James Madison University

RN to BSN Completion Program


Part-Time Sequence Curriculum

All part-time students must take a minimum of two (2) courses per semester in nursing unless otherwise approved by the RN/BSN admission and progression committee for extenuating circumstances. See the Academic Progression Policies section of the RN/BSN Handbook for further explanation.

Fall Entry to Program


Fall Semester - First Year

Courses Credit Hours
NSG 324 Strategies for Academic Success (Mandatory orientation is a part of this course) 1
NSG 333 Health Assessment 3
NSG 462 Issues in Contemporary Nursing Practice 3
Total Credits 7

Spring Semester - First Year

Courses Credit Hours
NSG 461 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 3
NSG 464 Introduction to Nursing Research 3
Total Credits 6

Summer Semester -First Year

Courses Credit Hours
NSG 466 Community Health Practicum 1
NSG 469  Caring for the Public’s Health: Community Health Nursing 4
Total Credits 5

Fall Semester - Second Year

Courses Credit Hours
NSG 325 Concepts in Aging 3
NSG 463 Professional Role Transition 3
Total Credits 6

Spring Semester - Second Year

Courses Credit Hours
NSG 460 Informatics 3
NSG 471 Leadership and Management in Healthcare 3
Total Credits 6

Spring Entry to Program


Spring Semester - First Year

Courses Credit Hours
NSG 324 RN/BSN Strategies for Success 1
NSG 461 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 3
NSG 464 Introduction to Nursing Research 3
Total Credits 7

Summer Semester - First Year

Courses Credit Hours
NSG 466 Community Health 1
NSG 469 Caring for the Public’s Health: Community Health Nursing  4
Total Credits 5

Fall Semester -First Year

Courses Credit Hours
NSG 333 Health Assessment 3
NSG 471 Leadership and Management in Healthcare 3
Total Credits 6

Spring Semester - Second Year

Courses Credit Hours
NSG 460 Informatics 3
NSG 471 Leadership and Management in Healthcare 3
Total Credits 6

Fall Semester - Second Year

Courses Credit Hours
NSG 325 Concepts of Aging 3
NSG 463 Professional Role 3
Total Credits 6