RN to BSN – Curriculum

The RN to BSN curriculum complies with accreditation standards set by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) which ensures the quality of baccalaureate and graduate programs in Nursing. The articulated RN to BSN students complete a total of 30 select credit hours from the University of Central Arkansas for the BSN.

BSN Courses

3201 Nurse as Educator

4214 Hot Topics in Nursing or 2 hour elective

4220 Health Policy and Professional Issues in Nursing

4245 Transition to Professional Nursing

4345 Pathophysiology

4315 Nursing Research & Evidence Based Practice

4335 Informatics

4340 Health Assessment

4510 Community Health Nursing

4515 Leadership and Manaqgement

The BSN degree is awarded after the above hours are completed.

Course descriptions may be found in the UCA Undergraduate Bulletin catalog –




General Information, Prerequisites    RN to BSN Prerequisites by College

Curriculum Patterns of Enrollment     RN to BSN Application    Outcomes