RNBSN Program Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Degree Completion) program is 90 quarter credits completed over 23-24 months on the Standard Track and 12-13 months on the Accelerated Track.  The program is designed to be completed primarily online with clinical hours in the Community Health and Advanced Physical Assessment classes. The courses are tailored to the needs of today’s competitive healthcare employers and designed to challenge and refine the student as a nurse. There are a comprehensive set of nursing and general education courses, including Advanced Physical Assessment, Pathopharmacology, Evidence-based Practice, and Healthcare Informatics.

This program is delivered online with an on-ground clinical component.

Course Number and Title Classroom/ Lecture Clock HoursClinical Education Clock HoursLab Clock HoursTotal Credit HoursExternship HoursEligible for Credit Transfer
NUR 3013 Role Transformation in Nursing500 4 Yes
NUR 3023 Health Promotion through the Life Cycle600 6 Yes
NUR 3033 Theoretical Models of Nursing500 5 Yes
NUR 3043 Evidence-Based Practice500 5 Yes
NUR 3053 Healthcare Informatics500 5 Yes
NUR 3063 Principles of Teaching500 4 Yes
NUR 3073A Pathopharmacology I600 6 Yes
NUR 3073B Pathopharmacology II600 6 Yes
NUR 4013 Ethics in the Life Sciences500 5 Yes
NUR 4023 Leadership and Management600 6 Yes
NUR 4033 Advanced Physical Assessment†5016 6 No
NUR 4043 Community-Based Nursing††6075 8 No
NUR 4053 Nursing Research500 5 No
NUR 4103 Capstone500 5 No
COM 3010 Business Communication in Healthcare400 4 Yes
MATH 3010 Statistics for the Social Sciences600 6 Yes
SOC 3010 Cultural Identity and Diversity400 4 Yes
Employment/Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN), Staff RN (Staff Registered Nurse), Director of Nursing, Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse, Relief Charge Nurse, Nurse Educator, Director of Staff Development.