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Degree Requirements for the RN-BSN Option

General Studies Courses

BIO 201

Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIO 202

Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIO 205

Microbiology

4

BIO 301

Pathophysiology

3

CIS 101

Introduction to Computer Concepts

3

ENG 101

English Composition I

3

ENG 102

English Composition II

3

SPE 211

Speech Fundamentals

3

ENG 201, 202 or 203

World or American Literature

3

HSC 104

Baptist College Experience

1

HSC 204

Spiritual Life and College Service

1

HSC 301

U.S. Health Care Systems

3

MAT 110

College Algebra

3

MAT 211

Statistics

3

PHI 201, 202 or 301

Philosophy

3

PSY 201

General Psychology

3

PSY 301

Human Growth and Development

3

REL 201, 301 or 302

Religion

3

SOC 201

Health and Society

3

Total

 

56 Hrs

Nursing Courses

NSG 303

Transition to Professional Nursing

3

NSG 304

Pharmacology

3

NSG 306

Health Assessment

3

NSG 335

Nursing Research in Evidence-Based Practice

3

NSG 345

Perspectives of Healthy Aging

2

NSG 451

Community Health Nursing

5

NSG 461

Leadership and Case Management

6

Total

 

25 Hr

** Validation Credits

41

Total Credit Hours for Degree Requirement

122 Hrs

** Validation and Articulation:

Baptist College of Health Sciences encourages educational mobility for the registered nurse holding an associate degree or diploma in nursing from an accredited program. The active registered nurse license is recognized as evidence of basic nursing competency. Awarding of academic credit is accomplished through successful completion of a validation course. The course, Health Assessment, successfully completed, will serve as validation for Basic Skills of Nursing Practice, Maternal/Newborn Nursing, Adult Health Concepts I & II, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Senior Capstone Course (4 credit hours), Senior Seminar, and Fundamentals of Nutrition.