RN-BSN

RN-BSN

Curriculum

Curriculum: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree completion program has a 44-credit required course of study in-residence (40 credits of Nursing courses and 4-credits of General Education Courses). The required course of study includes a capstone course that synthesizes baccalaureate student learning outcomes. The required course of study fulfills only part of the 120-minimum-credit requirement for Bachelor of Science degree completion. Students could transfer up to 76 credits of previous, relevant course work from an accredited program and institution. The curriculum is based on a three-semester duration and builds on previous knowledge foundation of biological, physical, social and nursing sciences in conjunction with liberal arts components to enhance the development of a well-rounded, caring, professional nurse.


CDU MMDSON RN-BSN COMPLETION CURRICULUM PLAN

                  

          Course No.

Course Title

Cr

Clinical Hours

Semester 1

A

 

 

 

 

A

ILR 101

Information Literacy Research

1

 

 

 

NUR 401

Introduction to Nursing Informatics, Communication and Technologies

2

 

 

NUR 402

Trends and Issues in Professional Nursing

3

 

 

 

 

Total Session A

6

 

 

B

NUR 403

Culture, Spirituality and Health

3

 

 

 

NUR 404

Introduction to Biomedical Statistics

3

 

 

 

COM 231

Medical Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

3

 

 

 

 

Total  Session B

9

 

 

 

 

                                                                      Total  Semester Credits/Hours

15

 

Semester 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

A

NUR 406

Introduction to Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice

3

 

 

 

NUR 407

Introduction to Community Health Nursing

5

          90

 

 

 

Total Session A

8

 

 

B

NUR 408

Introduction to Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

3

 

 

 

NUR 409

Legal and Ethical Decision-making in Nursing

3

 

 

 

 

Total  Session B

6

 

 

 

 

Total  Semester Credits/Hours

14

          90

Semester 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

A

NUR 405

Introduction to Health care Policy

3

 

 

 

NUR 410

Aging and Health

3

 

 

 

 

Total Session A

6

 

 

B

NUR 411

Introduction to Global Health

3

 

 

 

NUR 412

Introduction to Nursing Leadership and Management

4

 

 

 

NUR 413

Capstone

2

 

 

 

 

Total Session B

9

         

 

 

 

Total  Semester Credits/Hours

15

         

 

 

                                                                        Total Program Credits/Hours      

44

       90