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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

R.N. to B.S.N. Curriculum

This degree includes 120 hours of total course work including the following:

General Requirements

See an academic advisor for the School of Nursing and Division of Allied Health Sciences for information on general-education requirements.

Track Requirements

The R.N. to B.S.N. track requires the following:

Nursing Courses (33 credit hours)

The following required courses are laid out in the suggested order to be completed each semester.

Semester 1

Semester 1 (12 credit hours)

  • Term 1:
    • NURS-B 331 Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing Practice (3 cr.)
    • NURS-B 304 Health Policy (3 cr.)
  • Term 2:
    • NURS-S 474 Applied Healthcare Ethics (3 cr.)
    • NURS-B 404 Informatics (3 cr.)
Semester 2

Semester 2 (12 credit hours)

Fall Admit
  • Term 1:
    • NURS-H 355 Data Analysis in Clinical Practice and Health Care Research (3 cr.)
    • NURS-H 365 Nursing Research (3 cr.)
  • Term 2:
    • NURS-S 487 Nursing Management: RN to BSN (3 cr.)
    • NURS-S 474 Applied Healthcare Ethics (3 cr.)
Spring Admit
  • Term 1:
    • NURS-S 475 A Multi-System Approach to the Health of the Community: RN to BSN (3 cr.)
    • Nursing elective from approved list (3 cr.)
  • Term 2:
    • NURS-S 487 Nursing Management: RN to BSN (3 cr.)
    • Nursing elective from approved list (3 cr.)
Semester 3

Semester 3 (9 credit hours)

Fall Admit
  • Term 1:
    • NURS-S 475 A Multi-System Approach to the Health of the Community: RN to BSN (3 cr.)
    • Nursing elective from approved list (3 cr.)
  • Term 2:
    • NURS-R 470 Clinical Baccalaureate Nursing Capstone (3 cr.)
Spring Admit
  • Term 1:
    • NURS-H 355 Data Analysis in Clinical Practice and Health Care Research (3 cr.)
    • NURS-H 365 Nursing Research (3 cr.)
  • Term 2:
    • NURS-R 470 Clinical Baccalaureate Nursing Capstone (3 cr.)
R.N. to B.S.N. Locations and Course Schedules

Following are the R.N. to B.S.N. locations for fall 2016:

  • IU Kokomo Campus, Kokomo, Indiana
  • IU Health Tipton Hospital, Tipton, Indiana
  • IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Indiana
  • IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, Indiana

Following are the R.N. to B.S.N. locations for spring 2017:

  • IU Kokomo Campus, Kokomo, Indiana
  • IU Health Tipton Hospital, Tipton, Indiana
  • IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Indiana
  • IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, Indiana

Course Schedules

Special Credit Courses (35 credit hours)

  • NURS-B 232 Introduction to the Discipline of Nursing: Theory, Practice, Research (4 cr.)
  • NURS-B 248 Science and Technology of Nursing (2 cr.)
  • NURS-B 249 Science and Technology of Nursing: Practicum (2 cr.)
  • NURS-H 351 Alterations in Neuro-Psychological Health (3 cr.)
  • NURS-H 352 Alterations in Neuro-Psychological Health: Practicum (2 cr.)
  • NURS-H 353 Alterations in Health I (3 cr.)
  • NURS-H 354 Alterations in Health I: Practicum (2 cr.)
  • NURS-H 361 Alterations in Health II (3 cr.)
  • NURS-H 362 Alterations in Health II: Practicum (2 cr.)
  • NURS-H 363 The Developing Family and Child (4 cr.)
  • NURS-H 364 The Developing Family and Child: Practicum (2 cr.)
  • NURS-S 470 Restorative Health Related to Multi-System Failures (3 cr.)
  • NURS-S 471 Restorative Health Related to Multi-System Failures: Practicum (2 cr.)
Last updated: 09/19/2016