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RN to BSN | Curriculum


Students enrolled in the RN to BSN Nursing degree program must earn 120 semester hours to complete degree requirements. The RN to BSN must be completed on a full time basis.

Visual display of course credit hour allocations are standardized by lecture/didactic hours, seminar hours, clinical/lab hours in the following format: 4 s.h. (2,0,2). Contact hours per credit hour will be a ratio as follows: lecture/didactic 1:1, seminar 2:1, and clinical/lab 3:1.

Year Semester  Course Credit Hours  
1 I NURSU-356 Dynamics of Professional Nurs 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-358  Pathophysiology  3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-359 Healthy Aging & Healthy Promot 4 (3,0,1)  
    NURSU-411 Research & Evidenced Based* 3 (3,0,0)  
      Total Semester Hours 13  
1 II NURSU-357 Health Assessment for Rn 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-412 Information Mgmt in Nursing 2 (2,0,0)  
    NURSU-413 Community & Population Focus* 4 (3,0,1)  
      Total Semester Hours 9  
1 III NURSU-426 Leadership and Management 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-427 Health Systems & Policy 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-428 Practicum in Clinical & Mgmt** 2 (0,0,2)  
      Total Semester Hours 8  
    Total Credit Hours 30  
    Total Prerequisite Coursework Hours 60  
    Pre-Licensure 30  
      Total Required Hours 120