Nursing, RN to BSN Completion track, B.S.N.-Fall, Spring, Summer Start

120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

 

Hour Breakdown

60 hours of CORE + 3 Hours PE credit + 30 hours Articulation + 30 BSN credit hours = 123

 

RN to BSN Admission Requirements & Info

  • Apply and be accepted by ABAC before applying to the RN to BSN Program

  • Complete Core Curriculum requirements (42 hours) prior to beginning the RN to BSN program

  • Must hold and maintain a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse License. 

  • Successful completion (grade of C or higher) of the core course requirement (60 hours + 3 hours PE)

  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.5 required

  • Visit https://www.abac.edu/academics/schools/nursing/rn-bsn-program for complete admission requirements to the RN to BSN program

  • All students will be required to take one PE activity course and the Health & Wellness class (PHED 1100).  Students who have earned an associate or baccalaureate degree from another regionally accredited institution will be considered to have met all physical education requirements for graduation from ABAC.

  • A candidate for acceptance into the RN to BSN Program must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours of Core Curriculum requirements as outlined in the program requirements for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

  • Rolling admission for students to begin course work any term upon acceptance into the program.

 

One to Two Terms Prior to Program Start

Apply to ABAC

Contact Advisor and determine courses needed to complete Core Requirements

 

Milestones:

  • Apply to RN to BSN program one term prior to the anticipated start date

  • Attend RN to BSN program Orientation

 

First Year*

First Term**

Hrs

    

Second Term

Hrs

    

Third Term

Hrs

NURS 3000 - Concepts and Perspectives of Professional Nursing Practice  

4

 

NURS 4000 - Leadership and Information Management in Nursing  

5

 

NURS 4300 - Aging Populations  

3

NURS 3050 - Advanced Health Assessment  

3

 

NURS 4050 - Foundations of Nursing Research  

3

 

NURS 4350 - Professional Role Immersion  

7

 

 

 

NURS 4100 - Community Nursing and Rural Health  

5

 

 

 

Total

7

 

Total

13

 

Total

10

*Students can begin the RN to BSN program any term (Fall, Spring, or Summer).

*Students should follow the sequence of courses as presented.

 

**Successful completion of one semester of RN to BSN Program track nursing courses grants the student 30 hours articulation credit for previous nursing courses from an associate degree/diploma RN program.

 

Milestones

  • Apply for graduation two terms prior to your graduation date.