Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) - Program Outline

Program Outline – Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
 Transfer Credits Credits
Florida Registered Nursing License 38
 Total Transfer Credits 38
 General Education Requirements Credits
Sciences 19
Humanities 12
Mathematics 6
Social Sciences 9
 Total General Education Credits 46
Nursing Core Courses
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDITS
NUR3000 Professional Roles in Healthcare 3
NUR3100 Cultural Diversity in Healthcare 3
NUR3200 Health and Physical Assessment 3
NUR3300 Healthcare Informatics and Technology 3
NUR3400 Care of the Aging Population 4
NUR3500 Nursing Theory 3
NUR4100 Research and Evidence Based Practice 3
NUR4200 Community and Public Health Nursing 4
NUR4300 Vulnerable and Underserved Populations 4
NUR4400 Quality and safety in Healthcare 3
NUR4900 RN to BSN Capstone 3
 Total Core Credits 36
 Grand Total 120

General Program Information
The RN to BSN is a 120 semester credit program comprised of 36 upper and 46 lower division semester credits.  An Additional credits are awarded for an unencumbered Florida Registered Nursing license and blocked transfer for general education prerequisites.

  • 38 upper division credits are awarded for an unencumbered Florida registered nursing license
  • General Education Requirements

There are 46 general education semester credits required to complete the program, which are comprised of 19 Science credits, 12 Humanities credits, 6 Mathematics Credits, and 9 Social Science credits. The following criteria must be met to satisfy the general education requirements:

  • 19 Science Credits – 12 credits must include Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab, Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab, and Microbiology with Lab. The remaining 7 credits may include Biochemistry, Biochemistry Lab, Chemistry, Chemistry Lab, Nutrition, Physics, Physics Lab, Comprehensive Pathophysiology, and Comprehensive Pathophysiology Lab.
  • 12 Humanities Credits – 9 credits must include English Composition I, English Composition II, and Report Writing and Research Methods The remaining 3 credits may include Philosophy, Communications, Speech, Literature, Composition, and other general Humanities course may be considered.
  • 6 Mathematics Credits – 3 credits must include statistics. The remaining 3 credits may consist of College Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, or other general Mathematics courses which include a pre-requisite of College Algebra or equivalent.
  • 9 Social Science Credits – 6 credits must include Growth and Development and General Psychology. The remaining 3 credits may include Social Issues and Contemporary America, Sociology, History, Anthropology, Geography, Political Science, and other general Social Science Courses may be considered.

General education courses offered by the College may vary.

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