May 24, 2024  
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2023-2024 
    
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2023-2024

Nursing, R.N. - BC3 LPN to R.N. Track, AAS


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Nursing, R.N. - BC3 LPN to RN (208PN)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

The Nursing Program at Butler County Community College LPN to RN program is a one-year academically-based program that allows the LPN to matriculate into the second year of the RN nursing program and prepares the graduate to provide and manage direct care to individual clients and their families; and to function as an effective member of the health care team. The graduate is also educated to be a contributing member of the discipline of nursing, committed to professional growth, continuous learning, and self-development. Graduates are eligible to take the licensing examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN).  The program prepares the graduate for employment as a registered professional nurse in a variety of community-based health care settings including hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other comparable agencies.  Admission requirements: Must have graduated from Butler County Community College Practical Nursing program (052) with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher and passed the NCLEX-PN examination. They must retain a valid PN license. 48 credits earned from completion of 052 certificate will apply for degree completion.

 

Minimum - 82 Credits


First Semester (17)


Admission requirements: Must have graduated from Butler County Community College Practical Nursing program (052) with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher and passed the NCLEX-PN examination. They must retain a valid PN license. 48 credits earned from completion of 052 certificate will apply for degree completion.

Summer Session (17)


Admission requirements: Must have graduated from Butler County Community College Practical Nursing program (052) with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher and passed the NCLEX-PN examination. They must retain a valid PN license. 48 credits earned from completion of 052 certificate will apply for degree completion.

Second Semester (14)


Admission requirements: Must have graduated from Butler County Community College Practical Nursing program (052) with an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher and passed the NCLEX-PN examination. They must retain a valid PN license. 48 credits earned from completion of 052 certificate will apply for degree completion.

Note(s):


1Indicates course has a prerequisite.
2Must be taken before or with Practical Nursing I
3Must be taken before or with Practical Nursing II
4Must be taken before or with Practical Nursing III
5Must be taken before Practical Nursing Transition to Practice
6Courses that can be taken in advance of acceptance into the Nursing Program.
7Must be taken before or with NURS 103 (Nursing III)
8Must be taken before or with NURS 104 (Nursing IV)        
9Must be taken before NURS 105 (Nursing V)

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