevada LPN licensure.

Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) exam for state licensure. Courses in this two-year degree can be applied towards the requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at a four year institution.


 

Semester #1 (13-15 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in an Associate of Applied Science degree program will not count toward graduation requirements. 
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Mathematics (General Education) - Credits 3:
       MATH 120  or MATH 120E   or above (except MATH 122/ 123)
  • English (General Education) - Credits 3-5:
      ENG 100  or ENG 101  or ENG 110  or ENG 113     
  • Communication (General Education) - Credits 3:
      COM 101  or COM 215  
  • U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (General Education) - Credits 4:
      HIST 100  or PSC 101     

 

Semester #2 (7 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in an Associate of Applied Science degree program will not count toward graduation requirements. 
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses

Semester #3 (8 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in an Associate of Applied Science degree program will not count toward graduation requirements. 
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses

Semester #4 (4 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in an Associate of Applied Science degree program will not count toward graduation requirements. 
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Major Requirements - Credits 4:   
  • ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Semester #5 (6.5 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in an Associate of Applied Science degree program will not count toward graduation requirements. 
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses

Semester #6 (3 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in an Associate of Applied Science degree program will not count toward graduation requirements. 
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Major Requirements - Credits 3:   
  • ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Semester #7 (6 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in an Associate of Applied Science degree program will not count toward graduation requirements. 
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses

Semester #8 (10.5 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in an Associate of Applied Science degree program will not count toward graduation requirements. 
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • APPLY FOR GRADUATION by the deadline. Click www.csn.edu/graduation for more information on applying for graduation.

    Recommended Courses