RN to BSN Program Curriculum

Total hours required for BSN at MHU: 128
Major (NUR) hours: 64 (33 RN to BSN Program; 31 Transferred) Non-major hours: 64

Required Non-Major Courses (at MHU or Articulation with NCCCS or Colleges/Universities)
  Mars Hill University Articulation with NCCCS

Foundations :

   
First-Year Seminar (6 hours) FYS 111 + FYS 112 ACA 115, 118, 112
College Composition (6 hours) ENG 111 + ENG 112 ENG 111,112,113,114
Health & Wellness (3 hours)  HEA 111 HED 110, PED 110
     

Perspectives:

   
Aesthetic (3-6 hours)  Any – Recommend 3 hours

ART, DRA, MUS 114, ENG 125, ENG 126

Global (3 hours)  Any – Recommend RS 11, SPA

Any GEO or Foreign Lang., REL 111,REL 112

Humanities (6 hours from 2 disciplines) Recommend History, Literature

HIS 131, 132; PHI 215;  REL 211, 212

Ethics, Religion  

ENG 231, 232, 233, 241, 242, 261, 262; HUM 130, 160, 220

Natural Science (4 hours) NS 111 (or approved BIO or CHM)

CHM, Micro, Patho, Immuno, Genomics, Epi

Quantitative Reasoning (3 hours) MAT 107 (or approved MAT) MAT 140, 161, 271
Social Sciences (3 hours) PSY 111 (or approved substitute)

PSY 150;SOC 210;POL 110, 120;ECO 151, 252

Ideas & Innovation – US (3 hours)

Any – Recommend REL 343 (or approved substitute)

ENG 271; HUM 121, 122;  HIS 162

Ideas & Innovation – World (3 hours)

Any – Recommend REL 336 or CJ 320 (or approved substitute)

HIS 111, 112, 115; ANT 220; HUM 211, 212

     

Foundation and Perspective Hours (minimum):  Total  43 hours

 
     
Other Non-major Courses Required: Anatomy & Physiology I and II (6-8 hours); Developmental Psychology (3 hours)  
     

Other Non-major Hours: Total  9 hours

 
     
*Recommended Non-major Courses for Remaining 10-12 Non-major Hours:

SOC 417 or SW 417  (Death & Dying); SOC 220 (Behavioral Science Statistics); SOC 213 (American and Appalachian Cultural Systems); SW 300 (Human Behavior and the Social Environment I); REL 341 (Christian Ethics); REL 343 (Religion in Appalachia); REL 336 (Women and Religion); PSY 311 (Personality Theory); HIS 349 (Appalachian Oral History); HIS 350 (African-American History; ED 401 (Educational Psychology)

*See Nursing and Adult Graduate Studies Advisors to verify course articulations.
     

Total Major NUR Hours:  64 shc (33 in RN to BSN; 31 transferred in from previous school of nursing)

 


One-Year Track

Summer Semester
NUR 212R: Transition to BSN for RNs (3 shc) – first ½ of semester
NUR 257R: Transcultural/Global Health for RNs (3 shc) - second ½ of semester

Fall Semester
NUR 322R: Nursing Statistics for RNs (3 hours) – first ½ of semester
NUR 323R: Nursing Research and Evidence-based Practice for RNs (3 hours) –
first ½ of semester
NUR 420R: Promoting Healthy Aging and Quality of Life for RNs (3 hours) – second ½ of semester
NUR 421R: Promoting Community Health for RNs (5 hours ) – second ½ of semester

Spring Semester
NUR 422R: Leadership, Finance, and Policy for RNs (3 hours) – first ½ of semester
NUR 423R: Bioethics and Law in Nursing Practice for RNs (3 hours) – first ½ of semester
NUR 450R: Capstone – Focused Scholarly Work for RNs (4 hours) – second ½ of semester
NUR 470R: Focused Practicum for RNs (3 hours) – second ½ of semester

Other (by permission of Dean of Nursing): NUR 457: Directed Studies; NUR 460: Directed Readings

Two-Year Track

Summer Semester - 1
NUR 212R: Transition to BSN for RNs (3 shc) – first ½ of semester
NUR 257R: Transcultural/Global Health for RNs (3 shc) - second ½ of semester

Fall Semester - 1
NUR 322R: Nursing Statistics for RNs (3 hours) – first ½ of semester
NUR 323R: Nursing Research and Evidence-based Practice for RNs (3 hours) –
first ½ of semester

Spring Semester - 1
NUR 422R: Leadership, Finance, and Policy for RNs (3 hours) – first ½ of semester
NUR 423R: Bioethics and Law in Nursing Practice for RNs (3 hours) – first ½ of semester
Summer Semester - 2
NUR 257R: Transcultural/Global Health for RNs (3 shc) - second ½ of weeks of semester

Fall Semester – 2
NUR 420R: Promoting Healthy Aging and Quality of Life for RNs (3 hours) – second ½ of semester
NUR 421R: Promoting Community Health for RNs (5 hours ) – second ½ of semester

Spring Semester - 2
NUR 450R: Capstone – Focused Scholarly Work for RNs (4 hours) – second ½ of semester
NUR 470R: Focused Practicum for RNs (3 hours) – second ½ of semester


Other (by permission of Dean of Nursing): NUR 457: Directed Studies; NUR 460: Directed Readings