May 26, 2024  
Catalog/Bulletin 2021-2022 
Catalog/Bulletin 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RN to BSN Articulation Concentration

This program has been designed for registered nurses from diploma or associate degree programs. All RN applicants should contact the Program Director who will facilitate an individualized academic evaluation, discuss the admission process, and complete the curriculum planning process. Additional information may be found in the General Admission Requirements Section of this catalog/bulletin.

RN students receive 33 hours of advanced placement credits. In addition, the RN may earn up to 9 hours of advanced standing credit through College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or challenge testing by Credit by Examination (CBE).

Prerequisite Course and Supporting Courses

  • English Composition [6 Credits]
  • College Algebra [3 Credits]
  • Biology and Laboratory [4 Credits]
  • Microbiology [3 Credits]
  • Chemistry [3 Credits]
  • Sociology [3 Credits]
  • Psychology [3 Credits]
  • Statistics [3 Credits]
  • Fine Arts [3 Credits]
  • Humanities [9 Credits]
  • Free Elctives [6 Credits]
  • Pharmacology [3 credits]
  • Human Physiology [4 credits]
  • Human Atanomy [4 credits]

Prerequisites: 57 Credits

Advanced Placement: 33 Credits

Total: 120 Credits

**A minimum of 15 credit hours of nursing courses, part of a minimum of 30 credit hours earned within the LSU System, are necessary to meet the residency requirements for graduation.**