Academics

RN to BSN Academic Plan – Fall Entry

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Sample Academic Plan

Curriculum is subject to change

Each student’s plan of study will differ based on his/her sequencing of nursing courses and required number of general education credits determined via credit evaluation of prior coursework. The plan below reflects the standard sequencing of nursing requirements. Students will be guided through advising for required general education coursework. The extent of general education requirements will impact the duration of the student’s program.

Year 1//Fall Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits

Eight-week Session: 1

NRN 330 Role Transition in Nursing 3

Eight-week Session: 2

NRN 347 Research for Evidence-Based Practice 3
TOTAL 6

Year 1//Spring Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits

Eight-week Session: 1

NRN 466 Care of Aging Adults 3

Eight-week Session: 2

NRN 438 Nursing Leadership in Healthcare 3
TOTAL 6

Year 1//Summer Session

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRN 467 Community Health Theory 4
TOTAL 4

Year 2//Fall Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits

Eight-week Session: 1

NRN 430 Quality and Safety in Healthcare 3

Eight-week Session: 2

NRN 341 Healthcare Informatics 3
NRN 470 Synthesis of Professional Nursing 1
TOTAL 7

Year 2//Winter Interim

Course Number Course Title Credits
NRN 440 Healthcare Leadership Development 1
TOTAL 1

Year 2//Spring Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits

Eight-week Session: 1

NRN 444 Care Management for Populations 3
NRN 471C Community Practicum 0 - 3

Eight-week Session: 2

NRN 471C Community Practicum, Continued 3
TOTAL 6

Variable Occurrence

NRN 440 – Healthcare Leadership Development – 1 cr
Course timing will vary based on program of study arrangements

Summary

Program Credits
70…Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Transfer Credits (maximum)
30…Bellin College Nursing Credits
20…Bellin College General Education Credits
120…Total Required Credits

Program Nursing Credit Hours
Theory Ratio…1 credit: 15 hours
Clinical Ratio…1 credit: 45 hours

Course length and Delivery

  • Courses will be offered online
  • Eight-week sessions each semester (session 1, session 2, summer session) with the exception of the concluding Community Practicum Course which extends the entire 15-week semester.
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