The mission of the LSU Eunice Associate of Science in Nursing program is to prepare graduates that are eligible to take the NCLEX licensing exam and, upon successful passing, to practice as entry-level registered nurses. The program is dedicated to facilitate the student’s development in the role of a professional, as a provider of compassionate and competent nursing care, manager of efficient and effective care, and as a committed member within the discipline of nursing.

We offer a traditional four semester ASN program, which includes the Evening / Weekend program.  The four semesters of the Evening / Weekend program are consecutive.  In addition to the traditional ASN program, there is a Licensed Practical Nurse to Associate of Science in Nursing Advanced Standing Articulation: LPN to ASN program.  LPN to ASN applicants who are selected for Articulation will be eligible to receive 14 credit hours of advanced standing credit towards the Associate of Science in Nursing degree. The curriculum integrates a variety of electronic learning technologies which are used in lab practice, simulation and lecture.


The Associate of Science Nursing program at Louisiana State University at the Eunice campus and Lafayette Extended Site located in Eunice and Lafayette, Louisiana is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

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Academic Area

Health Sciences
Health Technology Building 104

Lafayette Extended Instructional Site:
4212 West Congress St.
Lafayette, LA 70506
Behind Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital

About the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing

What You Will Learn

Through your coursework, you will learn (End of Program Student Learning Outcomes):

  • Integrate principles from the natural and behavioral sciences with nursing to meet the needs of individuals across the lifespan

  • Provide competent care to individuals across the lifespan by utilizing the nursing process and clinical judgement process / skills

  • Communicate effectively to provide care or promote health to individuals across the lifespan

  • Manage the care of individuals in collaboration with members of the health care team

Degree Requirements - 72 Total Required Credits

For additional detailed information on coursework, please visit the Academic Catalog Curriculum.

Total Credits Required: 72

  • Major Courses: 39
  • General Education Courses: 33

Major Courses

  • NURS 1130 - Nursing Concepts I

  • NURS 1132 - Nursing Pharmacology I

  • NURS 1135 - Nursing Clinical Practice I

  • NURS 1230 - Nursing Concepts II

  • NURS 1232 - Nursing Pharmacology II

  • NURS 1235 - Nursing Clinical Practice II

  • NURS 2430 - Nursing Concepts III

  • NURS 2432 - Nursing Pharmacology III

  • NURS 2435 - Nursing Clinical Practice III

  • NURS 2530 - Nursing Concepts IV

  • NURS 2532 - Nursing Pharmacology IV

  • NURS 2535 - Nursing Clinical Practice IV

  • NURS 2536 - Issues, Trends and Management of Care in Nursing

  • BIOL 1011 - Microorganisms and Man
  • BIOL 1012 - Microorganisms and Man Laboratory
  • BIOL 1160 - Human Anatomy
  • BIOL 1161 - Human Anatomy Laboratory
  • BIOL 2160 - Human Physiology
  • BIOL 2161 - Human Physiology Laboratory
  • PSYC 2070 - Developmental Psychology of the Life Span
  • NURS 1000 - Introduction to the Nursing Profession (Traditional Students Only)
  • ENGL 1001 and ENGL 1002 - English Composition
  • MATH - College Algebra


Nursing Program Options

The nursing program at LSUE offers multiple options to choose from in order for students to find one that best fits their needs.  Each option follows the Nursing Program's mission, which is to prepare graduates that are eligible to take the NCLEX licensing exam and, upon successful passing, to practice as entry-level registered nurses. 

Nursing Students

Traditional ASN

The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) Degree consists of 33-hours of general education and 39 hours of nursing courses. To successfully complete the ASN degree students must make a grade of “C” or better in each course.

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Nursing Students


This applicant option is for an existing LPN possessing an unencumbered Louisiana license and also meets the requirements for admissions to the University and to the Nursing program.

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Nursing Students

Traditional Evening / Weekend ASN

This option is located on the LSUE Lafayette Extended Instructional Site and provides educational opportunities acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, values, and competencies for nursing practice.

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The LSU Eunice nursing program is considered one of the top education programs in not only the Acadiana area, but the entire state. Find out about our advanced technology and resources to make sure when you graduate from LSUE in Nursing, you are prepared for today's health care workforce.



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