RN-BSN Curriculum and Prerequisites

RN licensure is required for the RN-BSN program and must be maintained throughout the program. Unlicensed students should apply to our regular BSN program.

Students interested in the RN-MSN program must meet unconditional graduate admission criteria. Students pursuing this program will substitute four graduate courses.

Lower Division (Prerequsite) Curriculum

Course No. Course Name
ENG101 English Composition 1
ENG102 English Composition 2
PHL, SPH Philosophy, Logic, Ethics, Speech
ART/MUS/THR Fine Arts Elective
ENG* Literature I
ENG* Literature II, Arts/Human Elective
MTH110 or MTH112 Finite Math, Pre-Calculus Algebra
CHM104 or CHM111 Chemistry w/lab
BIO103 General Biology w/lab
PSY200 General Psychology
SOC200 Introduction to Sociology
HIS* History I
HIS* History II or Social Science Elective
BIO220 Microbiology w/lab
BIO201 Human A&P 1 w/lab
BIO202 Human A&P 2 w/lab
MTH265 or BUS221 Statistics
PSY210 Human Growth & Development

All 18 prerequisite courses identified above must be completed with a "C" or higher.

* Sequence Requirement: Students must complete a two course sequence in Literature or History

RN to BSN Curriculum

Summer Semester Term I

UAH Course  Credit Hours
 NUR 339  Information Management in Healthcare  3 Credit Hours (CH) 
* NUR 410  Transition into Professional Roles 3 CH 

Summer Semester Term II

UAH Course  Credit Hours
 NUR 421  Acute Care for the Practicing RN  3 CH 

Fall Semester Term I

UAH Course  Credit Hours
 NUR 413  Leadership in Professional Practice  5 CH (4 Class, 1 Clinical) 

Fall Semester Term II

UAH Course  Credit Hours
 NUR 417  Nursing Care of Vulnerable Populations  4 CH 

Spring Semester Term I

UAH Course  Credit Hours
 NUR 423  Evidence Based Nursing for the Practicing RN   3 CH

Spring Semester Term II

UAH Course  Credit Hours
 NUR 422  Community Health for the Practicing RNs  5 CH (4 Class, 1 Clinical)
   Program Total 26 CH 
 **NUR 000  Validation Credit (42 Hours)    

* NUR 410: will be mandatory your first semester in the RN-BSN Program

** NUR 000 will be awarded after completions for NUR 410

Course curriculum is subject to change.

College of Nursing: 4-Year Rolling Class Schedule, Fall 2015 - Spring 2019

NUR 339 Information Management in Healthcare Y N Y N Y N Y N
NUR 410 Transition to Professional Roles Y N Y N Y N Y N
NUR 411 Theoretical Applications in Nursing Practice Y N Y N Y N Y N
NUR 413 Leadership in Professional Practice Y N Y N Y N Y N
NUR 412 Caring for Families, Aggregates, and Populations N Y N Y N Y N Y
NUR 414 Health Assessment for the Practicing Professional Nurse N Y N Y N Y N Y
NUR 419 Scholarly Inquiry in Nursing Practice N Y N Y N Y N Y
NUR 420 Evidence Based Nursing Practice N Y N Y N Y N Y
NUR 000 Validation Credit N Y N Y N Y N Y


Y Course will be offered in the designated term.
M Course will likely be offered in designated term, but availability will be determined by faculty availability and budget.
N Course will not be offered in designated term.
D Course may be made available given appropriate demand or interest.

UAH College of Nursing will make every effort to adhere to the class plan schedule, but it reserves the right to make necessary adjustments based on budget and faculty availability.

* Course has a required lab section.