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RN-BSN Curriculum

The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science degree completion program consists of a combination of core, other required general education, and nursing courses accepted by transfer from an accredited Associate degree nursing program.


  • Unencumbered registered nursing license
  • Previous college credit with a 2.5 GPA
  • Nursing and general education courses by a regionally accredited institution by validation or articulation

Prior College Credit

Open Electives from prior college 90



These courses may have already been taken in your basic RN program. You will not be required to retake these courses if earned from an accredited college or university.

Title Credits
Anatomy and Physiology I & II/Lab 8
English Composition 3
Oral Communications 3
Statistics 3
Intro to Social Sciences 3
Microbiology 4
Chemistry 4
Intermediate Algebra (pre-req to Stats) 3
Pathophysiology 3
Nutrition 3
History      3
Humanities 3
English Literature 3
Art/Music 3


University Required Courses

Title Credits
University Transition 203 2
University 459 3


Major Courses

Title Credits
Introduction to Professional Nursing 2
Leadership or Case Management 4
Introduction to Nursing Research 3
Health Assessment (co-requisite) 1
Community Health/Health Promotion Nursing with lab 6
Independent Studies (Leadership or Case Management) 4
Issues and Trends 3
Nursing Informatics 4
Capstone (Portfolio) 3


Total 123 credit hours