RN-to-BSN Courses and Degree Requirements

You can earn your degree in as few as 16 months by taking two seven-week courses each semester while focusing on one course at a time. Or you can take the part-time option with once seven-week course per semester and complete the program in two and a half years. All required nursing courses are delivered in a hybrid format with only four in-person class sessions per course (in evenings and on Saturdays). All courses are 4 credits unless noted otherwise.

Required Bachelor of Science in Nursing Courses – 32 credits

  • Concepts of Professional Practice
  • Health Assessment
  • Research in Nursing Practice
  • Leadership and Professional Issues in Nursing
  • Diversity in Health Care and Contemporary Healing
  • Nursing Informatics and Computer Applications
  • Community Health and Health Promotion in Nursing Practice
  • Health Promotion Capstone Practicum

Prerequisite Courses – 56 credits

Prerequisite Courses – 56 credits

Science/Social Sciences

  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Microbiology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • General Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

General Studies

  • Moral Reasoning, Aesthetic Inquiry & Historical Consciousness (two courses)
  • Theology and Religious Thought (one course)
  • Quantitative Analysis/ Statistics (one course)
  • English Composition (one course)
  • General Elective (three courses)

Total Requirements for Degree: 128 credits

For the RN-to-BSN program, we can accept up to 96 transfer credits, including 40 credits awarded for an associate nursing degree or equivalent.

View the 2016-2017 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.