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BSN Degree Plan

The following information outlines the four-year degree plan for LeTourneau University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The nursing program is comprised of 126 total credit hours (72 hours of prerequisite courses plus 54 hours of nursing courses), including hands-on clinical learning experiences.

Course objectives and assignments have been developed based on the Texas Board of Nursing Differentiated Essential Competencies, Rules and Regulations, and Nurse Practice Act, American Nurses Association practice and professional standards, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Essentials.

 


Prenursing vs. Nursing

During the freshman and sophomore years of study, students of the LETU nursing program are considered pre-nursing students. After completing the nursing prerequisite courses (listed below) during the freshman and sophomore year, students must apply to the School of Nursing during the second semester of their sophomore year when they are within 12 hours of completion of core curriculum.

Following completion of prerequisites and acceptance to the LETU School of Nursing, students will be considered nursing students and will begin the clinical portion of their training.

 

Nursing Prerequisites

Of the courses listed in the plan of study, the following courses will be considered prerequisites to the professional nursing program:

  • PSYC 2013 Introduction to Psychology
  • CHEM 1014 Chemistry for Health Sciences
  • BIOL 2013 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIOL 2011 Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lab
  • BIOL 2204 Microbiology
  • PSYC 2143 Human Growth & Development
  • BIOL 2023 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • BIOL 2021 Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab
  • KINE 2913 Nutrition
  • NURS 3113 Pathophysiology
  • NURS 3132 Pharmacology
  • HCMG 3123 Healthcare Delivery Systems (or HCMG 3113 may be substituted)

To learn more, view the nursing course checklist.

 


What can you do with this degree?

A BSN degree will give you the opportunity to work in a variety of settings. A few common jobs held by BSN graduates include:

 

 

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