Bachelor's Degree Completion, Nursing (BSN)  

Students who wish to enroll in D'Youville's online RN-to-BSN program must hold an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) from an accredited program or a diploma in nursing. View other criteria for admission to the program.

Core Requirements 

The courses below are required but if you have taken them already you may be able to transfer your credits. Credit will be transferred from your associate's degree following an evaluation of transfer credits. If you've already earned a bachelor's degree, the core requirements are waived.

Tip Use the Online Course Equivalency database to see whether the courses you've taken at other institutions can be counted towards a degree at D'Youville.

Class Name Credits
ENG 111 - English Communications I 3
ENG 112 - English Communications II 3
PSY 101 - General Psychology (OR) 
PSY 203 - Developmental Psychology 
SOC 101 - Principles of Sociology (OR) 
SOC 102 - Social Problems
PHI 201 - Ethics (OR)
RS 201 - Religion & Social Responsibility
CSC 110 - Computers & Computing 3
Political Science (OR) Economics  3
History Course 3
5 Humanities Courses in 3 categories (Literature, Fine Arts, Philosophy, Religious Studies or Foreign Language)  15

Nursing Courses

The RN-BSN nursing curriculum consists of 30 credit hours.

Class Name Credits

NUR 442 RN WIP - Professional Issues


NUR 380 - Evidence Based Nursing


NUR 443 - Clinical Foundation


NUR 461 RN - Community and Population-Based Nursing


NUR 462 RN - Vulnerable Populations


NUR 481 RN - Leadership to Advanced Quality and Safety (Capstone)



Additional Required Courses


Class Name Credits
MAT 123 Statistics 4
Electives* 8

* Students interested in graduate-level nursing pathways can opt to take two courses leading to a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Degree.

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