RN to BSN Degree Completion Program
RN to BSN Program
The nursing program at Bacone College is a program for registered nurses who desire to complete as baccalaureate of science in nursing degree. Candidates entering the BSN program must have an Associate Degree in Nursing and an active, unencumbered RN license.
The format of the program is an accelerated format to be completed over 12 to 18 months and may take longer depending on other liberal arts degree requirements. The eight core nursing courses are offered throughout the calendar year including summer over eight week segments.
Cohort groups begin throughout the academic year. Applications to Bacone College and the RN to BSN Program must be completed and filed with the Admissions Office in order for applicants to be considered for admission.
- Active, unencumbered RN licensure in state of residence;
- Nursing GPA of 2.5 or better;
- Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better;
Applicants for admission to the BSN program shall comply with the application requirements and procedure by completing the following items:
- Application for Admission to Bacone College with submission of all college transcripts.
- Application for Admission to the RN to BSN program, including two completed standardized reference forms.
- Application for financial aid with completed FAFSA (www.fafsa.gov)
- Completed background check as required by the Office of Admissions.
- Application acceptance is ongoing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree Requirements
Core Curriculum Requirements
|Course Requirement||Suggested Bacone College Course|
|English Composition I (3 hours)||ENG 1113|
|English Composition II (3 hours)||ENG 1213|
|Speech (3 hours)||SPC 1713|
|Introduction to Critical Thinking & Informal Logic (3 hours)||LOGIC 3213|
|American History (3 hours)||HIS 2013, 2483, 2493, 3013, 3023, 3133, 3233, or 3333|
|Liberal Arts guided electives (3 hours) Art, Theatre, Literature or Media Culture||ART 1103, LIT 2113, or LIT 2123; (Offered on campus-THE 1223, JRN 1113)|
|Religion (3 hours)||REL 2253, 3113|
|Introduction to Psychology (3 hours)||PSY 1113|
|Developmental Psychology (3 hours)||PSY 2023|
|College Algebra (3 hours)||MTH 1513|
|American Indian Studies||AIS 1103|
|Anatomy & Physiology (8 hours)||BIOL 2134 and BIOL 2144|
|Microbiology (4 hours)||BIOL 2324|
|A.D.N. Nursing Courses and Electives||A total of 52 hours is required|
RN to BSN Nursing Course Requirements
|NUR 3003||Health Care Communication & Nursing Informatics (3 credit hours)|
|NUR 3103||Theories & Concepts in Professional Nursing (3 credit hours)|
|NUR 3183||Transcultural Nursing and Health Care (3 credit hours)|
|NUR 3243||Health Assessment and Promotion (3 credit hours)|
|NUR 3303||Nursing Ethics (3 credit hours)|
|NUR 4173||Nursing Research (3 credit hours)|
|NUR 4385||Community Health Nursing (5 credit hours)|
|NUR 4484||Leadership & Management Practice in Health Care Organizations (4 credit hours)|
Contacts:Mary Blankenship, MSN,RNDirector RN to BSN Program(918) 281-7356[email protected]Bacone College 2299 Old Bacone RoadMuskogee Ok, 74403Admissions & Financial Aid 1-888-682-5514