Apr 04, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

Nursing, R.N.-B.S.N. (Consortium)


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The Consortium Off-campus BSN Completion program provides working/experienced Registered Nurses an opportunity to continue their education by accessing BSN and Southern-specific cognate classes close to work and home in the Chattanooga area. The courses occur in a two-year rotation. Nurses seeking their BSN degree and/or accepted Accelerated RN to MSN students may access these classes.

Major  66  
Cognates 27  
General Education      24  
Electives to = 124 ___  
TOTAL 124  

Total 66 Hours


***Nursing electives must be at the upper division level and Nursing courses.

Contact the School of Nursing for a suggested sequence of courses. BSN Consortium requirements are aligned with the accelerated RN-MSN program as listed below.

  • Graduates of a state-approved associate degree nursing program will be considered to have met the general education requirements for the first two years of the program, with the exception of  English, History, Fitness for Life, and Computer Competency or waiver. If ENGL 101 -ENGL 102 , COMM 135 MATH 215 , PEAC 125  or PEAC 225 , or computer competency requirements were not included in the AS program, they must be taken in fulfillment of the BSN degree General Education requirements.
  • CHEM 120  or 3 hours college chemistry.

Required Cognates


(includes 21 hours of AS level cognates)

Required General Education


Area R-3


Total 3 hours


Total 3 hours


Total 6 hours


Total 3 hours


Total 3 hours


Total 1 hour


Area IN-6


  •  HIST course 3 hours

Total 3 hours


Area IN-10


  • Aesthetic Analysis 3 hours (Not required in RN-MSN)

Total 3 hours


Total 1 hour


Area P-1b


  •  ADAC, PEAC, or RECR course 1 hour

Total 1 hour


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