James Madison University

RN to BSN Completion Program


RN to BSN Co-Enrollment Curriculum

Please check with your VCCS nursing program to determine if you are eligible for the co-enrollment option.

Semester VCCS Nursing Curriculum JMU RN/BSN Curriculum Total Credits
Fall 
Year 1
NSG 100 Introduction to Nursing Concepts (4)
NSG 106 Competencies for Nursing Practice (2)
NSG 130 Professional Nursing Concepts (1)
NSG 200 Health Promotion and Assessment (3)
NSG 324 Strategies for Success (1) 
NSG 325 Concepts of Aging (3)
14
Spring NSG 152 Health Care Participant (3)
NSG 170 Health Illness Concepts (6)
NSG 464 Introduction to Nursing Research (3) 12
Summer None – Students may work on completing general education courses or corequisite courses None – Students may work on completing general education courses or corequisite courses  
Fall
Year 2
NSG 210 Health Care Concepts I (5)
NSG 211 Health Care Concepts II (5)
NSG 462 Contemporary Issues in Nursing (3) 13
Spring NSG 230 Advanced Professional Concepts (2)
NSG 252 Complex Health Care Concepts (4)
NSG 270 Capstone Clinical (4)
NSG 460 Informatics (3) 13
End of Co-Enrollment: Student will be Automatically Admitted into the Traditional Degree Seeking RN-BSN Program (RN Degree + License Required)
Fall
Year 3
  *NSG 333 Health Assessment (3) 
NSG 463 Role Transition (3)
6
Spring   NSG 461 Patho & Pharm (3)
NSG 471 Leadership and Management in Healthcare (3)
6
Summer Year 3   NSG 466 Community Health Practicum
NSG 469 Community Health Nursing
5
  General Education (13 Credits Required) Can be completed at any time during the progression or after this point Cluster 2 JMU (9 Credits)
Cluster 4 JMU (4 Credits)
More information about GenEd Clusters: Prerequisite, Corequisite and General Education Requirements
 
  Corequisite Courses Required for Graduation RN to BSN Prerequisite, Corequisite and General Education Requirements  

There is a mandatory one-time, one-day RN/BSN Orientation held on campus before the start of the semester that counts toward the 1 credit course NSG 324 – Strategies for Academic Success. Students must attend this orientation day.