RN-BS in Nursing (RN-BSN) Curriculum
Admission to the RN-BS in Nursing (RN-BSN) program requires an associate degree in nursing from a regionally accredited program. The student must have an active RN license or become licensed within 6 months of starting the program.
**The student must complete sufficient elective courses to earn at least the minimum of 121 credit hours required for this degree. At least 60 credit hours must be in the liberal arts and sciences.
- 1. Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) or Diploma Nursing program.
- 2. If from a diploma program, the applicant must also have completed an associate degree or a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution prior to transfer.
- 3. A maximum of 90 credits may be transferred from four-year institutions, and 60 credits from two-year institutions, depending on one's academic major. Courses to be considered for transfer credit must be passed with a minimum grade of "C" or better.
- 4. Upon matriculation, 30 transfer credits in nursing are granted toward the baccalaureate degree based upon a current nursing license. Up to 30 credits of Arts and Sciences can be transferred from the associate's degree program and up to 60 from a baccalaureate degree program.
- 5. Completion of a minimum 121 credit hours is required for graduation. Transfer credits are included in the total required 121 credit hours. At least 60 of the 121 credit hours must be taken in the liberal arts and sciences.
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