Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

FYG - Nursing, RN to BSN


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Program Code: 563A Department Chair: Dr. Kathleen Rayman
CIP Code: 51.3801 828-262-8039   raymankm@appstate.edu
  www.nursing.appstate.edu
  Program Director: Dr. Mary Coleman
Non-Teaching 828-262-8504   colemanma1@appstate.edu

 

Semester One [11 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
NUR 3000 - Nursing Informatics (3)   C Yes  
NUR 3011 - Concepts of Professional Nursing (4) [WID]   C Yes  
NUR 3021 - Health Assessment (4)   C Yes  

 

Semester Two [11 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
NUR 4021 - Nursing Care of Communities (4)   C Yes  
NUR 4029 - Nursing Leadership and Management (4)   C Yes  
NUR 4033 - Nursing Research (3)   C Yes  

 

Semester Three [8 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
NUR 3031 - Nursing Care of Older Adults (3)   C Yes  
NUR 4032 - Professional Nursing Synthesis (5) [CAP]   C Yes  
Additional free electives may be needed to total 120 semester hours      

 

General Requirements Summary


Minimum Total Hours Required RN to BSN Core Writing Minimum Major GPA Minimum Overall GPA
120 44 Two English Composition Courses 2.5 2.5

 

Approved RN to BSN Core [44 Hours]


Program Categories Hours Important Notes - C Required in Each Course
English Composition 6  
Humanities/Fine Arts 12 One literature course required, One fine arts course required, Two additional courses from: art, dance, drama, foreign language, music, literature, interdisciplinary humanities, philosophy, and religion.
Social/Behavioral Sciences 12 One history course, An introductory course in sociology, An introductory course in psychology, An additional course from: anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, and sociology
Mathematics 6 Introductory mathematics course (survey, college algebra, trigonometry, calculus, etc.), Introductory statistics course (does not have to be math prefix)
Natural Sciences 8 Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab

 

Cognates


Cognates:   18 sh which may also count as part of the RN to BSN Core
Human Anatomy & Physiology 8 If not taken as part of Core
Microbiology with Lab 3 or 4  
Developmental Psychology or Human Growth & Development 3 If not taken as part of Core
College Level Statistics 3 If not taken as part of Core

 

Additional Notes


  •  Admission to this online program is required and is designed for the student who has earned an Associate in Applied Science degree in Nursing, or an Associate Degree in Nursing, or a Diploma in Nursing from a hospital program, and holds a RN license to practice nursing in North Carolina or a compact state. Visit https://distance.appstate.edu/programs/id/nursing-rn-bsn for more information.
  •  RN to BSN GPA requirements: 2.5 cumulative GPA required for admission, 2.5 cumulative and major GPA required for retention, and 2.5 cumulative and major GPA required for graduation.
  •  RN to BSN grade requirements: All RN to BSN majors must earn a minimum grade of “C” (2.0) in each Required Core and NUR course before proceeding to the next nursing course. Only one course may be repeated (one time) during progression through the nursing curriculum.
  •  18 s.h. in major and 9 s.h. in minor must be at ASU.
  •  50 s.h. must be earned from a Senior Institution and 25% of the degree hours must be in residency at ASU.
  •  As stated in the catalog, the final responsibility for meeting graduation requirements remains with the student.

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