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RN to Master of Science in Nursing***
Area I: General Education: 76 Credits

A transcript evaluation is completed for each student to transfer in up to 90 general education credits. For students to receive block transfer credit for General Education courses, they must meet the standard outlined in the General Education Transfer Credit policy.

Professional Development
AHS1001 Medical Terminology, 4 Credit Hours
ITS1000 Computer and Internet Literacy, 4 Credit Hours
Basic Communications
ENG1100 Composition I, 4 Credit Hours
ENG1200 Composition II, 4 Credit Hours
ENG1300 Composition III, 4 Credit Hours
SPC1026 Public Speaking, 4 Credit Hours
Mathematics and Statistics
MAT1001 College Algebra I, 4 Credit Hours
MAT1500 College Mathematics, 4 Credit Hours
MAT2058 Statistics, 4 Credit Hours
Natural Sciences
BIO1011 Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 Credit Hours

(must be taken concurrently with BIO1012 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab)

BIO1012 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab, 2 Credit Hours
BIO1013 Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 Credit Hours

(must be taken concurrently with BIO1014 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab)

BIO1014 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab, 2 Credit Hours
Arts and Humanities (chose two)
Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSY1001 General Psychology, 4 Credit Hours
PSY2022 Human Growth and Development, 4 Credit Hours
SOC1001 Introduction to Sociology, 4 Credit Hours
General Education Elective (Choose Two)
BIO1020 Principles of Biology I, 4 Credit Hours
BIO1021 Principles of Biology II, 4 Credit Hours
ECO2071 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 Credit Hours
ECO2072 Principles of Macroeconomics, 4 Credit Hours
ENG2002 World Literature I: From the Ancient World to the Middle Ages, 4 Credit Hours
ENG2003 World Literature II: From Enlightenment to Modernity, 4 Credit Hours
ENG2011 Introduction to American Literature: 1865 to present, 4 Credit Hours
HIS1101 U.S. History I: Colonial to 1865, 4 Credit Hours
HIS1102 U.S. History II: 1865 to Present, 4 Credit Hours
HUM1001 History of Art through the Middle Ages, 4 Credit Hours
HUM1002 History of Art from the Middle Ages to Modern Times, 4 Credit Hours
HUM2101 World Civilization I: Prehistory to 1500 C.E., 4 Credit Hours
HUM2102 World Civilization II: 1500 to Present, 4 Credit Hours
MAT1500 College Mathematics, 4 Credit Hours
MAT2000 Pre-Calculus, 4 Credit Hours
MAT2101 Calculus I, 4 Credit Hours
MAT2102 Calculus II, 4 Credit Hours
PHI2301 Introduction to Philosophy, 4 Credit Hours
POL2076 American Government, 4 Credit Hours
REL1001 World Religions, 4 Credit Hours
SOC1001 Introduction to Sociology, 4 Credit Hours
UVC1000 Strategies for Success, 4 Credit Hours
Area II Foundation Requirements: 14 Credits
BIO2070 Microbiology, 4 Credit Hours

(must be taken concurrently with BIO2071 or BIO2073)

BIO2071 Microbiology Lab, 2 Credit Hours



BIO2073 Microbiology Laboratory, 2 Credit Hours


(required for BSN; RN to BSN students ONLY can take either)

CHM1010 General Chemistry, 4 Credit Hours
NTR2050 Nutrition, 4 Credit Hours
Undergraduate Nursing (45 transfer credits + 36 credits from South University)
NSG3007 Foundations for Professional Nursing, 4 Credit Hours
NSG3029 Foundations of Nursing Research, 4 Credit Hours
NSG3039 Information Management and Technology, 4 Credit Hours
NSG4028 Concepts of Teaching and Learning, 4 Credit Hours
NSG4029 Leadership in a Diverse Society, 4 Credit Hours
NSG4055 Illness and Disease Management Across the Life Span, 4 Credit Hours
NSG4067 Gerontological Nursing, 4 Credit Hours
NSG4068 Trends in Healthcare Policy, 4 Credit Hours
NSG4074 Health Promotion and Clinical Prevention, 4 Credit Hours
Graduate Nursing (Students must complete core credits and one specialization)
MSN Core: 20 Credits
NSG5000 Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse: Transformational Leadership in Advanced Practice, 4 Credit Hours
NSG5002 Advanced Theoretical Perspectives for Nursing, 4 Credit Hours
NSG5003 Advanced Pathophysiology, 4 Credit Hours


NSG6002 Health Policy and Health Promotion in Advanced Nursing Practice, 4 Credit Hours
NSG6101 Nursing Research Methods, 4 Credit Hours
Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner: 42 Credits for Specialization, 233 Total Credits for Program

Offered at South University, Austin; South University, Cleveland; South University, Columbia; South University, Montgomery; South University, Novi; South University, Online Programs; South University, Richmond; South University, Savannah; and South University, Tampa.

NSG6001 Advanced Nursing Practice I, 4 Credit Hours
NSG6005 Pharmacology, 4 Credit Hours
NSG6006 Pre-Specialty Evaluation, 0 Credit Hours
NSG6020 Advanced Health and Physical Assessment, 6 Credit Hours
NSG6021 Pre-Clinical Evaluation, 0 Credit Hours


NSG6420 Practicum I: Family Health - Adult and Gerontology, 6 Credit Hours
NSG6430 Practicum II: Family Health- Women's Health, 6 Credit Hours
NSG6435 Practicum III: Family Health - Pediatrics, 6 Credit Hours
NSG6440 Practicum IV: Family Health - Primary Care, 6 Credit Hours
NSG6999 Graduate Project in Nursing, 4 Credit Hours

*If the student receives a failing grade in NSG2021, the student must enroll in and successfully pass the following two (2) credit course NSG6022 Nurse Practitioner Enhancement


**Students wishing to further develop their advanced practice skills should take NSG5003 Advanced Pathophysiology, NSG6001 Advanced Nursing Practice I, and NSG6005 Pharmacology. Students wishing to further develop their management, administration, and technology skills may take LEA5100 Leadership, Organization Theory and Change, LEA5130 Team Building and Group Dynamics, IST5010 Information Technology Infrastructure and/or  PMC6601 Foundations of Project Management in place of NSG5003, NSG6001 , and/or NSG6005. In all cases students should work closely with their Academic Advisors or Academic Counselors to select appropriate coursework that meets their career needs and course prerequisites.

***South University, Online Program Offerings may not be available to residents of all states.  Please contact an admissions representative for further information.