Dec 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, B.S.N.


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RN to BSN Curriculum Program Requirements

Current unencumbered Registered Nurse
Licensure in Alabama
Receipt of official transcript(s) from previous college(s)/university attended
Successful completion of Pre-Nursing Courses (transfer, CLEP, SAT/ACT)
Current CPR certificate (Adult & Child)
Document of a Physical Examination performed within the last one year.
Negative screen for drug and alcohol. Testing will be arranged by the Department of
Nursing.
Evidence of Hepatitis B Vaccine (3 series)
Evidence of current liability insurance.

Summer Admission


First Year


Fall


Total: 16

Total: 17

Second Year


Fall


Total: 17

Spring


Total: 18

Third Year


Fourth Year


Fall Admission


First Year


Fall


Total: 16

Total: 17

Second Year


Fall


Total: 17

Spring


Total: 18

Third Year


Fourth Year


Total: 132


Notes:


NURS 214 (0 Credits): To be registered for every semester during the Freshman and Sophomore years. Superscript numbers denote General Education Requirements as follows: 1 denotes Humanities/Fine Arts, 2 denotes Social/Behavioral Sciences, and 3 denotes Natural Sciences/ Math

*Note: The total degree requirement hours equals 132 semester hours and does not include the 1st summer’s enrichment. However, the total curriculum requirement is 139 semester hours

Pre-Professional Courses


Prerequisite to Nursing:


  • Transfer Orientation Credits: 1
  • Microbiology
  • Nutrition Credits: 3
  • Introduction to Sociology Credits: 3
  • Introduction Psychology Credits: 3
  • Human Growth & Development Credits: 3
  • College Algebra & Trig. Credits: 4
  •  

  • Credits: 3
  • OR

  • Credits: 3
  •  

  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3
  • English 0200/0300 level Credits: 3
  • Chemistry I & II (both lecture & Lab) Credits: 8
  • Computer Science Credits: 3
  • History Credits: 6
  • Anatomy & Physiology 0201/0202 Credits: 8
  • Logic Credits: 3
  • Statistics Credits: 3
  • Physical Education I & II Credits: 2
  • Music/Art Appreciation Credits: 2

Total: 65


Prerequisite to Nursing


Upon successful completion of NURS 0400  {Theoretical Basis of Professional Nursing Practice} and NURS 0401  {Clinical Application of Professional Nursing Knowledge}, students are awarded 39 semester hours of validated nursing credits for the following courses.

Total: 39


Required Courses


Also, students are required to complete 30 semester hours to include:

Total: 39


RN-BSN Curriculum Pattern


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