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Nursing RN to BSN Completion Program

Core Requirements

CORE: 61 HOURS Hrs Term Grade
Area A Essential Skills (9hrs)
ENGL 1101 (MIN GRADE C) 3    
ENGL 1102 (MIN GRADE C) 3    
MATH 1001 OR MATH 1111 3    
Area B Institutional Options (4hrs min)
Additional Area B Elective 1-3    
CISM 1100 (CISM 2201 will meet this requirement) 2-3    
Area C Humanities/Fine Arts (6hrs)
Choose 1 of the following:
    ENGL 2111, ENGL 2121, ENGL 2131, ENGL 2112, ENGL 2122, ENGL 2132 3    
Choose 1 of the following:
    ART 1100, MUSC 1100, THEA 1100, FREN 1002, JAPN 1002, SPAN 1002,
    PHIL 2010, COMM 1100, COMM 1110
3    
Area D Science/Math/Technology (11hrs min)
MATH 2205 INTRO TO STATISTICS 3    
Select one lab sequence:
    BIOL 1107/1108 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY 1 & 2 OR
    CHEM 1211/1212 PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY 1 & 2
8    
Area E Social Science (12hrs)
POLS 1101 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT 3    
HIST 2111 OR 2112 U.S. History (Through/After) 1877 3    
PSYC 1101 OR PSYCH 2103
General Psychology/Human Growth & Development
3    
SOCI 1101 Principles of Sociology 3    
Area F Courses related to the program of study (18hrs)
BIOL 2111 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 1 4    
BIOL 2112 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 2 4    
BIOL 2115 ESSENTIALS OF MICROBIOLOGY 4    
PSYC 1101 OR PSYC2103
General Psychology/Human Growth & Development
3    
FREE ELECTIVE (LOWER DIVISION)
ALHE 1120, ANTH 1103, PSYC 2225, PSYC 2226, SOCI 1160,
SPAN 1050, SPAN 1054, SPAN 1058
3    
Physical Education (1hr)
PHED (ACTIVITY) 1    
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS: 60 HOURS
NURS 3000 NURSING INFORMATICS 1    
NURS 3005 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY 3    
NURS 3010 INTRO TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING 3    
NURS 3200 HEALTH ASSESSMENT 4    
NURS 3500 HEALTH AND WELLNESS OF AGING 3    
NURS 4010 PRINCIPLES OF NURSING LEADERSHIP 3    
NURS 4015 LEADERSHIP PRACTICUM 2    
NURS 4400 COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING 3    
NURS 4415 COMMUNITY HEALTH PRACTICUM 2    
NURS 4800 NURSING RESEARCH 3    
NURS 4900 ETHICAL ISSUES IN NURSING 3    
  30    
  • Minimum of C or better required in all nursing courses, BIOL 2111, BIOL 2112, BIOL 2115.
  • Upon evaluation of transcripts and following 7 credit hours of upper division nursing courses, students will receive 30 articulation hours for associate/diploma level nursing course work
  • The program must be completed within three years of first semester of upper division coursework.
  • Total core 61-63 hours, upper level nursing courses 30 hours, articulation credit 30 hours to equal 121-123 credit hours for graduation.
  • Hours earned to fulfill PE requirements and DART 1000 cannot be used to meet the hours needed for a degree.

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