Course of Study for a RN-BSN Major in Nursing


Course of Study for a RN-BSN Major in Nursing (offered on FHU's Dickson campus)
For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics: "Degree/Graduation Requirements."

RN-BSN students entering Freed-Hardeman University with the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree or a baccalaureate degree from an approved college must meet the following requirements in order to receive a degree from FHU:

1. Biblical Values   10 hours
BIB 121  The Life of Christ                                                                    2  
BIB 122  Acts of Apostles    2  
BIB 346  Foundations of Faith OR   
BIB 446  Christian Evidences    (3) 
HUM/BIB495  Values in Human Thought and Action   

2. Candidates for the RN-BSN program must take BIO 318 Pathophysiology, MAT 235 Introductory Statistics,       MAT 101 College Algebra, and CHE 111 Biochemistry for Health Sciences (or equivalent).

3. Candidates for the RN-BSN program must take, at FHU, such courses as may be required by the Tennessee     Board of Nursing

RN License in the State of Tennessee
      An unencumbered license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Tennessee + AND

II. Health Care Specialty Courses
An Associate Degree in Nursing from a regionally accredited college/university

III. Nursing Courses

NSG 415 Physical Assessment 2
NSG 420 Senior Clinical A 3
NSG 425 Geriatric Nursing 2
NSG 430 Senior Clinical B 3
NSG 435 Community Health Nursing 3
NSG 445 Nursing in Faith Based Communities 2
NSG 455 Professional Issues
NSG 465 Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice Nursing 3
NSG 475 Nursing Management 2
22 hours