Sep 19, 2021  
2021-2022 General Catalog [Current] 
    
2021-2022 General Catalog [Current]

Nursing - RN to BSN Emphasis (B.S.N.)


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Program Information

Application Procedure

An affordable, CCNE-accredited program is delivered in an 100% online format and designed for working students. Begin when you are ready and complete your nursing core in as few as ten months by taking advantage of six starts a year and accelerated eight-week courses.

For more information: online.suu.edu/online/sap/nur

Minimum requirements to apply for admission include the following:

  • Acceptance to SUU with all transcripts transferred to SUU (a $50.00 non-refundable application fee and official transcripts are required).
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Be legally and ethically accountable for clinical nursing practice.
  • Communicate effectively using various means in a variety of roles and settings.
  • Optimize health care to diverse individuals, families, groups, and communities through collaboration with interdisciplinary health care teams.
  • Use evidence as the basis for clinically competent contemporary nursing care.
  • Influence the quality of nursing and health care using leadership skills, management concepts, and a knowledge of the political system.
  • Assume the role of generalist nurse and become a responsible member of the profession.
  • Provide quality professional nursing care based on a synthesis of theoretical and empirical knowledge from nursing, physical and social sciences, arts and humanities, and life experiences.
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and motivation toward life-long learning.

General Education (0-35 Credits)


An Associate of Science (AS) degree from a Utah State Institution (USHE) satisfies General Education/pre-admission requirements if the degree includes the American Institutions Requirement (see General Education ) and either MATH 1031 - Statistical Reasoning  or MATH 1040 - Statistical Inference . If not, these courses must be taken prior to graduation. All other degree types will be evaluated on an individual basis. Some or all of the General Education classes may need to be completed before students can graduate.

Free Upper-Division Electives (10 Credits)


  • Complete a minimum of 10 credits of upper-division electives (courses numbered 3000-4999). This requirement may be fulfilled by credits earned prior to matriculation the RN to BSN program.

Total Credits, B.S.N. Degree (not including transfer courses): 30+


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