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RN to BSN Curriculum

Sample schedule for RN Students

(Actual schedules will vary)

Spring Semester
NU416R - Role Theory (6 hrs)
NU411R - Leadership (6 hrs)

Summer Semester
NU303R - Nursing Research (3 hrs)
NU305R - Physical Assessment (3 hrs)

Fall Semester
NU302R - Community Nursing (6hrs)
NU418R - Concepts, Issues & Theories in Nursing (6hrs)

Professional Nursing Course Descriptions

  • NU302R. (6)  Community Health Nursing Online - An asynchronous online course that introduces student to the theoretical concepts of community and population based community health nursing practice with an emphasis on health promotion, health education and community assessment as applied to nursing practice in a community-based health care setting. Includes clinical components.  Prerequisites: admission to the online nursing major, active RN licensure.

  • NU303R. (3)  Research in Nursing Online - An asynchronous online course that introduces the research process in nursing.  Focuses on the use of research in nursing practice.  Prerequisite: departmental approval required.

  • NU305R.(3)  Health and Physical Assessment Online - This asynchronous online course is designed for RN-BSN students.  It focuses on techniques of physical assessment, normal assessment findings, selected abnormal findings, and changes in assessment findings across the life span. Prerequisite: departmental approval required.

  • NU411R.(6)  Leadership and Management in Nursing Online - An asynchronous online course that focuses on leadership/management theories and concepts basic to the planning, organizing, directing, and delivering of nursing services in health care settings.  Includes clinical components. Prerequisite: admission to the online nursing major, active RN licensure.

  • NU416R. (6)  Role/Theory Online - An asynchronous online course that introduces the concepts of expanded nurse roles related to the diverse needs of present day society.  Includes clinical components. Prerequisite: admission to the online nursing major, active RN licensure. 

  • NU 418RW. (6) Nursing Concepts, Issues and Theories.  

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS


COURSE DESCRIPTION CREDIT
AREA I
EN 111 (120) Freshman Comp I 3
EN 112 (121) Freshman Comp II 3
AREA II
EN 231 Literature of the Western World I 3
EN 232 Literature of the Western World II 3
COM 201 Fundamentals of Speech 3
*Art, Music, Theatre, Philosophy, Religion, or Foreign Language 3
AREA III
**MA 110 Finite Mathematics 3
***CH 101 Intro. Inorganic Chemistry 4
***CH 102 Intro. Organic Chemistry 4
AREA IV
****HI 101/102 U.S. History I or Survey of World Civilization I 3
****HI 201/202 U.S. History II or Survey of World Civilization II 3
ED 299 Growth and Development 3
PY 102 Introduction to Psychology 3
AREA V
Bi 141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BI 142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BI 307 Microbiology 4
MA 147 Elementary Statistics 3
HES 342 Nutrition 3


GENERAL ELECTIVES:

Enough that total credit hours for graduation will equal 128 or above.

*AR 170, 180, 281, 282; MU 222, 244; Theatre 210; PHL 201; RE 221, 231, or Foreign Language

**or MA 112, 113, 115, 125, 126, 227, 237, 238

***Laboratories Required

****Must be a History Series

Students who follow Alabama's state articulation plan may be evaluated on an individual basis.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Online Programs

Traditional Programs

For Additional Info or Advising

 

Traditional/Accelerated Students contact:

Ms. Laura Henley, Coordinator, Traditional Nursing Enrollment
UNA Box 5054 | 312B Stevens Hall
Phone: 256.765.5136

 

Online Students contact:

Mrs. Cindy P. Mashburn, Administrative Assistant, Online Nursing Program

UNA Box 5127 | 223 Stevens Hall

Phone: 256.765.4936

Or

Mrs. Sandra Thompson, Coordinator, Online Nursing Enrollment

UNA Box 5127 | 227 Stevens Hall

Phone: 256.765.4931