Curriculum - RN to BSN

Courses for the program, including core courses with the exception of the sciences, are offered online. No campus attendance is required. Credit for 41 hours of nursing courses is awarded upon admission to the University as an RN to BSN student. All core requirements must be completed prior to enrolling in any nursing courses.

UA Core Requirements

  • English Composition I & II
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology with Lab I & II
  • Chemistry with Lab or Biology with Lab
  • Microbiology with Lab
  • Intro to Sociology or Approved Social Behavioral Science Elective
  • General Psychology
  • History/Literature (9 credit hours)1
  • Fine Arts
  • Statistics
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Humanities (Ethics preferred)
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science

Required Nursing Courses – RN to BSN

  • NUR 319 Nursing Informatics for Registered Nurses
  • NUR 329 Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing for Registered Nurses
  • NUR 348 Role Transition in Baccalaureate Nursing
  • NUR 449 Community Health for Registered Nurses
  • NUR 455 Leadership and Management Roles for Registered Nurses
  • NUR 465 Complex Client Systems for Registered Nurses

1History/Literature Note: All students are required to complete either a six-credit-hour history or literature sequence. Students opting to enroll in the literature sequence must also complete an approvedthree-credit-hour history course. Students opting to enroll in the history sequence must also complete an approved three-credit-hour literature course.

If students take two history courses and one literature course, one ADDITIONAL literature, humanities, or fine arts course is required to satisfy the 12 hour humanities core requirement.

Total credits required for graduation = 126 credit hours

View more information about this program through the University’s catalog.

Please note that courses are subject to change.

This program requires a field placement component. It is the student's responsibility to secure a site for the field placement.