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RN to BSN Degree Requirements

Online RN to BSN Degree Requirements

As part of University of the Cumberlands' Bachelor’s degree requirements, each student must complete at least 120 semester hours (25% taken at UC), including those within the major and the coursework required in the sections listed below:

  • General Education (may transfer in hours from Associate Degree)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Integrated Studies

*30 of the last 36 hours must be completed at UC

Blended Online Format

  • While all courses are offered in an online format, some courses have a clinical component
  • All online RN-BSN students must complete the exit exam prior to graduation
  • Fees may be applicable for the exam

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

While all courses are offered in an online format, some courses have a clinical component*. All RN-BSN students must complete the exit exam prior to graduation.

 

In addition, students graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing must complete the following:

 

  • Transfer credits from an accredited AS-RN program posted at the time of admission into the program. These credits must have originally been earned with a grade of “C” or better and will normally include 38 hours of coursework in the following areas:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Microbiology / Medical Microbiology
  • Didactic and Clinical Instruction in such venues as Surgical Nursing, Maternal and Newborn Nursing, and Pediatric Nursing

General Education Requirements

For a full list of course offerings, visit our Academic Catalog page.