MSN Nursing - RN to MSN Track

Fall 2017

Degree: Master of Science
Major: Nursing
Concentration: RN to MSN Track

General Education Core Curriculum

Communication - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1301 - English Composition I

Select one from:

  • COMM 1315 - Public Speaking
  • COMM 1321 - Business and Professional Speech
  • DSDE 1371 - ASL I
  • FREN 1311 - Beginning French I
  • SPAN 1311 - Beginning Spanish I

Mathematics - 3 Hours:

Select one from:

  • MATH 1314 - College Algebra (Non Calculus Track)
  • MATH 1332 - Contemporary Mathematics

Life and Physical Sciences - 6 Hours:

BIOL 2401 - Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 2402 - Anatomy and Physiology II

Language, Philosophy and Culture - 3 Hours from:

ENGL 2300 - Close Reading II

ENGL 2310 - British Literature Before 1800

ENGL 2320 - British Literature After 1800

ENGL 2322 - British Literature

ENGL 2326 - American Literature

ENGL 2331 - World Literature

ENGL 2371 - MAsterworks of Asian Literature

ENGL 2376 - African American Literature

Creative Arts - 3 Hours from:

ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation

ARTS 1303 - Art History I

COMM 1375 - Film Appreciation

DANC 2304 - Dance Appreciation

MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation

MUSI 1310 - History of Rock and Roll

PHIL 1330 - Arts and Ideas

THEA 1310 - Introduction to Theatre

American History - 6 Hours:

HIST 1301 - US History I 1763 - 1877

HIST 1302 - US History II Since 1877

Government/Political Science - 6 Hours:

POLS 2301 - Introduction to American Government I

POLS 2302 - Introduction to American Government II

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours From:

BULW 1370 - Business Environment and Public Policy

ECON 1301 - Principles and Policies

ECON 2301 - Principles of Economics I Macro

ECON 2302 - Principles of Economics II Micro

INEN 2373 - Engineering Economics

PSYC 2301 - General Psychology

SOCI 1301 - Introduction to Sociology

Component Area Option - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1302 - Composition II

MATH 1342 - Statistics

Required Courses for Undergraduate Major

Additional Required Courses - 19 Hours:

BIOL 2420 - Microbiology

FCSC 1322 - Nutrition and Diet

PSYC 2315 - Lifespan Development

Elective - 3 Hours

Elective - 3 Hours

Elective - 3 Hours

RN to MSN  Transition Courses - 9 Hours:

MSNC 5310 - Theoretical Foundations*

MSNC 5311 - Nursing Research

MSNC 5315 - Advanced Nursing Issues**

BSN Completion Courses - 19 Hours:

NURS 4316 - Comprehensive Holistic Health Assessment

NURS 4620 - Nursing Practice: Compromised Multiple Health States

NURS 4540 - Nursing Practice: Care of Communities

NURS 4550 - Nursing Practice: Leadership and Management in the Healthcare System

Escrowed Nursing Courses - 29 Hours:

NURS 3440 - Concepts of Professional Nursing

NURS 3241 - Practicum: Concepts of Professional Nursing

NURS 3110 - Nursing Simulation Laboratory I

NURS 3330 - Principles of Pharmacology

NURS 3520 - Care of Adults

NURS 3221 - Practicum: Care of Adults

NURS 3320 - Care of Behavioral Health Clients

NURS 3231 - Practicum: Care of Behavioral Health Clients

NURS 3112 - Nursing Simulation Laboratory II

NURS 4560 - Care of the Parent-Child Family

NURS 4261 - Practicum: Parent-Child Family

*Credit will be awarded in the last semester of the undergraduate portion of this track

Required Courses for Graduate Major

MSN Core Courses - 6 Hours:

MSNC 5312 - Healthcare and Policy Finance

MSNC 5195 - Evidence-based Project I

MSNC 5296 - Evidence-based Project II

Nursing Administration Concentration:

ACCT 5315 - Financial & Managerial Accounting Foundations

MKTG 5300 - Marketing Concepts

MSNA 5320 - Role Development for Nurse Administrators

MSNA 5321 Planning and Organizing Healthcare

MSNA 5331 - Directing and Controlling Healthcare Delivery

MSNA 5221 - Administration Practicum I

MSNA 5232 - Administration Practicum II

MSNA 5323 Health Information Systems

Nursing Education Concentration:

MSNE 5350 - Role Development/Learning Theories/Teaching Strategies

MSNE 5330 - Advanced Health Assessment

MSNE 5351 - Curriculum Design

MSNE 5254 - Nurse Educator Practicum I

MSNE 5352 - Measurement and Evaluation

MSNE 5255 - Nurse Educator Practicum II

MSNE 5349 - Advanced Pathophysiology

MSNE 5356 - Advanced Pharmacology

Other

Upon completion of required undergraduate courses, students may apply to receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing before progression to the remaining graduate courses in their concentration of choice, Nursing Education or Nursing Administration.
*Must be FIRST nursing course in BSN degree.
**Must be LAST nursing course in BSN degree.

Hours

Undergraduate - 120 Hours

Graduate - 37 Hours