Academic Catalog 2014-2015 
    May 24, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN)

The Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) is a degree completion option for registered nurses seeking a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Courses are taken one at a time in sequence in a five or ten week online format. The program is specifically designed for adult learners who want to combine academic study and career advancement with employment. Small class sizes, professional application, and colleague relationships encourage individualized learning and networking.

Students have direct access to national faculty experts, leaders in health care, and the opportunity to study and network with Christian nurses from around the world. We challenge students to become exceptionally compassionate and competent nurse leaders who impact their world, and transform health care through the uniqueness of Christ-inspired nursing practice.

CCU transfers up to 83 credits from an accreditied community college or university.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree requires completion of the following 120 credit hours:
Prerequisites: Lower division nursing by RN licensure  (38 credit hours)
General Education and Electives (33 credit hours)
Biological Science (12 credit hours)
College of Adult and Graduate Studies Core (9 credit hours)
Major Nursing Core: RN-BSN (28 credit hours)

Prerequisite Requirements

Lower division nursing (ASN or diploma) credit granted through RN license (38 credits).

General Education and Electives (33 credit hours)

College of Adult and Graduate Studies Core (9 credit hours)

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (RN-BSN)

The faculty recommends students in the BS in Nursing (RN-BSN) to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of 120 credit hours of courses, including all nursing prerequisites, general education, biological sciences, CAGS core, and nursing major core courses.
  2. A letter grade of C or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CAGS Residency requirements .
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.