James Madison University

RN to BSN Completion Program


RN to BSN Dual Enrollment Admission Requirements

Students who are interested in the RN to BSN Dual Enrollment Program must:

  • have been accepted into the Blue Ridge Community College nursing program
  • present transcripts reflecting a cumulative GPA on all college work attempted of 2.5 or better on a 4-point scale
  • have completed all prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better (please link this to the RN/BSN Dual Enrollment Admission Requirements page)
  • be able to meet the JMU School of Nursing Technical Standards for nursing practice
  • follow guidelines set forth in the RN/BSN Handbook
  • complete a transcript review with the RN/BSN program that reflects all prerequisite courses have been or will be completed by the time a student will enter the first dual enrollment semester

They must also have completed the following prerequisites at BRCC:

  • BIO 141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I**
  • BIO 142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II**
  • BIO 150 Microbiology or Chemistry with Lab Component (4 credit hours)
  • ENG 111 College Composition I
  • ENG 112 College Composition II
  • PHI 225 Selected Problems in Applied Ethics (PHI 226 or PHI 227 may substitute for PHI 225)
  • PSY 230 Developmental Psychology (PSY 231 or PSY 232 may substitute for PSY 230)
  • SDV Student Development
  • SOCI 215 Sociology of the Family (SOCI 200 or SOCI 201 may substitute for SOCI 215)

** Human Anatomy & Physiology classes must have been completed within the previous eight (8) years