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Program Curriculum RN to BSN


Austin Peay State University School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

RN Students may pursue the BSN on a part-time or full-time basis. The following reflects upper division course requirements for RN students.


Curriculum Plan for the Full Time Student

Summer Term
 Fall Semester

*Nurs 3010 Concepts of Professional Nursing for the RN

3

NURS 3180 Pharmacology

2

NURS 3120/3121 Nursing Assessment for RNs/lab

3/1

**NURS 3210 Research

3

NURS 3150 Informatics

1

NURS 4050/4051 Community and Public Health Nursing/Practicum

3/3

Total Credits

8

Total Credits

11

Spring Semester 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NURS 4070/4071 Leadership and Management of Professional Nursing/Practicum

3/3

NURS 4080 Trends and Issues of Professional Nursing

     2

 NURS 4120 Clinical Integration for the RN-BSN track (must be taken during the final semester)

 

3

Total Credits

11

 
* Concepts 3010 is offered every semester but it is strongly recommended you take it the first semester to ensure success in future courses.

**Research 3210 will be offered Spring 2014. 


Curriculum Plan for the Part-Time Student

Summer Term
Fall Semester I

*NURS 3010 Concepts of Professional Nursing for the RN

3

NURS 4050/4051 Community and Public Health Nursing/Practicum

3/3

NURS 3150 Informatics

1

Total Credits

6

Total Credits

4

 

 

 Spring Semester I

Summer Term 2

NURS 4070/4071 Leadership and Management of Professional Nursing/Practicum

3/3

NURS 2030/2031 Nursing Assessment for RNs/lab

3/1

Total Credits

6

Total Credits

4

Fall Semester 2 

Spring Semester 2

NURS 3180 Pharmacology

2

NURS 4080 Trends and Issues of Professional Nursing

3

**NURS 3210 Research

3

NURS 4120 Clinical Integration for the RN to BSN Track (this must be completed during the final semester

3

Total Credits

5

Total Credits

6



* Concepts 3010 is offered every semester but it is strongly recommended you take it the first semester to ensure success in future courses.

**Research 3210 will be offered Spring 2014. 


 

RN Admission is processed on a continuing basis.

APSU RN to BSN Application

 

Austin Peay State University School of Nursing is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).

For questions regarding the BSN program or admission, call the School of Nursing, (931) 221-7710; write to the School of Nursing, or request information at: http://apsu.edu/nursing

 

Austin Peay State University, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University.  It is committed to education of a non-racially identifiable student body.