Program Map: Nursing, RN to BSN Completion track, BSN

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

  • Students must hold and maintain a current, valid and unrestricted Registered Nurse License to apply for the RN-BSN program. All required information must be included for the application to be considered, including your license or certification number. An application missing required information and/or submitted after the deadline dates will not be considered.

  • Candidates for 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 the Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

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

  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.5 required

  • Students transferring all core course credit from another institution must take a minimum of 30 semester hours at ABAC to be eligible for graduation.

  • 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.

  • RN to BSN Program Online Admission

    • October 1:  Spring admission

    • July 1: Fall admission

    • March 1:  Summer admission

First Year*

First Term**

Hrs

    

Second Term

Hrs

    

Third Term

Hrs

course  

4

 

course  

5

 

course  

3

course  

3

 

course  

3

 

course  

7

 

 

 

course  

5

 

 

 

Total

7

 

Total

13

 

Total

10

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

***Successful completion of the core course requirement (60 hours of core classes- ENGL 1101, ENGL 1102, etc.) and subsequent successful completion of one semester of RN to BSN Program track nursing grants the student articulation credit for NURS 1108, NURS 1109, NURS 1110, NURS 2207, NURS 2208, NURS 2209, and NURS 2210.

Milestones

  • Do not complete a nursing application if you have not been accepted to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC). To apply to ABAC go to abac.edu and click on the Admissions link.

  • All students are required to demonstrate a minimum of computer and internet competency. An orientation to the ABAC learning management system (LMS) is provided on orientation day by information technology specialists. Professors for each class will review class requirements on orientation day. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain the information posted through the web-based courses in the LMS platform. Students must have access to a computer with a software service with a word processor and presentation capabilities.