RN to BS Recommended Academic Plan
|BIOL 141 (GN) Introductory Physiology||3|
|BIOL 142 Physiology Lab||1|
|PSYCH 100 (GS) Introductory Psychology||3|
|ENGL 015 (GWS) or 030 (GWS) Rhetoric & Composition/Honors Rhetoric & Composition||3|
|BIOL 129 (GN) Mammalian Anatomy||4|
|HD FS 129 (GS) Human Dev. & Family Stud.||3|
|NUTR 251 (GHA) Principles of Nutrition||3|
|CAS 100 A, B or C (GWS) Effective Speech||3|
|CHEM 101 (GN) or CHEM 110 (GN) & 111 (GN) Intro. to Chemistry or Chemistry Principles I & Lab||3-4|
|MICRB 106 (GN) & 107 (GN) Microbiology & Lab||4|
|NURS 390 (US) Transition to Professional Nursing||3|
|NURS 357 Introduction to Nursing Informatics||3|
|SOC 001 (GS) or SOC 005 (GS) Intro. to Sociology or Social Problems||3|
|STAT 200 (GQ) or STAT 250 (GQ) Elementary Statistics or Intro. to Biostatistics||3-4|
|NURS 251 Health Assessment||3|
|NURS 417 (US;IL) Family & Community Health Concepts||4|
|NURS 200W Understanding & Applying Nursing Research||3|
|NURS 465 Health Concepts for Adults with Complex Health Care Needs||3|
|ENGL 202A, B, C or D (GWS) Effective Writing||3|
|NURS 475 Integrated Concepts in Nursing Practice||3|
|NURS 400-level Elective||3|
|Portfolio Credits for RN License||33|
Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better.
Italic type indicates courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
Italic Bold type indicates courses requiring grade of C or better that satisfy major and General Education requirements.
GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
US, IL, and US;IL are codes designating courses that satisfy PSU United States/International Cultures requirements.
W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.
Y is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University W and US;IL requirements.
- Typically, students entering NURN have General Education major requirements completed and will receive transfer credits.
- Speak with an adviser to have transfer transcripts evaluated.
- At University Park, NURS courses are only available online through World Campus
Academic Advising Notes:
- STAT 200 or STAT 250 is a prerequisite for NURS 200W.
- NURS 390 should be taken in the first semester of RN BS program.
- NURS 475 should be taken in the final semester of RN BS program.