RN-to-BSN Courses and Degree Requirements

Emmanuel’s RN-to-BSN program requires 128 credits (32 courses). A cumulative grade point average of C+ or higher is required for completion of this degree. Courses for the RN-to-BSN degree are offered fully online in seven-week sessions, which are conducted throughout the calendar year.

Required Courses (32 credits, all courses are 4 credits each) 

  • NURS3101  Concepts of Professional Practice 
  • NURS3103  Health Assessment 
  • NURS3105  Research in Nursing Practice 
  • NURS3108  Nursing Informatics and Computer Applications 
  • NURS3112  Leadership and Professional Issues in Nursing 
  • NURS3114  Diversity in Health Care and Contemporary Healing Interventions
  • NURS4118  Community Health and Health Promotion in Nursing Practice 
  • NURS4170  Health Promotion Capstone Practicum 

Prerequisite Courses (24 credits) 

Scientific Inquiry 

  • BIOL2135  Anatomy and Physiology I 
  • BIOL2137  Anatomy and Physiology II 
  • BIOL3127  Microbiology 

Social Analysis 

  • SOC1101  Introduction to Sociology: Analysis of Society in Global Perspective 
  • PSYCH1501  General Psychology 
  • PSYCH2303 Child Psychology 

General Studies (20 credits) 

  • Moral Reasoning, Aesthetic Inquiry and Historical Consciousness (two courses) 
  • Theology and Religious Thought (one course) 
  • Statistics for Nursing Professionals (one course) 
  • Writing for Nursing Professionals or equivalent English composition course (one course) 

General Electives (3 courses12 credits) 

Previously completed courses in the prerequisitegeneral studies and general elective categories may be eligible for transfer credit. Use our Course Search Tool to determine which credits will transfer.

View the 2021-22 Academic Catalog to find nursing course titles, numbers and descriptions.

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