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.

Starting Fall 2015: All RN-BSN courses are only offered online

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

-BIO 381 (Pathophysiology)

Previous to Fall 2015:

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

Fall 2015 will bring the following changes to the RN-BSN Nursing courses:

NURS 327 will be replaced by NURS 340: Promoting Health and Wellness in the Aging Adults. 
A clinical placement request is not needed for NURS 340 as clinical hours will be fulfilled by a project. 

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 327 Physical Assessment

*Fall 2015: Will be replaced by NURS 340 Promoting Health and Wellness in the Aging Adults

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 327: Physical Assessment (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 not a class but a form you must complete


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 327 Physical Assessment

*Fall 2015: Will be replaced by NURS 340 Promoting Health and Wellness in the Aging Adults

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)
NURS 338*: Nursing Research (3 credits)
2ND SEMESTER:
NURS 338*: Nursing Research (3 credits)
3RD SEMESTER:
NURS 327: Physical Assessment (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 not a class but a form you must complete


PETITION

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