RN to BSN | Curriculum

Students enrolled in the RN to BSN Nursing degree program must earn 120 semester hours to complete degree requirements.

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.

RN-BSN Full Time Plan of Study

Year Semester  Course Credit Hours  
1 Fall NURSU-356 Dynamics of Professional Nurs 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-412 Information Mgmt in Nursing 2 (2,0,0)  
    NURSU-359 Healthy Aging & Healthy Promot 4 (3,0,1)  
    NURSU-411 Research & Evidenced Based* 3 (3,0,0)  
      Total Semester Hours 12  
           
1 Spring NURSU-357 Health Assessment for Rn 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-358 Pathophysiology 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-413 Community & Population Focus* 6 (4,0,2)  
      Total Semester Hours 12  
       
1 Summer NURSU-426 Leadership and Management 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-427 Health Systems & Policy 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-428 Practicum in Clinical & Mgmt** 5 (3,0,2)  
      Total Semester Hours 11  
         
    Total Credit Hours 35  
    Total Prerequisite Coursework Hours 60  
    Pre-Licensure 30  
      Total Required Hours 125  
       
       

RN-BSN Part Time Plan of Study

Year Semester  Course Credit Hours  
1 Fall NURSU-356 Dynamics of Professional Nurs 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-411 Research & Evidenced Based* 3 (3,0,0)  
      Total Semester Hours 6  
           
1 Spring NURSU-357 Health Assessment for Rn 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-358 Pathophysiology 3 (3,0,0)  
      Total Semester Hours 6  
       
1 Summer NURSU-426 Leadership and Management 3 (3,0,0)  
    NURSU-427 Health Systems & Policy 3 (3,0,0)  
      Total Semester Hours 6  
           
 2  Fall NURSU-412  Information Mgmt in Nursing  2 (2,0,0)   
    NURSU-359  Healthy Aging & Healthy Promot  4 (3,0,1)   
       Total Semester Hours  6  
           
 2  Spring NURSU-413  Community & Population Focus*  6 (4,0,2)   
      Total Semester Hours  6  
           
     2   Summer NURSU-428  Practicum in Clinical & Mgmt  5 (3,0,2)   
    Total Semester Hours  5  
         
    Total Credit Hours 35  
    Total Prerequisite Coursework Hours 60  
    Pre-Licensure 30  
      Total Required Hours 125