RN-BSN Program

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RN to BSN DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
 

NURSING COURSES REQUIRED FOR THE RN TO BSN DEGREE (30 Hours)

NURS    3203               Pathophysiologic Processes (Fall/Spring/Summer)                                          

NURS    3611/3612       Health and Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan (Summer)                                

NURS    3613               Nursing Research for Clinical Practice (Summer)                                                              

NURS    3701/3704      Advanced Nursing Seminar (Fall)                                                                             

NURS    4143/4144      Community Health Nursing (Fall)                                                                             

NURS    4313/4314      Nursing Management for the Registered Nurse (Spring)                                                                                                                                        

TNA Articulation Agreement   (30 Hours)

Major Hours including Articulation Agreement Hours (58 Hours)

 

NON-NURSING/ REQUIREMENTS FOR THE RN TO BSN DEGREE

Basic Core (27 semester hours)

                English 1113, 1123

                History 1133, 1233

                Mathematics 1053, or 1203, or 1233

                Political Science 1333, 1433

                Speech Communication -3 hours

                Demonstrate computer literacy by taking a proficiency test or earning credit for CMPS

                     1013, 1033, 1044, or EDUC 1023 – 3-4 hours

 

Academic Course Work (36 semester hours)

                BIOL 1134, 1234, 2144

                Chemistry -3 hours (no lab required)

                ECON 1333 or 2333

                PSYC 1103, 3233

                SOCL 1133

                Data Analysis (recommend NURS 4123)

                Fine Arts/Humanities (courses in music, art, theatre, literature, Western Civilization,

                humanities, philosophy, OR a two-semester sequence of a foreign language.) -6 hours

 

Additional Requirements

                Approved elective 3000-or 4000-level – to bring total to 120 semester credit hours, if needed.

                Writing Proficiency Requirement (Pass exam or take and pass ENGL 2113)

 

 Time Limitations

RN-BSN students must complete all nursing courses within a four-year period of time beginning with the first nursing course (excluding NURS 3203 Pathophysiology).

 


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NURS    3203                       Pathophysiologic Processes (Fall/Spring/Summer)                                            

NURS    3611/3612           Health and Physical Assessment Across the Lifespan (Summer)                                  

NURS    3613                       Nursing Research for Clinical Practice (Summer)                                                                 

NURS    3701/3704           Advanced Nursing Seminar (Fall)                                                                               

NURS    4143/4144           Community Health Nursing (Fall)                                                                               

NURS    4313/4314           Nursing Management for the Registered Nurse (Spring)