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Accelerated RN to BSN Program Requirements

Required RN to BSN Sequence

The baccalaureate degree in nursing requires 124 credits, which are earned as follows. 

Up to 60 credits from Associate Degree in Nursing or diploma

  • If statistics and ethics were not taken, the student will have to take these courses as part of the RN to BSN program.
  • Statistics credit can be earned via a CLEP Exam.

NCLEX-RN (25 credits)

Course Title Credits
BIO 206 Human Anatomy 4
PSY 107 Human Development: A Life Span Perspective 3
BIO 207 Human Physiology 4
PSY 105 Introduction to Psychology 3
BIO 215 Microbiology 4
SOC 105 Principles of Sociology 3
NUR 207 Pathophysiological Foundations for Nursing Care 3
LSK 101 Wellness 1

39 credits

  • At least 27 of these must be completed in the Waynesburg University RN to BSN Program)

Required Courses

Course Title Credits
NUR 221 Communication Skills in Nursing I 3
NUR 222 Communication Skills in Nursing II 3
NUR 235 Computer Applications in Nursing 3
NUR 236 Professional Issues in Nursing 3
NUR 307 Physical Assessment and Clinical Reasoning 3
NUR 411 Scholarship for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice I 3
NUR 412 Scholarship for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice II 3
NUR 421 Clinical Prevention and Population Health I 3
NUR 422 Clinical Prevention and Population Health II 3
NUR 427 Leadership and Management in Professional Nursing Practice 3
NUR 428 Health Policy, Quality and Patient Safety 3
PHL 205 Ethics 3
MAT 215 Applied Statistics I 3