B.S. Nursing - R.N. Completion

Program Admission Requirements

Before applying to the BSN Completion program:

  • Students must either
    • 1) possess an associate degree in nursing, or
    • 2) be enrolled in an associate degree in nursing program.
  • Students must have a minimum combined GPA of  "C" (2.0) in their previous nursing-specific courses.
  • Every prospective student must meet with the Nursing advisor to be eligible to apply to the program.

The following courses may be taken either before students begin the BSN Completion program, or as co-requisite courses during the BSN Completion program. 

Course List Code Title Credits Students must have a grade of “C" (2.0) or better in the Prerequisite/Co-requisite Courses listed below.
BIOL 2229Introduction to Pathobiology3
or BIOL 3306 Advanced Pathobiology
MATH 1153Statistical Reasoning (Satisfies General Education Objective 3)3
or MGT 2216, PSYC 2227, SOC 3309, or a statistics course approved by the College of Nursing
Total Credits6

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Students in the BSN Completion program must fulfill all university General Education requirements in order to earn the BSN degree. Many, if not all, of the General Education requirements will have been met while earning the associate's degree in nursing.
Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 11533
Objective 46
Objective 57
Objective 66
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37

Major Requirements

Students must maintain a combined GPA of "C" (2.0) in all nursing classes. Failure to do so will result in removal from the program.
NURS 3105Professional Nursing3
NURS 3330Evidence-Based Nursing Practice3
or DHS 4426 Evidence Based Research in Health Sciences
NURS 4180Foundations of Health Informatics for Nursing (TBSN, CBSN)2
NURS 4200
Population Health Nursing
and Population Health Nursing Clinical
NURS 4220Leadership and Management in Nursing *3
NURS 4400Experiential Learning Equivalency for BS Completion Students **1-30
Total Credits17-46

Degree Totals

Course List Code Title Credits Program Admission Requirements6
General Education 1varies
Major Requirements17-46
Upper Division Electives 1varies
Free Electives0
Total Credits 120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education 

Major Academic Plan (MAP)