Apr 03, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog (Year Under Revision) 
  
2020-2021 General Catalog (Year Under Revision)

RN to BSN Completion Program (online program)


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Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Department of Nursing and Health Professions

This program begins Fall 2020.

USU's RN to BSN completion program is an entirely online program that admits up to 45 students twice each year. Applications are available on the Nursing Department website and will be submitted online. Application dates are as follows:

  • Fall semester admission: January 1 - March 31
  • Spring semester admission: May 1 - September 30

Required qualifications for admission include:

  • Current, active RN licensure
  • Graduation from an accredited Associate Degree RN program (ACEN or CCNE)
    • Minimum of 63 earned credits.
    • AAS graduates may need to take additional bachelor's degree breadth and depth courses to meet graduation requirements. Meet with your advisor.
    • Newly admitted RN to BSN completion students are required to meet with the USU RN to BSN Nursing advisor.
    • Current students (USU AAS candidates) are required to meet with their RN to BSN advisor and log in to Degree Works to check student-specific program progress.
  • Submission of all required application materials by the due date listed for the preferred semester.
  • Submission of all official transcripts of previous education to USU (Logan) Office of the Registrar.

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements  see link University Studies Depth Requirements  see link
NOTES: The highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 1040 - Introduction to Statistics (QL)  or  STAT 1045 - Introduction to Statistics with Elements of Algebra (QL) .

 

 

After admission to the RN to BSN completion program, the following map outlines Nursing courses to be taken. Additional breadth and depth requirements may need to be completed for the BSN degree. B- grade or better is required in all RN to BSN Nursing major courses.

  BSN Semester 1

Credits

  BSN Semester 2

Credits

  NURS 3000 Professional Nursing Practice     

2

  NURS 3210 - Population Health and Prevention (CI) 

 

3

  NURS 3230 - Evidence-Based Health Care (QI)  

3

  NURS 3215 - Population Health and Prevention Practicum 

 

2

  NURS 3240 - Health Information Management and Technology 

 

2

  NURS 4210 - Nursing Capstone 

 

2

  NURS 3300 Advanced Health Assess & Promotion

2

  NURS 4215 - Nursing Capstone Practicum 

 

4

  NURS 4010 - Leadership, Management, and Policy in Health Care 

 

4

  NURS 4300 Trends & Issues in Health Care

2

  NURS 4100 Nursing Care of the Aging Adult

2

  Communicative Intensive (CI)

3

  Total

15

  Total

16

Required Courses


Courses require a B- or better grade.

  • NURS 3000 - Professional Nursing Practice 2
  • NURS 3300 - Advanced Health Assessment and Promotion 2
  • NURS 4100 - Nursing Care of Aging Adults 2
  • NURS 4300 - Issues and Trends in Health Care 2

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