RN to BSN Part-Time Curriculum

Semester 1:
NUR 301 RN to BSN Interactive Orientation (1 cr)
NUR 302 Professional Nursing Leadership and Management (3 cr)
NUR 303 Nursing Informatics (3 cr)

Semester 2:
NUR 304 Contemporary Issues in Professional Nursing Practice (3 cr)
NUR 305 Research in Nursing (3 cr)

Semester 3:
NUR 401 Advanced Health Assessment (3 cr)
NUR 402 Community Health Nursing (3 cr)
NUR 403 Community Health Practicum (1 cr)

Semester 4:
NUR 404 Nursing Across the Lifespan (3 cr)
NUR 405 Pathophysiology (3 cr)
NUR 406 Nursing Concepts in Emergency Preparedness (2 cr)

Semester 5:
NUR 407 Cultural Nursing: Uniting Our World (3 cr)
NUR 408 Using Evidence Based Practice in Nursing (3 cr)

RN to BSN Full-Time Curriculum

Semester 1:
NUR 301 RN to BSN Interactive Orientation (1 cr)
NUR 302 Professional Nursing Leadership and Management (3 cr)
NUR 303 Nursing Informatics (3 cr)
NUR 304 Contemporary Issues in Professional Nursing Practice (3 cr)
NUR 305 Research in Nursing (3 cr)

Semester 2:
NUR 401 Advanced Health Assessment (3 cr)
NUR 402 Community Health Nursing (3 cr)
NUR 403 Community Health Practicum (1 cr)
NUR 404 Nursing Across the Lifespan (3 cr)

Semester 3:
NUR 405 Pathophysiology (3 cr)
NUR 406 Nursing Concepts in Emergency Preparedness (2 cr)
NUR 407 Cultural Nursing: Uniting Our World (3 cr)
NUR 408 Using Evidence Based Practice in Nursing (3 cr)

General Education Courses Needed

(Many of which you may have already taken). These courses may be transferred or taken concurrently with the nursing program.

COURSE DESCRIPTION CREDITS
ADN/Diploma Coursework 39 credits (max.)
English Composition 3-6
Information Literacy 1-3
Sociology 3
Psychology 3
Humanities 3
Anatomy & Physiology 6-8
International/Global Studies 3
Gender Studies 3
Introductory Statistics 3
Chemistry OR Microbiology 3-4
Arts OR Humanities with writing emphasis* 3
PRIOR LEARNING CREDITS
Work Experience/Licensure/CPR certification Up to 30
CREDITS NEEDED TO GRADUATE 126**

*Writing emphasis courses must be pre-approved.

**A minimum of 36 credits are required to be taken at Mary Baldwin/MDCHS

FOR STUDENTS TRANSFERRING GENERAL EDUCATION COURSEWORK FROM THE VCCS, PLEASE USE OUR VCCS COURSE EQUIVALENTS GUIDE.

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