2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived]

Nursing Major - Baccalaureate Track for Students Entering with L.P.N./L.V.N. Licensure

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(102 credits)

Students who are admitted to the University may apply for conditional admission to the nursing major at the sophomore level after successfully completing the required prerequisite support courses, and credit by examination for specified nursing courses.

The admission, progression, retention, dismissal and graduation policies may be found at the nursing Web site, http://www.indstate.edu/bacc-comp-nsg/pdfs/handbook-docs/progression-retention-dismissal-reinstate-lpn-bs-or-rn-bs.pdf

Proof of current unencumbered licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is required as a prerequisite for admittance into the LPN to BS track.


Required Prerequisite Nursing Courses (15 credits):

The following courses are used exclusively for verification of prior learning and are completed through examination only. There is no course work and no grade is awarded.

Required Prerequisite Support Courses (25 credits):

These courses may be taken in conventional community college or university setting or obtained through credit by examination.


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 (18 credits):

These courses may be taken at a community college or university or obtained through credit by exam:

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Additional credit hours in elective courses may be needed to achieve the 120 credits required for graduation.

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