The Associate Degree Nursing Training program at Laredo Community College (LCC) is a 2-year training program leading to an Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS).
The 2 Year Training program trains and grooms pupils to provide direct patient care in many different settings. The training program is certified by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and endorsed by the Texas Board of Nursing.
Upon completion of the training program, graduates meet the requirements for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
About The School
Laredo Community College, referred to as LCC, was founded as Laredo Junior College on September 28, 1947, by the Laredo Independent School District in Laredo, the county seat of Webb County in south Texas, United States. It implemented the current name in the year 1993.
Total estimated program cost is USD $11,250
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- General admission criteria must be met as outlined in the Laredo Community College catalog.
- Complete Assessment Test requirements for placement and/or satisfy the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements for entry into college level courses.
- LCC Institutional grade point average (GPA) and Overall grade point average (GPA) must be 2.5 or greater. The student on scholastic probation will not be considered for admission.
- Admission for the applicant who has previously attended LCC in addition to other academic institutions will be based on an Institutional GPA of 2.5 or greater from all institutions.
- Admission for the applicant who has not previously attended LCC will be based on an institutional GPA of 2.5 or greater. The student must meet all LCC general admission requirements. Official transcripts must be submitted to the admissions office for evaluation of course credit.
- Complete program prerequisite courses: ENGL 1301, PSYC 2314, PSYC 2301, BIOL 2301 and BIOL 2101. All pre-requisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better and with a GPA of 2.5 or greater prior to submission of the application. Student must follow Associate Degree Nursing program curriculum plan valid for the cohort entrance year.
- Applicants will be notified by PasPort email of his/her program admission status. The applicant who is not selected for admission to the program must submit a new application during the next application period. Admission is based on space availability.
- Only applicants that are accepted to the Associate Degree Program will be required to submit the recommendation form and immunization form.
- Immunization status must be verified by the LCC campus nurse and documentation submitted upon admission to the Nursing Program.
- Negative Criminal Background. The applicant’s information will be submitted to the Texas Board of Nursing. Applicants will be notified via email to schedule an appointment to have their fingerprint scanning performed and submitted to the Texas Board of Nursing. The applicant will receive verification from the Texas Board of Nursing of the applicants Criminal Background Status. Documentation of a Negative Criminal Background must be submitted to complete the application and admissions process and prior to enrolling in any nursing courses. For further information please click here.
- A standardized pre-admission nursing entrance exam will be administered as a component of the nursing program’s admission process to demonstrate proficiency in Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Grammar, General English Knowledge, Math, and Science (Anatomy & Physiology). In addition, the pre-admission nursing entrance exam will include a critical thinking and personality/learning style section that the applicant must complete. The applicant will be allowed one attempt per admission year and is responsible for the cost of the exam and/or preparation materials.
Laredo Community College
Address: West End Washington St, Laredo, TX 78040
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