LPN to RN Associate Degree
LPN's may be admitted as advanced placement students with completion of the following:
Nursing Prerequisites for AdmissionStudent must successfully complete all of the prerequisites for the nursing program before an application can be generated and before an applicant can be considered for the program.
TEAS Exam (Test of Essential Academic Skills)This is the nursing preadmission exam. Triton College Testing Center is currently administering Version V form A of the TEAS Exam.
The TEAS Exam consists of four parts:
Students must obtain the following overall scores to qualify: 90.7 % = 4pts78.0 % = 3pts58.7 % = 2ptsAn appointment is required for testing.
Applicants for admission taking the TEAS at Triton Colleges' Testing Center must:
Applicants may purchase study materials from www.atitesting.com or Triton College bookstore. When ordering preparation material for the TEAS exam; please order for the 5.0 version of the test. Tutoring and Information Sessions are available at the Academic Success Center. Call 708-456-0300, ext. 3341 to schedule an appointment.
Retesting InformationExaminees will be able to take the test three times every two years. There is a 30-day waiting period between retakes. Triton College accepts passing TEAS scores from other colleges; test scores are valid for two years and must be valid on the date the application is submitted. Students may request a transcript of their scores from ATI at www.atitesting.com. Any scores submitted will count as an attempt.
Additional PrerequisitesPSY 100 Introduction to PsychologyRHT 101 Freshman Rhetoric & Composition IBIS 136 Functional Human Anatomy I or BIS 240 Human Anatomy & Physiology IComputer Proficiency or CIS 101 Introduction to Computer ScienceCHM 110 Fundamentals of Chemistry or CHM 140 General Chemistry IBIS 101 Human BiologyMAT 055 Algebra & Geometry IAdditional Mobility Prerequisites:Illinois LPN licenseNUR 165 or State of Illinois approved Pharmacology course or equivalentBIS 137 Functional Human Anatomy II or BIS 241 Human Anatomy and Physiology IIEDU 206 Human Growth and Development
Applicants must achieve a minimum of 6 points and maximum of 10 to be considered for admission. The most highly qualified applicants will be accepted to fill the available seats. Applicants achieving 6 points or above may increase their potential for admission by completion of program gen-ed. requirements. The higher the overall points achieved, the greater the potential for admission.
College Academic HistoryStudents have the ability to earn additional points based on their college history
LPN to RN Gen-EdsBIS 222 Principles of MicrobiologySOC 100 - Introduction to SociologyHumanities (3 credits)SPE 101 - Principles of Effective Speaking
Attendance at an Information Session is ENCOURAGED in order to apply for admission to this program. By attending an information session, you will learn what is expected of you as an applicant, as well as the functionality of the program. For information on Information Session dates, times and locations, please contact (708) 456-0300 Ext. 3545.
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