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2022 - 2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Bulletin 
    
2022 - 2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing RN-to-BSN, B.S.


OSRHE Code: 118

Major Code: NURS

This degree is offered online at www.rsuonline.edu

Mission Statement:

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, specifically designed for the Registered Nurse, provides an opportunity for any licensed registered nurse educated at the associate degree or diploma level to achieve academic and personal goals and to develop stronger clinical reasoning and analytical skills to advance his/her careers. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing RN2BSN program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Required general education courses must be passed with a final grade of “C” or better

All NURS courses require secondary admission to RN2BSN program to enroll.

*Required
^ Anatomy and Physiology can be transferred in as equivalent. This only applies to the RN-to-BSN Program.

**Professional Specialty - 29 hours
**Advanced standing credit. Since this degree builds upon initial associate degree or diploma nursing preparation, the Registered Nurse receives advanced standing credit for a portion of the nursing major. Twenty-nine (29) hours of 3000 level nursing credit will be awarded via advanced standing based on appropriate state licensure documentation and payment of advanced standing fees ($35 per credit hour must be paid prior to final semester of program). These hours are represented on the degree plan as Professional Specialty.

Note: NURS 4213 - RN:Nursing Science and Research  satisfies computer proficiency.

Required Hours: 120 Credit Hour(S)


General Education: 41-42 Credit Hour(s)


Social and Behavioral Sciences: 9 Credit Hour(s)


Science and Mathematics: 11-12 Credit Hour(s)


Elective: 3-4 Credit Hour(s)


Select three additional hours from the courses listed above and not previously selected.

Total Credit Hour(s): 120