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Kitty DeGree School of Nursing

Detailed Requirements for Licensed Practical Nurses

The Kitty DeGree School of Nursing provides an opportunity for licensed practical nurses to be admitted into the baccalaureate degree program. Graduates in nursing from state approved licensed practical nurse programs who are currently licensed in Louisiana may be admitted for full-time or part-time study. For further information contact:

Juliet Burgess
School of Nursing
University of Louisiana at Monroe
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA 71209-0460
burgess@ulm.edu
Phone: (318) 342-1640


Required Courses

Prerequisite Courses Hrs.
Freshman Year  
Core English Composition 6
Biology 1014/1016, 1015/1017 8
Math 1011, 1016 6
Chemistry 1001/1003 or 1007/1009 4
Core Fine Arts 3
Psychology 2001, 2078 6
  33
Sophomore Year  
Biology 2028 3
Health Studies 2007 3
Biology 2014, 2015 4
Sociology 1001 or 1002 3
Nursing 2002, 2004, 2016 6
Nursing 2005, 2007* 8
Nursing 2080 3
Core Humanities 3
  33
   
Professional Course Requirements Hrs.
Junior Year  
Nursing 3004 and 3005 or [3007 and 3008] 11
Core Humanities 6
Nursing 3032, 3034, 4030 13
  30
Senior Year  
Nursing 4004, 4005 11
Nursing 4062, 4063, 4064, 4065, 4037 13
  24

Total hours for degree, 120.
*Credit received after successful completion of challenge examination.

Updated: March 17, 2011


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