Career Mobility Track (LPN/Paramedic to RN)

Program Description
The Nursing Career Mobility Track admits one new class each fall semester at the Owasso Campus and one new class each spring semester at the Tulsa Metro Campus. This track allows for completion of nursing courses in as few as three semesters. To facilitate the progression of working students, courses in the Nursing Career Mobility Track are offered using classroom, lab, and clinical activities as well as blended on-line resources. Clinical rotations are offered at varying times conducive to part-time and full-time working conditions. Students in the Nursing Career Mobility must have access to a personal computer with broadband or DSL IP (Internet Service Provider).

Program Overview
Upon successful completion of the first semester of the Nursing Career Mobility Track, the student will be eligible to enroll in the second semester courses of the Nursing Career Mobility Track. The student may be eligible to receive advanced standing based on completion of a selected maternal child standardized exam with a score of B or better in lieu of taking NURS 2221, NURS 2222, NURS 2231, NURS 2232.

LPN's and paramedics interested in pursuing a degree through advanced placement should contact the Nursing Division Office for an application and curriculum plan, or access the application through this website.

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 38
English 6 hours
+*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213  Composition II

Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 America Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present

Psychology 6 hours
+PSYC 1113 Introduction to Psychology
*PSYC 2023 Developmental Psychology

Science 20 hours
+BIOL 1224 Introduction to Biology for Majors
+*BIOL 2134 Human Anatomy
*BIOL 2154 Human Physiology
*BIOL 2164 Microbiology
+*CHEM 1114 Principles of Chemistry

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 35

Career Mobility Track

Nursing 35 hours
(Enrollment requires admission to the Nursing Program).

*NURS 1212 Career Mobility I B, D
*NURS 1211 Career Mobility I – Clinical C
*NURS 1363 Transition for Career Mobility – Paramedic to RN A
*NURS 2222 Pediatric Nursing
*NURS 2221 Pediatric Nursing – Clinical
*NURS 2232 Maternal–Newborn Nursing
*NURS 2231 Maternal-Newborn Nursing – Clinical
*NURS 2352 Career Mobility II E, G

*NURS 2351 Career Mobility II – Clinical F, H

*NURS 2432 Complex Mental Health
*NURS 2431 Complex Mental Health - Clinical
*NURS 2444 Adult Health IV & Leadership
*NURS 2442 Adult Health IV & Leadership – Clinical

Articulation/Substitution Credit
(Students in the Career Mobility Track who satisfactorily complete the NURS courses above are not required to complete the correspondingly designated NURS course(s) below. Students should refer to the Career Mobility semester plan for further clarification.)

*NURS 1111 Adult Health I – Clinical C

*NURS 1113 Adult Health I B
*NURS 1143 Overview of Professional Development A
*NURS 1163 Principles of Pharmacology & Medication Safety D
*NURS 2213 Adult Health II E
*NURS 2212 Adult Health II – Clinical F

*NURS 2243 Adult Health III G
*NURS 2242 Adult Health III – Clinical H

Total Credit Hours: 73
*Has prerequisite/corequisite. (See course description section of
+Prerequisite course

Additional Nursing Courses/Electives
(not required for degree)
NURS 1013 Critical Thinking & Decision Making
NURS 1023 Stress Management
NURS 1033 HONORS Nursing Policy & Politics
NURS 1043 Nursing Informatics
NURS 1073 HONORS Service Learning in Nursing
*NURS 2303 Pharmacology
NURS 2403 Dosage Calculations for Nurses
NURS 2462 Cultural Issues in Healthcare
NURS 299X Selected Topics in Nursing

BSN Articulation Option
In addition to the general education courses required for entry and progression in the TCC Nursing Program, these courses provide the foundation for admission into many RN-BSN programs upon completion of TCC's Nursing Program.

Humanities: 3 hours
Humanities requirements vary by BSN program. Please contact academic counselor for recommendations for specific programs.

Mathematics: 3 hours
*MATH 2193 Elementary Statistics

Social Science: 6 hours
SOCI 1113 Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 2123 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Sciences: 8 hours
BIOL 1383 Nutrition
*CHEM 1315 General Chemistry I (may be substituted for Nursing prerequisite)

Most BSN programs require additional electives representing non-nursing courses for a total of up to 64 - 67 general education credits.