Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog Program: Nursing Major - Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Completion Option, B.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Nursing Major - Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Completion Option, B.S.

The Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Completion Option (BRNCO) is available to RNs with an associate degree or diploma in nursing.

The program is offered online.

A grade of “C-” (77%) or better is required for each course in this program to count toward the bachelor’s degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

Twenty semester hours of lower-division credit will be given for prior nursing education, and ten semester hours of upper-division credit will be awarded for having a valid RN license.

Required Courses

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
NUR 3120 - Exemplary Professional Practice: RN to BSN Role Transition Credits: 3
NUR 3160 - Nursing Ethics and Professional Nursing Practice Credits: 3
NUR 3400 - Evidence Based Practice Through Nursing Research Credits: 3
NUR 3770 - Nursing Care Coordination of Acute and Chronic Disease Management Credits: 3
NUR 3810 - Multicultural Care of Patients and Their Families Credits: 3
NUR 4010 - Population Health Nursing Credits: 3
NUR 4020 - Population Health Nursing Practicum Credits: 3
NUR 4040 - Quality Care and Patient Safety Using Nursing Informatics Credits: 3
NUR 4310 - Transformational Nursing Leadership Credits: 3
NUR 4860 - Nursing Capstone: Culmination of the Magnet Journey Credits: 3


Subtotal: 30 credits

Required Support Courses

  • Introductory Statistics Course1 (To be approved by the Nursing Department.)

Additional Course Requirements

  • Students must meet MSU Denver’s General Studies course requirements.

Total for Degree: 120 credits


1 The Introductory Statistics course satisfies the General Studies - Quantitative Literacy requirement.