LVN 30 Unit Option Non-Degree Program

Units required for Major: 30

Program Description

California law allows Licensed Vocational Nurses to take the Registered Nurse licensure exam after completing 30 units of academic coursework in Nursing and related science subjects. For more information on this option contact the School of Nursing to make an appointment to speak with an advisor. Admission to the University and a 3.0 combined average GPA on the two prerequisite science courses is required.

Prerequisite Requirements

Prerequisites (8 Units)
Microbiology with a lab (such as BIO 39)4
Physiology with a lab (such as BIO 25)4
Total Units8

Program Requirements 

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
NURS 119 Mental Health Nursing for the LVN 30-Unit Option 4
NURS 123 Nursing Families in Complex Illness 6
Second Semester
NURS 133 Leadership and Management for the LVN to RN 2
NURS 137 Nursing the Childbearing Family 5
NURS 138 Nursing the Childrearing Family 5
 Total Units22