Transfer Credit Online RN to BSN Courses

Unlimited credits may transfer to AU. Residency requirements to complete 120 credit hours for the Bachelor’s degree from AU include:

  • At least 30 semester hours of credit at AU;
  • Last 12 semester hours earned before graduation at AU; and
  • 2 required Ashland University nursing courses may transfer from a nationally accredited program.

Required Nursing Courses (27 credit hours)

  • NUR 309 International/Transcultural Perspectives in Healthcare 
  • NUR 302 Theoretical Bases
  • NUR 325 Introduction to Informatics in Healthcare
  • NUR 303 Individual Assessment
  • NUR 336 Genetics and Healthcare
  • NUR 362 Research & Evidence-Based Practice
  • NUR 414 Community & Public Health
  • NUR 405 Health Care Systems
  • NUR 408 Legal, Ethical & Political Perspectives

 Required Non-Nursing Courses (18 credit hours) 

  • Philosophy Elective
  • Statistics
  • Anatomy & Physiology I* and II*
  • Microbiology*
  • General or Developmental Psychology*

Remaining Required University Core Liberal Arts Courses (27 credit hours)

  • Communications*
  • Composition I* and  II *
  • Historical Reasoning
  • Religion
  • 2 Aesthetics
  • Humanity
  • Critical Cultural Inquiry*

*The 8 most common courses typically transferred in by students. All core requirements may be transferred if applicable.

Nursing Elective Concentration

Courses taken if needed only to complete 120 degree requirement hours or complete part of the School Nurse Program. Most students will not require these.

  • Design Your Own Focus track (most common)
  • School Nurse program Prep track (9 credit hours, graduate level by petition)

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