The University of Massachusetts Amherst

RN to BS Program of Study

One Year Plan of Study 

Spring

 

 

N418

Nursing Care of Families

3 cr

N420

Introduction to Nursing Research

3 cr

N438

Professional Role in Nursing

3 cr

Summer

 

 

N212

Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness

4 cr

N217

Writing in Nursing Ethics

3 cr

N439

Community Health Nursing 

3 cr

Fall 

 

N315

Health and Physical Assessment 

2 cr

N398S

Health and Physical Assessment: Practicum 

1 cr

N440

Vulnerable and Underserved Populations

3 cr

N498S

Vulnerable/Underserved
Populations: Practicum

2 cr

Winter

 

N235

Introduction to Health Informatics

3 cr

 

 

 

 

Two Year Plan of Study

Spring 1

 

 

N418

Nursing Care of Families

3 cr

Summer 1

 

N317

Writing in Nursing Ethics

3 cr

N439

Community Health Nursing

3 cr

Fall 1

 

 

N315/N398S

Health and Physical Assessment/Health and Physical Assessment Practicum 

2 cr/1cr

Winter 1 or 2

N235

Introduction to Health Informatics

3 cr

Spring 2

   

N420

Introduction to Nursing Research

3 cr

N438

Professional Role in Nursing

3 cr

Summer 2

 

 

N212

Cultural Diversity in Health and 
Illness

4 cr

Fall 2

 

 

N440

Vulnerable and Underserved Populations

3 cr

N498S

Vulnerable/Underserved 
Populations: Practicum 

2 cr

Winter 1 or 2

 

 

N235

Introduction to Health Informatics

3 cr

 

 Total course credits:  30 

 +30 credits awarded for RN licensure

  = 60 credits total to graduate