Lesa Denninghoff
Bachelor Degree Advisor

Dr. Paulette Howell
Program Director

Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree:
RN to BSN Program of Study

Students must complete Florida's foreign language requirement prior to the completion of the bachelor's degree.

Important Note: Completion of courses marked with an * on the chart below, with a grade of "C" or higher, is required prior to applying to the program. Submitted transcripts will be verified to ensure completion of this admissions requirement. This degree program has approval from the State Department of Education and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

View a printable PDF version of the RN to BSN Program of Study

General Education Requirements (Credits Needed: 43)
BSCC 1010 General Biology* 4
BSCC 2093 Human Anatomy and Physiology 1* 4
BSCC 2094 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2* 4
ENC 1101 Composition 1* 3
ENC 1102 Composition 2 3
MAC 1105 College Algebra* 3
MCBC 2010 Microbiology for Health Sciences* 4
PSY 2012 General Psychology 1* 3
SPC 2608 Fundamentals of Speech* 3
STA 2023 Statistics 3
    Humanities Requirement* (Important Note: 3-credit hours required for admission. Visit the humanities course page for details.) 6
    Social Science 3
ADN Major Courses (Credits Needed: 42)
    Note: Students transferring from other regionally accredited institutions who meet all admissions requirements will be awarded the equivalent 42 credits of core ADN courses upon acceptance into the program in accordance with the RN to BSN MOU.  
BSN Major Courses (Credits Needed: 29 from list below)
NURC 3069 Advanced Health Assessment  2
NUR 3164 Introduction to Nursing Research and Informatics 3
NURC 3636 Community Health Nursing Across the Lifespan 3
NUR 3805 Dimension of Professional Practice 3
NUR 4286 Gerontology and End of Life Care 3
NUR 4775 Applications in Evidence-based Practice for BSNs 3
NUR 4827 Leadership and Management in Healthcare 3
NUR 4837 Healthcare Policy, Advocacy and the Political Process 3
NUR 4895 Education Principles for Nursing Professionals 3
NURC 4945 BSN Directed Independent Study Capstone - OR 3
NURC 4955 BSN Directed Independent Study Abroad 3
Elective Courses (Credits Needed: 6 from list below)
HSA 3111 U.S. Healthcare Systems 3
HSA 3191 Healthcare Automation and Technology 3
HSA 3223 Management of Long-term Care Facilities 3
HSA 3502 Healthcare Risk Management 3
HSA 3702 Healthcare Research 3
HSA 4553 Ethics in Healthcare 3
HSC 3661 Therapeutic Communication 3
ISC 3523 Applied Scientific Thinking 3
NUR 2650 Transcultural Health - Study Abroad 3
NURC 2650 Transcultural and Community Health Nursing - Study Abroad 3