The RN to BSN program isĀ  hybrid-online administered through the Palm Desert Campus. Students meet once a month at PDC for each Nursing course and participate online for the rest of each quarter.

Upper-division General Ed courses required for the Nursing major:

    1. Natural Sciences Capstone (4)
    2. Social Sciences Capstone (4)
    3. Humanities Capstone (4)
    4. Upper division writing requirement (4) OR exam (WREE)

RN-BSN students who already have a bachelor's degree are not required to take general electives or capstones. RNs with a bachelor's degree in another field may consider applying to the Master's Nursing Program (MSN).

RN-BSN Program Courses

  • NURS 341A  Professional Writing (2)
  • NURS 343 The Nurse as a Researcher (4)
  • NURS 344 The Nurse as a Leader (4)
  • NURS 345 The Nurse as an Advocate: Family Concepts (4)
  • NURS 346 The Nurse as a Member of the Community (4)
  • NURS 347 The Nurse as a Member of the Community: Activity (4)
  • NURS 350 Nursing Theories (4)
  • NURS 352 The Nurse as a Teacher (4)
  • NURS 353 Global Nursing (4)
  • NURS 443 The Nurse as a Counselor (4)
  • NURS 444 The Nurse as Expert Clinician (4)
  • NURS 445 The Nurse as a Change Agent (4)
  • NURS 446 The Nurse as a Mentor: Activity (4)
  • NURS 483 The Nurse as a Lifelong Learner: Advanced Practice Models (4)
For more information visit the RN to BSN page at Palm Desert Campus

All information subject to change.