Nursing RN, Associate in Science Degree - Bridge Track (232)

The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree is a limited-access program with a rigorous schedule. The program is considered full-time even though it does not require enrollment of 12+ credits per semester. This program requires scheduled class time and additional lab, simulation, and clinical time.

Graduates obtain licensure through successful completion of NCLEX-RN.

ACCREDITATION: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA, 30326, 407-975-5000 - LSSC Program of Associate Degree Nursing

Program tracks available:

BRIDGE- applicants hold current FL LPN licensure or paramedic certification.

GENERAL- applicants do not possess above licensure or certification.

Additional pre-application requirements posted at above web address.

Direct questions about program requirements to LSSC Nursing Department. Direct questions about degree requirements to LSSC Academic Advising.

Program Requirements

Prerequisite Courses

All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher.  It is strongly recommended that the Area II: Humanities course selection is a Writing Emphasis course.

ENC 1101College Composition I

3 Credits

See Choices Select from Area II: Humanities

3 Credits

PSY 2012Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits

DEP 2004Psychology of Human Development

3 Credits

BSC 2085CHuman Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab

4 Credits

BSC 2086CHuman Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab

4 Credits

MCB 2010CMicrobiology w/Lab

4 Credits

HUN 1201Nutrition with Diet Therapy

3 Credits

 

MAC 1105College Algebra

3 Credits

OR

MGF 1106Liberal Arts Math

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:30

HUN1201 Alternative: any 3 credit hour general, basic, or introductory nutrition course completed with a grade of C or higher.

MAC1105 or MGF1106 Alternative: any higher level, 3 credit hour course on the mathematics pathways completed with a grade of C or higher.

Nursing Courses

All program (NUR) courses must be completed with a grade of B or higher.

First Semester

NUR 2003CNursing Transition

7 Credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Second Semester

NUR 2721CAlterations in Health I Transition

8 Credits

Total Credit Hours:8

Third Semester

NUR 2601CAlterations in Health II Transition

7 Credits

NUR 2801LClinical Practicum

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:10

Total Credit Hours: 55

If not exempt from the placement test and developmental coursework, then completion of all required developmental courses that are indicated by the placement test scores.  Test scores may be exempt if the applicant has transferable, college-level course work  in mathematics with grades of “C” or higher.


Articulation to Nursing (RN)

Applicants for the ASN Program Bridge Track must have a valid, current Florida LPN license or Paramedic certification. Students accepted into this program receive 17 articulated hours based on licensure or certification.

For information about career options, visit www.lssc.edu/careers.

Students must complete 25% of each program's total credit hours at LSSC.

Academic Advising
Leesburg Campus 352-365-3574
South Lake Campus 352-243-5722
Sumter Center 352-568-0001
Career Development Services
Careers@lssc.edu 352-323-3603
Department Contact Information
ASN Program 352-365-3540
RN-BSN Program 352-536-2121