RN to BSN Online Option
Designed for currently licensed Registered Nurses
Eight students, all in nursing uniform, in a classroom discussing course material.

RN to BSN students are advised to complete the following courses in order in a 3 or 6 semester timeline.

BYU-Idaho requires the minimum completion of 120 total credits for a Bachelor’s degree.

For questions regarding transfer credits, please use the Course Transfer Tool

RN to BSN ONLINE COURSE SEQUENCE

In addition to the RN to BSN courses, you will be required to take the following courses*:

- FDREL 200 (The Eternal Family)
- FDREL 225 (Foundations of the Restoration)
- FDREL 250 (Jesus Christ & the Everlasting Gospel)
- FDREL 275** (The Teachings & Doctrine of the Book of Mormon)
- BIO 381 (Pathophysiology)

* Please visit the Summary of Foundations Changes here
**REL 121 & 122 combined will waive FDREL 275

Please review your Grad Plan! Click here for a tutorial 

THREE SEMESTER SEQUENCE:

3 or 6 semester sequence timeline is only for the RN-BSN courses.  University required courses for a Bachelor's degree may be completed before, during, or after the RN-BSN courses

COURSE NUMBERCOURSE TITLECREDITS
1ST SEMESTER
NURS 316 Professional Seminar 2
NURS 338* Nursing Research 3
2ND SEMESTER
NURS 340

Promoting Health and Wellness in the Aging Adult

4
NURS 449 Community Nursing 5
3RD SEMESTER
NURS 400 Advanced Nursing Concepts 5
NURS 450 Nursing Leadership 5
NURS 331** Vertical Escrow Credits 6
(apply for these
credits during semester)
1ST SEMESTER:
NURS 316: Professional Seminar (2 credits)
NURS 338*: Nursing Research (3 credits)
2ND SEMESTER:
NURS 340: Promoting Health & Wellness in the Aging Adult (4 credits)
NURS 449: Community Nursing (5 credits)
3RD SEMESTER:
NURS 400: Advanced Nursing Concepts (5 credits)
NURS 450: Nursing Leadership (5 credits)
NURS 331**: Vertical Escrow Credits (6 credits, apply for these during semester)

NURS 338 prerequisite course is one of the following Stat classes: 221A, 221B, or 221C

NURS 331 is a block of credit granted after approval of the application; it is not a course.

SIX SEMESTER SEQUENCE:

3 or 6 semester sequence timeline is only for the RN-BSN courses.  University required courses for a Bachelor's degree may be completed before, during, or after the RN-BSN courses

COURSE NUMBERCOURSE TITLECREDITS
1ST SEMESTER
NURS 316 Professional Seminar 2
2ND SEMESTER
NURS 338* Nursing Research 3
3RD SEMESTER
NURS 340

 Promoting Health and Wellness in the Aging Adult

4
4TH SEMESTER
NURS 449 Community Nursing 5
5TH SEMESTER
NURS 400 Advanced Nursing Concepts 5
NURS 331** Vertical Escrow Credits 6
(apply for these
credits during semester)
6TH SEMESTER
NURS 450 Nursing Leadership 5
1ST SEMESTER:
NURS 316: Professional Seminar (2 credits)
2ND SEMESTER:
NURS 338*: Nursing Research (3 credits)
3RD SEMESTER:
NURS 340: Promoting Health & Wellness in the Aging Adult (4 credits)
4TH SEMESTER:
NURS 449: Community Nursing (5 credits)
5TH SEMESTER:
NURS 400: Advanced Nursing Concepts (5 credits)
NURS 331**: Vertical Escrow Credits (6 credits, apply for these during semester)
6TH SEMESTER:
NURS 450: Nursing Leadership (5 credits)

NURS 338 prerequisite course is one of the following Stat classes: 221A, 221B, or 221C

NURS 331 is a block of credit granted after approval of the application; it is not a course.


RN to BSN ONLINE PETITION

If for any reason you need to change your RN to BSN course sequence, please fill out a petition