RN to BSN Completion

Part-Time Curriculum

All part-time students must take a minimum of two (2) courses per semester in nursing unless otherwise approved by the RN-BSN admission and progression committee for extenuating circumstances. See the Academic Progression Policies section of the RN-BSN Handbook for further explanation.

Fall Entry to Program

Fall Semester - First Year

Information on courses taken in the first semester
Courses Credit Hours
NSG 324 Strategies for Academic Success (Mandatory, one day on-campus orientation is a part of this course) 1
NSG 333 Health Assessment 3
NSG 462 Issues in Contemporary Nursing Practice 3
Total Credits 7

Spring Semester - First Year

Information on courses taken in the second semester
Courses Credit Hours
NSG 461 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 3
NSG 464 Introduction to Nursing Research 3
Total Credits 6

Summer Semester -First Year

Information on courses taken in the third semester
Courses Credit Hours
NSG 466 Community Health Practicum 1
NSG 469 Caring for the Public’s Health: Community Health Nursing 4
Total Credits 5

Fall Semester - Second Year

Information on courses taken in the fourth semester
Courses Credit Hours
NSG 325 Concepts in Aging 3
NSG 463 Professional Role Transition 3
Total Credits 6

Spring Semester - Second Year

Information on courses taken in the fifth semester
Courses Credit Hours
NSG 460 Informatics 3
NSG 471 Leadership and Management in Healthcare 3
Total Credits 6

Spring Entry to Program

Spring Semester - First Year

Information on courses taken in the first semester
Courses Credit Hours
NSG 324 RN/BSN Strategies for Success 1
NSG 461 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 3
NSG 464 Introduction to Nursing Research 3
Total Credits 7

Summer Semester - First Year

Information on courses taken in the second semester
Courses Credit Hours
NSG 466 Community Health 1
NSG 469 Caring for the Public’s Health: Community Health Nursing 4
Total Credits 5

Fall Semester - First Year

Information on courses taken in the third semester
Courses Credit Hours
NSG 333 Health Assessment 3
NSG 462 Issues in Contemporary Nursing Practice 3
Total Credits 6

Spring Semester - Second Year

Information on courses taken in the fourth semester
Courses Credit Hours
NSG 460 Informatics 3
NSG 471 Leadership and Management in Healthcare 3
Total Credits 6

Fall Semester - Second Year

Information on courses taken in the fifth semester
Courses Credit Hours
NSG 325 Concepts of Aging 3
NSG 463 Professional Role Transition 3
Total Credits 6

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