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RN-BSN Sample Plan of Study

A Plan of Study That Works For You

We offer three plans of study to meet your needs. Depending on when you want to start your studies and how quickly you want to progress, you can select a three, four or five semester plan of study to complete the RN to BSN curriculum. Finish in as few as 15 months.

All courses are 3 credits. Read descriptions of courses on the Course Description page.


Three-Semester Plan (Fall Start)

Semester I – FALL

First Eight Weeks
NURS 361 Introduction to Theoretical Concepts
NURS 376 Pathophysiology/Pharmacology

Second Eight Weeks
WI-NURS 326 Health Assessment Applied Across the Lifespan

Semester II - SPRING

First Eight Weeks
WI-NURS 441 Evidence-Based Practice

Second Eight Weeks
NURS 466 Concepts of Chronicity & Palliative Care
NURS 461 Concepts of Applied Nursing Care

Semester III – FALL

First Eight Weeks
NURS 411 Concepts of Population Health
NURS 476 Leadership & Contemporary Issues

Second Eight Weeks
NURS 486 Professional Nursing Capstone

Total nursing credits = 27


Four-Semester Plan (Spring Start)

Semester I – SPRING

First Eight Weeks
NURS 466 Concepts of Chronicity & Palliative Care
PHIL 310/THEO 319 Biomedical Ethics

Semester II - FALL

First Eight Weeks
NURS 376 Pathophysiology/Pharmacology
NURS 361 Introduction to Theoretical Concepts

Second Eight Weeks
WI-NURS 326 Health Assessment Applied Across the Lifespan

Semester III – SPRING

First Eight Weeks
WI-NURS 441 Evidence Based Practice

Second Eight Weeks
NURS 461 Concepts of Applied Nursing Care

Semester IV – FALL

First Eight Weeks
NURS 476 Leadership &  Contemporary Issues
NURS 411 Concepts of Population Health

Second Eight Weeks
NURS 486 Professional Nursing Capstone

Total nursing credits = 27


Five-Semester Plan (Fall Start)

Semester I – FALL

First Eight Weeks
NURS 361 Introduction to Theoretical Concepts

Second Eight Weeks
WI-NURS 326 Health Assessment Applied Across the Lifespan

Semester II - SPRING

First Eight Weeks
NURS 461 Concepts of Applied Nursing Care
PHIL 310/THEO 319 Biomedical Ethics

Semester III – FALL

First Eight Weeks
NURS 376 Pathophysiology/Pharmacology
PHIL/THEO 100- or 200-level course

Semester IV – SPRING

First Eight Weeks
WI-NURS 441 Evidence-based Practice

Second Eight Weeks
NURS 466 Concepts of Chronicity and Palliative Care

Semester V – FALL

First Eight Weeks
NURS 411 Concepts of Population Health
NURS 476 Leadership and Contemporary Issues

Second Eight Weeks
NURS 486 Professional Nursing Capstone

Total nursing credits = 27