Lower Division Courses

Area I: Freshman Composition3-6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING I W/STUDIO
COLLEGE WRITING II
ACCELERATED COLLEGE WRITING
HONORS ENGLISH SEMINAR
Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts*12
Fine Arts3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature3-6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL I
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL 2
MYTHOLOGY
Humanities and Fine Arts3-6
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:RUSSIAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:GERMAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG: JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTERM FORGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WORLDS
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Area III: Mathematics and Sciences11-12
Mathematics3-4
NATURE OF MATHEMATICS
ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA & TRIG
MATH PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS
CALCULUS A
Natural Sciences (Lab)8
SURVEY OF ASTRONOMY
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
EXPLORING THE COSMOS II
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
GENERAL, ORGANIC, BIOCHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
WEATHER, CLIMATE & GLOBAL CHNG
CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
Area IV: History and Social and Behavioral Sciences*12
History3-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Sciences6-9
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO TO CRIMINOLOGY
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
 
Pre Professional18
Additional lower division BSN requirements
INFECTION & IMMUNITY
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
GENERAL TRANSFER CREDIT
Choose one:
PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS
STATISTICS/SOCIAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS STATISTICS I
Total Lower Division Semester Hours59-60
* Take either 1 EH (Area II) + 2 HY (Area IV) <OR> 2 EH (Area II) + 1 HY (Area IV). Take no more than six hours in a single discipline in Area II or Area IV.

RN-BSN Upper Division Courses (all online)

In order to be considered to the upper division nursing major, students must be accepted to the University and currently possess an unencumbered RN license.

NUR 339INFO MGMT IN HEALTHCARE3
NUR 410TRANSITION INTO PROFESS ROLES3
NUR 413LEADERSHIP PROF NURS PRACT5
NUR 417NURS CARE VUL POP4
NUR 421AC CARE FOR PROFESSIONAL NURSE3
NUR 422COMMUNITY HEALTH FOR PROF NURS5
NUR 423EVID BASED PRACTICE PROFESS NU3
NUR 000NURSING-CREDIT BY VALIDATION42
Credit received for completion of Registered Nursing degree up to 42 validation hours.
Total Semester Hours26

Admission of RN-BSN Students

  1. Prospective students should refer to the program website at https://online.uah.edu/programs/rn-to-bsn.aspx to determine eligibility for the online program based on state residency and work location. 
  2. Admission to the RN-BSN program requires admission to the University as well as the following minimum requirements:
    1. Minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
    2. Graduation from an accredited associate degree nursing program or a diploma program.
    3. Licensure must be from an approved state. Verification of your states eligibility is provided by the College of Nursing.
  3. Registered nurse students must possess an unencumbered current license and maintain this status throughout the program.  A registered nurse student will not be allowed to continue in the program if the nursing license is placed on probation, suspended, or revoked status. 
Progression and Graduation Standards
  1. Outstanding co-requisite courses may be completed while taking nursing courses. However, it is advised that outstanding co-requisite courses be completed prior to beginning the curriculum. 
  2. A minimum grade of "C" or above must be earned in all required nursing courses and any outstanding co-requisite courses.
  3. An overall "C" (2.0) grade point average (GPA) is required for graduation.

RN-BSN (All Classes Online)

FallSemester Hours
NUR 410TRANSITION INTO PROFESS ROLES (Must be first course) *Offered every semester3
NUR 413LEADERSHIP PROF NURS PRACT 5
NUR 417NURS CARE VUL POP 4
NUR 000NURSING-CREDIT BY VALIDATION (42 hours applied at no cost) 0
 Term Semester Hours: 12
Spring
NUR 422COMMUNITY HEALTH FOR PROF NURS 5
NUR 423EVID BASED PRACTICE PROFESS NU 3
 Term Semester Hours: 8
Summer
NUR 339INFO MGMT IN HEALTHCARE 3
NUR 421AC CARE FOR PROFESSIONAL NURSE 3
 Term Semester Hours: 6
 Total Semester Hours: 26