Prerequisites and Curriculum

Prerequisite Courses - RN to BSN Track
College Core Curriculum (46-56 credits)
(Suggested sequence of courses)
 English (3-8 credits)
 ENG 101 – Composition I 3
 ENG 102 – Composition II 3
 Note:  Students who place in ENG 102 are not required to complete ENG 101.
  
 Mathematics (3-5 credits)
 MATH 120 – Fundamentals of College Math (or higher) 3
 
 Natural Sciences (19 credits)
 BIOL 189 – Fundamentals of Life Science  4
BIOL 223 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOL 224 – Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIOL 251 – Microbiology 4
CHS 421 – Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan 3
 
 Social Sciences (6 credits)
 Choose one course from:   
 SOC 101 – Principles of Sociology or ANTH 101 – Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3
PSY 101 – General Psychology 3
  
 Fine Arts (3 credits)
 Choose one course from Core Curriculum – Fine Arts 3
 
 Humanities (6 credits)
 COM 412 – Intercultural Communication 3
 Choose one course from Core Curriculum - Humanities 3
 
 Constitution (3-6 credits)
 CH 203- American Experience & Const. Change 3
 
Statistical Methods (3 credits)
PSY 210-Statistical Methods

 

Upper Division Nursing Curriculum (73 credits)

Credits by Examination (38 credits)
NURS 311-Online Learning Tools for Success 1
NURS 408-Conceptual Bases of Nursing 3
NURS 310-Cultural Diversity in Healthcare
*Meets core Cultural Diversity requirement
3
NURS 337-Pathophysiology 3
NURS 410-Physical Assessment 3
NURS 418-Nursing Research Methods 3
NURS 440-Nursing Leadership in the 21 st Century 3
NURS 444-Human Care Nursing in the Community 6
NURS 319-Chemical Principles of Pharmacology 4
NURS 416-Introduction to Nursing Informatics 3
Nursing Elective 3

 

Summary of credit requirements for BSN

College Core Requirements 46-56
Major Requirements 73
Electives 2
Total Credits 121
For More Information:
Nevada State College School of Nursing
1125 Nevada State Drive
Henderson, NV 89002

Phone: (702) 992-2048
Email: nursing@nsc.edu
URL: www.nsc.edu/rn2bsn