RN to BSN Completion

RN-BSN Co-Enrollment Curriculum

Year One

Fall Semester

VCCS Nursing Curriculum Credits JMU RN/BSN Curriculum Credits
NSG 100 Introductionto Nursing Concepts 4 NSG 324 Strategies for Success 1
NSG 106 Competencies for Nursing Practice 2 NSG 325 Concepts of Aging 3
NSG 130 Professional Nursing Concepts 1  
NSG 200 Health Promotion and Assessment 3  
Total Credit Hours: 14

Spring Semester

VCCS Nursing Curriculum Credits JMU RN/BSN Curriculum Credits
NSG 152 Health Care Participant 3 NSG 464 Introduction to Nursing Research 3
NSG 170 Health Illness Concepts 6  
Total Credit Hours: 12

Summer

None – Students may work on completing general education courses or corequisite courses.

Year Two

Fall Semester

VCCS Nursing Curriculum Credits JMU RN/BSN Curriculum Credits
NSG 210 Health Care Concepts I 5 NSG 462 Contemporary Issues in Nursing 3
NSG 211 Health Care Concepts II 5  
Total Credit Hours: 13

Spring Semester

VCCS Nursing Curriculum Credits JMU RN/BSN Curriculum Credits
NSG 230 Advanced Professional Concepts 2 NSG 460 Informatics 3
NSG 252 Complex Health Care Concepts 4  
NSG 270 Capstone Clinical 4  
Total Credit Hours: 13

End of Co-Enrollment: Student will be Automatically Admitted into the Traditional Degree Seeking RN-BSN Program (RN Degree + License Required)

Year Three

Fall Semester

JMU RN/BSN Curriculum Credits
NSG 333 Health Assessment 3
NSG 463 Role Transition 3
Total Credit Hours: 6

Spring Semester

JMU RN/BSN Curriculum Credits
NSG 461 Patho & Pharm 3
NSG 471 Leadership and Management in Healthcare 3
Total Credit Hours: 6

Summer

JMU RN/BSN Curriculum Credits
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.

Corequisite Courses Required for Graduation

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. This orientation does not need to be repeated upon entering the degree-seeking program.

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