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Nursing (RN-BSN Program) (BSN)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 catalog year. For more
information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Major: NUR

Degree: BSN

Unit: Nursing

Note: This option is for students who are already licensed Registered Nurses.

RN-BSN students must present official transcripts of course work completed from all universities and schools attended.

Type Hours

ENGL 101, Introduction to College Writing 3

ENGL 102, Intermediate College Writing 3

PSYC 201, Introduction to Psychology 3

Oral Communication General Education Requirement 3

CHEM 101, Introduction to Chemistry or


3
CHEM 105, Chemistry for Health Professionals (4)

BIOL 102, Introduction to Biological Systems


3
(Pre-requisite to BIOL 260, 261, 262)

Humanities General Education Requirement


(Selected Humanities courses cross count for Culture Diversity Gen Ed 3
requirement)

MATH 107, Finite Mathematics or


MATH 111, College Algebra or
MATH 112, Trigonometry or
3
MATH 180, Elements of Calculus or
MATH 190, Precalculus or
MATH 205, Calculus or any higher number Mathematics courses

HISTORICAL STUDIES General Education Requirement 3

ARTS General Education Requirement


3
(Selected Arts courses cross count for Culture Diversity Gen Ed requirement)

SOC 203, Self & Society or


SOC 202, Social Problems or
SOC 201, Principles and Concepts of Sociology or
SOC 210, Race in the United States or 3
SOC 313, Community Organization or
SOC 314, Public Policy and Social Services or
SOC 323, Diversity & Inequity
*SOC 202 or SOC 210 fulfills the Sociology requirement and cross counts for
Cultural Diversity Gen Ed requirement

BIOL 257, Introductory Microbiology 3

BIOL 258, Microbiology Lab 1

Cultural Diversity General Education Requirement


(6 hours required: 3 fulfilled in NURS 470; 3 hours can be fulfilled by taking any
3
Gen Ed approved Culture Diversity course, some of which will cross count for
Humanities, Arts, or Sociology requirement)

BIOL 260, Anatomy and Physiology I 3

BIOL 261, Anatomy and Physiology II 3

BIOL 262, Anatomy and Physiology Lab 1

PHIL 323, Medical Ethics or


PHIL 321, Ethics or
3
PHIL 222, Contemporary Ethical Problems
(will fulfill Gen Ed Humanities requirement)

MATH 109, Elementary Statistics or


SOC 301, Introduction to Social Statistics or 3
PSYC 301, Quantitative Methods in Psychology

HSS 303, Human Nutrition 3

Free Electives (if needed) at 300 level or above 4

Subtotal 60

Note: Students must have a minimum total of 60 credit hours from the pre-professional curriculum.

Note: * For a complete list of the General Education requirements, please see http://louisville.edu/provost/GER.

Online Nursing Courses

Type Hours

NURS 380, Pharmacology 3

NURS 338, Lifespan Pathophysiology 4

NURS 360, Health Status Assessment 3

NURS 381, Fdt for Evidence Based Prof Nursing 3

NURS 382, Nursing Research for EBP 3

NURS 383, Case Mgt of Individuals and Families 3

NURS 384, Global HC Issues, Systems, and Policies 3


NURS 385, Nursing Leadership and Mgmt 3

NURS 470, Community Health Nursing 3

NURS 473, Community Leadership Practicum 2

NURS 482, Health Promotion 3

NURS 483, Theories and Issues in Prof Nursing 3

NURS 484, Transition to Professional Nursing Prac 2

NURS 355 Portfolio Equivalency 25

Type Hours

Minimum Total 120

Notes

 60 credits of the 120 credits required for a baccalaureate degree must be completed at a four-year university
 30 of the last 36 credits must be completed at the University of Louisville
 All nursing courses are taught online