RN-BSN Nursing Online Program | Mercy College

RN-BSN Nursing Online Program

Curriculum

Nursing Core Courses
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
NUR 304 Transitions in Professional Nursing 3
NUR 324 Nursing Informatics 3
NUR 374 Population Health Assessment 3
NUR 384 Evidence Based Practice 3
NUR 414 Current Issues in Nursing 3
NUR 434 Community Health Nursing 3
NUR 444 Global Focused Nursing Care 3
NUR 494 Nursing Leadership 3
Total Nursing Core Courses 24

Note: Core course subject to change.

General Education
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIO 210 Microbiology 4
BIO 220 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 221 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
ENG 101* English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
HUM/SOC Humanities Elective 3
MTH 140 Introduction to Statistics 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 201 Lifespan Psychology 3
REL 290 Medical Ethics 3
REL Religious Studies Elective 3
Total General Education 36

Note: Students who do not have transfer credit for ENG 101 may earn credit through testing. Humanities = Art, Communication, English, Foreign Language, History, Music & Religious Studies Social Sciences = Psychology & Sociology

Additional Electives
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
Additional Electives
Total Credit Hours 21

Note: 12 credit hours of electives must be from 300/400 level

Blocked Credit
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
Blocked Credit for RN Licensure and Associate degree or Diploma
Total Credit Hours 39

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • All nursing core courses are offered every semester.
  • RN-to-BSN completion students will receive 39 credit hours for their associate degree or diploma degree in nursing.
  • Full-time students can complete nursing core courses in twelve months.
  • All nursing core courses are 100% online.
  • Pre-requisite courses and general education courses are offered in limited capacity in the on-line environment, and must be completed prior to graduation.
  • Rolling admissions are accepted throughout the year.
  • Proof of current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification required.
  • Students are responsible for meeting any additional requirements of the clinical a liate site. Students will provide proof of completing the requirements of the clinical a liate site as needed. Students are responsible for all costs.