Academic Catalog 2009-2010 
    Dec 07, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2009-2010 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Science: Nursing (LPN - ASN)

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Licensed Practical Nurse to Associate of Science in Nursing (LPN-ASN)

Colorado Christian University offers a Licensed Practical Nurse to Associate of Science in Nursing degree (LPN-ASN). The degree’s combination of general education, nursing prerequisite and nursing major courses offers a solid foundation for career opportunities and advancement for the licensed practical nurse (LPN). The coursework is offered in a varied format including weekend and evenings. This program allows for greater freedom in progressing through courses that meet the unique scheduling needs of working adults. It also provides students with some of the general education requirements necessary to complete a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Coursework is enhanced with online internet instruction that provides greater flexibility in completing assignments outside the classroom.

The Associate of Science in Nursing (LPN-ASN) degree requires completion of the following 72 hours:
Prerequisites (18 credit hours)
General Education and Electives (15 credit hours)
Biological Science (16 credit hours)
Major Core (23 credit hours)

Prerequisite Requirements

LPN credit is granted through the LPN license and Colorado Articulation Agreement (18 credits).

Students are required to pass a Medication Administration competency test. If students do not pass the competency test in two attempts, they are required to complete MAT 095 Medication Adminstration for Health Care Professionals.

Required LPN-ASN Core

Graduation Requirements

  1. Completion of 72 credit hours of courses, including all general education, nursing prerequisite, and major coursework. The major course requirements include 23 credit hours.
  2. A letter grade of C or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better in all CCU course work.
  3. Meet the CCU Residency requirements  (30 Credits).
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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