Nursing: LPN Articulation Option - AAS (2104)

Division: Nursing Department

General Education Requirements (23 Credits)
Written & Oral Communication (6)
ENG 101College Composition I3
ENG 102College Composition II3
Quantitative/Scientific Knowledge, Skills & Reasoning (8)
BIO 121Anatomy & Physiology I4
BIO 122Anatomy and Physiology II4
Society & Human Behavior (6)
PSY 101General Psychology I3
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology3
Historical Perspective (3)
Select any History (HST) Course3
Major Requirements (43 Credits)
CHM 101College Chemistry I4
or CHM 103 General Chemistry I
BIO 211Microbiology4
BIO 251Pharmacology for Health Prof3
NRS 206Complex Health Alterations8
NRS 216Management of Care8
NRS 217Prof.IssuesLeadershipSynthesis2
Total Credits60
  • Upon successful completion of LPN Mobility [NRS 106 LPN MOBILITY I and NRS 111 LPN MOBILITY II ], the LPN graduate will be awarded 6 credits by the Registrar [implemented by a Nursing 999 designation in the student's official record] and will be applied toward advanced standing if the student continues into the Nursing AAS (2104) degree program.
  • The minimum passing grade for all courses designated BIO, CHM, MTH or NRS is “C.” If you earn a grade below “C”, you need to repeat that course.
  • Students accepted into the Nursing: LPN Articulation Option program begin with NRS 106 LPN MOBILITY I, which begins in January.
  • Students enrolled in the Nursing program will be required to submit to criminal background checks, drug screen, health clearance, and CPR certification in connection with their clinical placement at certain health care organizations. All expenses for criminal background checks, health clearance, and CPR certification are the responsibility of the student.
  • Consult the NJ Board of Nursing for specific information on licensure requirements at
  • Prerequisite Courses

BIO 121 Anatomy & Physiology I

BIO 122 Anatomy and Physiology II

CHM 101 College Chemistry I or CHM 103 General Chemistry I

ENG 101 College Composition I

ENG 102 College Composition II

PSY 101 General Psychology I


  1. For an explanation of why General Education courses are included in this Program, please refer to the Section on General Education for an explanation of its Purpose and Requirements. 
  2. This plan assumes the student is eligible to enroll in College Level Courses (designated as 100 +, e.g., ENG 101 College Composition I, HST 101 World Civilization I, MTH 100 Intro. to College Mathematics).  Placement results will determine College Level Readiness in English and Mathematics.