Practical Nursing

  • 2 Year Program
  • 45 College Credit Hours


Practical nursing students begin their program of study with academic classes about basic anatomy and physiology and medical terminology. In the second semester, students advance to nursing coursework and clinical experiences in the nursing care of clients at local hospitals and nursing homes. At the successful completion of this two-year program, students may complete 45 college credit hours and will be eligible to take the Licensed Practical Nurse certification exam.


Fall Semester 1st Year Spring Semester 1st Year Fall Semester 2nd Year Spring Semester 2nd Year
 Medical Terminology               

Fundamentals I


Medical/Surgical I


Medical/Surgical III


Basic Anatomy & Physiology   

Basic Anatomy & Physiology Lab  


Fundamentals II


Medical/Surgical II


NCLEX Seminar


Note: Students must meet UAFS College of Health Science requirements before advancing to the second semester of the Practical Nursing program.