RN to BSN Credit Distribution

Subject Area/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • English Composition I (ENC-101)
(3)
  • English Composition II (ENC-102)
(3)
  • College Mathematics
(3)
  • Electives in Intellectual and Practical Skills
(6)
B. Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World 18
  • Social Sciences
(3)
  • Humanities
(3)
Natural Sciences (12)
  • Anatomy & Physiology
(3)
  • Microbiology
(3)
C. Personal and Social Responsibility 9
  • Diversity/Global Literacy
(3)
  • Responsible Ethical Leadership
(3)
  • Ethics or Diversity Elective
(3)
D. General Education Electives 18
II. Professional Nursing Requirements 48
A. Lower Division 20
B. Upper Division 28
  • NUR-340 Nursing Informatics
(3)
  • NUR-342 Advancing Nursing Practice
(3)
  • NUR-418 Research in Nursing
(3)
  • NUR-428 Leadership and Management in Nursing
(3)
  • NUR-516 Advanced Health Assessment*
(3)
  • NUR-529 Health Policy*
(3)
  • NUR-531 Nursing Informatics: Concepts and Issues*
(3)
  • NUR-443 Public Health Nursing
(4)
  • NUR-445 Validating Nursing Competence
(3)
III. Free Electives 12
Total 120

*graduate course