B.S. in Nursing - RN to BS Program - Requirements

RN to BS Core Courses

Humanities: 12 courses distributed as follows:

  • English (EN 11 and EN 12, totaling 6 credits)
  • English Core Literature/ EN 100-199 (3 credits)
  • History of Western Civilization (3 credits)
  • History Elective (3 credits)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (two courses totaling 6 credits) or two modern language courses at the intermediate level (totaling 6 credits)
  • Philosophy (6 credits)
  • Ethics (3 credits)
  • Religious Studies (6 credits)

General Electives: 4 courses (12 credits)

Social Science: 2 courses (6 credits) from at least two disciplines as follows:

  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Communications 100 or CO 103

Math and Science: 4 courses distributed as follows:

  • Science
  • Science or Math (2 courses totaling 6-8 credits)
  • Statistics (3 credits)

Diversity Requirements

Students meet the U.S. diversity with course NS 250 and World diversity requirements through enrollment in NS 330.

Nursing Courses for RN to BS Students

Credits
NS 250 Dimensions of Professional Nursing
3
NS 112 Healthcare Delivery
3
NS 252

Health Assessment for RNs

3
NS 310 Foundations of Research for Evidence Based Practice
3
NS 321 Professional Nursing Leadership
3
NS 330 Community, Public, and Global Health Nursing
4
NS 356 Transition to Professional Nursing
3
NS EL Nursing Elective (with advisor approval)
3
Advanced Placement By Articulation, Partnership or Exams
30-34 credits