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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.


RN-BSN Curriculum

NURS 3010 Concepts of Professional Nursing                    3 credit hours [Taken first semester]

NURS 3120 Nursing Assessment for RNs                                        3 credit hours [Coreq 3121]

NURS 3121 Nursing Assessment for RNs Lab                                  1 credit hour [Coreq 3120]

NURS 3150 Informatics                                                                   1 credit hour

NURS 3180 Pharmacology                                                               2 credit hours

NURS 3310 Research                                                                       3 credit hours

NURS 4150 Community & Public Health                                           3 credit hours [Coreq 4151]

NURS 4151 Community & Public Health Clinical                               3 credit hours [Coreq 4150]

NURS 4170 Leadership and Mgmt of Professional Nursing               3 credit hours [Coreq 4171]

NURS 4171 Leadership and Mgmt of Professional Nursing Clinical   3 credit hours [Coreq 4170]

NURS 4180 Trends and Issues of Professional Nursing                     2 credit hours

NURS 4120 Clinical Integration for RNs                                            3 credit hours


Sample Full-time Progression

Semester I                                                   Semester II

NURS 3010 (3 hrs)                                           NURS 3150 (1 hr)                               

NURS 3120 (3 hrs)                                           NURS 3310 (3 hrs)

NURS 3121 (1 hr)                                            NURS 4170 (3 hrs)

NURS 3180 (1 hr)                                            NURS 4171 (3 hrs)                  

NURS 4150 (3 hrs)                                          NURS 4180 (2 hrs)                                           

NURS 4151 (3 hrs)                                          NURS 4120 (3 hrs)

Total Hours 15                                            Total Hours 15

Sample Part-time Progression

Semester I                 Semester II              Semester III                Semester IV

NURS 3010 (3 hrs)       NURS 3180 (2 hrs)     NURS 4170 (3 hrs)       NURS 4150 (3 hrs)

NURS 3120 (3 hrs)       NURS 3310 (3 hrs)     NURS 4171 (3 hrs)       NURS 4151 (3 hrs)           

NURS 3121 (1 hr)         NURS 4180 (2 hrs)     NURS 4120 (3 hrs)       NURS 3150 (1 hr)

Total Hours 8            Total Hours 5            Total Hours 8            Total Hours 9



 

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 RN to BSN program or admission, please call Gerri Gass, (931) 221-6472; or email rntobsn@apsu.edu.

 

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.