- 34-37 credits awarded for nursing courses taken in your prior degree
- 50 credit hours of general education requirements
- 36 credit hours of required nursing courses, including Capstone practicum hours and three elective courses
If you are enrolled in the ASN programs at Ivy Tech or Vincennes University, you can transfer directly to IU as a junior nursing student as part of our TSAP (Transfer Single Articulation Pathways) RN to BSN track, once you are accepted to IU.
To be eligible for the TSAP RN to BSN track, you must complete your ASN degree in the spring semester and plan to enter our RN to BSN program in the following fall semester. If you have been out of your ASN program for more than a semester, you are not eligible to apply.
When you enroll at IU, you must be a full time student taking 12-15 credit hours per semester (including general education requirements, if needed). The following general education courses are required for the RN to BSN Online Degree Completion Option and may be completed at either IU or Ivy Tech: Introduction to Sociology (SOC-S100), Basic Human Physiology (PHSL-P215), Microorganisms in Nature (BIOL-M200), and Microbiology lab (BIOL-M215).
The application deadline is June 1. Learn more about TSAP
You can complete your bachelor's in nursing in one-to-three years, depending upon when you complete your general education requirements.
With full-time study, you can complete your degreen in 12 months (3 semesters, 12 credits each). With part-time study, you can complete your degree in 18 months (4 semesters, 9 credits each) or 24 months (6 semesters, 6 credits each).
The courses listed below are 3 credits each.
B331 Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing PracticeB304 Health Policy
In addition to the required courses, students take 3 electives (3 cr. each).
B344 Comprehensive Health Assessment
B403 Gerontological Nursing
K301 The Art and Science of Complementary Health
K305 New Innovations in Health and Health Care
K434 Global Health Issues in Nursing
K499 Genetics and Genomics
S410 Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response
S420 Care Coordination in Transitions of Care
These Gen Ed courses are required and may be taken at the same time as your RN to BSN online courses. Our nursing advisor will review your transcript(s) to determine if requirements have been met.
Anatomy & Physiology (6-10 cr.)
Microbiology (3-4 cr.)
General science (6 cr.)
English Composition (3 cr.)
Communications (3 cr.)
Intro. to Psychology (3 cr.)
Intro. to Sociology (3 cr.)
Social & historical (3 cr.)
Cultural diversity (6 cr.)
Humanistic appreciation (3 cr.)
Open electives (graded) (6 electives)