RN to BSN Degree Requirements

If you're ready to accept new challenges and increase your earning potential, Marian University's RN to BSN is a great way to advance your knowledge and take your nursing career to the next level.  

To earn a RN to BSN degree, you must complete the following coursework.

Credit Hr.
Semester 1  
NUB 328 Nursing Seminar 2
NUB 335 Health Assessment 2
NUB 470 Interprofessional Communication 2
Semester 2  
BUS 205 Statistical Methods 3
XXX XXX General Elective Course (select from the options below)* 3
NUR 350 Nursing Informatics 2
NUB 400 Research in Healthcare 2
Semester 3
NUR 410 Gerontological Issues in Healthcare 2
NUR 310 Legal/Ethical Aspects of Healthcare 1
NUR 400 Nursing Economics 2
NUB 416  Senior Seminar - Professional Role Development 1
Semester 4  
NUB 401  Leadership and Management 4
NUB 450 Community Health Nursing 4
Total Required Nursing Hours 27

General Education and Elective Hours 

COM 101 Public Speaking 3
ECN 200  Introductory Economics 3
ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 239 Professional Writing 3
1 Non-US Cross-Cultural Transfer or ENG 213 3
PHL 130 Human Nature and Person 3
PSY 230 Abnormal Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
THL 105 Introduction to Theology 3
THL 216 Moral Issues 3
Total General Education Hours*
(Including the general education course
required for nursing program)
 XXX XXX Elective Hours 18
  Total Elective Hours  18
  Credits Received for RN degree 53
Total Credit Hours 128
Your nursing and general education course credits from regionally accredited institutions will be reviewed and evaluated by the Office of the Registrar. Courses are accepted and transferred on a course-by-course basis.


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