Nursing - BS, RN to BSN Track
The RN to BSN track is an opportunity for registered nurses who hold an associate’s degree in nursing and an active RN license to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Students may complete the 30 credit hour upper division course of study as either a full-time or a part-time student. The RN to BSN plan allows working nurses to balance career, education and other responsibilities. All applicants are required to complete prerequisite credit hours as noted above along with any outstanding core curriculum courses in order to receive the bachelor’s degree.
Entry to the RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) Program
Those who are already a registered nurse with an associate’s degree may apply for the RN to BSN program to obtain a bachelor’s degree. All applicants are expected to complete prerequisite coursework prior to the first class day. The course instruction is delivered online allowing students to balance career, family and other responsibilities along with advancing their education. Students may choose to complete the curriculum in 3 semesters (1-year option), in 4 semesters (1 1/2-year option) or in 5 semesters (2-year option). Applicants who completed their Associate Degree in Nursing through an LVN to RN or Paramedic to RN bridge program must have earned a minimum of 35 transferable credits in their program in order to apply.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|NURS 460||Nursing Dimensions and Informatics for the RN||3|
|NURS 461||Application of Evidence Based Practice for the RN||3|
|NURS 462||Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for the RN||4|
|NURS 463||Health Assessment for the RN||3|
|NURS 464||Health Promotion Across the Lifespan for the RN||3|
|NURS 465||Care of the Older Adult for the RN||2|
|NURS 466||Community Health for the RN||5|
|NURS 467||Leadership and Management for the RN||5|
|NURS 468||Professional Practice Issues for the RN||2|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||30|