LPN-to-BSN Curriculum

The nursing curriculum is designed for completion in three calendar years, or 9 semesters of full-time study. Instruction will occur year-round to include two 15-week semesters in fall and winter and one 10-week summer semester.

  • Fall Cohort (Full-Time)

    • Year 1 - Prerequisites

      Year 1 - Prerequisites

      BIOL 129Human Anatomy and Physiology II    4
      CHEM 105 Chemistry for Health Sciences    3
      BIOL 151Microbiology    4
      ENGL 101Writing and Rhetoric I    3
      ENGL 102Writing and Rhetoric II 3
      HUMNHumanities Elective    3
      MATH 105Fundamentals of Mathematics    3
      MATH 201Probability and Statistics 3
      PSYC 112General Psychology    3
      SOCI 115Principles of Sociology    3
      HUMNHumanities Elective    3

    • Year 2 - Semesters 4, 5, and 6

      Year 2

      BIOL 350Pathophysiology 3    
      RELB 101Seventh-day Adventist Fundamental Beliefs and the Healing Ministry of Christ 3    
      NRSB 310LPN-to-BSN Transition 3    
      COMM 215Introduction to Human Communication3
      NRSB 325Medical Surgical Nursing 16
      RELXReligion elective3
      NRSB 335Medical Surgical Nursing 28
      NRSB 355Population Health Concepts4
        TOTALS 9 12 12
    • Year 3 - Semesters 7, 8, and 9

      Year 3

      NRSB 331 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Concepts 4    
      NRSB 341Family Nursing Concepts 6    
      NRSB 371Nursing Research 3    
      RELP 316Spirituality in Healing and Health Care 3    
      HUMNHumanities elective (literature, history, philosophy, music, art, theater, or foreign language)   3  
      NRSB 405Medical Surgical Nursing 3   9  
      NRSB 411Essentials of Nursing Leadership, Management, and Informatics   3  
      NRSB 425Capstone Nursing Experience   5
      NRSB 435NCLEX-RN Success Strategies     3
      RELP 306Spiritual Dimensions of Death and Dying     3
        TOTALS 16 15 11
    • Total Credits for Degree


  • Clinical and Laboratory Hours


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