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RN to BSN curriculum plan

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

This curriculum is for students meeting the 2019-20 and after catalog requirements. For course descriptions, visit the Academic Catalog.

General education and College of Nursing requirements

  • ENGL 101 Composition I (3 credits)
  • ENGL 201 Composition II(3 credits)
  • SGR Goal 5 Mathematics (3 credits)
  • SPCM 101 or 215 (3 credits)
  • SGR Goal 4 Humanities & Arts/Diversity(6 credits)
  • NURS 119 First-Year Seminar (2 credits)
  • HDFS 210 Lifespan Development (3 credits)
  • HSC 443 Public Health Science (3 credits)
  • SOC 100, 150 or 240(3 credits)
  • CHEM 106/106L or CHEM 112/112L (4 credits)
  • BIOL 221/221L Human Anatomy/Lab(4 credits)
  • BIOL 325/325L Physiology/Lab(4 credits)
  • MICR 231/231L General Microbiology/Lab (4 credits)
  • NURS 321 Pharmacology (3 credits)
  • NUTR 315 Human Nutrition (3 credits)
  • PSYC 101 General Psychology (3 credits)

Elective credits (if needed, 120 graduate credits)

Nursing major requirements

Summer courses

  • NURS 381 Family & Communication (3 credits)
    • *NURS 234 Patient Centered Care Concepts I (2 credits)
    • *NURS 334 Patient Centered Care Concepts II (5 credits)

Fall courses

  • NURS 385 Health Assessment, Clinical Decision Making & Nursing Intervention (5 credits)
    • *NURS 258 Principles, Application, Assessment & Intervention (3 credits)
    • *NURS 358 Principles, Application II & Intervention |(3 credits)
  • NURS 454 Leadership & Management (3 credits)
    • *HSC 452 Inter professional Issues in Health Care (2 credits)

Spring courses

  • NURS 416 Community Health (5 credits)
    • NURS 434 Patient Centered Care Concepts IV (4 credits)
  • NURS 474 Nursing Research & Theory (3 credits)
  • NURS 385 & NURS 416 need personal liability insurance

* credit earned by successful completion of B.S.N. course

R.N. - M.S. \ R.N. - DNP

  • NURS 615 Foundations of Advanced Nursing
    • *Replaces NURS 454
    • *HSC 452 Interprofessional Prospecitves in Healthcare earned by Completion of NURS 615 (2 credits)
  • NURS 626 Research in Nursing and Healthcare
    • *Replaces NURS 474

120 credits required for graduate of which 59 are nursing credits