Curriculum and Courses

The following is the curriculum breakdown for completing the RN to B.S. in Nursing program at St. Bonaventure University.

Requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

NOTE: To earn a baccalaureate degree from St. Bonaventure University
a minimum of 45 credits must be completed at St. Bonaventure.

 Requirements   Credits 
 Liberal Arts & Sciences  60*
     Anatomy & Physiology I & II with labs
     Pharmacology/Physiology 
     Introduction to Psychology or Sociology
     Microbiology with lab
     ENG 101. Writing I & ENG 102. Writing II
     MATH 117. Introduction to Statistics for Natural Science Majors
     HS 309. Nutrition
     PHIL 104. Introduction to Ethics
     TH/FS 101. The Way of Francis and Clare
     Electives
8
6
3
4
6
3
3
3
3
21
 Associate in Nursing  30
     30 credits minimum (transferred)

   
 RN to B.S. in Nursing  30
     NUR 301. Advanced Adult Assessment
     NUR 302. Community Health with Clinical
     NUR 303. Transitions in Care with Clinical
     NUR 304. Informatics
     NUR 401. Nursing Theory and Professionalism
     NUR 402. Leadership With Internship
     NUR 403. Evidence-based Practice
     HS 201. Research Methods in Health
3
6
6
3
3
4
2
3
TOTAL  120 
 * Transferred or taken at SBU  

 

Plan of Study for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Below is a suggested plan of study to complete requirements for a Bachelor of Science in nursing at St. Bonaventure University. Your plan of study should be assembled in consultation with your academic adviser. 

 ◄ FIRST YEAR ► 
 Fall Semester  Credits   Spring Semester  Credits 
NUR 301. Advanced Adult Assessment 3 NUR 303. Transitions in Care w/ Clinical 6
NUR 302 (D). Community Health w/ Clinical 6 NUR 304. Informatics 3
THFS 101. The Way of Francis and Clare 3 Gen. Ed. Phil. Dist. (upper level)* 3
PHIL 104. Introduction to Ethics 3 ENG 102. Writing II 3
Total 15 Total 15
  
 ◄ SECOND YEAR ► 
 Fall Semester  Credits  Spring Semester  Credits
NUR 401 (W). Nursing Theory & Professionalism 3 NUR 402. Leadership w/ internship 4
HS 309. Nutrition 3 NUR 403. Evidence-based Practice 2
MATH 117. Statistics for Natural Science Majors 3 HS 201. Research Methods in Health 3
Gen. Ed. FS/THEO Distribution (upper level)* 3 Gen. Ed. Choice (upper level)* 3
Gen. Ed. Lit &VPA Distribution (upper level)*
3 Gen. Ed. Hist. Studies Dist.(upper level)* 3
Total 15 Total 15
* Visit our General Education website for detailed information regarding the General Education curriculum.