RN to BSN

RN to BSN Online Curriculum

THE RN-BSN PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY BEING REDEVELOPED IN AN ONLINE FORMAT.*  IF YOU HAVE AN INTEREST AND WOULD LIKE INFORMATION REGARDING THE RN-BSN PROGRAM, PLEASE CONTACT DR. CATHIE COLLINS. THANK YOU!

Description of Major

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing requires completion of specific general education requirements that all students who graduate from UVa-Wise must meet, as well as completion of upper division nursing major requirements.

Admission

Applicants who met the following criteria are eligible for admission into the nursing major with junior status:

• Graduation from a state-approved nursing program from a regionally accredited community college or hospital school of nursing

• Cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above for all prior academic (non-
nursing) work and a 2.3 (C+) or above for all prior nursing course work

• Licensure as a registered nurse in one or more states (Must be licensed in states where clinical experiences are conducted)

• Successful completion of the NCLEX-RN examination prior to enrolling in upper division clinical nursing courses

• Characteristics consistent with acceptable academic study and professional practice

Applicants to the program follow regular College admission procedures. In
addition, as transfer students, they must submit the following:

• Official transcripts of all academic work completed at other academic institutions they attended including hospital schools of nursing

• Registration number and expiration date of license to practice nursing

 

Lower division courses in nursing by transfer from a community college or validation of diploma program course work 30 credit hours
General education requirements (Thirty-four of these credits may
be transferred from a community college)
51 credit hours
Nursing major (Includes upper division electives) 39 credit hours
TOTAL 120 credit hours

 

BACCALAUREATE RN to BSN NURSING ONLINE PROGRAM SUMMARY

First Semester Second Semester
First 7 Weeks
of Semester
Issues in Professional
Nursing
Nursing Theory Applied Pharmacology for the RN Leadership/
Management II
All Semester
Evidence-Based Practice Rural/Public Health
Second 7 Weeks
of Semester
Leadership/
Management I
Appalachian Culture and Health Health Promotion
in Rural Appalachia
Transition to Professional
Nursing Practice

Total Hours:  120

 

* Dependent on SACS Approval