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
ENGL 210
Introduction to Literature (3 cr.)
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 RN-BSN Program Total: 120 Credit Hours