College of Nursing
Curriculum - R.N. to B.S.N. Program
The curriculum is flexible and allows students to take courses at their own pace. Seton Hall University offers the R.N. to B.S.N. program on-campus, off-campus and on-line to provide a convenient learning environment for all students. The entire B.S.N. curriculum totals 122 credits, and is comprised of the following requirements:

R.N.-to-B.S.N. Program Curriculum 
Liberal Arts and Science Requirements 
Natural Sciences 8-12 Credits
Social Sciences 9 Credits
Liberal Arts 12 Credits
Other Electives 15 Credits
Free Electives to meet credit requirements 7-11 Credits
Liberal Arts/Science Credits 44-48
NCLEX-R.N. Licensure  32 Credits 

Nursing Courses 
NUTH 1001 Group Dynamics 2 Credits
NUTH 1003 Culture and Health 3 Credits
NUTC 2011 Health Assessment 3 Credits
NUTH 2012 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan 2 Credits
NUTH 3002 Gerontological Nursing 2 Credits
NUTH 3003 Research in Nursing 3 Credits
NUTH 3004 The Business of Healthcare 3 Credits
NURN 3001 Professional Nursing I (Theory and Clinical) 6 Credits
NURN 4017 Community Health Perspectives (Theory and Clinical) 5 Credits
NURN 4020 Professional Nursing II* (Theory and Clinical) 6 Credits
35 Nursing Credits

122 Total Credits for B.S.N.
*Eligible students may take approved graduate level courses in lieu of Professional Nursing II.


R.N.-to-B.S.N. Second Degree Program Curriculum 
Liberal Arts and Science Requirements  
Anatomy and Physiology Chemistry/Microbiology 12 Credits
Statistics 3 Credits
Ethics 3 Credits
Developmental Psychology 3 Credits
Sociology or Anthropology 3 Credits
Liberal Arts/Science Credits : 24 Credits
NCLEX-R.N. Licensure 32 Credits
Nursing Courses 
NUTH 1001 Group Dynamics 2 Credits
NUTH 1003 Culture and Health 3 Credits
NUTC 2011 Health Assessment 3 Credits
NUTH 2012 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan 2 Credits 
NUTH 3002 Gerontological Nursing 2 Credits
NUTH 3003 Research in Nursing 3 Credits
NUTH 3004 The Business of Healthcare 3 Credits
NURN 3001 Professional Nursing I (Theory and Clinical) 6 Credits
NURN 4017 Community Health Perspectives (Theory and Clinical) 5 Credits 
NURN 4020 Professional Nursing II* (Theory and Clinical) 6 Credits
35 Nursing Credits
122 Total Credits**
*Eligible students may take approved graduate level courses in lieu of Professional Nursing II.
**Students' non-nursing baccalaureate degree credits will supplement the credit requirements for the B.S.N. degree. In order to earn a degree from Seton Hall University, students must complete at least 30 credits within the institution. Students may take up to 18 credits on a non-matriculated basis.

Transfer credits

Credits gained at other institutions can be transferred subject to your transcript being reviewed by the program director. Non-matriculated students can continue to take required arts & science courses at other approved institutions. Students who wish to continue taking courses must matriculate after completing 18 credits.


All nursing courses must be completed at Seton Hall University College of Nursing. Students can demonstrate proficiency through testing or certification for some courses. Students must complete a minimum of 30 credits at Seton Hall in order to earn a B.S.N. degree.

For additional information, please contact:
Felella K. Millman, Ph.D., R.N., Director, Non-Traditional Nursing Programs at (973) 275-2118 or felella.millman@shu.edu
Sharon Venino, M.S., Assistant Program Director, (973) 275-2359 or sharon.venino@shu.edu 

 

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