Course Planning Guides for RN to B.S. Online/On-site Programs

Full-Time Curriculum Plan of Study

Full-Time Study Year 1

Fall Semester Winter Session Spring Semester Summer Session
Course Name Credits Course Name Credits Course Name Credits Course Name Credits
NUR 350 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing 3 credits Information and Technology: LIB200  Critical Research Skills 1 credit NUR 304 Health Assessment 3 credits CHE101 General Chemistry 4 credits
NUR326 Health Promotion/Soc. Justice 3 credits     NUR 327 Application of Research in Nursing Practice 3 credits    
U.S./West Civilization 3 credits     Global Issues 3 credits    
MAT 161 Elementary Statistics
Pre-requisite: completion of the MATH competency requirement or MAT101
3 credits     World Systems/Foreign Language 3 credits    
Total 12 credits Total 1 credits Total 12 credits Total 4 credits

Full-Time Study Year 2

Fall Semester Winter Session Spring Semester Summer Session
Course Name Credits Course Name Credits Course Name Credits Course Name Credits
Students are required to complete 36 credits at SUNY Plattsburgh to satisfy the residency requirement.
Courses marked with an asterisk * contain a clinical component.
*Prior to taking clinical courses, students must complete cognates and lower level nursing courses (NUR 350 and NUR 304) with a grade of “C” or better and gain formal acceptance into the degree program (matriculation). Degree requirement: 120 credits.
CHE271 Organic/biochemistry 4 credits     NUR 428 Management/Leadership* — clinical 4 credits    
FNI 211 Human Nutrition 3 credits     NUR 437 Public Policy and Professional Issues 3 credits    
NUR342 Nursing Informatics 3 credits     Elective: 3 credits if needed      
NUR 425 Public Health Nursing* — clinical 4 credits     ARTS / Humanities 3 credits    
 Total 14 credits  Total    Total 10–13 credits    

Part-Time Curriculum Plan of Study

Part-Time Study Year 1

Fall Semester Winter Session Spring Semester Summer Session
Course Name Credits Course Name Credits Course Name Credits Course Name Credits

NUR 350 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing

 

3 credits

Information and Technology: LIB200  Critical Research Skills

1 credits

NUR 304 Health Assessment

 

3 credits CHE101 General Chemistry

4 credits

 

MAT 161 Elementary Statistics
Pre-requisite: completion of the MATH competency requirement or MAT101
3 credits     U.S./West Civilization 3 credits    
Total 6 credits Total 1 credits Total 6 credits Total 4 credits

Part-Time Study Year 2

Fall Semester Winter Session Spring Semester Summer Session
Course Name Credits Course Name Credits Course Name Credits Course Name Credits
CHE271 Organic/biochemistry 4 credits World Systems/Foreign Language 3 credits NUR 327 Application of Research in Nursing Practice 3 credits FNI 211 Human Nutrition 3 credits
NUR342 Nursing Informatics 3 credits     Global Issues  3 credits    
Total 7 credits Total 3 credits Total 6 credits Total 3 credits

Part-Time Study Year 3

Fall Semester Winter Session Spring Semester Summer Session
Course Name Credits Course Name Credits Course Name Credits Course Name Credits
Students are required to complete 36 credits at SUNY Plattsburgh to satisfy the residency requirement.
Courses marked with an asterisk * contain a clinical component.
*Prior to taking clinical courses, students must complete cognates and lower level nursing courses (NUR 350 and NUR 304) with a grade of “C” or better and gain formal acceptance into the degree program (matriculation). Degree requirement: 120 credits.
NUR 425 Public Health Nursing* — clinical 4 credits ARTS/Humanities 3 credits NUR 428 Management/Leadership* — clinical 4 credits Elective: 3 credits if needed 3 credits
NUR326 Health Promotion/Soc. Justice 3 credits     NUR 437 Public Policy and Professional Issues 3 credits    
Total 7 credits Total 3 credits Total 7 credits Total 3 credits

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about the RN to B.S. Online Program, please contact

Anna Liem
Office: Hawkins Hall
Phone: (518) 564-3124
Email: liemak@plattsburgh.edu