RN to BSN ELEMENTS

Completion of the BSN requires a minimum of 120 units. Additional units may be required to fulfill GE requirements not completed at the ADN level.  This includes 50 units in the upper division Nursing major, 9 units of upper division GE taken at Sacramento State and lower division GE and Nursing courses transferred from another college or taken at Sacramento State. You are required to complete a minimum of 30 units in residence on the Sac State campus.*

Required Nursing Courses

  • NURS171: Transitional Concepts for Professional Nursing (6 units)
  • NURS173: Theoretical Foundations for Leadership and Management (6 units)
  • NURS174: Community Health Nursing (4 units)
  • NURS174C: Community Health Clinical (2 units)
  • NURS170: Nursing Research (3 units)
  • NURS179: Reasoning and Critical Thinking (3 units)
  • NURS178: Culminating Project (3 units)
  • Completion of NCLEX (19 Units)
  • Total Units 46