Nursing

  • CSUN students and faculty in Nursing Lab

    Department of Nursing

  • CSUN students working in hospital setting

    Department of Nursing

  • CSUN Nursing students receiving awards

    Department of Nursing

RN to BSN Curriculum Requirements

1. Lower Division Required Courses (28 units) 

BIOL 211 Human Anatomy (2)

BIOL 212 Lab Studies in Human Anatomy (1)

BIOL 215/L Introductory Microbiology and Lab (2/2)

BIOL 281 Human Physiology (3)

BIOL 282 Lab Experiments in Human Physiology (1)

CHEM 103/L Introductory Chemistry I and Lab (3/1)

MATH 140 Introductory Statistics (4)

Critical Thinking (3)

Oral Communication (3)

Written Communication (3)

2. Upper Division Required Courses (36 units) 

NURS 302 Basic Pathophysiology (3)

NURS 303 Professional Nursing (3)

NURS 306 Supportive/Educative Nursing Systems (3)

NURS 307/L Health Assessment in Self Care Agency and Lab (2/1)

NURS 308 Family Systems Nursing (3)

NURS 310 Principles of Nursing Research (3)

NURS 426 Nursing Systems Issues and Ethics (3)

NURS 427/L Dynamics of Nursing Leadership and Lab (3/2)

NURS 428/L Community Health Nursing and Lab (3/2)

HSCI 488 Epidemiology: Study of Disease (3)

NURS 495AA or BA Clinical Advances in Health Sciences: RN to BSN Senior Project (1/1) or (2)