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Executive RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Curriculum

NOTE:  The School offers the program when a cohort of 30 students are admitted.

UHM Nursing will admit cohorts in cooperation with employers as requested.

 

Upon admission, each student will receive a personalized review of completed coursework to create an individualized progression plan for program completion including general education requirements.

 
General University Core and Graduation Requirements
45 credits
Diversification Core
19 credits
Natural Science (7) 
Arts/Humanities/Literatures (6)

Social Science (6)

Foundation Core
12 credits
Written Communication (3) 
Symbolic Reasoning (3) 
Global/Multicultural Perspectives (6)

General Elective Courses
Approximately 14 credits
 

Includes any remaining upper-division and/or WI courses to meet UHM graduation requirements.

Associate Degree Nursing Coursework
Approximately 35 credits

Approximately 35 credits

Upon admission, students will receive a personalized review of completed coursework.
 

Prerequisite and Upper Division Courses
40 credits

Semester 1
9 credits

NURS 301 Introduction to Evidence Based Practice and Health Promotion (W) (3) *
NURS 306 Statistics in Nursing (3) *
NURS 363 Introduction to Nursing Research (E) (3)

* NURS 301 and NURS 306: Must be taken prior to all other nursing courses listed

Semester 2
9 credits
 

NURS 462 Community Health Nursing for the Executive RN (3)
NURS 462L Community Health Nursing for the Executive
RN Fieldwork (O, W) (3)
Nursing Elective #1 (3) **

** Nursing Elective #1 and #2: May be taken at any time during upper division coursework

Semester 3
9 credits

NURS 452 Cultural Aspects of Health Management in
Populations Indigenous to Hawaii, Pacific and Asia (H) (3)
NURS 453 Introduction to Genetics in Nursing Practice (3) 
NURS 461 Advanced Pathophysiology and Neurobiology (3)

Semester 4
13 credits

NURS 460 Complex Nursing and Leadership (4) ***
NURS 460L Complex Nursing and Leadership Lab (W) (6) ***
Nursing Elective #2 (3) **

** Nursing Elective #1 and #2: May be taken at any time during upper division coursework
*** NURS 460 and NURS 460L: Eligible for credit by portfolio

Total # of credits:120

Effective Fall 2017

Updated: July 21, 2017

 
 

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