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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Baccalaureate Nursing, RN-to-BSN Major (BSN)


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Major code BS1203

College of Health Sciences and Professions 
School of Nursing 
Grover Center E317
Phone: 740.593.4494
Phone: 800.560.0144
Fax: 740.593.0286
nursing@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/nursing/rntobsn/

Program Overview

This major code is for licensed registered nurses (RN) seeking the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).  All NRSE courses are delivered online. Most support courses also have online options.

Admissions Information

Change of Program Policy

Applicants must be a graduate of an approved program (or its equivalent) that prepares individuals to sit for the registered nurse licensing exam (NCLEX-RN) and be a resident of one of the Ohio University authorized states. Check undergraduate admissions website or call the School of Nursing for a list of current approved states.

External Transfer Admission

The majority of students in this program are considered transfer students in that they completed the basic registered nurse preparation and possibly general education courses at another institution. All work completed previously at an institution other than Ohio University will be evaluated according to academic requirements of the RN-to-BSN major and OU transfer credit policy.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Following graduation, registered nurses with the BSN degree are able to pursue nursing leadership positions within health care agencies and are prepared to enter master’s or doctoral programs in nursing that would lead to advanced nursing roles.

Requirements

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

College-Level Requirements for the College of Health Sciences and Professions


View the College-Level Requirements for the College of Health Sciences and Professions .

Nursing BS1203 (RN to BSN) Prerequisites


English Composition


Complete (or have transfer credit) prior to enrolling in any NRSE RN to BSN courses:

Non-NRSE required courses


Complete (or have transfer credit for) all of the following courses:

Biological Sciences


Complete (or have transfer credit for) one of the following courses:

Chemistry


Complete (or have transfer credit for) one of the following courses:

Child Development/Psychology


Complete (or have transfer credit for) one of the following courses:

Elementary Statistics


Complete (or have transfer credit for) one of the following courses:

Microbiology


Complete (or have transfer credit for) one of the following courses:

Lower Division Nursing


A minimum of 27 semester credits in lower division nursing are needed from prelicensure program.

Upper Division Nursing Requirements


Complete the following courses:

RN to BSN Nursing Requirements


Complete the following courses:

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