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Kitty DeGree School of Nursing

Detailed Requirements for Registered Nurses

The School of Nursing provides an opportunity for registered nurses to be admitted into the baccalaureate degree program. Flexibility in scheduling classes and clinical are available for the working nurse. All courses are taken online.

Eligibility requirements for this Associate Degree/Diploma to Baccalaureate Degree are:

• Must meet admission requirements of the University/College/School
• Must meet general education/prerequisite requirements
• Must be a graduate of an accredited associate degree or diploma-nursing program 
• Must currently hold an unencumbered licensed to practice

The Louisiana Nursing Education Articulation Model is available from LSBN.


Required Courses

Prerequisite and Core Courses Hrs.
Core English Composition 6
Biology 1014, 1015, 1016, 1017 8
Biology 2014, 2015, 2028 7
Math 1011, 1016 6
Chemistry 1001, 1003 or 1007, 1009 4
Core Fine Arts* 3
Psychology 2001, Sociology 1001 or 1002 6
Psychology 2078 3
Health Studies 2007 3
Core Humanities 9
Nursing 2080 3
Nursing 2004, 2016, 2020 7
Total Hours: 
65

Professional Course Requirements Hrs.
Nursing 4030, 4037, 4072, 4073,4074,4075 16

40 hours granted with current RN license upon successful completion of all prerequisites and NURS 2020. Total hours required for degree, 121. 

Full time and part time options are available.  For the latest information and to have your transcript evaluated please contact: 
 

Dr. Juliet Burgess
Coordinator, Department of Nursing Concepts
University of Louisiana at Monroe 
School of Nursing 
700 University Avenue 
Monroe, LA 71209-0460 
burgess@ulm.edu
Phone: (318) 342-1640 
Fax: (318) 342-1567

Updated: March 28, 2012


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