Nondepartmental Requirements (13 credit hours)

Course Course Title Site Rotation
CHEM 106/106L
Chemistry Survey with Lab I (4 cr.) Online Every Semester
MICR 230 Basic Microbiology (3 cr.) Online Every Semester
PHIL 320 Professional Ethics (3 cr.) Online Every Fall, Spring
PSYC 451 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior (3 cr.) Online Every Semester

Program Specific General Education Requirements (23 credit hours)

Course Course Title Site Rotation
ENGL 101 Composition I (3 cr.) Online Every Semester
ENGL 201 Composition II (3 cr.) - Nursing will also accept ENGL 283: Creative Writing or
ENGL 205: Business Writing
Online Every Semester
PHGY 220/220L Anatomy/Physiology I with Lab (4 cr.) Online Every Semester
PHGY 230/230L Anatomy/Physiology II with Lab (4 cr.) Online Every Semester
PSYC 101 General Psychology (3 cr.) Online Every Semester
SOC 100 : Introduction to Sociology (3 cr.) Online Every Spring/Summer
SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech (3 cr.) Online Every Semester

Additional General Education Requirements & Electives (22 credit hours)

Course Course Title Site Rotation
ELECTIVE Humanities/Fine Arts (6 cr.) Refer to catalog for a list of acceptable courses.
*One course must be a Fine Arts elective
Online Every Semester
ELECTIVE Math (3 cr.) Refer to catalog for a list of acceptable courses. Online Every Semester
ELECTIVE Advisor Approved Electives (13 cr.) Refer to catalog for a list of acceptable courses.
*3 credits must be an approved Writing Intensive course | *2 credits must be 300 level or above
Online Every Semester

Nursing Core Requirements

Course Course Title Rotation
NURS 342 Information Management and Technology Application (3 cr.) TBA
NURS 350 Research and Evidence Based Practice (3 cr.) Every Fall
NURS 362 Leadership and Professionalism (4 cr.) TBA
NURS 382 Nursing Practice in a Global Society (3 cr.) * Globalization requirement TBA
NURS 450 Baccalaureate Nursing Roles Synthesis (2 theory/2 clinical credits) TBA
NURS 476 Optimizing Health of Populations (2 theory/1 clinical credit) TBA
NURS 485 Designer, Coordinator & Manager of Core Capstone Practicum (2 theory/2 clinical credits) Every Fall
NURS 487 Health Care Policy, Finance & Regulatory Environment (3 cr.) Every Fall

Associate Degree Nursing Credits: 35 Credit Hours

* Minimum of 30 credit hours must be taken from USD.
* Maximum of 90 transfer credit hours may be applied to the degree

Online R.N.-B.S.N. Program Total: 120 Credit Hours