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UCCS Academic Catalog 2012-2013

    University of Colorado Colorado Springs
   
 
  Nov 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

RN to BSN and Dual Enrollment Option


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All required nursing courses are delivered in 8-week increments.  The student can choose to take two 8-week courses at the same time or back to back. A majority of the elective courses are not in the 8-week format. 

Applicants with an RN license may apply to the RN to BSN option with:

  • Clinical practice experiences of at least 1,000 hours within the past three years or successful completion of an RN re-entry course approved by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.
  • RN’s within 3 years of graduation may apply for entry to the program without clinical practice experience.
  • Students must have an active, unrestricted RN license in Colorado and have graduated from an accredited program.
  • Check website for current authorized states.

Dual Enrollment is for students who are currently enrolled in an associate degree nursing program. After completing first semester courses, the individual may apply to start coursework towards a bachelor’s degree in nursing while completing their associate degree in nursing. Dual Enrollment requires a cumulative 2.5 GPA. Check website for current authorized states.

Curriculum Plan for RN to BSN


Total Credits: 55 Credits


Total Credits: 33 Credits


Online Courses


All RN to BSN and Dual Enrollment Nursing/Health Sciences courses, with the exception of Nursing/Health Sciences Electives and Community Health Clinical are offered in an on-line format. Refer to the Beth-El website for information regarding technological requirements for completing on-line courses.

Colorado Articulation:


Credits granted through articulation for RNs (38 credits)
 

Total Program Credits: 126 Credits


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