RN to BSN Program
Designed for currently licensed Registered Nurses
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To complete the Nursing Bachelor’s degree, you are required to complete the following courses in order in a three or six semester timeline.

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

For questions regarding transfer credits and required courses for graduation, please contact Cammie Sauer in CALS Academic Advising

COURSE SEQUENCE

In addition to the RN to BSN courses, you will be required to take the following courses beginning Fall 2015*:

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

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

Previous to Fall 2015:

- FDREL 200 (Family Foundations)
- FDREL 121 and 122 (Book of Mormon)
- BIO381 (Pathophysiology)


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.


PETITION

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