2022-2023 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks 
    Oct 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, R.N. to B.S.N.

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Registered nurses who have been practicing nursing within three of the last five years and who have graduated from an accredited Associate Degree Nursing Program, such as an ACEN accredited program, may be considered for admission.

Required Non-Nursing Courses (61 Hours)

  • Humanities and Fine Arts, must include two courses in composition (15 Hours)
  • Christian Studies CST (6 Hours) (must include CST 110  and CST 321  or CST 331 )
  • Natural Science and Applied Science must include one course in basic statistics (18 Hours)
  • Social Sciences and Behavioral Studies (18 Hours)
  • Electives (4 Hours)


A plan for completing these courses will be individualized for each student based on courses and hours needed. Electives should be in social sciences and behavioral studies.


Nursing courses may be completed in 3 academic periods (semesters) by following the suggested sequence below. A minor is not required. Registered nurses may validate 34 semester hours of nursing credit by completing NU 400  with a C or better.

Suggested Nursing Course Sequence

Total Semester Hours: One Hundred Twenty Three Hours

Hours to Degree

123 hours are needed to graduate with a Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. (RN to BSN)

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