To earn a degree, students must complete the curriculum and meet other requirements for a degree listed in the academic policy section of this catalog.
Students planning to enter nursing school must complete the prerequisites for admission to the nursing school. The following is the pre-nursing program at Lubbock Christian University, which is designed to complete the curricular requirements for entry to Covenant School of Nursing. Consult the pre-nursing advisor for more specific information about requirements to enter other schools of nursing.
Associate of Science in General Science
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). LCU offers two BSN programs. The integrated BSN program is designed for entering freshmen and provides a direct pathway to the BSN that incorporates RN licensure through partnership with Covenant School of Nursing. The RN to BSN program is designed for graduates of associate degree and diploma nursing programs who hold the RN license.
Emphasis is placed on self-directed learning, promoting personal and professional growth, providing holistic, appropriate care to individuals, families, and communities, and populations, and encouraging independent action. Students may practice in a variety of health care settings in the Lubbock and the surrounding area. Time is spent in directed and independent practicum activities according to course requirements.
Integrated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (with Covenant School of Nursing partnership)
Note: Students must earn at least a C in major courses.
Admission Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
Note: Students must earned at least a C in major courses.