RN-BSN Completion Track Curriculum Plan

The RN-BSN Completion Track curriculum includes a three semester sequence for full-time students and a five semester sequence for part-time students. Students may begin coursework fall semester (August), spring semester (January), or summer semester (May).  

Students attend a mandatory 2-day campus orientation at the beginning of their coursework with all subsequent courses delivered asynchronously online.  For a list of core transfer courses click on the 2016-2017 Catalog and visit page 238.

Full-Time RN-BSN Curriculum Plan

Fall

 Credit  

Spring       

 Credit 

Summer

 Credit 
NURN 302: Human Patho and Pharmacologic Principles 4 NURN 401: Leadership in Nursing 3 NURN 403: Population & Global Health 4
NURN 303: Professional  Identity in Nursing 3 NURN 402: Leadership in Nursing Practicum (clinical course) 1

NURN 404: Population & Global Health Practicum (clinical course)

1

NURN 306: Health Policy for Professional Nursing Practice

2

NURN 305:  Health Assessment

3

NURN 410: Nurse as a Scholar II*

1

NURN 304: Nursing Concepts and Theories in Health and Illness

3

NURN 406: Informatics for Quality and Safety

3    

*NURN 301: Nurse as a Scholar I

1

NURN 405: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence Based Practice

3

 

 

TOTAL semester credit hours

13

TOTAL semester credit hours

13

TOTAL semester credit hours

6

*NURN 301 Nurse as a Scholar I and NURN 410 Nurse as a Scholar II are offered fall, spring, or summer semesters.
Each clinical course includes 45 clinical practicum hours. Total clinical practicum hours in the program = 90


Suggested Part-time Five Semester Curriculum Plan
Program entry available each semester

Year 1

Fall

Credit

Spring

Credit

Summer

Credit

NURN 302: Human Patho and Pharm Principles

4

NURN 305:  Health Assessment

3

NURN 403: Population & Global Health

4

NURN 306: Health Policy for Prof. Nursing Practice

2

NURN 405: Methods and Critical Appraisal for Evidence Based Practice

3

NURN 404: Population & Global Health Practicum (clinical course)

1

*NURN 301 Nurse as a Scholar I

1        

TOTAL semester credit hours

7

TOTAL semester credit hours

6

TOTAL semester credit hours

5

Year 2

Fall

Credit

Spring

Credit

NURN 303: Professional Identity in Nursing

3

NURN 401: Leadership in Nursing

3

NURN 304: Nursing Concepts and Theories in Health and Illness

3

NURN 402: Leadership in Nursing Practicum (clinical course)

1

 

 

NURN 406: Informatics for Quality and Safety

3
    NURN 410: Nurse as a Scholar II* 1
TOTAL semester credit hours 6 TOTAL semester credit hours 8

*NURN 301 Nurse as a Scholar I and NURN 410 Nurse as a Scholar II are offered fall, spring, or summer semesters.  The above table reflects a sample part-time curriculum plan; additional part-time plan options are available.  
Each clinical course includes 45 clinical practicum hours. Total clinical practicum hours in the program = 90