Required Courses

All courses are available online through NNU.

Residency requirement: A minimum of 30 credits (Nursing and Theology) from Northwest Nazarene University

RN to BS in Nursing program students need a minimum of 124 credits to graduate.

  • Nursing Credits (27)
  • Theology Credits (3)
  • Minimum of (54) additional credits by transfer or taking at NNU
  • NCLEX-RN Exam (40)

General Education Support Courses Required (9 Semester Credits)

Required prior to taking any nursing courses:
MATH2245. Elementary Statistics (or other approved Statistics course)

Required for completion of BS Degree:
THEO2125. Survey of Christian Theology (3) (NNU course)
BIOL3820. Pathophysiology (3) (or equivalent course)

NOTE:  Additional general education credits may be required for students transferring credits from programs not listed on the Transfer of Associate Degrees for the RN to BS, Nursing Program.

Nursing Courses Required (27 Semester Credits)

NURS4110. Transition to Professional Nursing* (3)
NURS4111. Nursing as Servant Leadership (3)
NURS4112. Systems Management in Nursing (3)
NURS4113. Introduction to Nursing Research (3)
NURS4114. Community Health Nursing (3)
NURS4115. Community Health Nursing Lab (3) (Prerequisite: NURS4114)
NURS4118. Nursing with Older Adults (3)
NURS4121. History of Nursing (3)
NURS4120. Leadership in Nursing/Capstone** (3)

*First course in program
**Last course in program

Course Descriptions