Multiple entry levels facilitate the educational upward mobility of RNs. All students seeking advanced standing will be required to meet the same prerequisites and terminal objectives of the college as traditional students. Advanced placement credit may be obtained by transfer credit or credit by examination. Those seeking advanced placement in the baccalaureate program must meet the following requirements:
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.
Advanced placement students must have an active unrestricted RN license in Colorado and have graduated from an accredited program. Request information related to the “Colorado Articulation” to answer additional questions for registered nurses seeking advanced placement
BSN Accelerated Program Bachelor of Science Plan—Nursing
Students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in a nonnursing fieldmay be eligible to apply for the accelerated BSN programif they have successfully completed (C- or better) all of the general education requirements as detailed on ourWeb site at web.uccs.edu/bethel and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. Contact the Chair of the Undergraduate Nursing Programor the Nursing Advisor for specific information.
Curriculum Plan for Advanced Placement in RN to BSN
*For RN programs with integrated content, substitutions for these courses are possible.
All RN-BSN Nursing/Health Science courses,with the exception of Nursing/Health Science Electives, are offered in an on line format. Refer to the Beth-ElWeb site at web.uccs.edu/bethel for information regarding technological requirements for completing on line courses.
Credits granted through articulation for RNs (38 credits)